Recommended Reading

ALA Resolutions, Statements & Reports





  • The Disaster Planning Handbook for Libraries by Mary Grace Flaherty Borrow (2022) Borrow | Buy
  • Fostering Wellness in the Workplace: A Handbook for Libraries by Bobbi L. Newman (2022) Borrow | Buy
  • 25 Ready-To-Use Sustainable Living Programs for Libraries by Ellyssa Kroski (2022) BorrowBuy
  • Libraries and Sustainability: Programs and Practices for Community Impact Edited by Rene Tanner, Adrian K. Ho, Monika Antonelli, and Rebekkah Smith Aldrich (2021) Borrow | Buy
  • How to Prepare for Climate Change: A Practical guide to Surviving the Chaos by David Pogue (2021) Borrow | Buy
  • Repair Revolution: How Fixers are Transforming our Throwaway Culture by John Wackman & Elizabeth Knight (2020) Borrow | Buy
  • 25 Projects for Eco Explorers by Christine M. Kirker (2020) Borrow | Buy
  • The Sustainable Library’s Cookbook by Raymond Pun and Gary L. Shaffer (2019)  Buy
  • The Greening of America’s Libraries: LEEDing the Way by Mary M. Carr and Steven L. Carr (2019)  Borrow | Buy
  • Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World by Katharine Hayhoe (2021)  Borrow | Buy
  • How to Avoid a Climate Disaster by Bill Gates (2021) Borrow | Buy
  • A Pocket Guide to Sustainable Food Shopping: How to Navigate the Grocery Store, Read Labels and Help Save the Planet by Kate Bratskeir (2021) Borrow | Buy
  • Our Environment: Everything You Need to Know by Jacques Pasquet and Yves Dumont (2020) Buy
  • Sustainability Made Simple: Small Changes for Big Impact by Rosaly Byrd and Lauren DeMates (2019)  Borrow | Buy
  • Environmental Literacy: From A-Z by H. Steve Dashefsky (2013) Borrow
  • Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life by Eric Klinenberg Borrow  | Buy
  • Sustainable Thinking: Ensuring Your Library Future in an Uncertain World by Rebekkah Smith Aldrich (2018) Borrow  | Buy
  • Resilience (Library Futures Series) (2018) by Rebekkah Smith Aldrich Borrow  | Buy
  • Creating The Sustainable Public Library: The Triple Bottom Line Approach (2018) by Gary L. Shaffer Borrow  | Buy
  • Going Green: Implementing Sustainable Strategies in Libraries Around the World (2018) by Petra Hauke, Madeleine Charney, Harri Sahavirta Borrow  | Buy
  • Libraries and Gardens: Growing Together (2019) by Carrie Scott Banks & Cindy Mediavilla Borrow  | Buy
  • Tactical Urbanism for Librarians: Quick, Low-Cost Ways to Make Big Changes Borrow  | Buy
  • Start a Revolution: Stop Acting Like a Library (2015) by Ben Bizzle with Maria Flora Borrow  | Buy
  • Exploring Environmental Science with Children and Teens (2014) by Eileen G. Harrington Borrow  | Buy
  • Ecology, Economy, Equity: The Path to a Carbon-Neutral Library (2014) by Mandy Henk Borrow  | Buy
  • Public Libraries and Resilient Cities (2013) by Michael Dudley Borrow  | Buy
  • Greening Libraries by Monika Antonelli and Mark McCullough (2012) Borrow  | Buy
  • How Green is My Library? (2010) by Sam McBane Mulford & Ned A. Himmel Borrow  | Buy
  • Public Libraries Going Green (2010) by Kathryn Miller Borrow  | Buy