Digital Services

Overdrive E-books

E-books: Overdrive

The library’s Overdrive collection offers BHPL patrons a growing collection of e-books that are compatible with Kindles and other devices.

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Overdrive E-Books
With the new streamlined version of Overdrive you can download great titles to your Kindle Paperwhite and all other devices. The e-book collection starts with over two hundred titles with more being added on a regular basis.

E-audiobooks: RBdigital

Formerly known as OneClickDigital, RBdigital is a collection of e-audiobooks from Recorded Books, which BHPL patrons can listen to on an iPod/MP3 player, smartphone, tablet, or computer.

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OneClickdigital
OneClickdigital is a collection of downloadable audiobooks from Recorded Books, which you can listen to on an iPod/MP3 player, smartphone, tablet or computer. There are currently more than 4,500 titles for youth and adults, many of which can be used by an unlimited number of simultaneous users. To get started you must either sign up online at the library, or use your new BHPL patron number (beginning with 21796).

E-books and e-audiobooks: Maine InfoNet Download Library

Powered by 3M’s cloudLibrary, this is a state-wide consortium that offers e-books and e-audiobooks through member libraries. (not compatible with all devices)

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Maine InfoNet Download Library
Maine InfoNet has eBooks and eAudiobooks that you can download using your library card. To see additional items BHPL has purchased for its patrons, and to decrease your wait time on some titles be sure to log in BEFORE browsing the collections.
Digital music (downloads and streaming): Freegal

Digital music: Freegal

Freegal (rhymes with legal) is a “free and legal” way of providing you with digital music for your iPod, MP3 player, computer or many other kinds of devices.

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Freegal
Freegal (rhymes with legal, because it is) is a “free and legal” way of providing you with digital music for your iPod, MP3 player, computer or many other kinds of devices. Each BHPL patron is able to download and keep music, from a selection of over 8,000,000 song files. New in 2015, we have added streaming music for our patrons, and increased available downloads to five weekly files. This allows you to stream up to three hours of music per day, and then permanently keep your favorite titles.
Mango Languages

Online language instruction: Mango Languages

Mango Languages offers many different languages in an easy to use online learning environment.

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Mango Languages
Ever wanted to learn Latin? Speak in Spanish? Improve your Italian? Finish your Finnish? Do more than flounder in French? Tally a total in Thai? Jinx a jerk in Japanese? Gripe in Greek? (We could go on!) Mango Languages is an online language learning portal where you can learn these plus many other languages—over 65 languages in fact, plus ESL options for those who are working on English.