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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Green Fair

Things to do at the Green Fair

Besides visiting with our Green Fair exhibitors and picking up information, there’s a lot of other things going on at the same time. Here are just a few.

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Make-It @ the library

Woe to the lost lens cap, the single broken drawer handle on the eight-drawer dresser. Despair not! The library has your back.

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From Our Garden to Yours

Preview the Green Fair, and come along with the Green Team and see how we created seed paper that helps Monarch butterflies.

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Get Crafty – It’s Good for You!

Studies have shown that crafting has effects that are similar to meditation, and it can help folks who suffer from anxiety, depression, or chronic pain.

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Edible Landscaping

More people are growing their own food these days. There are lots of new ideas and approaches to gardening … and the library’s Lawn and Garden Neighborhood has the resources to help!

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Need A Dessert?

Have you planned a romantic night with your sweetheart and realized that you forgot dessert? I know that I have. One of the best solutions is to quickly make a dessert that takes very little time to throw together and will get you rave reviews: chocolate fondue. I’ve known people who didn’t want to give fondue a try because it […]

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Create a Wildlife-Friendly Habitat

Learn how to attract more birds and other pollinators to your yard this year.

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2016 Master Gardener Programs @ Your Library

Ready to get growing in the new year? Anyone who has ever tried to grow anything knows it’s not as easy as it looks. Luckily, the Master Gardeners are here to help with tried and true tips and practical advice for everyone from the novice to the old hand. Join us for the first program of 2016, Starting Seeds, Thursday, January 7 here at your library, 7 – 8 pm.

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Spiritual Art and Architecture

Explore spiritual artwork at your library.

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Dip Time!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for dips! I don’t know about you, but I love dip-able foods.

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Holiday Decorating

Come on in to the library, visit one of the bookmobiles or check out our Pinterest boards!  We can help you find great ideas to get you ready for any visitors that might show up this time of year. Have fun and have a great new year!

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Handcrafted Holidays!

Here come the holidays – time to gather up the art and craft supplies and get busy!

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