[Libs-Or] link fixed - Greening Your Library
rrichard at pcc.edu
Fri Mar 20 14:41:29 PST 2009
The link to registration is now working - apologies for duplicate postings.
Greening Your Library
Friday, April 24, 2009
Green Buildings and Sustainability Design 9:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Green Library Operations 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
U.S. Bank Room
Multnomah County Central Library
801 SW 10th Ave, Portland OR
Celebrate Earth Day by learning how to make your library more sustainable!
Sustainability professionals and experienced library staff will provide the
tools you need to lighten your library's environmental footprint. You can
attend the whole day or one session only.
Morning Session 9:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Green Buildings and Sustainability Design
. New Construction and Major Renovations - Ralph DiNola, Green
o Understanding the Context: Why We Need Green Buildings
o The LEED Green Building Rating System
o Green Strategies and Integrated Design
. Case Study Presentation: LEED Certified Hillsdale Library - Kacey
Jurgens, THA Architecture, and Ralph DiNola, Green Building Services
. Organizational Sustainability - Elaine Aye, Green Building
o Understanding Your Current Baselines: How Green Is Your Library?
o Green Policies & Programs
o Keys to Successful Implementation
o Tracking Your Progress
. Library Environmental Team (LET) at Multnomah County Library -
o Creating a Library Green Team
o Working with the County and Suppliers
o Creating Sustainable Organizational Processes
Lunch on your own.
Afternoon Session 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Green Library Operations
. Conducting an Environmental Audit - Judith Norton, OHSU Library
. Recycling in the Workplace: Creating Convenience, Opportunity, and
Motivation - Pete Chism, Metro's Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
. Greening Operational Practices at Multnomah County Library - Grant
Swanson and Wes Stevens
o Functions of LET - Library Environmental Team
o Recycling at MCL: MIX recycling, collection methods, etc.
o Rigid plastics; canned air, batteries, electronics, media cases,
composting, and more.
o Waste Prevention and Paper Reduction Plans
. Green Cleaning Supplies - Mike Dubesa, Multnomah County Materiel
. Tips and Tactics - practical strategies from various libraries
. Tour of Central Library's Eco Roof (optional)
. Resources for the Sustainability-Minded - Diane Sotak, University
Do you have a green practice at your library that you would like to share in
a 5-minute presentation? Send your suggestion to Roberta Richards at
rrichard at pcc.edu. If your practice is a good fit for the workshop, you can
attend the afternoon session at no cost, or the whole day at half price!
. Elaine Aye is a principal at Green Building Services, Inc., where
she brings a unique perspective to green building and sustainability
initiatives. Elaine manages the Building Management Solutions Division,
which focuses on Existing Building Operations and Maintenance, LEED for
Commercial Interiors and Corporate Sustainability. Elaine's
.pdf> full bio.
. Pete Chism has 11 years of experience in the field of waste
management and prevention and has assisted hundreds of Portland businesses
in making long-lasting changes in sustainability. As a recycling specialist,
Pete provides hands-on assistance to law offices, events, hotels,
restaurants and government agencies including colleges and universities.
. Mike Dubesa is a Senior Purchasing Analyst with Multnomah County's
. Ralph DiNola is a Principal Architect at Green Building Services.
He is recognized for his ability to deliver high-level green building
strategies and forge effective working relationships among members of
national and international project teams. His proven record of achieving
clarity around green building objectives has enabled clients to implement
the most meaningful and valuable solutions for their specific project.
la.pdf> full bio.
. A.A. (Kacey) Jurgens is a Principal with THA Architecture. Her
special expertise is in planning, programming and design for libraries,
higher education buildings and cultural arts buildings. Kacey's
<http://www.thaarchitecture.com/biographies/kacey-jurgens.html> full bio.
. Judith Norton is Interim Head of Access Services at Oregon Health
& Science University Library.
. Grant Swanson is a library page at the Central Library in Portland
in Stacks Services. He currently chairs Multnomah County Library's
Environmental Team, and his participation in regional and national
environmental groups includes the Green Team at Multnomah County, AFSCME
Green, Oregon Center for Environmental Health, and the city/county task
force Toxics Reduction Strategy Steering Committee.
. Diane Sotak is a Reference and Instruction Librarian at the
University of Portland and was the Guest Editor for the Winter 2007 OLA
Quarterly issue titled "Going Green: Libraries and Sustainability."
. Wes Stevens manages Multnomah County Library's Material Movement
delivery program and is the library's Sustainability Liasion to Multnomah
County's Sustainability Program. He has worked at MCL since 1990.
Morning session only (Green Buildings and Sustainability Design): $40
Afternoon session only (Green Library Operations): $40
Full day: $70
Register at http://www.portals.org <http://www.portals.org/>
Roberta Richards, MLS
Library CE Outreach, Reference Librarian
SY LIB 202, Portland Community College
PO Box 19000
Portland, OR 97280-0990
rrichard at pcc.edu
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