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Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change

Climate Change

Milwaukee Public Library has been selected as one of 25 U.S. libraries to participate in Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change, an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) that will help libraries engage their communities in programs and conversations on the climate crisis.

Resilient Communities strives to raise awareness and provide accurate information about the climate change crisis to the public through libraries. The pilot project has been funded by a generous grant from Andrew and Carol Phelps, the parents of a public librarian and a library master’s student.

Learn more about how Milwaukee Public Library supports a climate resilient Milwaukee!

Climate Change Book Club [pdf]

A new book club bringing together folks to listen, learn, and discuss sustainability
and climate change. Build your climate change knowledge, uncover untold stories,
and be inspired to action.

Special Appearance [by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha]

Unraveling the Mysteries of the Flint Water Crisis: A Talk with Pediatrician and Author Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha
Dr. Hanna-Attisha’s book, What The Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis,
Renaissance and Hope in an American City, details her experience uncovering the lead-poisoning epidemic caused by a switch in Flint’s water supply. The New York Times has named What The Eyes Don’t See as one of the 100 Most Notable books of 2018.

Extreme Weather Preparedness [pdf]

Questions? Contact Programming Librarian Kristina at klgomez@milwaukee.gov

Programs

January 25, 2021
6:00 PM
Climate Action Book Club: What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City at Virtual

This new book club will bring folks together to listen,…

January 27, 2021
February 22, 2021
6:00 PM
Climate Action Book Club: Emergent Strategy at Virtual

This new book club will bring folks together to listen, learn,…

March 19, 2021
4:00 PM
Solar Power Hour at Virtual

Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_uUaypopqQiu0v2xWY_f4rg After registering,…

March 29, 2021
6:00 PM
Climate Action Book Club: Waste: One Woman's Fight Against America's Dirty Secret at Virtual

This new book club will bring folks together to listen, learn,…

April 26, 2021
6:00 PM
Climate Action Book Club: Drawdown : The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed To Reverse Global Warming at Virtual

This new book club will bring folks together to listen, learn,…