The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
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June 2009

What’s New · Hobbies and Crafts and NoveList Plus

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Are you a hobbyist, crafter or collector? Do you love to read non-fiction? Then you'll definitely want to explore the two new resources we've added to our collection of Research Databases!

Hobbies and Crafts

If you’re a hobbyist, crafter or collector, then Hobbies and Crafts is for you!

As a matter of fact, this database has something for everyone.

From cake decorating and military re-enactment to calligraphy and rock climbing, you’ll find articles on nearly any hobby or leisure activity you can imagine.

Just select your favorite hobby or craft to explore (or the one you’ve always wanted to try) and you’ll discover a treasure-trove of articles from books and well-known hobby and craft magazines, along with hobby reports, “how-to” instructions, and video.

Also, be sure to check out the newly-enhanced version of an old favorite:

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus

NoveList, as voracious readers know, provides fiction lovers with some great tools for finding recommendations and read-alikes. Now we’ve added NoveList Plus, which provides all the same tools for non-fiction, with categories like travel writing, history, and true crime, to name just a few. Use NoveList Plus to find Book Discussion guides, lists of Award Winning titles, Recommended Reads and Author Biographies, or simply for a quick and easy way to search thousands of books to find just the ones that perfectly satisfy your literary desires!

Hobbies and Crafts and NoveList Plus are both available from your home, school or office computer with a valid library card number and PIN.