Home & Garden

Antiques, automobiles, cookbooks, do-it-yourself, gardening, pets, interior decoration

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Online Resources

Authoritative sources of articles and reference information, brought to you by the Ridgefield Library unless otherwise noted. Have your library card handy for log-in.

Prices For Antiques (P4A)
Connecticut Driver's Manual - Please visit www.ct.gov/dmv for more information and updates.

 


Websites

Tested and recommended by our librarians.

Automobiles/Trucks

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety - safety ratings for cars
Edmunds
- new and used car prices
Kelley Blue Book
-new and used car prices
NADA Bluebook
- new and used car prices

Cooking & Food

Allrecipes.com - all kinds of recipes rated and reviewed by users, menus, videos and more
Recipe Source
- incudes recipes by region and ethnic group, special diet recipes and more
Skinnytaste - delicious, healthy, low fat, family-friendly recipes
Veggie num num - delicious vegetarian recipes
USDA Cooperative Extension Service
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Gardens & Gardening

Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program - Find dates to tour private gardens
UConn Connecticut Cooperative Extension Center
UConn Home and Garden Education Center
UConn Integrated Pest Management
UConn Plant Database

Home

Any.DO - Make things happen; organizer
Evernote
- Remember everything; save what's important and find things fast
Toodledo - personal to-do list and organizer

Pets

American Kennel Club - Information on breeds, breeders, dog shows and more
Connecticut Dog Federation
- Includes a Breed Information Directory
Hay Net
Horse City
Horse Web
Net Vet

Vegetarian Resources

Guide to Vegetarian Restaurants and Health Food Stores
Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut
Vegetarian Resource Group


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 Information Desk. Audiobooks are shelved separately.

Books/DVD/Audiobooks

Antiques - 745.1
Automobiles - 629.2
Cookbooks - 641.5
Do-It-Yourself – 643, 690  
Gardening - 635.9
Interior Decoration - 747
Pets - 636

Magazines/Newspapers

Antiques
Automobile
Better Homes & Gardens
Bon Appetit
Car & Driver
Cooking Light
Consumer Reports
Country Living
Elle Decor
Family Handyman
Fine Cooking
Fine Gardening
Fine Homebuilding
Fine Woodworking
Good Housekeeping
Gourmet
Horticulture
House Beautiful
Ladies Home Journal
Practical Horseman
Treasures

See General Periodical Indexes online


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