The Evanston Public Library and Wise Up will co-host “Climate Crisis: Here and Now”  from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 13. Seventh Ward Alderman Eleanor Revelle will moderate the discussion, at which representatives of several local environmental groups, including Citizens Greener Evanston, will describe their activities and suggest actions to be taken individually and as a community to mitigate the effects of climate change. Registration is at

Then, beginning Jan. 19, the library will kick off its series “Climate Resilient Communities” with a discussion of the film “Decoding the Weather Machine” led by CGE vice president Lauren Marquez Viso. Additional January events in the series will be as follows: 

Jan. 27, 6:30 p.m.  “Saving Money While Greening Your Bills.“ Co-sponsored by Evanston’s Office of Sustainability, this presentation will offer attendees tips on how to save money through optimizing their use of water and electricity and various public transportation options.

Jan. 28, 7 p.m. A Spanish session titled “Cambio Climático: Qué Es y Cómo Me Afecta“ will be hosted by CGE board member Bea Echeverria. It is cosponsored by Latinos Evanston North Shore (LENS).

Events through the spring will include presentations to “grab and go” kits, outdoor asynchronous events, and more.