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New library books

The following new do-it-yourself books are available in the business, science and technology department of the downtown public library.

“Organize Your Home: Clutter Cures for Every Room” by Better Homes and Gardens Books

Photo illustrations provide inspiration to organize every space in the home. Suggestions for selecting bins, baskets and drawers to store the items you keep in attractive, efficient ways.

“Ceramic Tile: How to Install Ceramic Tile for Your Floors, Walls, Backsplashes & Countertops” by Cool Springs Press

User-friendly project descriptions and vivid how-to photography demonstrate necessary tiling skills in a concise, accessible way.

“Landscaping: How to Use Plants, Structures & Surfaces to Transform Your Yard” by Cool Springs Press

Offers a complete look at every aspect of landscaping, from early design to project execution. Essential landscaping skills, from proper excavation and boulder transportation to planting shrubs and sand-setting interlocking pavers are covered. Photo illustrations.

“Plumbing: Install & Repair Your Own Toilets, Faucets, Sinks, Tubs, Showers, Drains” by Cool Springs Press

Covers modern troubleshooting and repairs, as well as all the latest materials, with information that’s guaranteed to comply with current plumbing codes. Photo illustrations.

“Wiring: Fix Your Own Lights, Switches, Receptacles, Boxes, Cables & More” by Cool Springs Press

An overview of home electrical service and how it works. Tools are discussed and step-by-step instructions are included.

– Allen County Public Library