Whether you are just starting out in Buddhism, or have recently moved, finding a Buddhist group or temple is always important so you can continue your growth.
Buddhists around the world greet one another by joining their palms. But why?
From Alan Peto’s website: http://www.alanpeto.com/articles/2011/top-five-buddhism-websites-for-newbies/
There is a lot of books on Buddhism available both online and in print.