Vermont Department of Libraries

Log Number: LS-246563-OLS-20

Vermont Department of Libraries will use funds under the CARES Act to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus; to expand digital network access, purchase internet accessible devices, and provide technical support services.  They will continue to support the goals of their Five-Year Plan for FY 2018-2022.  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.