Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, MS, is executive director of the Mid-Hudson Library System, a public library cooperative system serving more than 600,000 Hudson Valley residents via 66 public libraries.

She is the cofounder and cochair of the New York Library Association's Sustainability Initiative, a founding board member of the American Library Association's Sustainability Round Table, and cochair of ALA's Special Task Force on Sustainability.

She is the author of multiple titles, including Sustainable Thinking: Ensuring Your Library's Future in an Uncertain World and Resilience, part of the ALA Library Futures series, and is a frequent national speaker on the topic of libraries and sustainability.