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Winter Holiday Season 2022: Digital Resources

Winter holiday traditions 2022

Digital Collection

Visit our Digital Collection for this topic OR click on the e-books in the slideshow below!


cartoon style drawing of a Christmas tree with colorful ornaments

Christmas Ornaments Kids Can Make

Children will love learning to make 30 Christmas tree decorations that are sure to light up the family tree. Provides step-by-step instructions for making thirty different Christmas tree ornaments.

photos of Christmas crafts made with paper and other supplies found around the house

Crear Las Decoraciones Navideñas

Even if there is only a week or less until the Christmas holidays, there is still time to make an original ornament, different from the others and completely personal, with which we can decorate the house. It only takes a little patience, imagination and a book like this one, where many ideas are given, perfectly illustrated and explained that can be modified according to the taste of each one.  (Spanish Language Item)

book cover image - 5 photos of different international foods

A to Z World Food and Recipes

A to Z World Food & Recipes is an encyclopedia showcasing the native cuisine of 175 countries worldwide. Classic recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, main dishes, side dishes, desserts and beverages are featured. 

book cover image with a pixilated version of a red, black, and white holiday ribbon

Festive Ukrainian Cooking

More than a cookbook, Festive Ukrainian Cooking is also a definitive account of traditional Ukrainian culture as perpetuated in family rituals and lovingly celebrated with elegantly prepared food and drink.

grid of 8 photos showing examples of holiday crafts made with paper and yarn

Holiday Crafts

The sweet and simple projects in Holiday Crafts will be sure to make lasting memories, not to mention priceless mementos. Filled with fifty year-round holiday-themed crafts for ages 3-10, hours of enjoyment are guaranteed for children and parents alike. The easy-to-follow instructions, cheerful design, full-color-photographs, and simple supply lists will ensure the success of any little crafter. The book contains five crafts for ten different holidays, including Christmas, Thanksgiving, 4th of July, Halloween, Back to School, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Easter, St. Patrick’s Day, and Valentine’s Day. 

photo of a vanilla cupcake with pale pink icing


Sweetness shows how anyone can make delicious desserts and sweet snacks regardless of cooking experience (or lack thereof) -- especially younger women who may not have a lot of kitchen training, but want to have a few go-to recipes for events, gifts, or that special someone. This is the book for readers who want to learn how to make top-quality treats that will knock the socks off anyone who samples them. Levy’s warm personality, step-by-step instructions, and vibrant color photos make this the perfect addition to the bookshelf of both budding chefs and seasoned pros.

photo of a wooden table and chairs, set up outdoors with a pumpkin, a cake, and other desserts on top of the table

Coming Home with Gooseberry Patch

Celebrate the seasons with mouthwatering recipes and inspiring ideas Coming Home is filled with fresh, full-color photographs that takes you on a sentimental journey from hometown celebrations to simple family gatherings. Celebrate food that brings family & friends to the table.

a mother and daughter, wearing aprons, shape Hamantaschen cookies on a baking sheet

Jewish Holidays Cookbook

The traditions and recipes of Judaism are celebrated in this beautiful modern cookbook geared toward kids and their families. Eleven Jewish holidays are discussed and accompanied by recipes for the ancient and modern foods traditionally served. Kids can lead the charge on braiding their first challah or making their own kugel, while sping time learning about Jewish history and heritage.

cartoon style drawing of Christmas characters, toys, and decorations

Let's Celebrate Christmas

Presents some basic facts about Christmas, along with jokes and riddles, Christmas crafts, and brief explanations of Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.

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