Earth Day

By Faye

Earth Day

On April 22, 2010, the world will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. There are many different activities planned around the nation and many parts of the world. This year would be the perfect time to learn how we can become a “green” citizen.

Green living is about making choices that are good not only for the earth but for all of us too. To read about the history of Earth Day you can visit the webpage at http://www.earthday.net.

A simple way to go green—–the library is a great place to start. Check out books, CDs, DVDs, magazine and so much more at your library. If you can’t find what you’re looking for just ask a staff person. We are always happy to help you find the books and information you are looking for! Here are a few book titles and you can go to our online catalog at http://www.fontanalib.org/ for more:

Green Building Products : the GreenSpec Guide to Residential Building Materials by Alex Wilson

Hot, Flat, and Crowded : Why We Need a Green Revolution–and How it can Renew America by Thomas L. Friedman.

Knack Green Decorating and Remodeling : Design Ideas and Sources for a Beautiful Eco-friendly Home by Heather J. Paper.

Green Home Improvement : 65 Projects That will cut Uility Bills, Protect your Health, Help the Environment by Daniel D.Chiras.

True Green Home : 100 Iinspirational Ideas for Creating a Green Environment at Home by Kim Mckay.

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