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Kitchen and Bath Month

October is Kitchen and Bath Month. Come browse the Home Neighborhood to get some inspiration for your kitchen or bath remodel.

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Pull Your Sofa Off the Wall

February is National Pull Your Sofa Off the Wall Month, so now is the time to see if you can figure out a new arrangement for your furniture.

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Time to Weatherize!

Now that the weather has turned chilly, it’s time to start thinking about ways to save on heating costs. Here are some excellent ideas on weathering your home: Weather strip and insulate the attic access door. Seal around the outside of the chimney with metal flashing and high-temperature sealant such as flue caulk or muffler cement. […]

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October is National Crime Prevention Month

October is National Crime Prevention Month and also the month for Halloween. The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) has some tips for keeping your house and kids safe: Clear your yard and sidewalk of any obstacles or decorations that may be hard to see in the dark, lest someone go bump in the night. Keep […]

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New Pet DVD’s

If you are looking for videos that are entertaining and informative, check out the Pets Neighborhood.

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Cat Daddy

Jackson Galaxy, host of the Animal Planet show My Cat from Hell, has written a memoir which tells about how he went from drug addict to cat trainer extraordinaire.

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Kids' Rooms

If you want to design a kids’ room that’s stylish and practical, come browse in the Home Neighborhood for lots of ideas.

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Outdoor Kitchens

Now that summer has arrived, it’s time to start cooking outside. The Library has severl books that can help you disign that perfect outdoor kitchen.

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Pet Memoirs

The Library’s Pets Neighborhood has many wonderful pet memoirs. Come check them out.

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April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month

Any pet can have an unexpected injury or accident. It is important to be prepared before this happens in order to think clearly and act quickly during this stressful time.

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TURTLES AND TORTOISES

You’re at a pet store looking for a small pet to purchase when you spot the turtles and tortoises. At first glance, they appear to be an easy pet to have in your home. There are, however, important things to consider before purchasing a pet turtle or tortoise.

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Energy Awareness Month

October is Energy Awareness Month. Learn some fall and winter energy savings tips from energy.gov.