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Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Apr 23, 2024 08:44 AM
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Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Books and Beyond: How Librarians Can Address Climate Emotions. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar. Join us for an interactive webinar with the Climate Mental Health Network to learn about the mental health impacts ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Apr 17, 2024 09:26 AM
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The American Library Association’s Sustainability Roundtable is partnering with The Resilient Activist for a pilot project - Climate Café Gatherings! Climate Café Gatherings are community-based supportive gatherings to nurture and enhance the emotional well-being of those who are experiencing the ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Apr 16, 2024 09:19 AM
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Hi all! We're back with another monthly discussion of questions and topics related to sustainability in your library, brought to you by the Publicity and Outreach Committee. Our discussion topic for this month is: Now that sustainability has been an ALA core value for a few years, what do you see ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Apr 15, 2024 09:42 AM
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SustainRT is collecting tote bags at our membership meeting at ALA Annual. Please bring your old tote bags that you no longer use (most of us probably have a few of these lying around), or your tote bag from this conference, if you are not going to use it at home, to the SustainRT membership meeting. ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Apr 15, 2024 07:00 AM
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Join us as Gene Baur, founder of Farm Sanctuary, discusses his work to rescue animals from factory farms and the importance of humane food education programs. Creating an equitable, compassionate food system requires more than fighting to end factory farming. Farm Sanctuary is working across movements ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Apr 05, 2024 02:28 PM
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Have you begun using artificial intelligence (AI) in the classroom or to develop lesson plans or assignments? Recent developments in AI technology have brought new challenges and opportunities to the field of library instruction. This session will feature four lighting talk presentations about innovations ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Apr 04, 2024 12:37 PM
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The 15th Annual TrashedArt Contest at the Mercer County Library System celebrates Earth Day by encouraging patrons to turn ordinary trash into extraordinary art! The Mercer County Library System in New Jersey is hosting their 15th Annual TrashedArt Contest. The Contest celebrates Earth Day by encouraging ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Apr 04, 2024 08:18 AM
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SustainRT's Education and Programming Committee welcomes Saša Vidmar and Ana Kosič from France Bevk Public Library in Nova Gorica, Slovenia, and Teresa Bolton, from Kansas City Public Library, Missouri, USA, to share with us two innovative and inspiring seed libraries and how they are serving their communities. ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Apr 02, 2024 09:39 AM
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SustainRT's Sustainability Resources Committee curates an annual list of 10 notable children’s books on nature, conservation, and communities that reflect SustainRT’s mission “to exchange ideas and opportunities regarding sustainability in order to move toward a more equitable, healthy, and economically ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Apr 01, 2024 02:03 PM
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SustainRT's spring newsletter is coming out April 12, 2024! Please send us any news, events, resources, etc., that you would like to share with the SustainRT community. The deadline for submissions is April 8, 2024. Send submissions via SustainRT's Outreach Request Form ------------------------------ ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Apr 01, 2024 01:39 PM
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The Call Number with American Libraries podcast invites SustainRT to participate in an upcoming episode! The May episode centers on sustainability in libraries. For one of the segments, the podcast hosts were hoping to feature members of SustainRT in a compilation of 30-second audio clips describing ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Mar 21, 2024 07:31 AM
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Come join SustainRT for the Climate Café experience with The Resilient Activist on March 25 at 6 pm Central. This event continues our pilot project to introduce librarians around the U.S. to our Climate Café gatherings via Zoom to envision hosting future in-person Cafés in their local libraries. Our ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Mar 20, 2024 09:24 AM
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Hi all! We're back with another monthly discussion of questions and topics related to sustainability in your library, brought to you by the Publicity and Outreach Committee. Our discussion topic for this month is: What are you planning for Earth Month this year? Comment below to let us know! Do ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Mar 15, 2024 09:40 AM
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The deadline for the New Voices for Sustainability Conference Stipend and the Citation for Wellness in the Workplace has been extended to April 1, 2024! Learn more and apply at https://www.ala.org/rt/sustainrt/awards ------------------------------ Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Librarian University of ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Mar 13, 2024 07:34 AM
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The National Climate Action Strategy Working Group, a joint project of the Sustainable Libraries Initiative (SLI) and the American Library Association (ALA), is planning an open forum to introduce a draft Climate Action Strategy for Libraries to ALA members and to solicit feedback from the field. The ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Mar 12, 2024 04:33 PM
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Please take a moment to check out the Winter 2024 SustainRT newsletter! ------------------------------ Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Librarian University of Cincinnati Main Campus - Cincinnati, OH She/Her/Hers ------------------------------
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Mar 04, 2024 01:39 PM
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Take a moment to get to know the candidates who want to represent SustainRT as your coordinator-elect, secretary, treasurer, and member-at-large! Also, please remember to vote in the ALA elections on March 11- April 3, 2024! ------------------------------ Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Librarian University ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Mar 04, 2024 08:18 AM
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To acknowledge the fact that library staff are our greatest asset in building and supporting sustainable libraries and communities, the ALA Sustainability Roundtable (SustainRT) is recognizing libraries that go above and beyond in meeting the wellness needs of their staff with the SustainRT Citation ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Mar 01, 2024 01:09 PM
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Do you know a current ALA student member who is interested in sustainability? Encourage them to apply for a free SustainRT membership! There are limited coupon codes, so coupons will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. If you have any questions about how to apply this code or about SustainRT, ...
Posted By Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy Feb 20, 2024 08:25 AM
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Hi all! We're back with another monthly discussion of questions and topics related to sustainability in your library, brought to you by the Publicity and Outreach Committee. Our discussion topic for this month is: How does your library handle snacks and supplies for food and drink while keeping sustainability ...