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.

http://schaumburglibrarygreenside.wordpress.com/


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.

http://greenfountaindale.wordpress.com/


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.

http://www.eeai.net/


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.

http://gogreenila.info/


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.

http://www.istc.illinois.edu/


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.

http://mppl.org/publicgreen/


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.

http://uiuc.libguides.com/content.php?pid=64093&sid=502847


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.

http://fieldacquisitions.blogspot.com/2011/07/going-green-recycled-costume-show.html


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.

http://www.omahapubliclibrary.org/news-room/news-releases/561-go-green-with-eco-friendly-events-at-the-library