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December 2021 / January 2022 - What's Happening @ LWLC: National Hobby Month

Why is January National Hobby Month?

Since January is seen as a month for New Year's resolutions, some resolutions include learning a new hobby or enhancing skills in a current hobby. Therefore, January is National Hobby Month. (Text: NF)

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Some websites relevant to National Hobby Month include:

48 Famous People with Surprising Hobbies (MentalFloss) 

50 Most Popular Hobbies ( - also has links to a list of hobbies, types of hobbies, and 100 celebrity hobbies.

100+ Creative & Fun Hobbies to Try - Ultimate List 2021 (HobbyHelp) - Lists of ultimate hobbies, cool hobbies, and interesting hobbies.

How to Celebrate National Hobby Month (WikiHow)

List of Hobbies (Wikipedia) 

Text: NF

Resources concerning Hobbies

Some books and e-books pertaining to hobbies are listed below. They also relate to hobbies some of LWLC staff members  enjoy: (selections: NF):

Hobbies of Some LWLC Staff

Here are favorite hobbies of 4 LWLC staff members: 

Evelyn Bowen, Operations Manager

“My newest and favorite hobby is cycling. I absolutely love it! Not only is it tons of fun, but it has many great health benefits. I recently participated in my first cycling challenge completing seventeen miles.”

Ericka L. Dudley, Access Services Librarian

"My hobby includes tending to my plants. They make me happy. My favorite plant that I own is a Monstera."

Neil Foulger, Electronic Resources / Serials Services Librarian

"My dining room walls are an exhibit of my post card collection. It is nice to look at places I either visited or have plans to visit at some point."

Natasha Jenkins, Information Literacy Librarian
"I enjoy arts and crafts like painting, floral arrangements, photography, and home decor.  I've been relatively creative all my life, so I use my free time to create pretty things for others to enjoy."

Jessica Platt, Education Doctoral Librarian

"I love doing yoga, and I practice every chance I get. It makes me stronger, increases my patience, and helps relieve stress."


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