Resources

Resource Type
Tools & Ideas

Programming Idea - Bee Hotels


Resource for summer programing idea to build bee hotels.

Articles

Sustainability Articles and Books


Learn more about sustainability in libraries with this comprehensive list of articles and books.

Member Support

SMPL Collection Development Policy


The Santa Monica Public Library collection development policy incorporates community need, diversity, equity, inclusion and sustainability resources.

Articles

FEMA Community Preparedness


Stories and examples of community efforts toward disaster preparedness, response and recovery.

Articles

If Your Board Looked Like Your Community


Moving board diversity from a ‘problem to solve’ to ‘something to practice.’ Staff and board members weigh in on common hurdles and how to overcome them.

Tools & Ideas

Community Resilience Challenge


Participants in the challenge commit to undertake specific actions that fall under one of  area of resilience: save water, grow food, conserve energy, reduce waste and build community

Tools & Ideas

Start Your Own Repair Cafe


A step-by-step manual with everything you need to know to start your own local Repair Café.

Member Support

WVML Green Building Operations Policy


West Vancouver Memorial Library's Green Building Operations Policy guides decisions regarding purchasing, housekeeping, solid waste management, integrated pest management, erosion control and landscape management and plumbing.