Anywhere you have internet access you can download e-books, perform research, learn a language, search the Library catalog, and more; and remember, BHML is a hotspot—WiFi is available on library grounds 24/7.
Digital Maine Library | Perform research, search the Wall Street Journal, access online encyclopedias, take practice tests for the ACT/SAT and other exams, learn a language, search across thousands of magazines, and more. Click here for Digital Maine Library tutorials.
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cloudLibrary | Borrow e-books and e-audiobooks through the Maine InfoNet Download Library, powered by cloudLibrary.
ComicsPlus | Borrow digital copies of comics, graphic novels, manga and more. Read online, through the mobile app or download to read offline.
Bendable Maine | Learn new skills and explore resources for hobbies and personal interests.
Community & Family Health Issues, contains nearly 500 articles that cover a variety of social, mental health, and physical conditions, all of which can have a significant impact on the overall health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Topics include Abandoned Children, Autism, Custody of Children, Date Rape, Maltreatment of Older Adults, Parental Grief, Prostitution, Veterans and Substance Abuse, Video Game Addition, War: Affects on Children, and Workplace Violence.
SALEM HEALTH: Nutrition—with 255 entries—covers not only the nutritional value of dozens of foods and food groups, but includes nutritional therapy, how diet affects certain medical conditions, and societal issues such as fad diets and obesity.
Volume 1—Food Groups—covers Fruits, Vegetables, Grains, Protiens, and Dairy—with individual, detailed entries on specific foods, followed by entries on specific Beverages, Herbs & Spices, and Fats & Oils. Following the entries in Volume 1 is nutrition information from the USDA.
Volume 2—Medical Nutrition Therapy for Various Diseases—offers information on how what you eat affects a variety of medical and mental conditions from autism and bipolar disorder to ulcers and urinary tract infections. You’ll read about which foods will help and what to avoid. This volume includes a cancer prevention diet, food addiction, and food allergies.
Volume 3 includes Dietary Considerations, Nutrition Through the Lifespan, and Micronutrients. It covers various diets, eating for your age, and specific information on vitamins and minerals. Volume 3 also includes two appendixes and a detailed index.
“Whether you’re a beginning investor or a veteran looking for high-impact ideas, Value Line can position you for financial success quickly and easily.” Access Value Line for free with your library card through MARVEL! Requires library card number (include prefix bbh).
Learning Express features over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search, certification & licensing, college & grad school admissions, GED, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages. Requires library card number (include prefix bbh).