Sustainable Development as a Goal: Special Reference to Green Library

Dipanwita Sarkar

This paper highlights the green library concept. Green libraries are environmentally aware and eco friendly libraries and the aim of the Green Library is to draw attention, environment sustainability at all levels in the library. Green library also engage community people in environmental issues. This paper shows how social sustainability and environmental awareness can be spread by the Green Library movement. This paper is aware of IFLA United nations 17 sustainable development goals and its implications to the society. This paper is devoting to search the way how libraries and librarians can inspire their community in to more environmental sustainable way of action. As far environment is concerned our main aim is to reduce energy consumption and enhance the utilisation of renewable energy resources so that sustainability at all levels must be maintained and we shall gift our future generation a better eco friendly environment.

Keywords – Green Library, Green Library movement, Environmental awareness, Community development, Sustainable development goals.

DOI : 10.26761/IJRLS.6.1.2020.1322        DOI URL:


Cite This Article As: Sarkar, D. (2020). Sustainable Development as a Goal: Special Reference to Green Library. International Journal of Research in Library Science (IJRLS), 6(1),182-189.

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