Sustainability Programs in Public Libraries


Your Name and Title: Sara Whitaker, Library Associate


Library, School, or Organization Name: Gwinnett County Public Library


Co-Presenter Name(s):none


Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Georgia, USA


Language in Which You Will Present: English


Target Audience(s): Library Staff


Short Session Description (one line): Sustainability Programming in Public Libraries.

Learn how to design intergenerational programs, both in-person and online, that promote recycling and sustainability.


Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

This session will discuss the design and implementation of sustainability programming in the public library. By partnering with local recycling organizations and by teaching library users how to modify their recycling habits, the library promotes healthier lifestyles in the local and global community. Learn how to tailor sustainability programs to different audiences by creating interactive activities, crafts, and lessons for all ages.


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Sample of Virtual programs

Here are the links to the World Ocean Awareness Month program videos, which is one of the programs that will be discussed in the presentation.

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