3 ways to get your library on board with the COP26 initiative

Accelerating deep collaboration: 26 built environment climate action initiatives announced.https://buildingtocop.org/2021/11/11/accelerating-deep-collaboration-26-built-environment-climate-action-initiatives-announced-at-cop26/  While we all know in our hearts and minds, that libraries are and will forever be SO much more than buildings with books, we are, nonetheless and in actual fact, buildings with books. And those buildings, (and also the books, but we’ll look at thatContinue reading “3 ways to get your library on board with the COP26 initiative”

A flurry of green library activity

Much has been happening in the “greening libraries” space in the past few months so it’s time for a bit of a roundup of highlights. IFLA ENSULIB – from SIG to Section Early this year the IFLA ENSULIB SIG (Environment, Sustainability and Libraries) was officially recognised as a new IFLA section. Although only 40 applicationsContinue reading “A flurry of green library activity”

3 ways to remain true to your goals, like The Dread Pirate Roberts (AKA Westley) from The Princess Bride

Being tasked to write a sustainability BLOG post with the inspiration of ‘Pirate’ is unsusual.  I struggled with how to link pirates back to the goals of the ALIA Sustainable Libraries Group and to sustainability in general.  But then, inspiration struck via my favourite movie – The Princess Bride (apologies to those who have notContinue reading “3 ways to remain true to your goals, like The Dread Pirate Roberts (AKA Westley) from The Princess Bride”

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