FREE Greening Libraries Conference 10/31 in Bronx

Greening Libraries ==> Greener Communities

Co-Sponsored by:
Library Association of the City University of New York & The New York Public Library

DATE:
Friday, October 31, 2008

WHERE:
Bronx Library Center
310 East Kingsbridge Road
Bronx, NY 10458
http://www.nypl.org/branch/local/bx/fdc.cfm

WHEN:
9:00 A.M. to 4:15 P.M.

Featuring Keynote Speaker:

Majora Carter, Founder, Sustainable South Bronx

A MacArthur Genius Fellow, one of Essence Magazine’s 25 Most Influential African-Americans in 2007, one of the NY Post’s Most Influential NYC Women for the past two years, and a board member of the Wilderness Society

Also participating:

  • Raz Godelnik,  Eco-Libris
  • Shannon Binns, Green Press Initiative
  • Andrew Van Der Laan, Director, Senior Project Manager Publishing Operations, Projects Group, Random House, Inc.
  • Daniel Heuberger AIA, Dattner Architects
  • Jim Lloyd, Assistant Vice President of Campus Operations, Baruch College
  • John Denham, DenhamWolf Ines Sucre, Reference Librarian, Foundation Center

Afternoon Keynote:
Fred Stoss, Associate Librarian, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Stoss will discuss: “Global Warming ICE: Information Communication, Education.” He is one of the “1,000 Climate Messengers” trained by Al Gore and The Climate Project.

Topics to be covered include: Greening Books, Greening Buildings, Greening Funds &Greening Gadgets

The event is FREE.  A green box lunch is available for a nominal charge.

For more information, please visit the conference website

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