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Go Green Save Green Library Kits

Check This Out: Sustainability Kits Are Now at Your City Library!

Sustainability Kits include many items that make it easier for everyone to go green. Some items you keep, some you return, but they're all worth a trip to your city library. If you do not have a library card, just come on over to the library with a picture ID listing a current home address to get your FREE library card.
 

GO GREEN, SAVE GREEN KIT

Each kit includes the following items that must be RETURNED back to the library in the kit:
  • One (1) Kill a watt meter to measure how much energy your appliances are using
  • Shift your Habit: Easy Ways to Save Money, Simplify your Life, and Save the Planet written by Elizabeth Rogers (book)
  • The Green Blue Book: the Simple Water-savings Guide to Everything in your Life written by Thomas M. Kostigen (book)
  • Folder with directions, booklist and other information.

Here are the many items that you can KEEP that are included in the kit:
  • 20 watt cfl (compact florescent) light bulb
  • “Shower Coach” timer to save $$ on your water bill
  • Special dye tabs to make sure your toilet isn’t leaking
  • 2 water saving faucet nozzles
  • Toilet tank bank
  • Water wheel
  • Energy wheel
  • Rain gauge

GREEN FAMILIES, GREEN FUTURE

Each kit includes the following items that must be RETURNED back to the library in the kit:
  • One (1) Flow Meter Bag used to measure the water your shower uses
  • CD: We All Live Downstream by Banana Slug String Band
  • Easy Going Green: Eco-friendly Flashcards
  • Be an energy saver Picture Card
  • Know the flow-Be water-wise Picture Card
  • Books:
    • Save Energy by Kay Barnham
    • Save Water by Kay Barnham
    • Protect Nature by Kay Barnham
    • Recycle by Kay Barnham
    • Keeping Our Earth Green by Nancy F. Castaldo
    • The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
Here are the many items that you can KEEP that are included in the kit:
  • “Shower Coach” timer to save $$ on your water bill
  • Special dye tabs to make sure your toilet isn’t leaking
  • Water wheel and Energy wheel to help you save on your utility bill
  • Activity Books:
    • Know What? We Use Water Wisely
    • Know What? We Can Save Electricity!
    • Let’s Get to Know Our Environment
  • Go Green in West Palm Beach: Coloring Book
  • Water Cycle Wristband
  • Stickers
  • Tattoos
  • Web Resource Card

SOUTH COVE NATURAL AREA TEACHER KIT:

Each kit includes the following items that must be RETURNED back to the library in the kit:
  • Teacher Resource CD:
  • Models:
    • Manatee (2)
    • Dolphin (2)
    • Horseshoe Crab (2)
    • Oyster (2)
  • The Sea, The Storm, and the Mangrove Tangle (Story Book)
  • The Lake Worth Lagoon – Discover a Local Treasure
  • 25 T-Charts/Venn Diagram (Dry Erase)
  • Tropical Bird ID Card (1 per clipboard)
  • Binoculars – (3 pairs)
  • Compasses (4 per clipboard)
  • 3 Clipboards
  • 3 Dry-erase markers (in clipboard)


GREEN STUDENTS, GREEN FUTURE: teacher kits available to public, private, and home schools.

SAVE WATER KIT

Items you can KEEP:
  • 30 Leak Detecter Dye Tabs
  • 30 Water Conservation Wheels
  • 1 Low-Flow Kitchen Aerator
  • 1 Low-Flow Bathroom Aerator
  • Items that need to be RETURNED:
  • 1 Low-Flow Shower Head
  • CD: "How Water Works: An Interactive Tour" and accompanying workbook
  • CD-ROM: "Water Facts"
  • Books:
    • Waterwise: South Florida Landscapes
    • Florida Waters
    • Watershed Investigations: 12 Labs for High School
    • WOW! The Wonder of Wetlands
  • Water Resource CD: Provided by the Mayor's Office of Sustainability


SAVE ENERGY KIT

Items that you can KEEP:
  • 30 Energy Wheels
Items that need to be RETURNED:
  • 5 Kill A Watt meters
  • Energy Bingo! – Grades 5 – 8
  • Ocean, Tidal and Wave Energy Book: Grades 4 – 6
  • Save Energy Resource CD: Provided by Mayor's Office of Sustainability
 

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS

Items that need to be RETURNED:
  • 1 Clever Catch Green Earth Ball
  • 1 CD: "Billy Brennan – Biodiversity"
  • 8 Landopoly Board Games
  • Environmental Awareness Resource CD: Provided by Mayor's Office of Sustainability • Books:
    • Into the Field: A Guide to Locally Focused Teaching
    • Environmental Detectives: Lesson Plans
    • Environmental Science Activities Kit: Ready to Use Lessons
The teacher kits are available for check out for up to 4 weeks!
Kits are provided by the Mayor's Office of Sustainability and West Palm Beach Public Library. The keepable materials in the Adult kit are provided through the City of West Palm Beach’s Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant from the United States Department of Energy.



If you have any further questions on how you can save our environment, please call
(561) 804-4994 or contact us online.
Enjoy and conserve!