magazines, Nonfiction

#UnquarantineYourCreativity

Explore your creative side
Photography, music, woodworking, and crafts. RBdigital and your library card give you access to magazines that will help you unquarantine your creativity while you’re at home. Download the app for mobile devices or visit the RBdigital website. Recommended by Samantha Matherne.

Photography

Digital Photo Pro
magazine
Digital Photo Pro is the serious digital photography enthusiast and professional’s guide to advanced technology and creativity. Each issue showcases the very best in photography and helps readers navigate the sea of equipment, storage methods, electronics and more, so they can make better decisions and take better photos. 

May 01, 2020 issue of Outdoor Photographer

Outdoor Photographer
magazine
Outdoor Photographer’s blend of big, beautiful portfolios, in-depth how-to features, buyer’s guides and product reviews combine to make it the premier magazine about nature photography. Our expert staff of editors and columnists is committed to giving you the tools, techniques and inspiration to capture your favorite subjects in a whole new light. 

March 01, 2017 issue of Popular Photography

Popular Photography
magazine
Brings you step-by-step secrets of the pros for taking their most amazing shots. You’ll discover the best equipment at the best prices, get comprehensive comparative reports on cameras, lenses, film, digital equipment, printers, scanners, software, accessories and so much more.

Shutterbug
magazine
Shutterbug is the leading photo and imaging magazine for advanced amateur and professional photographers, and all who relate to their photography as a meaningful part of their lives. Inside every monthly issue you’ll get lighting pointers, pro studio tips, test reports, equipment reviews… and much more! Written by photographers, for photographers, Shutterbug is dedicated to helping photographers enhance their creative potential. 


Music

May 01, 2020 issue of Electronic Musician

Electronic Musician
magazine
The new Electronic Musician is a “must have” resource for anyone who makes music, plays music, and shares music. Every issue includes “gig tested” product reviews on music gear, tons of how-tos, and interviews with today’s stars revealing the secrets of their songwriting approaches and audio-production concepts.  

May 01, 2020 issue of Guitar Player

Guitar Player
magazine
The only magazine committed to the most experienced and serious guitar players. Coverage includes the finest lessons and master classes, interviews with top artists, recording tips, and extensive product reviews. 

May 01, 2020 issue of Guitar Techniques

Guitar Techniques
magazine
Take the UK’s foremost guitar teachers and players, and transfer their finesse and passion for music into a magazine! The magazine has established itself with guitarists who wish to better themselves as musicians in both the UK, Europe and as far afield as the USA and Hong Kong! When it comes to choosing music, GT’s Abba to Zappa policy means that there’s always something for everyone!

Woodworking

Woodworker’s Journal
magazine
This is the magazine for people who love to work with wood. Woodworkers of any skill level will find top-tier plans to build great projects, expert reviews of woodworking tools, and a ton of woodworking tips and techniques. Woodworker’s Journal will keep you inspired and motivated. 

Popular Woodworking
magazine
Whether it’s a solo or group project, a home-improvement undertaking or a simple piece of art, Popular Woodworking lets you into the world of woodworking crafts. Each issue of Popular Woodworking features numerous projects for the expert craftsperson and the interested beginner. 

Woodcraft Magazine
magazine
Woodcraft Magazine is written by woodworkers for woodworking enthusiasts of all skill levels. Every issue includes detailed, step-by-step project plans, workshop tips and techniques, tool reviews and much more.

DIY Projects

January 01, 2019 issue of Do It Yourself

Do It Yourself
magazine
Packed with step-by-step projects, Do It Yourself is your go-to guide to personalizing your home. Find inspiration and instructions for simple room renovations, home decor projects, budget-savvy style, flea market makeovers, outdoor living ideas, and more. Feed your creativity with DIY!


The Family Handyman
magazine
When it comes to home improvement, you need information you can trust. Inside each issue of The Family Handyman, you’ll find see-and-solve expert repair techniques, a variety of projects for every room and step-by-step, do-it-yourself photos. 

HGTV Magazine
magazine
This magazine is about real life at home. In every issue you’ll find money-saving mini makeovers, simple ways to conquer clutter, smart DIY solutions, time-saving cleaning tricks, and so much more. Plus–see how the HGTV experts really live! 

Crafting

February 01, 2019 issue of American Girl Magazine

American Girl
magazine
Each bimonthly issue is packed with fun & friendship, party plans, crafts, real girls’ stories, quizzes and contests. Parent’s Choice, EdPress and NAPPA award winner. 

March 01, 2016 issue of Bead Style

Bead Style
magazine
Fast, fashionable and fun! Bead Style, the world’s best-selling beading magazine, features stringing and wirework projects in today’s hottest styles and colors. Each issue’s dozens of necklace, bracelet, and earring projects are perfect for beginning and experienced jewelry-makers alike. Expert instructions and how-to photos make Bead Style a must-read for every beader. 

April 01, 2020 issue of Bead&Button


Bead and Button
magazine
As the complete beading resource, Bead & Button features innovative and unique projects by top jewelry designers that challenge and inspire readers of all skill levels to learn, grow and excel in their beading. Every project is fully tested for clarity and dependability so that readers can master the skills needed to create beautiful jewelry pieces. 

April 01, 2020 issue of Beadwork

Beadwork
magazine
In every issue of Beadwork you’ll find all-new irresistible necklace designs, must-have bracelet patterns, and can’t-miss tips. Explore your favorite techniques such as peyote, right-angle weave, herringbone, and more. PLUS be confident every step of the way with fully illustrated step-by-step instructions. 

February 13, 2020 issue of Interweave Crochet

Interweave Crochet
magazine
No other magazine brings you more inspirational designs that are perfectly suited to fit so many styles and skill levels. Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned crocheter, these patterns will help you improve your crochet skills! Don’t miss out on the best tips, tricks and helpful techniques. 

Interweave Knits
magazine
From cover to cover, Interweave Knits magazine gives you great projects, from the beginner to the advanced. Every issue is packed full of captivating smart designs, step-by-step instructions, easy-to-understand illustrations, plus well-written, lively articles sure to inspire. 

Quilting Arts Magazine
magazine
Whether you consider yourself a contemporary quilter, fiber artist, art quilter, embellished quilter, or wearable art artist, Quilting Arts strives to meet your creative needs. Quilting Arts covers a wide range of skills, includes exceptional how-to articles, profiles artists, features guest teachers, and explores contemporary textile works, surface design, embellishments, and motifs. 

Quilts and More
magazines
Simple, fresh, and fun projects. Make easy quilts, bags, pillows, and pincushions using clearly written instructions. Every digital issue includes the pattern pieces found in the corresponding print version.

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