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Northeast Summit on Climate Adaptation for Library Facilities

November 8, 2023

9:30 AM-12:30 PM

In partnership with Northeast State Libraries: New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine This kick-off summit is the first joint partnership of all Northeast State Libraries in support of adaptive resilience solutions for libraries facing the effects of climate change to their buildings and communities.

The focus will be on facilities adaptation and include practical takeaways, concrete steps, and suggestions for improvement. Each session will be inclusive of libraries at all budget levels. Routine repairs, incremental upgrades, and manageable changes will be covered, as together libraries plan for improvements for the future of climate adaptation.

Audience: Public Libraries in the Northeast Coastal Regions

Keynote Speakers Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, (MLS, LEED AP) Executive Director of the Mid-Hudson Library System (NY) and the co-founder/current president of the Sustainable Libraries Initiative (SLI) Matthew Bollerman Chief Executive Officer, Hauppauge Public Library, NY

For further information contact Michele Stricker, Deputy State Librarian for Library Development, New Jersey State Library, at

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