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February 21, 2013

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Many people are bothered by restless leg syndrome. Learn more about this in Robert Yoakum’s “Restless Leg Syndrome.” The author describes possible causes and treatment options, gives suggestions for sleep management, getting help from others and even how to start a support group. 

“Betty Goes Vegan” by Annie and Dan Shannon contains 500 recipes for comfort food, vegan style. Using a Betty Crocker cookbook as their inspiration, they set out to prove that any recipe can be rewritten to vegan style and this book is the result. All meals of the day are covered along with desserts and holiday offerings, which can be very helpful if you have guests with special requirements.

Children’s Books

We’ve received many new books from a grant provided by the Ricky J. Parisian Memorial Foundation. Check these out:

Board books for the young include “Baby 1, 2, 3” and “Baby A, B, C” both by Deborah Donenfeld. Both contain black-and-white photos of babies with color objects.

“Diary of a Spider” by Doreen Cronin is a humorous look at the life of a spider and all that he learns. He learns how to spin a web, catch the wind to fly, scale a wall and more. His best friend is Fly, and together what fun they have.

“Amy and the Missing Puppy” is a volume in a new series called “The Critter Club.” Author Callie Barkley tells the story of Amy, who is stuck at home during spring break. When her puppy Rufus goes missing, she is caught up in a mystery. Children ages 5 to 7 will enjoy this book.

Library Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday.

Marie Bruni is director of Huntington Memorial Library in Oneonta. Her column appears in the community section of The Daily Star every Thursday. Her columns can be found online at


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