Libraries and Sustainability Seminar

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Libraries and Sustainability Seminar

This online seminar will bring together international and national and local libraries to gain an understanding on how sustainability is a shared global experience.


Dates: Wednesday, November 17th

Time: 6:30 - 9:30pm EST

Format: Online

Cost: Free to attend



This free to attend, online seminar includes keynote speakers, panel discussion and more. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in Q&A, hear from library directors who have completed the Sustainable Library Certification program and gain an insight into how sustainability is more than ‘green’ libraries.


6:30pm EST - Welcome

6:45pm EST - Keynote Speaker Rebekkah Smith Aldrich on the Sustainable Library Initiative with co-keynote presenter Matthew Bollerman

7:30pm EST - Panel discussion with library directors from the US who have completed the Sustainable Library Certification Program.

8:15pm EST - Break

8:30pm EST - ALIA – Sustainable Development Goals

8:45pm EST - ALIA Greening Project

9:00pm EST - Shared Leadership Program - Environmental Sustainability in Libraries: How do we support our community?