Explore how libraries of all kinds, already cornerstones of their communities and hubs of exchange, are uniquely positioned to act as change agents within those communities to become sustainable, resilient and regenerative. Speakers will provide examples of innovative projects, including the STEM/sustainability connection, waste reduction initiatives, campus dialogues and urban farming while discussing how this work can affect communal change.
Meeting Type: Program
Content Area: Core Values
Interests: Buildings and Facilities, Community Engagement, Disaster Planning, Ethics, Leadership, Librarianship, Multicultural Services, Organizational Change, Outreach Services, Partnerships, Professional Development, Resource Sharing, Social Change, Transforming Libraries, Urban Libraries
Type of Library: Academic, Association, Community College, Elementary School, High School, Information-related Organization, Library School, Middle School, Museum, Native, Nonprofit, Prison Library, Public, Research Library, Rural, School/Media Center, Tribal, Undergraduate
Sponsors: ALA, SUSTAINRT
Cost: Included with full conference registration.
Brooklyn Public Library
University of Massachusetts W E B DuBois Library
Mary Beth Lock
Director of Access Services
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
First-Year Student Success Librarian
California State University, Fresno