Greening Up Programming

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Looking to grow greener programs? These resources provide great ideas and samples of green programming for all ages.

Teens Go Green!: Tips, Techniques, Tools and Themes for YA Programming by Valerie Colston. (2011) This reference book provides some great YA programming ideas, and lists of tools you’ll need to provide them.

Energy Education & Workforce Development: K-12 Lesson Plans & Activities Here you'll find many creative lesson plans, labs, projects and other activities for grades K-12 on energy-related topics.

Collins Library: Library Resources Renewed Some fabulous examples of recycling activities at the Collins Memorial Library, University of Puget Sound.

Sustainable Libraries: Programming This blog provides great information about sustainability in libraries, the programming tag lets you see what types of green programming libraries across the U.S. are presenting.

Calgary Public Library: Eco-Action Blog The Calgary Public Library is a great all around resource for thinking green and this blog provides some good examples of green programming.


What green programs have been successful at your library? Let us know in the green programming discussion forum.