Fishing is a great recreational pastime and we’re lucky to have an abundance of places to fish in the area. We have some inspiring books to get you started or to help you improve your fishing skills! Here are a selection of titles, check the catalog for more:
The Bass Angler’s Almanac: More than 650 Tips and Tactics
Bob Izumi’s 101 Best Fishing Tips
The Complete Fisherman
Fishing for Dummies
Fly Fishing the Louisiana Coast
Fly Fishing Made Easy: Manual for Beginners with Tips for the Experienced
A lower impact option is to check out the first three seasons of The Deadliest Catch on DVD and watch from the comfort of home!
Growing and maintaining a bonsai tree can be a fun and rewarding hobby. These miniature trees offer an alternative to gardening outside in the blazing sun. We have oodles of books at the library to help you become a master bonsai grower!
Bonsai Master Class
The Creative Art of Bonsai
The Bonsai Specialist: The Essential Guide to Buying, Planting, Displaying, Improving and Caring for Bonsai
Low Maintenance Bonsai
Successful Bonsai: Raising Exotic Miniature Trees
See all our Bonsai resources listed in the library catalog.
Home Brewing is an ever more popular hobby and a fun project to see come to fruition. We have some great books to fill you in on how to get started, what equipment you’ll need, as well as information on techniques and hundreds of beer recipes.
Brewing the World’s Great Beers: A Step-by-Step Guide
Brew Your Own British Real Ale
Complete Handbook of Home Brewing
The Complete Joy of Homebrewing
Blogging is a great way to express yourself. It’s easy to start your own blog and share your experiences, whether just for fun, to promote your business or to write about anything you like!
We have books at the library to help you get started. The books listed below are physical books in our collection but we have many more books in ebook format. Try searching for blogs or Twitter on our Safari Tech Books Online database, you’ll find the very latest ebooks! (you just need a library card to access these from home)
The Corporate Blogging Book: Absolutely Everything you Need to Know to Get it Right
Naked Conversations: How Blogs are Changing the Way Businesses Talk with Customers
Say Everything : How Blogging Began, What it’s Becoming, and Why it Matters
A Teen’s Guide to Creating Web Pages and Blogs
The Twitter Book
WordPress for Dummies
Origami, the art of paper folding, can be a fun hobby and it’s easy to get started. Impress your friends with your new found skills! All you need is paper and one of these helpful books, so head over to the library catalog for these titles:
Complete Origami: Easy Techniques, 25 Great Projects
The Origami Bible
Origami for the First Time