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Bestsellers

  This Week’s Bestselling Books   Hardcover Fiction Hardcover Nonfiction Paperback Fiction Paperback Nonfiction  

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MARVEL!

Thousands of magazines, newspapers and reference books available online in all libraries and schools, and from any Internet-connected computer anywhere in Maine. Included is Novelist Plus and Novellist K-8 Plus which is a database of fiction and non-fiction titles. It has Book Discussion Guides with questions and answers and suggestions for further reading; book cover images and …

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Ancestry.com

Ancestry Library Edition [Use is ONLY from within a public library] Access to thousands of vital records online. Sources include censuses, vital records (birth, death marriage), immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, and maps.   Watch this video for help on getting started on Ancestry.com

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Maine eGov

Many state services are available online from Auto Registration renewal to Campground Reservations: Popular Links to Maine EGov Gov’s Most Popular Online Services Starting a Business in Maine Complete List of online Services   Maine Answers Tough Times  – find official Maine support services.

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Maine Business

Maine has the second highest self-employment rate in the U.S.* The University of Maine has developed an online guide of business resources that supports small businesses. MBSTL Business *Source: “Self-employment in the united States,” 2016

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Health Insurance

All Maine citizens who need health care under the affordable care act should go to the Health Insurance Marketplace at https://www.healthcare.gov to apply for coverage, compare options, and enroll. Maine was one of the states that chose not to create its own Health Insurance Marketplace therefore Maine citizens will use the Federal Marketplace for health insurance. The Maine …

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Consumer Help Center

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has a new online consumer help center that will more efficiently link consumers to the information they need, as well as make it easier for consumers to file complaints and get responses to their concerns. By quickly and efficiently managing consumer complaints, the FCC will help protect consumers and give them …

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Valueline

Value Line is a complete, multidimensional investment management solution that enables both new and experienced investors to make timely, better-informed decisions. It provides a wealth of in-depth financial information, presented both in print and online, plus objective research, insightful commentary, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools. Go to Valueline Home access requires you to be …

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Hobbies & Crafts

Go to Hobbies & Craft Reference Center Learn something new! This database provides information about and directions for most popular hobbies, crafts, and recreational activities. It includes over 1,500 magazines and books and more than 700 videos. You can find instructions and inspiration. Home access requires you to be a registered MARVEL! user.

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Health

MedlinePlus.gov “MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug …

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GCFLearnFree.org®

Interested in improving your computer skills? GCFLearnFree.org®  provides online learning tutorials to anyone who wants to improve their technology skills needed to be successful in both work and life. Over 750 different lessons are available and all are free. Go to GCFLearnFree.org®

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Learning Express

Go to Learning Express Online tools for job, career and computer training. Available in the library or at home. Set up a user name & password, then return at any time. Practice exams for ASVAB, GED, Civil Service, Commercial Driver’s License, EMT, Real Estate, SAT, and more. Tutorials are available on common computer software like Microsoft Excel, …

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Maine Shared Collections

The Maine Shared Collections Strategy (MSCS) brings together eight of Maine’s largest libraries, plus the state’s consortium, Maine InfoNet, in an effort to create a strategy for the shared management of print collections in the state. When searching at MaineCat (the Statewide Catalog combines and links library collections across the state), you might see a screen that …

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Maine Encyclopedia

All things Maine! Maine: An Encyclopedia

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