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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Grow with the Master Gardeners

Gear up for Spring by attending information-packed programs from the Shawnee County Extension Master Gardeners – at your library! Here is a glance at the various Master Gardener presentations this year at your library.

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New in Home 2014

2014 was a busy and exciting year for the library with new self-check kiosks, carpeting, and even a new bookmobile. Not to feel left out, the home collection also added a plethora of new titles as well. My favorite part of looking back on the year is browsing through all of the newest titles for […]

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Pet Safety Program at the Library

Find out how to keep your dog or cat safe year round.

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Christmas Cookbooks Worth Giving and Keeping

It’s not all about the recipes in these gift-worthy keepsake cookbooks.

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Baking and Cooking for the Holidays

The decorations are up, the holiday music is playing, but it’s not really “the holidays” until you can smell those delicious buttery cookies baking! Find your goodies in the library’s Cooking Neighborhood.

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Spring Bulbs Chase the Winter Doldrums

Just because fall is behind us (almost) and spring is far, far ahead doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy fresh blooming flowers. Forcing bulbs became popular in the 1800s and is still a great way to brighten up the winter months.

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