Cabin Fever Busters

by Ruth G.

The forecast is for a cold and wet winter. If you’re snowed in, or don’t have the nerves for driving on icy roads, I’ve got good news: the library has tons of great resources, all free, all available without leaving the house.

Plan your dream vacation from home, from our Travel eBook collection, or from books and magazines in the National Geographic Virtual Library:


from eBook Travel collection


eBook from National Geographic Virtual Library


Timothy Egan’s article from the Oct 2016 issue of National Geographic


zinioBrowse Magazines with Zinio:

Love celebrity gossip? Browse Star Magazine, OK! Magazine, Us Weekly, or In Touch Weekly.

A sports fan? Flip through ESPN Magazine, Baseball America, Golf Digest, and more.

mslMartha Stewart Living  has tips on entertaining, cooking, decorating and other “good things.” Other Home & Garden titles abound.

Many, many other magazines to choose from at, under categories Architecture, Art & Photo, Automotive, Boating & Aviation, Bridal, Business & Finance, Children, and Computers & Technology, just for starters.



Take a course from Most courses are on tech or job skills, but some are recreational learning. Preview a course on Happiness using the link below. Access the entire course, and other Lynda courses, through the link on our website.



Happiness Tips by Chris Croft

Flip through books in OverDrive to find indoor activities. Here are some random suggestions I hope will surprise and delight:


Share your tips to beat cabin fever in a comment.  Happy Winter!


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2 responses to “Cabin Fever Busters”

  1. Stacey McKinley says:

    Unplugging the Selfie Generation
    Egan, Timothy, Casey Egan, and Corey Arnold
    As if I needed another reason to admire Timothy Egan.
    Wonderful pictures.

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