Northeast Ohio Regional Library System

Become a Sustainability Leader: How to Increase the Environmental Capital of your Library.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
Building Management, Collection Management, Innovation, and Programming
Event Description
Sustainability is one of the nine core values in librarianship. This webinar, which will focus specifically on the environmental aspect of sustainability, is geared towards all library staff that are interested in bolstering their library and community against the effects of climate change. It will highlight examples of how librarians can increase their library’s environmental capital through practices, collections, spaces, programs, and strategic plans.
Learning objectives
  • Participants will learn what environmental sustainability means in the context of librarianship.
  • Participants will understand why environmental stewardship is necessary and important for libraries.
  • Participants will gain strategies to increase the environmental capital at their library by applying the obtainable examples given in the webinar.

Emily Lindberg is a Youth Services Associate at Westlake Porter Public Library and earned her MLIS from Valdosta State University with a specialization in youth services. In 2021 she was certified as a cycling instructor from the League of American Bicyclists, which she uses to educate people who bike and drive how to share the road safely and legally.  Emily recently worked alongside city planners to develop an active transportation plan for Lakewood, Ohio.  She continues to work as an advocate for pedestrians and bicyclists by implementing programs aimed at giving residents the information, skills, and practical experience they need to take advantage of existing and future active transportation infrastructure.
Online via Zoom
Contact Person
Who Should Attend:  Anyone interested in learning about sustainability in your library
Competency: Building Management, Collection Management, Innovation, and Programming

Non-Member Cost:      $40
NEO-RLS Bronze Member Cost:  $24
NEO-RLS Silver Member Cost:   FREE
NEO-RLS Gold Member Cost:    FREE
NEO-RLS Individual Member Cost:  $20

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