Resource Type

HHFL Custom Benchmarks Presentation

The Hendrick Hudson Free Library's presentation highlights the library's efforts towards financial sustainability and social equity as part of the Sustainable Libraries Certification Program.


SMPL Collection Development Policy

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


FEMA Community Preparedness

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


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.


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.

Tools & Ideas

The Librarian’s Disaster Planning and Community Resiliency Guidebook

The New Jersey State Library commissioned the Librarian’s Disaster Planning and Community Resiliency Guidebook and Workbook to help libraries in New Jersey and across the country to be better prepared to accept the new mantle of responsibility being thrust on them as a safe haven in times of crises.