Monday, January 30, 2006

New Magazines

Recent additions to the Magazine Collections at the library include:

American Baby-for new parents. Available at Bealeton.

Ask-about arts and sciences for children ages 7-10, from the publishers of Cricket and Smithsonian. Available at Warrenton and Bealeton branches.

Backyard Flyer -provides trends and how-to information for remote control, and kit planes, and all the equipment supporting them. Recent issues included easy aerobatics techniques, smart speed controls and hot planes for the new year. Available at the Bealeton branch

Bookmarks-lively and critical reviews of recent fiction, mysteries, biography history, and much more. Rather than focus on bestsellers, this bimonthly publication highlights award-winning books, book group selections, genres such as historical fiction, classic authors and all things readerly. Available at the Warrenton branch.

Cottage Living-focuses on simplicity, comfort and coziness in gardening, decorating and cooking. At the Warrenton branch.

Creative Knitting- Each pattern lists skill level, from easy to intermediate through experienced. Many projects with clear instructions. At the Bealeton branch.

Crochet- contemporary design ideas for crocheters-available at the Bealeton Branch.

Game Informer-for electronic gamers, the latest reviews and industry news. Available at the Bealeton branch.

Hobby Farms-niche marketing trends for rural areas, ideas for small farms, also practical matters involving livestock, publicity, legal matters. Recent issues included features on how to build goat-keeping equipment, Devon Cattle, Agritourism, and specialty grains-available at the Bealeton branch

Knitter's Magazine-designs, techniques, and instructions for knitting with style. Recent issues featured felting techniques, trends for spring and summer, the knitter of the year, how to turn scarves into vests-at the Warrenton branch.

Latina -features entertainment, fashion, cultural and social issues of interest to Latinas -at Bealeton and Marshall branches

Men's Health-the world's largest men's magazine. The two latest issues feature warrior workouts, best new tech toys for men. Health, nutrition, fitness, relationships and other "tons of useful stuff" provided-at the Warrenton Branch.

Model Railroader- custom layouts, track plans, product reviews, covers HO, O, N, S, G and Z scale models-at the Bealeton Branch.

N.A.D.A. Classic, collectible and special interest car appraisal guide and directory- this ready reference resource is available at the reference desk at the Warrenton branch. Covers valuation of all cars and trucks from 1926-1986, including exotics from 1946-2006.

N.A.D.A. Motorcycle/snowmobile/ATV/Personal watercraft appraisal guide and directory-this ready reference guide is available at the reference desk at the Warrenton branch. Covers 21 years of values from 1986-2006. Includes side cars and trailers for motorcycles too.

Natural Home and Garden focuses on how to live green and features trends in home building, furnishings, gardening and daily living with organic and natural resources-at the Warrenton Branch.

Quilter's Newsletter -Includes a calendar of quilting shows and events, book reviews, patterns, traditional as well as artistic quilting. Has an ongoing series of basic quiltmaking lessons from easy, challenging, skill building, and intermediate- at the Warrenton branch.

Radio Control Car Action- the title says it all. Available at the Bealeton branch.

The Week-if you don't have the time or patience to wade through most weekly news journals or newspapers, get the skinny with The Week. In slightly over 40 pages per issue, this digest capsulizes the main US stories, controversies, and overviews of world news (including maps to show you where the countries are), people gossip, excerpts from best columns in the US and internationally, talking points, cartoons, health and science, art, book reviews, theatre, music, film, food and drink-including a recipe of the week, television, travel, real estate, consumer bargains, and business. Available at the Warrenton branch