State of Vermont Department of Libraries

Log Number: LS-249992-OLS-21

Vermont Department of Libraries will use funds to support the goals of their Five-Year Plan for FY 2018-2022, which reflect the purposes and priorities of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).   Specific goals include: 1) Vermonters will have access to resources and available statewide through interconnected platforms that share content’/collections across libraries; 2) Vermont libraries will have opportunities to strengthen their capacity to provide quality services and resources to all citizens; 3) Vermont libraries will enhance workforce readiness programs, including entrepreneurial endeavors, using materials and services available through libraries; and 4) Vermont libraries will build partnerships, programs and services that enhance access to early childhood and family literacy, digital literacy, ad lifelong learning library resources, particularly to populations facing barriers to traditional library services.