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We hope you enjoyed the 2019 VLA Conference!

Please tell us about your experience by filling out the Overall Conference Evaluation.
The survey shouldn't take you more than a few minutes, but the information you provide will be invaluable to our Conference Committee when they begin planning next year's conference, set for October 28-30, 2020 at the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, VA.


Petition for Establishing the Virginia Library Association Library Programming Forum

Purpose: The purpose of the Library Programming Forum is to promote collaboration between VLA members tasked with creating library programs. Members of the forum will be encouraged to share their experience with planning, promoting and evaluating library programs.

Goal: The goal of this forum is to build a network of active members who are interested in helping others create quality programs for their library.

Membership: Any active VLA member may participate in any forum.

Forum Officers: The Programming Forum will include a Chair and a Vice Chair. The Chair will serve for one year. After this term, The Vice Chair will assume the position of Chair and members will vote on a new Vice Chair.

Responsibilities: The Chair’s responsibilities include:
1. Pay Association dues by January 1 of each year of office.
2. Attend VLA Council meetings and participate in the affairs of the Association.
3. Initiate and maintain communication with members of the forum.
4. Plan, promote and sponsor forum activities.
5. Maintain record of forum activities; preserve and pass on to successors a record of work and activities with recommendations for changes or actions; send material not needed for this purpose to the Secretary for addition to the Association’s archives.

If the Executive Committee approves the petition, the President of the Association appoints the forum Chair until such time as a meeting is held and a Chair is duly elected by the Forum members. The Chair is a member of the Council. The petition can be signed electronically by clicking here.