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Summertime Sweets

From cool and refreshing to tart and sweet these cookbooks can fulfill your summertime cravings. With pies, ice cream, and more, feel free to indulge your sweet tooth with the library's collection. 

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Looking Back while Moving Forward

The year 1919 was filled with notable events: the ratification of two constitutional amendments, the Chicago Race Riots, a rigged World Series, and the culmination of WWI with the treaty of Versailles. Turmoil and conflict seemed to be around every corner and on every continent. These titles highlight those moments which have shaped future generations. As we step forward into the new year, let's look back to see where we've been.

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A Year of Crafting

Need a resolution for the new year? How about a commitment to make something? With these crafting books, the possiblities are endless. Whether you want to make something once a month, or every single week of 2019, the ideas and inspiration found in these titles can help make it happen. 

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Books of Nature 

With the weather turning and the desire to go outside waning here are some books to remind us of the about the great outdoors. Nature in some of its finest forms and the history and ideas that have surrounded them over the years. The topics in these books range from the longevity and grandeur of trees, to the history and significance of flowers. So to hold the dreary days at bay, explore nature from the comfort of your home. 

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All Things Soup

Whether you like soups, chilis, broths, or stews -- we've got you covered. Check out one of these cookbooks and curl up with a warm bowl of goodness this fall. 

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All Shades of Green 

These selections highlight hot topics in today's news: GMOs, organic foods, climate change, and more. Each of these titles outline a path to agricultural sustainability -- although they can take various routes to get there. Be prepared to experience new ideas with every turn of the page. 

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A Retelling: fairy tales

Whether you fell in love with Prince Charming or were haunted by Rumpelstiltskin, these not so classic fairy tales should capture those emotions all over again. 

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Cutting Flowers

Whether you are interested in growing your own flowers for arrangements, using the existing flora around your home, or making the most of the flowers you buy, these books will introduce you to the basic techniques and floral designer tricks for make a beautiful bouquet.

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