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)
image: Hobbies on a Budget
Some websites relevant to National Hobby Month include:
48 Famous People with Surprising Hobbies (MentalFloss)
50 Most Popular Hobbies (NotSoBoringLife.com) - also has links to a list of hobbies, types of hobbies, and 100 celebrity hobbies.
How to Celebrate National Hobby Month (WikiHow)
List of Hobbies and Interests (Buzzle) - organized into 10 categories
List of Hobbies (Wikipedia)
Some books and e-books pertaining to hobbies are listed below: (selections: NF):
Here are favorite hobbies of 5 LWLC staff members:
Cassandra Cavness, Humanities / Digital Archivist
"Photographing anything that catches my eye."
Neil Foulger, Electronic Resources / Serials Services Librarian
"Learning languages helps to understand other ways to express ideas and understand what others are saying. It also brings smiles when a language speaker sees you try to understand them on their terms. I can speak 4 languages proficiently, understand a few others, and studying a few more".
Compiled by NF