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2019 VLA Conference Call for Proposals now open!

The 2019 Virginia Library Association Annual Conference, Peace, Love, and Libraries, will be held at Hilton Norfolk The Main, October 23-25. 2019 VLA Annual Conference will be the best ever... Because of you!

When you present at 2019 VLA, you have the opportunity to share your experience and knowledge with library colleagues from across Virginia, and network with others who share your interests! First time presenters are encouraged. When we all share the work our libraries are doing, we help make Virginia Libraries better!

Not sure you want to present? Use this form to suggest topics or speakers. Want to present but are uncertain whether your topic will be of interest? Check out the list of potential topics from others members! Or, check out the list of sessions from last year’s conference.

The deadline for proposals is April 3rd. Learn more by visiting our call for proposals announcement.


2019 VLA Awards: Call For Nominations

The Virginia Library Association is now seeking nominations for our 2019 VLA Awards and our 2019 VLA Professional Associates Forum Awards. These awards will recognize contributions of library workers in Virginia during 2018. Please use the online submission form to submit your nominations by April 1. 

Questions? Contact Katelyn Burton, Awards Committee Chair, at [email protected].

To view awards criteria and submission requirements, visit the
VLA Awards Webpage and VLA PAF Awards Webpage.

Each nominee must meet the criteria for the award for which they are nominated. Nomination forms and accompanying documentation must be submitted prior to 11:59 pm on April 1, 2019.

The Scholarship & Awards Celebration will kick off the 2019 VLA Annual Conference on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Hilton Norfolk The Main. This year, we are pleased to be honoring winners of VLA Awards and VLA PAF Awards during the Celebration in Norfolk! Tickets will be on sale when conference registration opens. Each award winner will receive one complimentary ticket to the Scholarship and Awards Celebration.

 2018 Award Winners