Creativity

  • Alterknits: imaginative projects and creativity exercises. Leigh Radford. 746.432 RAD
  • American sketches: great leaders, creative thinkers, and heroes of a hurricane. Walter Isaacson. 973.099 ISA
  • The art of possibility. Rosamund Stone Zander, Benjamin Zander. 153.35 ZAN
  • The art of the start: the time-tested, battle-hardened guide for anyone starting anything. Guy Kawasaki. 658.11 KAW
  • The artist’s way: a spiritual path to higher creativity. Julia Cameron. Y 153.35 CAM
  • The big book of business games: icebreakers, creativity exercises, and meeting energizers. John W. Newstrom, Edward E. Scannell. 658.4 NEW
  • Books in bloom: creative patterns and props that bring stories to life. Kimberly K. Faurot. J 027.625 FAU Parenting
  • Breaking ground: adventures in life and architecture. Daniel Libeskind, 725.23 LIB
  • Building character from the start: 201 activities to foster creativity, literacy, and play in K-3. Susan Ragsdale, Ann Saylor. J 372.011 RAG Parenting
  • Catching the big fish: meditation, consciousness, and creativity. David Lynch. 158.12 LYN
  • Coaching the artist within: advice for writers, actors, visual artists & musicians from America’s foremost creativity coach. Eric Maisel. 153.35 MAI
  • Coloring outside the lines: raising a smarter kid by breaking all the rules. Roger Schank. 649.1 SCH
  • Creating a bu$iness you’ll love: top entrepreneurs share their secrets. 658.421 CRE
  • Creative capitalism: a conversation with Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and other economic leaders. 330.122 CRE
  • Creative card making for scrapbookers. 745.5941 CRE
  • Creative children’s parties. Alison Boteler. 793.21 BOT
  • Creative collage: making memories in mixed media. Marie Browning. 751.493 BRO
  • Creative colleges: a guide for student actors, artists, dancers, musicians and writers. Elaina Loveland. 378.7 LOV
  • The creative community: designing for life. Vernon D. Swaback. 307.12 SWA
  • Creative correction: extraordinary ideas for everyday discipline. Lisa Whelchel. 649.64 WHE
  • The creative habit: learn it and use it for life: a practical guide. Twyla Tharp. 153.35 THA
  • The creative kitchen: over 100 food gifts to make and give. 641.568 CRE
  • The Creative Memories way: creating keepsake albums and building your family legacy. Cheryl Lightle, Rhonda Anderson. 771.46 LIG
  • Creative prayer: speaking the language of God’s heart. Chris Tiegreen. 248.32 TIE
  • Creative quilts: inspiration, texture and stitch. Sandra Meech. 746.46 MEE
  • The creative teacher: an encyclopedia of ideas to energize your curriculum. Steve Springer. 371.3 SPR
  • Creative vegetable gardening. Joy Larkcom. 635 LAR
  • Creative visualization for dummies. Robin Nixon. 153.32 NIX
  • Creative visualization: use the power of your imagination to create what you want in your life. Shakti Gawain. 153.3 GAW
  • Creators: from Chaucer and Durer to Picasso and Disney. Paul Johnson. 920 JOH
  • The dark side of the light chasers: reclaiming your power, creativity, brilliance, and dreams. Debbie Ford. 155.2 FOR
  • Decorating with family photographs: creative ways to display your treasured memories. Ryne & Teresa Hazen. 747.9 HAZ
  • The decorator’s problem solver: 100 creative answers to your most common decorating dilemmas. Sacha Cohen. 643.7 COH
  • Drawing lab for mixed-media artists: 52 creative exercises to make drawing fun. Carla Sonheim. 741.2 SON
  • Dream writing assignments: 600+ prompts for creative writing. David E. LeCount. 808.04 LEC
  • Dreamers, discoverers & dynamos: how to help the child who is bright, bored, and having problems in school. Lucy Jo Palladino. 155.455 PAL
  • The Element: how finding your passion changes everything. Ken Robinson. 158.1 ROB
  • The essayist at work: profiles of creative nonfiction writers. 814.008 ESS
  • Exuberance: the passion for life. Kay Redfield Jamison. 152.42 JAM
  • The faith of a writer: life, craft, art. Joyce Carol Oates. 808.02 OAT
  • Falling upwards: essays in defense of the imagination. Lee Siegel. 814 SIE
  • Felt it! stitch it! fabulous!: creative wearables from flea market finds. Katheryn Tidwell Bieber. 746.04 BIE
  • Finding water: the art of perseverance. Julia Cameron. 153.35 CAM
  • Finding what you didn’t lose: expressing your truth and creativity through poem-making. John Fox. 808.1 FOX
  • The flavor thesaurus: a compendium of pairings, recipes, and ideas for the creative cook. Niki Segnit. 641.5 SEG
  • The flower gardener’s bible: time-tested techniques, creative designs, and perfect plants for colorful gardens. Lewis & Nancy Hill. 635.9 HIL
  • Free culture: how big media uses technology and the law to lock down culture and control creativity. Lawrence Lessig. 343.099 LES
  • Freedom of expression: overzealous copyright bozos and other enemies of creativity. Kembrew McLeod. 346.048 MACL
  • Fun is good: how to create joy & passion in your workplace & career. Mike Veeck. 658.314 VEE
  • The game-changer: how you can drive revenue and profit growth with innovation. A.G. Lafley. 658.4 LAF
  • The gecko’s foot: bio-inspiration: engineering new materials from nature. Peter Forbes. 600 FOR
  • Genius: a mosaic of one hundred exemplary creative minds. Harold Bloom. 809 BLO
  • Get creative! with M’Liss Rae Hawley: a beginner’s guide to color & design for quilters. 746.46 HAW
  • Getting a grip: clarity, creativity, and courage in a world gone mad. Frances Moore Lappe. 361.2 LAP
  • The good among the great: 19 traits of the most admirable, creative, and joyous people. Donald Van de Mark. 158.1 VAN
  • Hardware style: 100 creative decorating ideas using materials from every aisle of the home center store. Marthe Le Van. 745.5 LEV
  • Hitchcock’s notebooks: an authorized and illustrated look inside the creative mind of Alfred Hitchcock. Dan Auiler. 791.43 AUI
  • How I write: the secret lives of authors. 808.02 HOW
  • How successful people think: change your thinking, change your life. John C. Maxwell. 158.1 MAX
  • How to avoid making art: (or anything else you enjoy). Julia Cameron.  153.35 CAM
  • How to change the world: social entrepreneurs and the power of new ideas. David Bornstein. 361.2 BOR
  • How to get ideas. Jack Foster. 153.35 FOS
  • How to think like Leonardo Da Vinci: seven steps to genius every day. Michael J. Gelb. 153.35 GEL
  • How would you move Mount Fuji?: Microsoft’s cult of the puzzle: how the world’s smartest companies select the most creative thinkers. William Poundstone. 658.311 POU
  • The IdeaFisher: how to land that big idea–and other secrets of creativity in business. Marsh Fisher. 650.1 FIS
  • In the beginning—creativity. Gordon D. Kaufman. 231 KAU
  • Indie girl: from starting a band to launching a fashion company, nine ways to turn your creative talent into reality. Arne Johnson. Y 305.235 JOH
  • Journal bliss: creative prompts to unleash your inner eccentric. Violette. Y 153.35 VIO
  • The joy of art: a creative guide for beginning painters. Serge Clement, Marina Kamena. 751 CLE
  • Lastingness: the art of old age. Nicholas Delbanco. 155.67 DEL
  • Letters to a young artist. Anna Deavere Smith. Y 700.2 SMI
  • A Lithgow palooza!: 101 ways to entertain and inspire your kids. John Lithgow. 793 LIT
  • The lives of the Muses: nine women & the artists they inspired. Francine Prose. 700.92 PRO
  • Living your unlived life: coping with unrealized dreams and fulfilling your purpose in the second half of life. Robert A. Johnson. 155.66 JOH
  • Lost in language & sound, or, How I found my way to the arts: essays. Ntozake Shange. 814 SHA
  • Made to stick: why some ideas survive and others die. Chip Heath, Dan Heath. 302.13 HEA
  • Make your mark: explore your creativity and discover your inner artist. Margaret Peot. 702.8 PEO
  • The man who heard voices, or, how M. Night Shyamalan risked his career on a fairy tale. Michael Bamberger. 791.4372 BAM
  • More help!: for teachers of young children: 99 tips to promote intellectual development and creativity. Gwen Snyder Kaltman. J 372.21 KAL Parenting
  • The Mozart effect: tapping the power of music to heal the body, strengthen the mind, and unlock the creative spirit. Don Campbell. 615.851 CAM
  • On becoming an artist: reinventing yourself through mindful creativity. Ellen J. Langer. 153.35 LAN
  • 101 dance games for children: fun and creativity with movement. Paul Rooyackers. 796.13 ROO
  • 180 creative ideas for getting students involved, engaged, and excited. 371.3 ONE
  • The paper garden: an artist {begins her life’s work} at 72. Molly Peacock. 745.546 PEA
  • Parent trek: nurturing creativity and care in our children. Jeanne Zimmerly Jantzi. 248.845 JAN
  • Play: how it shapes the brain, opens the imagination, and invigorates the soul. Stuart Brown. 155 BRO
  • The prosperous heart: creating a life of “enough”.  Julia Cameron. 158.1 CAM
  • Reading like a writer: a guide for people who love books and for those who want to write them. Francine Prose. 808.02 PRO
  • Reality hunger: a manifesto. David Shields. 818 SHI
  • Re-creative: 50 projects for turning found items into contemporary design. Steve Dodds. Y 745.5 DOD
  • Scrapbook storytelling: save family stories and memories with photos, journaling and your own creativity. Joanna Campbell Slan. 745.59 SLA
  • Scribbling in the sand: Christ and creativity. Michael Card. 233.5 CAR
  • Seeing past Z: nurturing the imagination in a fast-forward world. Beth Kephart. 370.15 KEP
  • Shelf expression: 70 projects & ideas for creative storage & display. Marthe Le Van. 648.8 LEV
  • Sign me up!: the parents’ complete guide to sports, activities, music lessons, dance classes, and other extracurriculars. Stacy M. DeBroff. 649.5 DEB
  • Simple screenprinting: basic techniques & creative projects. Annie Stromquist. 745.73 STR
  • Singing at the top of our lungs: women, love, and creativity. Claudia Bepko. 155.633 BEP
  • Small things considered: why there is no perfect design. Henry Petroski. 620.0042 PET
  • Spark: how creativity works. Julie Burstein. 153.35 BUR
  • Teen success!: ideas to move your mind. Beatrice J. Elye. Y 646.7 ELY
  • Tell to win: connect, persuade, and triumph with the hidden power of story. Peter Guber. 302.2 GUB
  • That used to be us: how America fell behind in the world it invented and how we can come back. Thomas L. Friedman, Michael Mandelbaum. 973.932 FRI, Large Type 973.932 FRI
  • Theatre games and beyond: a creative approach for performers. Amiel Schotz. 792.028 SCH
  • The thinking life: how to thrive in the age of distraction. P. M. Forni. 153.42 FOR
  • The 3rd alternative: solving life’s most difficult problems. Stephen R. Covey. 158 COV
  • 30,000 years of art: the story of human creativity across time and space. 709 THI
  • The three “only” things: tapping the power of dreams, coincidence, & imagination. Robert Moss. 154 MOS
  • A time to live: seven steps of creative aging. Robert Raines. 155.67 RAI
  • Together again: a creative guide to successful multigenerational living. Sharon Graham Niederhaus, John L. Graham. 646.78 NIE
  • The treehouse: eccentric wisdom from my father on how to live, love, and see. Naomi Wolf. B Wolf
  • True notebooks: a writer’s year at juvenile hall. Mark Salzman. 364.36 SAL, Y 364.36 SAL
  • A whack on the side of the head: how you can be more creative. Roger von Oech. 153.35 VON
  • What it is. Lynda Barry. Y 741.5 BAR
  • What we ache for: creativity and the unfolding of your soul. Oriah Mountain Dreamer. 153.35 MOU
  • Whatcha mean, what’s a zine?: the art of making zines and mini comics. Mark Todd. Y 070.5 TOD
  • Where good ideas come from: the natural history of innovation. Steven Johnson. 303.48 JOH
  • A whole new mind: moving from the information age to the conceptual age. Daniel H. Pink. 153.35 PIN
  • Writers have no age: creative writing for older adults. Lenore McComas Coberly, Jeri McCormick, Karen Updike. 808.04 COB
  • Your creative brain: seven steps to maximize imagination, productivity, and innovation in your life. Shelley Carson. 153.35 CAR

FICTION

  • Blinding light. Paul Theroux. Fic THE
  • Portrait of an artist, as an old man. Joseph Heller. Fic HEL

DVDS & AUDIOBOOKS

  • Appelemando’s dreams. DVD Children R
  • The war of art: winning the inner creative battle. Steven Pressfield. CD 153.35 PRE
  • Barney’s read with me, dance with me. DVD Children B
  • Drawing on the right side of the brain: seven lessons to enhance creativity and artistic self-confidence. DVD 741.2
  • For the love of art. DVD 649.68
  • Regina‘s big mistake. DVD Children R
  • A touch of greatness. DVD 371.399
  • Where’s Wilbur? DVD Children A

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

  • Artist to artist: 23 major illustrators talk to children about their art. J 741.642 ART
  • The arts and crafts busy book. Trish Kuffner. J 745.5 KUF Parenting
  • Bottle houses: the creative world of Grandma Prisbrey. Melissa Eskridge Slaymaker. EB Prisbrey
  • Cool collage: the art of creativity for kids! Anders Hanson. J 745.54 HAN
  • Discovering great artists: hands-on art for children in the style of the great masters. MaryAnn F. Kohl, Kim Solga. J 702.8 KOH Parenting
  • Holly Bloom’s garden. Sarah Ashman. Pic ASH
  • I love to finger paint! Jennifer Lipsey. J 751.49 LIP
  • In print!: 40 cool publishing projects for kids. Joe Rhatigan. J 741.6 RHA
  • The jumbo book of art. Irene Luxbacher. J 702.8 LUX
  • Library mouse. Daniel Kirk. Pic KIR
  • Milli, Jack, and the Dancing Cat. Stephen Michael King. Pic KIN
  • 101 great gifts from kids: fabulous gifts every child can make. Stephanie Mueller. J 745.5 MUE Parenting
  • Origami activities: Asian arts & crafts for creative kids. Michael G. LaFosse. J 736.982 LAF
  • Sing my song: a kid’s guide to songwriting. Steve Seskin. J 782.42 SES
  • The star catchers: stories for you to read to your child to encourage calm, confidence, and creativity. J 808.83 STA Parenting
  • To be an artist. Maya Ajmera. E 700 AJM
  • Word after word after word. Patricia MacLachlan. J MACL

SPANISH LANGUAGE / EN ESPAÑOL

  • Quiero ser poeta: ejercicios e instrucciones para escribir poesia. Spanish Lang. 808.1 QUI