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Library Leaders of the World Unite!

The Sustainable Libraries Initiative (SLI) provides library leaders with a proven path forward to co-create libraries and communities that will thrive in the coming years. The Sustainable Library Certification Program and the SLI community of practice focuses your leadership to enable your library, and ultimately your community, to become more environmentally sound, socially equitable and economically feasible.

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This event is in the "Celebrate!" group.
Location: Online Location
Audience: Everyone
Program Type: Celebrate!
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Celebrate National Thrift Store Day with your library! Gather mugs and silverware from thrift stores to stock your breakroom with reusable alternatives. Find creative decorations at construction salvage and second hand store such as Habitat for Human...
This event is in the "Celebrate!" group.
Location: Online Location
Audience: Everyone
Program Type: Celebrate!
This event is in the "Conference" group.
Location: Online Location
Audience: Everyone
Program Type: Conference
Event Details:
Join us for a conversation about what it means to become a Certified Sustainable School Librarian! Find out how the Triple Bottom Line (fiscal, social, and environmental considerations) can form the foundation of a strong - and sustainable - school l...
This event is in the "Meetups" group.
Location: Online Location
Audience: SLI Members
Program Type: Meetups
Event Details:
Are you ready to re-connect and complete the work you've already begun? Join us for inspiration and motivation to keep working toward certification! ...
This event is in the "Meetups" group.
Location: Online Location
Audience: SLI Members
Program Type: Meetups
Event Details:
Join us for questions and discussion among past, present, and future Sustainable Libraries Certification Program participants. Register here or contact us with any questions.  ...
This event is in the "Celebrate!" group.

Labor Day

All Day
Location: Online Location
Audience: Everyone
Program Type: Celebrate!
This event is in the "Conference" group.
Location: Physical Location
Audience: Everyone
Program Type: Conference
Event Details:
Association for Rural and small Libraries 2022 Annual Conference - Connecting at the Crossroads takes place in person in Chattanooga, TN. SLI Sustainability Coordinator, Annemarie Gordon, and Advisory Board and SLCP Member, Margaret Woodruff, ar...
This event is in the "Celebrate!" group.
Location: Online Location
Audience: Everyone
Program Type: Celebrate!
Event Details:
World Cleanup Day unites millions of volunteers, governments and organizations in 191 countries to tackle the global waste problem and build a sustainable world.  Lets join our efforts again on 17th September for waste-free world! ...