New Year, New You: How the Library Can Help You Meet Your 2014 Goals

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Whether you’re trying to get in shape, find a new career, or pick up a new hobby, the library has the books to help you keep your new year’s resolutions. If you haven’t made a resolution yet, be sure to check out the ideas listed below. And don’t forget to check out the “New Year, New You” book display by the front desk at the library!

Eat Healthy
Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook That Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats / Sally Fallon
Relish: An Adventure in Food, Style, and Everyday Fun / Daphne Oz
In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto / Michael Pollan

Get in Shape
The Biggest Loser Success Secrets: The Wisdom, Motivation and Inspiration to Lose Weight- And Keep It Off! / The Biggest Loser experts and cast with Maggie Greenwood-Robinson
12 Day Body Shaping Miracle: Change Your Shape, Transform Problem Areas, and Beat Fat for Good / Michael Thurmond
Fit and Fabulous After 40: A 5-Part Program for Turning Back the Clock / Denise Austin

Learn a New Skill
Knit Wit: 30 Easy and Hip Projects: A Hands Free Step-By-Step Guide / Amy R. Singer
Hand-Painting China: How to Design and Paint Your Own Beautiful Ceramics, Without the Need for Kiln-Firing / Lesley Harle and Susan Conder
Maria Rodale’s Organic Gardening: Your Seasonal Companion to Creating a Beautiful and Delicious Garden / Maria Rodale

Find a Job
Discover What You’re Best At: A Complete Career System That Lets You Test Yourself to Discover Your Own True Career Abilities / Linda Gale
Knock ’em Dead Resumes: Standout Advice From America’s Leading Job Search Authority / Martin Yate
Job Hunting Tips for People With Hot and Not-So-Hot Backgrounds / Ronald L. Krannich

Enjoy Life More
The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent A Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle and Generally Have More Fun / Gretchen Rubin
The Bliss Experiment: 28 Days to Personal Transformation / Sean Meshorer
The Practice of Presence: Five Paths for Daily Life / Patty de Llosa

We look forward to working with you in the new year!