More Staff Book Pics For You!

Staff of the North Castle Public Library have updated  and added their favorite adult titles to the library’s special book collection curated for your reading pleasure.  This special book collection is located to the right of the circulation desk in Armonk.  More than 40 titles are highlighted at bottom of the  North Castle Public Library adult web page.  Scroll down from the top of the screen to view the thumbnail pictures of the book covers.  Both fiction and non-fiction titles are included with a sampling of thumbnail book covers below.

Staff welcomes feedback or suggestions for future titles; we would love to hear from you!

The Reference Staff

Fiction:

Beautiful Ruins   The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane  We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

 

 

 

Behold the Dreamers

All the Light We Cannot See   Broken for You

Non-fiction:

Educated : a memoir   The lambs : my father, a farm and the gift of... by Carole Shelbourn George   The Hidden Life of Trees: The Illustrated Edition

The Promise of a Pencil : How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change by Adam Braun - Used (Good) - 1476730628, Scribner      Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

Reminder: Many, many more titles await you!

 

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Tax forms

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Every year libraries seek to provide the forms our users need to complete their state (New York) and federal (U.S.) income tax forms.  More and more, forms are accessible online and requests to get print forms are also online.

Federal (U.S.) tax forms and publications
 
Here are two links which may help you obtain forms:
Forms and publications by U.S. Mail
Click on the image below to get to current forms and publications
federal
You can order many of the tax forms, instructions and publications and these will be shipped to your home by U.S. Mail.
State (New York) tax forms and publications
Click on this image to get tax forms from NY state! (the forms will be current!)
NY Form
Please let us know if we can help you with additional information about forms and publications.

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Beyond Google: Info for a Healthier YOU in 2018

Our web page for Health Resources  has some new, updated information.  sick man in bedAlthough Google may be your first place to look for health information, this post highlights 5 high quality resources that are pre-filtered by experts so you can save time and get better health information.  Take a look at one, two, or all!  We welcome your feedback!

MedlinePlus is a resource designed by experts at the National Library of Medicine for consumers like you…really everyone!  It is written in simple language (and multiple languages) providing Health topics, a medical encyclopedia, drugs and supplement information, with links to external associations and support groups.  Results include: summaries, documents, images and videos.

Clinicaltrials.gov  is a database of privately and publicly-funded clinical studies throughout the world.  It enables you to locate clinical trials looking for volunteers…although one should always talk to your health care provider first!  This source enables you to search conditions and diseases, limit to county, state, and find overviews and results of studies.  Congress has mandated all clinical trial studies be registered; the World Health Organization (WHO) supports this, too!

Health Reference Center Academic  is a fantastic resource for all kinds of health information, linking to full articles as well as summaries of a broad range of information.  This is not a new resource but may be new to you!

Merck Manuals.  This is every nurse or mother’s basic handbook for diagnosis and therapy.  You can choose to read the “patient” or consumer version or the “professional” or provider one.  The Merck manual of veterinary information is also linked thanks to our WLS.  So, much information about animals!

NIH Health Information offers a huge array of research, clinical and public health information.  NIH offers health information highlights, wellness toolkits, and a Healthfinder option to locate a doctor or dentist or to provide information about these providers.

Any interest in an individual or group session, contact the Armonk reference desk at:  (914) 273 3887 or Armref@wlsmail.org.   health man holding apples