How To

Get a little extra guidance through life and some handy tips about everyday tasks with a How-To book from the Lititz Public Library.

How to Tutor Your Own Child: Boost Grades and Instill a Lifelong Love of Learning by Marina Koestler Ruben
The author recommends parents take advantage of the time they spend with their children by filling in the gaps in what their kids do and don’t understand.

ThumbnailHow to Train a Wild Elephant by Jan Chozen Bays
A meditation teacher presents ways to bring consciousness to 53 everyday actions, such as eliminating unnecessary words, offering true compliments, abstaining from cell-phone use and eating without distraction.

How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One by Stanley Fish
New York Times columnist and college professor shows how to craft a fluid sentence, focusing on form, content, style and precise phrasing.

How to Grow Practically Everything by Zia Allaway and Lia Leendertz
Beginners will gain confidence and find the know-how to grow almost anything including herbs in pots, beds and borders and a vegetable garden to feed a family.

How to Look at a PaintingHow to Look at a Painting by Francoise Barbe-Gall
Gain a better understanding of art by learning how to respond to paintings with knowledge of their context and the circumstances of their creation.

How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran
British TV critic shares honest and humorous insight into her journey through womanhood.

How to Smell a Rat: The Five Signs of Financial Fraud by Ken Fisher
Follow the path of an average investor navigating potentially dangerous financial options and learn how to make fraud-proof decisions based on fully-referenced data.

How to Have Style by Isaac Mizrahi
Believing all women have an inner sense of style, the author recommends trusting personal instincts and investing time in building a wardrobe.

How to Really Stink at Golf by Jeff Foxworthy and Brian Hartt
A New York Times-bestselling author and a comedy writer offer a funny, illustrated guide to making sure everyone’s golf game stays as bad as possible.

How to Cook Everything: 2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food by Mark Bittman
A bible for simple, straightforward, unpretentious and easy food reflects America’s growing familiarity with global cuisine and provides hints to inspire experimentation.

ThumbnailHow to Raise Kids You Want to Keep: The Proven Discipline Program Your Kinds Will Love by Jerry R. Day
Drawing on 40 years of experience counseling children and adolescents, the author shares stories of everyday child rearing and provides commonsense advice for building healthy, lifelong relationships.

How to Be Happy at Work by Arlene S. Hirsch
Career and psychological counselor shows workers how to be fulfilled through their jobs by creating a personal life agenda, understanding organizational realities and exploring alternative work styles and schedules.

How to Hold a Crocodile by the Diagram Group
A compendium of weird facts and unusual tidbits of information presents 188 brief entries featuring natural oddities, mathematical formulas, rules of etiquette, handy skills, silly tricks and useful talents.

How to CrochetHow to Crochet by Pauline Turner
A crochet course providing illustrated step-by-step instructions and a stitch library shows how to make a baby’s blanket, evening stole, camisole and fourteen more projects.


Originally published on February 8, 2013 in the Lititz Record Express.