Spokane County Library District Introduces New DIY Digital Resources

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 6:00 am

Do-it-yourself types have always been a clever bunch of people, however, there are times when even you need a little assistance. The library is here to help with online resources you can access from home. So whether you are repairing the lawnmower, tuning up the car, or looking for a new project, check out the latest additions to lend a helping hand.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Finding repair manuals for small engines can be time-consuming and hit-or-miss. With Small Engine Repair Reference Center, all the work is done for you. This resource provides detailed, user-friendly maintenance and repair guides for all-terrain vehicles, generators, personal watercraft and boat motors, motorcycles, outdoor equipment, snowmobiles, and tractors. You will find photos and illustrations to guide you, information on more than 25 years of engine models, and over 90,000 repairs.

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Ever want to learn a new hobby or master a craft but don’t know where to start? We have the answer for you! Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center offers detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Get access to more than 1,500 hobby and craft magazines and books and hundreds of videos.

Home Improvement Reference Center

Is that drippy faucet getting you down? Want to learn how to fix it yourself for a fraction of the cost of calling a plumber? With Home Improvement Reference Center, you will see how easy it is. Detailed, user-friendly “how-to” instructions from books and magazines as well as over 35,000 helpful images and nearly 100 videos covering all manner of home improvement/repair projects are at your fingertips.

Auto Repair Reference Center

We have had access to Auto Repair Reference Center for years, but if you haven’t already used it, there is no time like the present. More than 37,000 vehicle repair and maintenance manuals, millions of drawings and photographs, and over 180,000 wiring diagrams are included. You will find this resource easy to use and full of valuable information.

To access these and our other online resources, head over to our digital library, and get busy!

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