Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich (MLS, LEED AP) is the Executive Director of the Mid-Hudson Library System (NY) and the co-founder/current president of the Sustainable Libraries Initiative (SLI). For over twenty years, Rebekkah has worked with public libraries across the globe to ensure library services are relevant and responsive so that our communities thrive. Rebekkah is an active member of the American Library Association (ALA), most recently chairing their new Council Committee on Sustainability; serving on the board of the Center for the Future of Libraries; and was a founding board member of their Sustainability Round Table. Rebekkah was recognized as a Library Journal Mover & Shaker in 2010 and was presented with the New York Library Association's Outstanding Service to Libraries Award in 2018. Aldrich is an adjunct professor at the Palmer School of Library & Information Science at Long Island University, serves as Library Journal's Sustainability columnist, and has written or co-edited three books for ALA Editions. Rebekkah is a frequent national and international presenter and writer on the topic of leading libraries forward in smart, practical, and effective ways.

Products by Rebekkah Smith Aldrich: 
Image for Sustainable Thinking: Ensuring Your Library’s Future in an Uncertain World—eEditions e-book
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Image for Library Futures Series Bundle
Image for Sustainable Thinking: Ensuring Your Library’s Future in an Uncertain World—print/e-book Bundle
Image for Resilience (Library Futures Series, Book 2)
Image for Libraries and Sustainability: Programs and Practices for Community Impact
Image for Resilience (Library Futures Series, Book 2)—eEditions e-book
Image for Resilience (Library Futures Series, Book 2)—print/e-book Bundle