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OCLC`s «Public library work meets sustainable development» Webinar

12 march, 2021

On March 9. 2021 the webinar «Public library work meets sustainable development» was held by OCLC Global Council. The webinar was held in a form of panel discusion via Webex Meet. Workers of International Relations Department and Group of Ecology and Sustainable Development Projects participated in the event as listeners.

Global public library leaders discussed the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. This interactive session covered how public libraries use these goals to develop actionable strategies to support community change. All libraries types are encouraged to view. This discussion was hosted by the following OCLC Global Council library leaders:

  • Sarah Campbell, Executive Director, Portland Public Library, Portland, Maine, United States
  • Beate Meinck, Head of the Reutlingen City Library, Library of Reutlingen, Germany
  • Lynette Schurdevin, Library Director, Rio Rancho Public Library, New Mexico, United States
  • Eric Suess, Director, Marshall Public Library, Pocatello, Idaho, United States

Moderated by Pilar Martinez, Chief Executive Officer, Edmonton Public Library, Alberta, Canada


This webinar is designed with public libraries in mind and is the fourth in a series of yearlong discussions being hosted by the OCLC Global Council to create awareness and dialogue among library leaders on the SDGs around the globe.


More information on the webinar in Russian >>>

View recording of the webinar >>>