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Happy and Healthy for Summer 2013!

16 Apr
Swim suit season is just around the corner! Yikes!  Before you panic check out some of the library’s magazines that will help get you in shape and eating healthier.– If you would like to catch up on what new in some sports we have Bicycling*, Golf Magazine, Runners World* and Yoga Journal*
Looking to get healthier try Health, Men’s Health*, Prevention* or Self.
Also for healthier cooking try Cooking Light or Vegetarian Times*
Then enjoy the beaches here in Scituate!  We also have paperback books for $1 inside the library that would be perfect to take to the beach!
* Denotes magazines that are available digitally through the library.
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Come on, Spring! Hurry up!

21 Mar

By Mary Jo McNally

Tired of the snow and mud? Dreaming of spring?  Come into the library and look at the spring magazines.  Birds and Blooms, Country Gardens, Organic Gardening and Horticulture are all featuring spring flowers, gardening ideas and hope for days of warmth and sunshine.  The newest copies of these magazines must be enjoyed in the library, but older copies can be checked out.
Or check out our on line magazines through the Old Colony Library Network’s new digital magazine downloading service called Zinio! Get more information on Zinio here.  Organic Gardening and Country Gardens are there, as well as Garden Design and Natural Home & Garden. If you have trouble getting set up with Zinio, stop into the library and one of will help you. Once you do the initial set up, the selection and reading of magazines is all you have to do! You can read magazines on your tablet, smart phone, or computer.
Also, check out our many marvelous gardening books in the non-fiction section of the library– under the number 635. Ask any of us for help locating just what you want.

Check Out This Great Magazine: Mental_Floss

26 Dec

By Mary Jo McNally

Know a chocoholic?  Check out chocolate fun facts in the November issue of the magazine Mental_Floss! Did you know that during the Great Depression, Milky Way bars were prescribed for Vitamin A deficiency?  That is just one of the many facts you can amaze your friends with.

Mental Floss

Each month this magazine is full of strange facts and a trivia quiz that will really test your skills.  I guarantee you will learn something from each issue!  Mental_Floss: the magazine for knowledge junkies.