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Going Green @ Your Library: How to Create a More Environmentally Friendly Library Community

Friday, November 7, 2008 (9:30 AM - 12:30 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   MLS Meeting Room (Burr Ridge) (In Person, Max: 54)
Cost:   $45.00
Presenter:   Beth Filar Williams

  • The registration deadline for this event has passed.

Make your library Earth friendly! Beth Filar-Williams, created and author of Going Green @ Your Library Blog (, come to MLS to offer simple, easy to implement, cost saving initiatives that can help make your library more eco-friendly. Beth will also look into larger scale projects, such as green building options. During this workshop participants will explore real-life situations as they create workable, detailed plans of action to take back to their libraries. Topics to be covered include recycling, reducing waste, green building, greener cleaning, travel tips, art projects and other fun ideas, and more.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

Understand the importance of environmentally friendly practices in the library setting
Access greening resources to share with other library staff
Know of ways to save money, or to possibly earn money, for their library
Create an action plan utilizing "greening" ideas that can be implemented at their library

Type:   Program
CPDU Credits:   3

Register by: 10/31/2008


A minimum of 17 registrations must be received by 14 days prior to the program to avoid cancelation.

MLS has a 48 hours cancellation policy. Members must contact MLS 48 hours before the event. You are responsible for payment if you do not cancel within that time.

Categories: Customer Service, Facilities, Consulting & CE

This event is sponsored by Metropolitan Library System.

Last day to cancel registrations is: 9/17/2008

Questions? Please contact Ms. Lynette Glenn.

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