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Call for Applicants: ALA “Libraries and Sustainability” Virtual Book Club (Deadline Fri., Aug. 19–Limited to 100 Spots)

(via Hannah Arata, American Library Association)

ALA has announced the “Libraries and Sustainability” Virtual Book Club, a series of three virtual, interactive conversations about incorporating sustainability into librarianship to be held in November and December of 2022. More information about the program is available here. Library workers who would like to be considered for one of the 100 available spots should apply online (see link above) by Friday, August 19.

Participation is free but limited to 100 participants. Participants will receive a free print or e-book copy of Libraries and Sustainability: Programs and Practices for Community Impact, edited by René Tanner, Adrian K. Ho, Monika Antonelli, and Rebekkah Smith Aldrich (ALA Editions, 2021).

The book club series consists of three 90-minute virtual book clubs. Each session will feature one chapter from Libraries and Sustainability and will offer a live conversation with the chapter’s authors, small-group breakout discussion, and Q&A time with the authors.

Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by Monday, September 5. Sessions will take place over Zoom; the link will be provided to participants once their registration is confirmed.

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