New Year, New You!

New Year’s tends to bring a refreshing feeling and a thirst for change. What better way to start off the new year than by making a New Year’s resolution? The new year presents us with an opportunity to make a change; whether it’s to become healthier, lose a habit or do something just for fun! With limitless possibilities, it can be daunting to pick a resolution and stick with it. But the library is a great resource to find ideas and information to help kids get started on making a change for the better! Here are some ideas for New Year’s resolutions and some books to complement them:

1. Get a New Hobby

What better way to start the new year than by finding a new activity your child will love? Whether it’s collecting, crafting or playing, there’s always something new to try!

Book cover of "The Remarkable Farkle McBride"


The Remarkable Farkle McBrideby John Lithgow

Farkle McBride loves playing music, but he can’t figure out which instrument he loves the most. He tries just about every instrument imaginable – all before the age of 10!

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Resolution For The New Year

cover of Every New Year’s, I resolve to do something, anything! I usually don’t stick to it, but I tried, right? So this year, the resolution I’m going to STICK to is …

…to read more chapter books to my child. Yep. That’s all. I’ve already made a list of my picks that I want to read to my kiddo. I will make the loveliest of charts so that my son can keep me honest, and we can check them off as we read them.

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