Hobbies are therapeutic for mind and body. Maximize downtime and try a new pastime, with a how-to book from the Lititz Public Library.

Supercraft : Easy Projects for Every WeekendSupercraft: Easy Projects for Every Weekend by Sophie Pester
Each of the featured fifty-two creative craft and sewing projects are easy enough to complete in just one weekend.

Big Book of Gizmos and Gadgets: Expert Advice and 15 All-Time Favorite Projects and Patterns by Bob Gildorf
Make wild mechanical marvels from wood with projects arranged by skill level, including automatons, games, toys and kinetic sculpture.

How to Photograph Everything: Simple Techniques for Shooting Spectacular Images from the editors of Popular Photography
From action shots to expressive portraits, this guide provides technical guidance and image editing techniques for making great photographs.

Daily Painting: Paint Small and Often to Become a More Creative, Productive and Successful Artist by Carol Marine
Jumpstart artistic creativity and experimentation by painting every day.

BloggingBlogging for Dummies by Amy Lupold Bair
Acquire advice on blogging basics and an introduction to all the tools needed to start making a mark on the Internet.

The Flower Workshop: Lessons in Arranging Blooms, Branches, Fruits and Foraged Materials by Ariella Chezar
Lavishly illustrated guide to floral projects, for all skill levels, provides ideas for enhancing any surrounding.

Journeys Home: Inspiring Stories, Plus Tips and Strategies to Find Your Family History from National Geographic
A combination of tales and tips on how to begin discovering family roots round out a unique resource for genealogical research.

Experimental Homebrewing: Mad Science in the Pursuit of Great Beer by Drew Beechum
More than thirty recipes and a chapter of open-ended experiments provide inspiration for making batches of great beer.

Learn How to Knit with 50 Squares: For Beginners and Up, a Unique Approach to Learning to Knit by Che Lam
Discover essential skills, one stitch at a time, by following clear tutorials and creating squares that can be combined into unique and stylish projects.

20-Minute Whittling Projects : Fun Things to Carve from WoodTwenty-minute Whittling Projects: Fun Things to Carve from Wood by Tom Hines
Learn the fast and simple way to whittle in this fun introduction to woodcarving.

The Total Fly Fishing Manual by Joe Cermele
Comprehensive collection of expert fly-fishing advice includes 307 tips and tricks from expert anglers.

How to Win Games and Beat People by Tom Whipple
Humorous guide is packed with strategies for dominating the competition when playing a wide range of classic games, from Risk to Trivial Pursuit.

The Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Garden: 326 Fast, Easy, Affordable Ways to Transform Your Yard One Project at a Time by Sally Roth
Garden plans for ten unique areas can be linked together over time to create a unified yard with plants that are dependable, easy to find and look good year after year.

Classic Car : The Definitive Visual HistoryClassic Car: The Definitive History edited by Chauney Dunford
A visual guide to the most iconic classic cars from the 1940s to the 1980s features more than 1,300 photographs.

Crocheted Scarves and Cowls: 35 Colorful and Contemporary Crochet Patterns by Nicki Trench
Create a range of contemporary designs with a variety of stitches using chunky yarns and a big hook.

1001 Hunting Tips: The Ultimate Guide by Lamar Underwood
From deer stands to duck blinds, this solid guide offers tactics to improve hunting techniques.

December 1, 2017