Hobbies & Sports

Antiques, crafts, needlework, games, sports teams, sports instruction, collecting and more.

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Websites

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Crafts

Beading Daily - for handmade jewelry
Creative Memories
-scrapbooking ideas
Crochet.org - Crochet Guild of America
Jewelry Making Daily
Knitting Help.com-knitting lessons and patterns
McCall's Quilting
QNNtv.com - quilting videos and tutorials
Quilters Club of America
Quilting Board - The Quilters Message Board
Spotted Canary.com -wide assortment of ideas for crafts
WigJig - jewelry making

Games

Bridge
American Contract Bridge League
Claire Bridge
For Bridge Players - Richard Pavlicek

Sports

Major League Baseball
NFL- National Football League
AHL- American Hockey League
NHL- National Hockey League

Bicycling
About.com Bicycling
American Cycling Association
Bicycling Magazine
Commute by Bike -Click on Beginner Tips
League of American Bicyclists
Livestrong.com Bicycle Safety
Livestrong.com Bicycle Safety Hand Signals
Map My Ride -type "Ridgefield" in Find Your City

Golf
Golf Channel
Golf.com
Golf Today
PGA - Professional Golfers Association
LPGA - Ladies Professional Golf Association

Tennis
ATP World Tour - Association of Tennis Professionals
Tennis.com
Tennis World

 


Library Materials

Circulating materials, most reference books and non-fiction video shelved together in the stacks. Print magazines and newspapers on display or ask at the Reference Desk. Audiobooks are shelved separately.

 

Books/DVD/Audiobooks
Antiques & Collecting- 745.1
Baseball - 796.357
Bicycles - 629.227
Bicycling - 796.6
Bridge - 794.415
Calligraphy - 745.6
Coin Collecting - 737.4
Crafts - 745.5
Crochet - 746.434
Football - 796.332
Games - 793
Golf - 796.352
Hockey - 796.962
Knitting - 746.432
Soccer - 796.334
Stamp Collecting - 769.56

Stenciling - 745.73
Tennis - 796.342

 

Magazines/Newspapers
Antiques & the Arts Weekly
Antiques Magazine
Backpacker
Bicycling
Coinage
Creative Knitting
Field & Stream
Golf Digest
Muscle & Fitness
Outdoor Life
Outside
Quilter's Newsletter Magazine
Ride BMX
Runner’s World
Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated for Kids
Tennis
Vogue Knitting
Yoga Journal

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