Here’s what we have available in our environmental resource library!

To pick up / drop off a resource item:

Make arrangements to pick up or drop off by contacting us directly.

Political & Historical Discourse:

  • The World Without Us   (Alan Weisman)
  • An Inconvenient Truth  (Al Gore)
  • Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion  (Elizabeth L. Cline)
  • Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World  (Bill Nye)
  • Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace: A Political Ecology Perspective  (L. Anders Sandberg)
  • Toronto’s Ravines and Urban Forests. Their natural heritage and local history  (Jason Ramsay-Brown)
  • The Forest and the City: The Cultural Landscape of Urban Woodland  (Cecil C. Konijnendijk)
  • The Good Food Revolution (Will Allen)
  • Animal Liberation (Peter Singer)
  • Locavore (Sarah Elton)
  • In Defense of Food (Michael Pollen)
  • Boiling Point (Maude Barlow)
  • Good News for a Change: How Everyday People are Helping the Planet (David Suzuki & Holly Dressel)


Field Guides:

  • ROM Field Guide to birds of Ontario  (Janice M. Hughes)
  • ROM Field Guide to wildflowers of Ontario
  • Fandex Family Field Guides: Trees: North American Trees Identified by Leaf, Bark & Seeds  (Steven Aronson)
  • Fruit and Twig Guide to Trees and Shrubs  (Harlow)
  • Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America  (David Beadlle and Seabrooke Leckie)
  • Photo Field Guide to the Reptiles & Amphibians of Ontario  (Ann Vance)
  • Photo Field Guide to the Bats of Ontario  (Ann Vance)
  • Photo Field Guide to the Freshwater Mussels of Ontario  (Ann Vance)
  • Photo Field Guide to the some caterpillars of southern Ontario  (Ann Vance)
  • Photo Field Guide to the butterflies of southern Ontario  (Ann Vance)
  • Photo Field Guide to the dragonflies & damselflies of Ontario  (Ann Vance)
  • Hiking the Thames Valley Trail (Third Edition)
  • Fruit Key & Twig Key to Trees & Shrubs (William M. Harlow)


Children’s Books:

  • Wangari’s Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa  (Jeanette Winter)
  • Tell Me, Tree: All About Trees for Kids  (Gail Gibbons)
  • A Tree for All Seasons  (Robin Bernard)


How-To Guides:

  • Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist: How to have your yard and eat it too  (Michael Judd)
  • The Outdoor Classroom Ages 3-7: Using Ideas from Forest Schools to Enrich Learning  (Karen Constable)
  • Asphalt to Ecosystems: Design Ideas for Schoolyard Transformation  (Sharon Gamson Danks)
  • Designing Outdoor Environments for Children: Landscaping School Yards, Gardens and Playgrounds  (Lolly Tai, Mary Haque, Gina McLellan, Erin Knight)
  • Growing Trees from Seed  (H. Kock)
  • Conducting Meaningful Interpretation (Ward & Wilkinson)
  • Interpretation for the 21st Century (Beck & Cable)
  • Caring for Southern Remnants: Special Species, Special Spaces
  • Food Not Bombs: A Guide (CT Butler & Keith McHenry)
  • No-Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade (David Ransom)