Greening Your Library: Save Money and the Environment

An ALA online workshop this week

Greening Your Library: Save Money and the Environment  with Kathryn Miller
Wednesday, April 18th, 2012
2:30-4:00pm Eastern |1:30-3:00pm Central 12:30-2:00pm Mountain | 11:30am-1pm Pacific

COST: $40 for 90 Minutes


In this workshop, Kathryn Miller, author of Public Libraries Going Green, will discuss practical ideas for how to become green, teach green, and lead green. Miller will introduce environmentally-friendly, money-saving initiatives that fit your existing building and services. Ideas for hands-on activities, such as rain barrels or butterfly gardens, will help you raise awareness and get your community involved.

Topics include –

  • What it means to be green
  • Ideas for your action plan
  • Socially responsible collection management, from purchase to disposal
  • Program ideas for children, young adults, and adults

Kathryn Miller is assistant vice president of academic resources at Argosy University in Orlando, Florida. She is a frequent presenter on the topic of green libraries.


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