IFLA Green Library of the Year 2020

Call for submissions released; deadline mid-January 2020.

A green library is "designed to minimize negative impact on the natural environment."*

Green Libraries also focus on related services, activities, events, projects and more that demonstrate the social role of libraries as leaders in environmental sustainability.

Guidelines for submissions

  • The award is open to all types of library
  • The project may be presented in a variety of formats, including video, poster or essay/article
  • Submissions may be written in any of the seven official languages of IFLA
  • Submissions to be submitted to the IFLA Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Special Interest Group (ENSULIB)

The application form can be downloaded via the IFLA website here https://www.ifla.org/node/92672.

*(Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science (ODLIS)).