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.
- 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. Download full magazines on art, cooking, crafting, photography, writing, and much more.
- Find ebooks on all sorts of hobbies from hoopla digital and libby/OverDrive.
A Kid’s Guide to Making a Terrarium by Stephanie Bearce
20 Ways to Draw a Tulip and 23 Other Fabulous Flowers : a Book for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers by Lisa Congdon
How to Create Animation in 10 Easy Steps by William Bishop-Stephens
Draw your own Animal Zendoodles by Abby Huff
Kid Made Modern by Todd Oldham
Red Ted Art : Cute and Easy Crafts for Kids by Maggy Woodley
DIY Paper Crafts by Marisa Edghill
Unbored : the Essential Field Guide to Serious fun by Joshua Glenn and Elizabeth Foy Larsen
Cool Sets & Props : How to Stage Your Very Own Show by Karen Latchana Kenney
Seeing Trees : Discover the Extraordinary Secrets of Everyday Trees by Nancy Ross Hugo
How to Know the Birds : the Art & Adventure of Birding by Ted Floyd
Get up! : Why your Chair is Killing you and What you can do About it by James A. Levine
ChiWalking : the Five Mindful Steps for Lifelong Health and Energy by Danny Dreyer and Katherine Dreyer
Eat More Better: How to Make Every Bite More Delicious by Dan Pashman
Wire + Metal : 30 Easy Metalsmithing Designs by Denise Peck and Jane Dickerson
Just Draw It! : the Dynamic Drawing Course for Anyone with a Pencil & Paper by Sam Piyasena and Beverly Philp
Modern Upcycling : a User-Friendly Guide to Inspiring and Repurposed Handicrafts for a Trendy Home by Susanna Zacke and Sania Hedengren
Color me Floral : Stunning Monochromatic Arrangements for Every Season by Kiana Underwood
Ikebana : a Fresh Look at Japanese Flower Arranging by Diane Norman and Michelle Cornell
Cross-Stitch for the First Time by Donna Kooler
How to Write Short : Word Craft for Fast Times by Roy Peter Clark