It goes without saying that your local town’s library has a wealth of free resources that start (obviously) with books, newspapers, and magazines. But that's just the tip of the iceberg. Most libraries also have movies and e-books available for checkout as well as computers, scanners, and 3-D printers for in-library use—all for free. In addition to this typical fare, many libraries have more unusual offerings. The Green Tree Public Library in Pittsburgh rents umbrellas in foul weather, while the public library of Lawrence, Kansas, in partnership with local organizations, offers flower, herb, and vegetable seed packets to residents as part of their green living programming. Inquire at your local library to learn the full range of resources available to you.