Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions with Help from the Library

How can your local library support your goals for this year?

Public library programs and resources offer the support you need to achieve your goals this year.

New Year’s resolutions are often easy to make but can be far more difficult to keep. Fortunately, your local library is here to help ensure you have all the tools you need for success.

This roundup showcases ten of our past articles that you can use to help make sure your New Year’s resolution really sticks. No matter what you aspire to do, there’s something here for everyone. 

1. 6 Ways to Develop Your Hobby Using the Library

Let’s say you want to pursue a new hobby in the coming year, but you’re not entirely sure where to start. This is where visiting your local library can really help. This article covers six ways you can use libraries to develop a hobby.

2. Learn a New Language for Free Using Your Library Card

Learning a new language is no easy feat, and when you have decided to pursue this endeavor as a New Year’s resolution, getting started can be overwhelming. Check out this article to discover how your library card can help you start learning in no time.

3. Get Healthier at Your Library

Libraries aren’t only book repositories. They often host an array of programs individuals can use to create better versions of themselves, such as exercise classes. Check out how your library can help you get healthier this year.


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4. Looking to Change Your Habits? The Library Can Help

Want to develop healthy new habits in the coming year? Your library can help with that as well. Take a look at how libraries can turn your goals into reality when it comes to changing your habits.

5. Reading as Part of a Healthy Lifestyle

Like many, you may have a pile of books at home just waiting to be read. If you hope to do more reading in the new year, your library is the perfect place to go. Take a look at how libraries can inspire you to read more often.

6. Libraries: The Ultimate Entrepreneurship Accelerator

Want to start a new business in 2024? Check out this article to discover what makes your local library the perfect tool to get you from Point A to Point B in business development.

7. Library Cookbook Book Clubs

Learning how to cook is a fun and healthy hobby to take up in the new year, and if you’re thinking about honing your cooking skills, a library cookbook book club is a great place to start. Connect with other cooks and check out books to help you develop your culinary skills.


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8. Pursuing Your Passions at the Library

The sky is the limit when it comes to what your public library can help you accomplish, so if you have a passion you’d like to pursue, be sure to stop in. Check out the vast array of classes and other offerings you can try to achieve a specific goal.

9. Save Money, Use the Library

Many people aim to save more money in the new year, and the library can also help with that. Take a look at how using your local library can help you cut costs related to various necessities.

10. 7 Ways Your Library Can Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

Whether you’re still trying to come up with a New Year’s resolution or your goal is quite specific, your library can help you remain motivated to pursue any goal you wish. Check out the ways your library can help you keep your resolution.

Your local library is a valuable resource for achieving and maintaining your New Year's resolutions. From developing hobbies to learning new languages, improving health, changing habits, and pursuing passions, the library offers a wide range of resources and programs to support your goals.



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