Hobbies & DIY

Browse by state, region, ethnic groups, or even by ingredients, to learn about recipes and food culture from across America.


From World Trade Press, explore recipes and food culture all over the world.


Planning a trip? Check out customized travel guides for cities all over the world, as well as more general travel tips and resources.


Auto Repair Source is updated quarterly and covers over 38,000 vehicles from 1974 to the present. It provides maintenance schedules, technical service bulletins, wiring diagrams, diagnostic trouble codes, step-by-step repair instructions, recall information, and more, all on one platform! This resource is compatible with mobile devices.

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Chilton Library represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. Chilton Library gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.

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Unlimited access to 1000+ award-winning art and craft classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Classes include downloadable patterns, templates, and recipes for everything from knitting, crochet, sewing, and quilting to paper art, jewelry-making, and projects for kids.

To use the mobile app, first access CreativeBug through this link, authenticate with your library card & PIN, and navigate to Account Information under Access My Account. Enter your email address and create a password, then save changes. You can then log into your account on the app.

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Visit this database to learn about cultures around the world. A great trip planning resource!


This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World and many more.


Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, this database provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.


Provides a wide selection of South Carolina (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.

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Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, this valuable resource contains hundreds of publications and thousands of multi-state forms to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds.


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Find auto repair information, manuals, maintenance, labor estimates and full-color wiring diagrams.


The p4A Antiques Reference database can be used to evaluate almost every kind of antique in today’s collections. Antiques Reference database focuses on the American regional marketplace and includes the types of material seen locally and regionally at auction and retail outlets. These antiques are organized into 1,280 different classifications on subjects including furniture, glass, pottery and porcelain, paintings, prints and many others.


This reference database provides detailed yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. All of the content is organized in a powerful, easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly find the information they need.


Learn JavaScript with fun and creative projects on this interactive coding platform - no software or downloads required. Perfect for complete beginners. Make your own Snapchat filters, videos, or even a game!

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