Monday, January 12, 2015

Library showcase: Hobbies!

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The start of another year (and another semester!) is a great time to pick up a new hobby or explore a new interest. That’s why January is National Hobby Month! In 2015 try your hand at scrapbooking or photography, beekeeping or cake decorating, interior design or birding! Whether you like crafting or craft beer, you can always find a relevant book at the library.

Unleash your inner creativity through crafting and art! Find inspiration in these books, plus the skills to create your own masterpiece:
21st Century Design, for interior design concepts and more
Hand Tool Essentials, for woodworking tips and projects

If you have an interest in gardening, baking, or you just love food, you’ll enjoy our collection of cookbooks and guides to teach you everything about growing your own produce.
The Joy of Keeping Chickens by Jennifer Megyesi

Does your year revolve around the seasons of sports? Learn more about the sports you love with books like these:
Football Made Simple: A Spectator’s Guide by Dave Ominsky and P.J. Harari

Virginia has made a name for itself as a great location for wineries and breweries. Brush up on your knowledge of vintages and brewing techniques before heading off to the next local wine or beer tasting.
How to Be a Wine Expert by James Gabler
From Vines to Wines by Jeff Cox

Hobbies don’t have to be complicated. Hiking is rewarding, fun, and inexpensive! When it’s too cold to venture outdoors, you can bring a little bit of nature inside with hobbies like birding or fishkeeping.
The Simple Guide to Freshwater Aquariums by David E. Boruchowitz

Find all these books and more at the Jessup Library!