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Plant style: how to greenify your space by Alana Langan, Jacqui Vidal

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Chewy gooey crispy crunchy melt-in-your-mouth cookies by Alice Medrich

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The tea book: all things tea  by Louise Cheadle and Nick Kilby of Teapigs

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From the vine: exploring Michigan wineries by Sharon Kegerreis and Lorri Hathaway

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Jamie Oliver’s comfort food: the ultimate weekend cookbook by Jamie Oliver

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Pure skincare: nourishing recipes for vibrant skin &

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Fall Into a New Hobby

Fall is a great time to pick up a new hobby!  Here are some suggestions for all ages to inspire and help get your started.

Digital Resources

  • Have you tried out CreativeBug?  This database, free with your Bloomfield Township library card, offers hundreds of high-quality videos from expert artists and crafters.
  • RBDdigital is an excellent resource for craft and hobby magazines. 
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Missy Carmichael is about to turn 80. She lives in the big empty home she once shared with her husband and children. Now, her husband is gone, her son and his family live in Australia, and she is estranged from her daughter. Missy is set in her ways, asocial, and somewhat depressed.

In an attempt to have something interesting to email her son,…

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The Galvin family seemed like any other large family. With twelve kids perfectly spanning the baby boom (the oldest born in 1945, the youngest in 1965), Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream. But things weren’t as perfect as they seemed. By the mid-70s, six of the ten Galvin boys, one after another, were diagnosed with schizophrenia….


I Know You Rider: a Memoir / Leslie Smith

Leslie Stein’s semi-autobiographical novel dances smoothly on the line between introspection and social commentary. Carefully considering the ethical, environmental, and personal impact of procreation, I Know You Rider carefully considers the subject of reproductive rights and how a person’s choices affect their daily lives, their position in society, and the rest of the planet. Colorfully-drawn and full of quiet,…