Growing Greener Libraries

Growing a Greener Illinois:

Come to the Green Side...

Date Added: May 22, 2012

Provided by the Schaumburg Township District Library, this blog highlights green events within the community and provides relevant articles with tips for green living.

Go Green

Date Added: June 7, 2012

Fountaindale Public Library's blog features environmental information such as local events and resources, new books and videos, and green tips and news articles.

Environmental Education Association of Illinois (EEAI)

Date Added: May 22, 2012

Since initiated in 1972, The Mission of the Environmental Education of Illinois (EEAI) has been to maintain a vital network that supports and advances quality environmental education throughout the state.

Go Green @ Your Illinois Library

Date Added: May 22, 2012

This project involves libraries holding the conversations about sustainability in their communities, pursuing activities/goals that make sense to them and their respective communities, and communicating impacts, small and large, back to this project community.

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC)

Date Added: May 22, 2012

ISTC is a change agency that performs research, spreads awareness, and facilitates implementation regarding practices, technology and systems that improve sustainability.

Public Green Blog

Date Added: May 22, 2012

Created by the Mount Prospect Public Library, the purpose of this blog is to disseminate information concerning issues related to developing and maintaining a green lifestyle for the Mount Prospect community.

Green Programs on a Budget:

Green Programs for Adults and Children

Date Added: May 22, 2012

This University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign LibGuide provides resources and handouts for the "Green Up Your Library" pre-conference, presented at the 2009 ILA Annual Conference.

Going Green: A Recycled Costume Show

Date Added: May 22, 2012

From the Field Acquistions blog, a great idea for a low-cost and easy to implement program.

Go Green with Eco-Friendly Events at the Library

Date Added: July 2, 2013

This article showcases some great eco-friendly programming at The Omaha Public Library.