Green Stacks

"You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make." —Jane Goodall

About Green Stacks

A partnership of San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco Environment and Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, in conjunction with the Wallace Stegner Environmental Center. The Library strives to inspire and inform users about greener living, with enlightening public events, booklists, sustainability resources, and real-world examples from our eco-friendly libraries.

The Library’s Environmental Efforts

  • On the Road: Green Bookmobile
  • Growing Green: Gardens, Seed Lending Library, Living Roof
  • Signed Up: Our Green Design Virtual Tour
  • Gold & Silver & Green: LEED Certified Libraries
  • San Francisco Public Library Climate Action Plan
  • Green Report Cards for new and renovated libraries