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  • 1. There are many ways to become green at the library!  You can call ahead or check the online catalog to see if a item is available before driving to the li- brary.  You can read newspapers or magazines at the library instead of having them delivered to your home.  Most magazines are avail- able through one of the library’s online databases.  You can take a class online for free through Ed2Go. Enroll by visiting the li- brary’s website. 300 Chandler Street Tewksbury MA 01876 www.tewksburypl.org Phone: 978-640-4490 Email: mteref@mvlc.org GOINGGREEN@THE TEWKSBURYPUBLIC LIBRARY  Ride your bike or walk to your local library. The library has a bike rack near the front entrance.  Bring in old glasses, cell phones, batteries and ink cartages to our community area for recycling.  Instead of turning up the air- conditioner or the heat visit the library, it is cool in the summer and warm in the winter.  Take the stairs instead of the elevator.  Bring in your reusable bags to carry your items home.  Learn how to start a garden by reading books/magazine articles or by watching a DVD available at the library.  Sign up for our online newsletter.  Preview any document before you print it. Did you know... eBook & Audiobooks The library has free eBooks and audiobooks through the libraries website! To access these digital materials you will need:  A valid library card from a library that is a member of the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium.  Internet access  A computer or device that meets the system requirements for the type(s) of digital materials you wish to check out. Items may be borrowed for 7, 14, or 21 days. You can have up to 5 books checked out at one time and you can place up to 10 holds on books currently checked out!
  • 2. Going Green Resources Blessed Unrest: How The Largest Movement In The World Came In- to Being And Why No One Saw It Coming written by Paul Hawken (333.72) Generation Green: The Ultimate Teen Guide To Living An Eco- Friendly Life written by Linda Siv- ersten (333.72 Siv) Green Guide written by the editors of the Green Guide Magazine (332.72 Gre) Green Living for Dummies written by Yvonne Jeffery (333.72 Jef) Green Chic: Saving The Earth In Style written by Christie Matheson (333.72 Mat) Hot, Flat and Crowded written by Thomas L. Friedman (363.7 Fri) Living Like Ed written by Ed Begley (333.72 Beg) Building Green: A Complete How- To Guide To Alternative Building Methods written by Clarke Snell (690.837 Sne) Cut Your Energy Bills Now: 150 Smart Ways To Save Money & Make Your Home More Comforta- ble & Green written by Bruce Har- ley (644 Har) Green Interior Design written by Lori Dennis (747 Den) Organic Housekeeping written by Ellen Sandbeck (648.5 San) Save Energy And Cut Your Bills written by Nick White (644 Whi) So You Want To Be A Garden De- signer written by Love Albrecht Howard (712.023 How) True Green Home: 100 Inspiration- al Ideas For Creating A Green Envi- ronment At Home written by Kim McKay (690.837 McK) General Information Home/Yard Food Reusing & Recycling Altered Art: Techniques for Creating Altered Books, Boxes, Cards & More written by Terry Taylor (745.5 Tay) Create An Oasis With Greywater: Choosing, Building And Using Greywater Systems written by Art Ludwig (628.3623) Don’t Throw It, Grow It!: 58 Windowsill Plants From Kitchen Scraps written by Deborah Peterson (635 Pet) Don’t Throw It Out: Recycle, Renew, And Reuse To Make Things Last written by Laura Leist (363.728 Bai) 50 Green Projects For The Evil Genius written by Jamil Shariff (ebook) Bringing It To The Table: On Farming and Good written by Wendell Berry (630.973 Ber) The Compassionate Carnivore: Or, How To Keep Animals Happy, Save Old MacDonald’s Farm, Reduce Your Hoofprint, And Still Eat Meat written by Catherine Friend (641.36 Fri) Feeding Baby Green written by Alan Greene (PTSN 618.92 Gre) Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating With More Than 75 Recipes written by Mark Bittman (613.2 Bit) Growing Up Green: Baby and Child Care written by Deirde Imus (PTSN 333.72 Imu) In The Green Kitchen: Techniques To Learn By Heart written by Alice Waters (641.5636 Wat)