Register now for ALA Connect Live session focusing on sustainability and climate action for libraries and communities

For Immediate Release
Tue, 02/22/2022


Melissa Walling

Associate Executive Director

ALA Offices & Member Relations

American Library Association

CHICAGO — This month's ALA Connect Live session is one you won't want to miss. It will showcase what library champions are doing to help their communities address climate change.

Register now for this important discussion, which takes place at 11 a.m. Pacific time/ 1 p.m. Central time on Thursday, Feb. 24. 

American Library Association (ALA) President Patty Wong will be joined by Uta Hussong-Christian, an associate professor and science librarian at Oregon State University and past chair of the ALA’s Sustainability Round Table, and Michele Stricker, deputy state librarian for the New Jersey State Library, for an engaging conversation moderated by Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, executive director, Mid-Hudson Library System.

Following the discussion, the audience can participate in a question-and-answer session.

After the Q&A, President Wong will also address the severe uptick in local and statewide censorship challenges and highlight key resources to assist library workers and library advocates in responding to and supporting others facing challenges.

Save your seat for this inspiring discussion. You can submit your questions in advance on this or any other topic. You can find other useful resources, including recordings of past sessions on the ALA Connect Live Series page.

Anyone with questions can contact ALA at