Webinar Archive

The video presentations below can help you understand

sustainability and how you can put it into practice in your



NYLA Sustainability Initiative Introduction

Certifiably Sustainable

Sustainable Thinking Mini Course

Sustainable Library Certification Program Introduction


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NYLA Sustainability Initiative Introduction

This short video provides an introduction to the work and goals of the Sustainability Initiative.





Certifiably Sustainable:

A clear path forward for your library

Thanks to a collaboration between the New York Library Association and Westchester Green Business (WGB) any public library in New York State can work with the WGB program to achieve a reduction in energy waste, water, and transportation costs as well as land use and purchasing. Learn more about this program with Jill Davis, Director, Hendrick Hudson Free Library & Dani Glaser,creator and Co-Director of Westchester Green Business.

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Sustainable Thinking Mini Course

A deeper dive into sutainable thinking and ways libraries are applying sustainability to their organizations.




Sustainable Library Certification Program


NYLA's Sustainability Initiative Co-Chair Rebekkah Smith Aldrich introduces the brand new Sustainable Library Certification Program in this one hour webinar