Month: February 2020

News from the Research Desk Blog

New and Forthcoming Nonfiction Books – March 2020

Almost every day new books arrive at the Library to be processed and then placed on the shelf or in your hands. Take a look at some of the books that have arrived most recently at the Library. Ask for more titles at the Research Services Desk!

New in Paris Travel

Paris: A Curious Traveler's Guide book cover Pocket Precincts Paris: A Pocket Guide to the City's Best Cultural Hangouts, Shops, Bars, and Eateries book cover

The Seine: The River That Made Paris book cover Paris for Food Lovers book cover
Paris: A Curious Traveler’s Guide by Eleanor Aldridge

Paris: A Pocket Guide to the City’s Best Cultural Hangouts, Shops, Bars and Eateries by Gretchen Price

The Seine: The River that Made Paris by Elaine Sciolino

Paris for Food Lovers by Eileen Unnes

 

New in New Outlooks

Everyday Ubuntu: Living Better Together, the African Way book cover How to Adult: A Guide to Not Being a Trash Human, and Other Life Lessons book cover The Little Book of Scandi Living book cover

Everyday Ubuntu: Living Better Together the African Way by Mungi Ngomane

How to Adult: Your Guide to not Being a Trash Human, and Other Life Lessons by Anna Blackie

The Little Book of Scandi Living by Brontë Aurell

New in Crafts

The Addictive Sketcher book cover Modern Crochet Bible: Over 100 Contemporary Crochet Techniques and Stitches book cover

The Crafter's Guide to Papercutting: The Complete Guide to Cutting Paper for Artworks, Greeting Cards, Keepsakes, and More book cover
The Addictive Sketcher by Adebanji Alade

Modern Crochet Bible: Over 100 Contemporary Crochet Techniques and Stitches by Sarah Shrimpton

The Crafter’s Guide to Papercutting by Emily Hogarth

New in Miscellaneous Topics

South Away: The Pacific Coast on Two Wheels book cover How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish book cover The Age of Football: Soccer and the 21st Century book cover

South Away: The Pacific Coast on Two Wheels by Meaghan Marie Hackinen

How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish edited by Ilan Stavans and Josh Lambert

Five ways to recognize a Social Security scam

Currently, Social Security scams are the most commonly reported type of fraud and scam, and according to the Social Security Administration’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG), these scams continue to evolve. The OIG is now warning the public that scammers are making phone calls and then following up with emails containing falsified documents aimed at convincing people to pay.

You may have received one of these calls – either a recorded voice or a person falsely claiming to be a government employee, warning you of an issue with your Social Security number, account, or benefits, including identity theft. The caller may threaten arrest or other legal action, or they may offer to increase benefits, protect your assets, or resolve identity theft if you provide payment using a retail gift card, cash, wire transfer, internet currency such as Bitcoin, or a pre-paid debit card.

Read more on what to do HERE