Conservation Corner

Thanks to a generous donation and expert advice from the Charlotte Energy Committee, the library now features a corner dedicated to environmental stewardship and conservation.

Books at the Library

Movies to Watch on Kanopy


Useful Tools to Borrow


Use the Extractigator plant puller to remove invasive and unwanted plants such as Buckthorn, Scotch Broom, Honeysuckle, Privet and more!


Kill a Watt

Connect appliances to the Kill A Watt®, and it will assess how efficient they really are. Large LCD display will count consumption by the Kilowatt-hour, same as your local utility. You can calculate your electrical expenses by the day, week, month, even an entire year. Checks the quality of your power by monitoring Voltage, Line Frequency, and Power Factor.

Planet Pack

An open-faced pack for litter collection. A lightweight option suitable for anyone who likes to walk and pick up litter. Molded with recycled plastics, this pack has the perfect shape to fit a person’s back and provide protection while collecting litter.


Moisture Meter

The Extech MO50 Moisture Meter
displays moisture level in wood and building materials such as wall board, sheet rock, cardboard, plaster, concrete and mortar.

Thermal Camera

The FLIR TG165-X helps you visualize the hot and cold spots that can indicate electrical faults, mechanical break-downs, or air and water leaks. Displays temperature anomalies on screen, allowing you to inspect efficiently and pinpoint the source of problems.

Online Resources

Charlotte Energy Committee

Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity

WARMTH program

Efficiency Vermont



Conservation Corner Tour