Dec. 24-25 - All libraries closed for Christmas.
New Arrivals - Arts, needlework, and recreation
"Beer Crafts shows you how to repurpose not just the caps but also the labels, bottles, boxes, and cans into useful, hip, and quirky items. The projects are super fun, easy to make (even for a first-time crafter), and most of the supplies are things you probably already have on hand or chilling in the fridge"--P.  of cover.
"... weaves together an intoxicating tale of swashbuckling adventure, abandoned moon bases, bloodthirsty walruses, rogue astronauts, two-faced femme fatales, sailboat chases, Siberian pirates, international Arctic politics, and a gaggle of horny orphans. Mixed up in all of this are Army Shanks, our salty sea dog still reeling from a devastating loss, and Wendy Byrd, a plucky teenager who wants nothing more than a one-way ticket off the face of the Earth"--From publisher description.
A collection of contemporary-style do-it-yourself projects, from the Australian magazine Inside out.
A half-century tribute to the iconic rock-and-rock band is presented through a lens of their most representative songs, analyzing the role of classic hits in popular culture while explaining how their lyrics reflect their personal experiences.
A look at the shows that helped cable television drama emerge as the signature art form of the twenty-first century.
"The Fantastic Four have formed a new team to guard the planet, and their wards in the Future Foundation, while they're on an interdimensional jouney: Scott Lang, the incredible shrinking Ant Man! Jen Walters, the original gamma-spawned She-Hulk! Medusa, queen of the Inhumans! And...Ms. Thing? But how does the world respond when this new FF take to the streets and make their public debut? How do the Future Foundation kids feel about these new grown-ups running the show? And what does Scott Lang have in store for Dr. Doom, the man responsible for his daughter Stature's death? The war begins. Plus: it's Valentine's Day at the Baxter Building. So why does that spell trouble for She-Hulk?"--From publisher description.
"The complete visual guide to hand embroidery & embellishing. Step-by step photo instructions show exactly how to sew 85 different stitches ; Includes 8 complete embroidery projects to stitch and embellish ; The essential embroidery reference for everyone from beginners to experts"--P.  of cover.
Never-before-told stories of the Beatles' seven-year rise from teenage dreamers to icons, including both the heartbreaks and lucky breaks.
"Sandra shows you how to cut and sew strips for a simple, waste-free method to create quilt blocks. One easy technique gives you a lifetime of design possibilities, and the sewing is simplicity itself. Use these versatile blocks for: Art quilts, appliqué backgrounds, quilt borders,and interesting backings"--Publisher.
"In the early days of the twentieth century, movies weren't made in California. As America's film pioneers traveled westward, Colorado became a beacon to them, contributing to the early motion picture business with all the relish and gusto of a western saga. The gorgeous natural scenery was perfect for the country's (and the world's) growing infatuation with the West, turning Colorado itself into a bigger star of the early cinema than any particular actor. Using rare photos and contemporary accounts, writer and filmmaker Michael J. Spencer explores the little-known filmmaking industry that flourished in the RockyMountains between 1895 and 1915-2014; west of New York but east of Hollywood"-- Provided by publisher.
"On the wildly popular podcast "Girl on Guy," comedian and actress Aisha Tyler asks her guests to recount moments from their lives when they've done something boneheaded, ill conceived, dangerous, or just plain stupid...to themselves. In Self-Inflicted Wounds, Aisha turns the lens on herself--recounting her most egregious mistakes--to hilarious result. Laugh out loud funny, and totally relatable, Self-Inflicted Wounds highlights a new comedic voice on the rise"--Provided by publisher.
"...Rock your run with The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide to Marathon and Half-Marathon Training ! This practical, encouraging guide makes preparing for marathon and half-marathon as rewarding as race day. With coaching advice, running workouts, and training programs from Coach Mario Fraioli, you'll enjoy training and cross the finish line feeling great. Coach Mario will guide you from sign-up to finish line. With his expert advice, you'll choose your race, set your goals, select the right gear, and move swiftly through a beginner or experienced marathon or half-marathon training program. Fraioli covers all of running's most important topics: dynamic warm-up exercises, smart and realistic workouts, healthy sports nutrition and hydration guidelines, tips for quick and complete recovery, strength training and crosstraining, advice to treat common running injuries, and strategies for race week and race day. He offers useful tools like running pace charts, a sweat loss calculator, and a preview of each Rock 'n' Roll race course..."--From the publisher.
Cyclops and his team of outlaw X-men face harsh challenges including a world that believes that they are terrorists, being hunted by Sentinels, and the presence of a mole on their team.
The right greeting card is hard to find, but with the most basic sewing machine and a few recycled materials, you'll have cards for every occasion in a snap. With 52 sewn designs made from easy-to-follow, straightforward instructions, you can show just how much you care with a beautiful, one-of-a-kind handmade creation.
This collection features a selection of classical pieces by the world's most renowned composers: Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, Johannes Pachelbel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Richard Wagner, Johannes Brahms, Johann Strauss, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Giuseppe Verdi and Edward Elgar.