A sustainable community is one that has a well-functioning local economy, broad access to resources, high-quality education, and is environmentally sound.

This category recognizes innovations in promoting and modeling sound environmental practices; economic development and social equity.

Economic Sustainability and Tax Diversion ›
Mid-Continent Public Library
Green Roof, Clean Water ›
Milwaukee Public Library
Hamilton Mill - Sustainable Library Branch ›
Gwinnett County Public Library
Instead of Outreach, Outward Focus ›
Pima County Public Library
Parman Branch Library at Stone Oak ›
San Antonio Public Library/Parman Branch
Performance Contracting Lowers Utility Costs ›
Sacramento Public Library Authority
Simply Shorter Holds Slips ›
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County