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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.  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.



J635.9824 BEA
A Kid’s Guide to Making a Terrarium by Stephanie Bearce

J741.2 CON
20 Ways to Draw a Tulip and 23 Other Fabulous Flowers : a Book for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers by Lisa Congdon

J741.58 BIS
How to Create Animation in 10 Easy Steps by William Bishop-Stephens

J743.6 HUF
Draw your own Animal Zendoodles  by Abby Huff

J745.5 OLD
Kid Made Modern  by Todd Oldham

J745.508 WOO
Red Ted Art : Cute and Easy Crafts for Kids by Maggy Woodley

J745.54 EDG
DIY Paper Crafts by Marisa Edghill

J790 UNB
Unbored : the Essential Field Guide to Serious fun by Joshua Glenn and Elizabeth Foy Larsen

J792.02 KEN
Cool Sets & Props : How to Stage Your Very Own Show by Karen Latchana Kenney

582.16 HUG
Seeing Trees : Discover the Extraordinary Secrets of Everyday Trees by  Nancy Ross Hugo

595.7991 KEA
Queenspotting : Meet the Remarkable Queen Bee and Discover the Drama at the Heart of the Hive ; Includes 48 Queenspotting Challenges by Hilary Kearney

598.0723 FLO
How to Know the Birds : the Art & Adventure of Birding  by Ted Floyd

613.71 LEV
Get up! : Why your Chair is Killing you and What you can do About it by James A. Levine

613.7176 DRE
ChiWalking : the Five Mindful Steps for Lifelong Health and Energy  by Danny Dreyer and Katherine Dreyer

641.013 PAS
Eat More Better:  How to Make Every Bite More Delicious by Dan Pashman

739.272 PEC
Wire + Metal : 30 Easy Metalsmithing Designs by Denise Peck and  Jane Dickerson

741.2 PIY
Just Draw It! : the Dynamic Drawing Course for Anyone with a Pencil & Paper by Sam Piyasena and Beverly Philp

745.57 ZAC
Modern Upcycling : a User-Friendly Guide to Inspiring and Repurposed Handicrafts for a Trendy Home by Susanna Zacke and Sania Hedengren

745.92 UND
Color me Floral : Stunning Monochromatic Arrangements for Every Season by Kiana Underwood

745.9225 NOR
Ikebana : a Fresh Look at Japanese Flower Arranging by Diane Norman and Michelle Cornell

746.443 KOO
Cross-Stitch for the First Time by Donna Kooler

808.042 CLA
How to Write Short : Word Craft for Fast Times by Roy Peter Clark