National Hobby Month
January is National Hobby month! Looking for new ideas for your hobby or planning to try a new one? The library has many resources for you!
Check out some of our favorite eBooks and eMagazines from OverDrive covering all sorts of hobbies, or links for fun stuff like How to be a Comedy Writer available when streaming on Hoopla. Plus, there we’ve gathered links right here for hardcover books and great crafting sites for ideas as well as step-by-step instructions. There is something for everyone!
Astronomy for Beginners 4th Edition
How to Cook Everything – Completely Revised Twentieth Anniversary Edition: Simple Recipes for Great Food by Mark Bittman
The Runner’s Bible by Mark Bloom
Spanish for Dummies by Jessica Langemeier
1000 Ideas for Decorating Cupcakes, Cookies, & Cakes by Sandra Salamony
Don’t see a hobby you would like to try from our staff-picked OverDrive selections? Check out Hoopla for more e-options or to stream movies. Or scroll for books and crafting sites.
Better Homes & Gardens 365 30-minute Meals
How to Paint and Draw
Got screen fatigue? Prefer a book you can hold?
3D Printing for Dummies by Kalani Kirk Hausman
Rodale’s Basic Organic Gardening by Deborah Martin
Get Started with a Craft
- Hobsess find a new hobby, revisit an old hobby from your past, or even learn how to turn your hobby into a profitable business.
- Discoverhobby – online directory of hobbies listed by categories such as collecting, arts and crafts, games, model and electronic, food and drinks, sports and outdoors, and spiritual and mental.
- eHow – extensive site covering about 30 different how-to categories, chock full of articles and tutorials.
- APL library catalog – our online catalog will take you to a plethora of materials such as books, magazines, and DVDs, including in electronic format about your favorite things to do or make!