Project Green Library in Croatia
KRALJEVIĆ, Ivan and LUKAČIĆ, Petar (2015) Project Green Library in Croatia. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa in Session 95 - Environmental Sustainability and Libraries SIG with New Professionals SIG.
Project Green Library in CroatiaThe aim of this paper is to show how small and locally oriented projects like the Green library project can grow and expand to a national level. The Green Library project was first initiated in 2011. by the Librarian Association of Istria, with the goal of educating the public and raising awareness about sustainable development and the necessity for environmental protection. The project was received exceptionally well in the County of Istria, and its activities were well attended. Since the beginning of 2013. Public library Fran Galović in Koprivnica implements this idea and integrates “green” topics into its regular programs. Most of the programmes were oriented on small practical steps and advices on what we can do in our everyday lives to contribute and participate in sustainable development and environmental protection. During National assembly of Croatian Library Association in October 2014. Project Green library has expanded on a national librarian level by establishing the Working group for Green libraries. The aim of this Group is to establish a network of libraries ready to be involved in an existing form of the project and to participate in the education of general public and raising the awareness about the importance of a sustainable society as well as to advocate for the environmental protection through libraries and library associations.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Conference details:||IFLA WLIC 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa
Session 95 - Green transformation for sustainable development - Environmental Sustainability and Libraries SIG with New Professionals SIG
|Divisions:||Division 2 Library Collections > Preservation and Conservation Section > Environmental Sustainability and Libraries Special Interest Group
Division 4 Support of the Profession > Management of Library Associations Section > New Professionals Special Interest Group
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Green library project, Croatia, Public libraries, sustainable development, environmental protection|
|Date Deposited:||10 Jul 2015 10:46|
|Last Modified:||10 Jul 2015 10:46|
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