Reading Lists - Adults


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A note for e-Resources users: Because patrons are limited to 4 borrows per month on Hoopla, we recommend (when applicable) checking availability on OverDrive/Libby first, and then moving to Hoopla if a title is unavailable.

Reading List - Adults 1




Hope Matters: Why Changing the Way We Think is Critical to Solving the Environmental Crisis by Elin Kelsey - available in print, eBook and eAudiobook on Hoopla

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver - available in print, book on CD, DAISY format, and eBook on OverDrive/Libby & Hoopla

The Overstory by Richard Powers - available in print and eBook on OverDrive/Libby

Rain: A Natural and Cultural History by Cynthia Barnett - available in print

Living Without Plastic: More Than 100 Easy Swaps for Home, Travel, Dining, Holidays, and Beyond by Brigette Allen - available in print and eBook on OverDrive/Libby & Hoopla

There's Something in the Water: Environmental Racisim in Indigenous and Black Communities by Ingrid Waldron - available in print and eBook on OverDrive/Libby




Reading List - Adults 2






Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer - available in print, eBook and eAudiobook on OverDrive/Libby

Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World by Marcia Bjornerud - available in print and eAudiobook on Hoopla

Happiness, Like Water by Chinelo Okparanta - available in print, eBook on OverDrive/Libby and Hoopla

The Honey Bus by Meredith May - available in print (regular and large), book on CD, and eBook on OverDrive/Libby

Losing Earth: A Recent History by Nathaniel Rich - available in print and eAudiobook on OverDrive/Libby

Composting for a New Generation: New Techniques for the Bin and Beyond by Michelle Balz - available in print and eBook on Hoopla