What’s in your SHTF library?

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With the dedication to the digital world and the ease of info access, it’s easy to forget about building a tangible SHTF library. Real books.

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If the lights go out and never come back on, your extensive source of PDF information will disappear along with it. Having a serious reference library in times of disaster can add a layer of calm to your situation. Information will also allow you to make good decisions in a bad situation.

There are tremendous sources of knowledge in books like these. Now, you might think that you need books with the words prepper or doomsday in the title. You know, there tons of books out there that are meant for doctors, homesteaders and even hunters that are great books for preppers.

That’s the point of an SHTF Library.

Medical Books

Bushcraft First Aid

Dave Canterbury does a great job of laying a basic foundation for first aid and adding how to manage some things in the wilderness. In the latter part of the book, he also teaches you how to use the wilderness to heal yourself! 

Bushcraft First Aid: A Field Guide to Wilderness Emergency CareBushcraft First Aid: A Field Guide to Wilderness Emergency CareBushcraft First Aid: A Field Guide to Wilderness Emergency Care

The Doomsday Book of Medicine

This is a massive book on medical applications, healthy practices, nutrition, and body part specific healing. 

The Doomsday Book of MedicineThe Doomsday Book of MedicineThe Doomsday Book of Medicine

Prepping Books 

Preppers Survival Navigation

Every prepper should have one good book on navigation. This one shines because it’s small and fits right into your bug out bag.

Prepper's Survival Navigation: Find Your Way with Map and Compass as well as Stars, Mountains, Rivers and other Wilderness SignsPrepper’s Survival Navigation: Find Your Way with Map and Compass as well as Stars, Mountains, Rivers and other Wilderness SignsPrepper's Survival Navigation: Find Your Way with Map and Compass as well as Stars, Mountains, Rivers and other Wilderness Signs

The Prepper’s Complete Book of Disaster Readiness

Jim Cobb has created a great book that covers all the bases in this one. You should have, at least, one of these all-purpose disaster readiness books. 

The Prepper's Complete Book of Disaster Readiness: Life-Saving Skills, Supplies, Tactics and PlansThe Prepper’s Complete Book of Disaster Readiness: Life-Saving Skills, Supplies, Tactics and PlansThe Prepper's Complete Book of Disaster Readiness: Life-Saving Skills, Supplies, Tactics and Plans

Self Reliance Books 

The Encyclopedia of Country Living

This book has it all and if it doesn’t it will give you the ideas, words, and concepts to search further. Its the ultimate book for self-reliant living. 

The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition: The Original Manual for Living off the Land & Doing It YourselfThe Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition: The Original Manual for Living off the Land & Doing It YourselfThe Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition: The Original Manual for Living off the Land & Doing It Yourself

Jacque Pepin, Complete Techniques

We all need one good cookbook and La Technique is the basics of French cooking that everyone needs to understand.

Jacques Pépin's Complete TechniquesJacques Pépin’s Complete TechniquesJacques Pépin's Complete Techniques

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