Resources for Events and Reading Groups

NYPL Climate Change Reading Group Resources

The New York Public Library, together with Melville House, is hosting a monthly series for the New York City community to read the Climate Report, published in 2018 by the U.S. Global Change Research Program, and discuss its findings and implications.

If you're interested in replicating this program at your own library, let us know at

Session I: Environmental Activism in New York City, Past and Present

Download the session guide here

In this first session, we introduced everyone to the archive and to the core text of the study group: The Climate Report. We also discussed the history of the environmental movement, and how we can work with local organizations in our communities today.

Generic Resources for Reading Groups

If you're looking to incorporate The Climate Report into your current reading group, or are interested in starting one, let us know at, and take a look at the resources below.

Climate Report Reading Group Guide

Download the reading group guide here

Guiding questions, suggested readings, and other matierals, helpful to those looking to incorporate the USGCRP Climate Report into a reading group setting.