New Year's Resolutions
Resolve to Read These
The library has everything you need to finally keep your New Year's resolutions. Here are some of the most popular resolutions along with related books to help you have a happier and healthier 2016.
If you're looking to lose weight, do as the French do. French Women Don't Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano offers insights into how the French can eat so well and stay so skinny.
Quit Smoking for Life by Suzanne Schlosberg offers a proven 5-step plan to help you finally quit smoking.
What's a Disorganized Person to Do? by Stacey Platt offers lots of tips and advice to organize all areas of your home.
Spend Less, Save More
50 Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Personal Finances by Ilyce R. Glink suggests easy things you can do right now to take control of your finances.
Be Less Stressed
Hardwiring Happiness by Rick Hanson, Ph.D teaches you how to re-wire your pessimist brain to be happier and less stressed.
The Power Foods cookbook shows how to incorporate some of the healthiest foods into delicious meals that can help pave your way to a healthier diet.
Learn a New Hobby
Whether it be learning a new language or how to knit, the library has plenty of How-To books. Here's an easy-to-follow guide to crocheting so you can finally make those amigurumi dolls everyone is swooning over.
Travel to New Places
Want to see the world, but don't know where to start? How to Travel Practically Anywhere offers tips and tricks on getting the best deals and other insider advice every traveler should know.
And if your resolution isn't on here, This Year I Will is a good book for helping you keep any resolution, big or small.
This one's easy! Just make a trip to your local library. We have lots of books to satisfy any taste and the best part: they're free!
Jessica Bundy is a library assistant at the Atherton Library and her New Year's Resolution will be to read even more books than she did last year.