Are you looking for a productive way to spend your time indoors while winter rages outside? Are you all worn out from finishing yet ANOTHER Netflix marathon? Consider learning a new hobby! Not sure where to start? Take a look at some of these books found at The Provo City Library
20-MINUTE WHITTLING PROJECTS: FUN THINGS TO CARVE FROM WOOD
By Tom Hindes
Why not whittle away those long, dark winter days by whittling away at a small piece of wood? This is a hobby you can take anywhere with you.Bonus: If you feel confident enough you can use your creations as gifts for the holiday season!
By Duncan Beedie
If you find yourself getting bored with the same old computer games over and over again, you might want to consider creating your own. Make your dreams become (virtual) reality by learning how to code!
BEESWAX ALCHEMY: HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN CANDLES, SOAP, BALMS, SALVS AND HOME DECOR FROM THE HIVE
By Petra Ahnert
Spending a lot of time indoors during the winter might also mean spending a lot more money on your electricity bill. Help yourself out by learning how to make candles. You’ll save yourself some green and at the same time create a warm, cozy atmosphere to be enjoyed.
WHY KNOT?: HOW TO TIE MORE THAN SIXTY INGENIOUS, USEFUL, BEAUTIFUL, LIFESAVING, MAGICAL, INTRIGUING, AND SECURE KNOTS!
By Philippe Petit
If you really want to make the most of your time indoors “why knot” learn how to tie different types of knots?Okay, okay. Moving on past my failed humor, this is a hobby that can save your sanity and your life. Talk about productivity!
37 HOUSEPLANTS EVEN YOU CAN'T KILL
By Mary Kate Hogan
If you find that your surrounding landscape is bleak, and bare, and dead, why not bring some colors and life into your living space by caring for a houseplant? Mary Kate Hogan guarantees that even YOU can’t kill the plants she mentions in this book, and besides, plants are pets that you don’t have to take outside in the snow at 5 am to “do their business” (looking at YOU, household dog of 17 years!).