Hobbies & Recreation
Search magazines, books, videos and reports for projects and information. Find detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas.Subject areas include arts & crafts, collecting, games & electronics, model building, home & leisure, needlework, outdoors & nature, and scrapbooking & paper crafts.
Find articles and instructions for projects in the areas of outdoor, electrical, remodeling, plumbing, woodworking, decorating, and maintenance.
Find out how to reduce your environmental impact, and learn how major industries are working to curb pollution and improve the environment. Includes activities to do at home.
Read, play, watch, and do! Activities for pre-readers and beginning readers.
Identify, research, and find pricing for art, antiques, and collectibles. Includes more than 10 million images to assist in searching.
Search most online FVRL resources at once for full-text journal, magazine, or newspaper articles. No more trying one database after another in search of the article you need!
Search full-text reference eBooks on a variety of topics or read entire travel guidebooks without leaving your computer. (Formerly called Gale Virtual Reference Library)
Click an item to see how to craft it in the game of Minecraft.
How to use mouse and keyboard controls in the game of Minecraft.
Get a bird's-eye view of the FVRL Minecraft world.
A publicly accessible and editable wiki for information related to Minecraft (the game).
To find community centers or senior centers in your area, try searching a search engine for your city, county, or region +"community center" or "senior center" or "parks and recreation," eg. Ridgefield +"community center" or Vancouver +parks and recreation.
To find travel information about particular destinations, try searching a search engine for "visitor information" or "travel information" +the name of the area, eg. "travel information" +Thailand.