Celebrate the shortest day and the longest night of winter by getting in touch with your inner pagan. Abandon secular, materialistic concerns, (especially the malls), to pay homage to nature and appreciate the authentic roots of this yuletide season.
Pagan Christmas: The Plants, Spirits, and Rituals At the Origins of Yuletide by Christian Ratsch and Claudia Muller-Eberling: translated from the German by Katja Lueders and Rafael Lorenzo
Wiccan Celebration: Inspiration For Living By Nature's Cycle by Silver Elder
A Ceremony For Every Occasion: The Pagan Wheel of the Year and Rites of Passage by Siusaidh Ceanad
The Winter Solstice: The Sacred Traditions of Christmas by John Matthews with contributions from Caitlin Matthews
The Return of the Light: Twelve Tales From Around the World for the Winter Solstice by Carolyn McVickar Edwards; illustrations by Kathleen Edwards
Celebrate the Solstice: Honoring the Earth's Seasonal Rhythms Through Festival and Ceremony by Richard Heinberg
A Winter's Solstice VI (sound recording, music) a Windham Hill Sampler
Song Of Solstice (sound recording, music): Celtic Music for Midwinter by Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra
Come to the library for all of your winter festival needs! We can give you a variety of sources to make the most of every celebration from Advent to Boxing Day.