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Hobbies & Crafts Source is a DIY database of leading full-text hobby and craft magazines, hobby profiles, recipes and videos to inspire creativity and nurture extra-curricular interests. Available through the Explora experience for public libraries and schools, Hobbies & Crafts Source allows users to conduct keyword searches and browse by category.

Subjects Include:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Collecting
  • Cooking and baking
  • Holiday crafts
  • Home and garden
  • Indoor recreation
  • Needlecrafts and textiles
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Performing arts
  • Science and technology

Hobbies & Crafts Reference eBook Collection

The Hobbies & Crafts Reference eBook Collection is offered as a companion to Hobbies & Crafts Source, containing reference books from top educational publishers and presses. This encompasses a rich selection of DIY titles covering a wealth of hobby and craft-related activities such as cooking, holiday crafting, gardening, and more.