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December 22, 2021

Climate Action Now!

Sustainable Libraries Initiative co-founder, Rebekkah Smith Aldrich's latest Sustainability column in Library Journal details strategies that libraries can take right now to address the looming threat of climate change on our communities.

Read the article here.

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November 11, 2021

🚨 New Book Alert 🚨

Sustainability in libraries is a mindset, not an endpoint. Learn more in this new book edited by SLI co-founder, Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, and members of ALA's SustainRT. 

Press Release

Purchase through ALA's Book Store.

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November 9, 2021

ALA SustainRT Webinar with Lisa Jacobs of Longwood Public Library

The recording of ALA SustainRT's Webinar, "Sustainability, Does It Need To Be Certified?" is now available. Check it out to see Longwood Public Library Director, Lisa Jacobs, discuss the steps her library took both before and during the Sustainable Libraries Initiative Certification process.


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July 20, 2021

Libraries are well worth the investment

We all know this to be the case, but how often do we share the hard numbers on the return on investment of public libraries with our stakeholders? Sharing news stories such as this with your staff, trustees, and local officials is a great way to amplify and articulate the value of libraries to those who are making decisions about resources and funding.

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