Around the Home

Thinking about remodeling, making a craft, cooking a new dish, working on your garden, or training your pet? The Around the Home section has resources from house plans to appliance repair, training your pet, cooking, and so much more. Stop by to get your project off to a good start!

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Edible Book Festival 2015!

It is one of my favorite times of the year! The Edible Book Festival is coming up on April 3rd from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Now what is the Edible Book Festival, you may ask? The first time that I heard about the Edible Book Festival, I will honestly admit I was a little […]

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The Cutting Edge of Quilting

The library has quilting resources for traditionalists and newbies alike.

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Thinking Outside the House

March is a time of year when the weather is even more of a wild card than usual, but it’s a perfect time to start planning my summer gardens, and naturally, the library is my go-to place for ideas and information.

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Creating Your Outdoor Oasis

Winter is finally coming to an end, and if you’re like me, you can’t wait to get started on outdoor projects. Whether you are looking for outdoor entertainment, a children’s play area, an outdoor cooking space or even a pool, we have lots of books with great tips on getting started this spring. Adding pavers […]

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The Best of British Baking

  Is anyone else watching The Great British Baking Show?*  It’s on PBS on Sunday nights and I’ve been obsessed for the past two months.  It’s just so very British – from the gorgeous estate where they set up the competition tent, to the Union Jack bunting everywhere, to the way they call cookies “biscuits” […]

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Get a Jump on Spring Gardening

While the weather keeps trying to fool us into believing spring is here, it’s probably not a good idea to trust winter not to pop back in. But if you’re getting gardening fever, I found out it’s a great time to start growing seeds indoors.

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