Objectives of the IFLA Green Library Award are

  1. To reward the best Green Library submission that communicates the library’s commitment to environmental sustainability.
  2. To create awareness of libraries’ social responsibility and leadership in environmental education. Libraries of all types are encouraged to participate.
  3. To support the worldwide Green Library movement, concerned with environmentally sustainable buildings, environmentally sustainable information resources and programming, conservation of resources and energy.
  4. To promote the development of Green Libraries initiatives locally and worldwide.
  5. To encourage Green Libraries to actively present their activities to an international audience. 

The deadline for applications is 1 April 2016.