Sustainability Resources

Sustainability is living in such a way that future generations will be able to live at the same or higher quality of life. It involves planning ahead and innovating, knowing that our choices today will affect the survival of all living things.


Sustainability Resources at the Tarpon Springs Library

Download the Library’s Sustainability Resource Guide

• Books, DVDs, Magazines, & Audiobooks – Located in the Library’s Adult and Youth sections and searchable in the library catalog. New materials are continually added to these collections.

Download the complete materials list here

• Research Databases:

Gale Environmental StudiesGale Environmental Studies and Policy - Investigate environmental issues with coverage of more than 5.4 million articles from more than 300 journals and reference books. Part of the Florida Electronic Library (see below). For home access: enter your library card number.
Florida Electronic LibraryFlorida Electronic Library - Expand your research with a huge collection of databases available to all Floridians with library cards. It is a gateway to electronic magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, and reference books. Search the entire collection with one Power Search, or select databases for specialized topics or age groups. For home access: enter your library card number.
Gale Virtual ReferenceGale Virtual Reference Library - Environment Collection - Consult digitized reference books in a variety of subjects. Books on the environment are featured here. Special features include a citation generator; the ability to print, email, and download content; translation; and text-to-speech technology.

• Kill-A-Watt™ Energy Monitors – Check out an energy meter to measure power consumption of household appliances and determine the actual cost of power consumed. [LEARN MORE]

• Seed Library – Check out seed packets (no due dates) and take them home to grow herbs, vegetables, or flowers. [LEARN MORE]


Online Resources

City of Tarpon Springs Resources

Pinellas County Resources

State of Florida Resources

Federal Resources