Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Selected Websites

Arts & Entertainment

This search engine will help you find great art online.  It includes entries for 9,000 artists and indexes 2,900 art sites.

Blouin Art Sales Index contains information on artists and auction prices for their works.  Unlimited free searches.

Books & Reading

A useful guide to pronounce particular authors' names.  Created by the Pegasus Book Exchange in Seattle.

A free audio magazine for adults with impaired vision or other disability.  CML records the best articles, stories, and poems from over 100 of the finest magazines.

A community of booksellers of rare and out-of-print books.  The website includes a member directory and information about their annual Book and Ephemera Show.

This guide answers frequently asked questions about old books and their potential value.  It is prepared by the Rare Books and Manuscript Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.

Business

Includes more than 240,000 economic and financial time series data from dozens of U.S. and international sources.  Provided by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Career & Employment

This USCIS website contains many resources in a variety of languages for employees and employers who are utilizing the E-Verify system.

The official job vacancy site of the NH School Administrators Association.  The fastest growing web-based vacancy service for all educational employment opportunities in New Hampshire.

Children

A comprehensive resource addressing many aspects of bullying.  Includes a "Get Help Now" button to provide quick assistance to victims.

Community Information

US Citizenship and Immigration Services explains how to avoid immigration scams.

The Low-Income Taxpayer Project is a free clinic designed to help low-income taxpayers with federal income tax controversies-that is, IRS disputes.

Get connected.  Get answers.  Call 211 or visit this website to find out about social services in NH.  A project of Granite State United Way.

If you have a civil legal question or problem, apply for free help online or call 224-3333 or 1-800-639-5290.  Services available to people with civil and legal problems in New Hampshire and with income and assets below certain limits.

Your link to information and support services in your community.

The community action program for Hillsborough and Rockingham counties.  Provides numerous services including Head Start, ESL classes, energy and food assistance, workforce development, senior services, and volunteer opportunities.

The Domestic Violence Emergency (DOVE) Project is a program of the New Hampshire Bar Association's Pro Bono Referral Program that provides victims of domestic violence with emergency legal services.

This site contains many resources to assist people who are applying for United States citizenship.

Computers

Perfect for beginning computer users.  This online tutorial, created by the staff of the Palm Beach County Public Library System, teaches new users how to use a mouse.

Consumer

Find out how to protect yourself from scams.

Learn how to manage money, handle credit and loans, and avoid scams.

A free government website to report identity theft to the Federal Trade Commission, build a step-by-step personalized recovery plan, and put that plan into action.  Make sure that you are on a secure network or using your mobile phone's cellular data (not WiFi) before logging into the site.

Cooking & Nutrition

Education

Government

US Citizenship and Immigration Services explains how to avoid immigration scams.

Learn about the CIA's history, use the World Factbook to obtain up to date information about other countries, read declassified documents, and have fun in the Kids' Zone.

The official website of the European Union.

We are a nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. Our goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding.

FactCheck.org is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.

An independent political fact-checking journalism website provided by the Tampa Bay Times.

Reputable statistics compiled by regions, states, and cities in the United States.

This site contains numerous resources to assist people who are applying for United States citizenship.

Health

This page provides links to several sites that contain advice for finding reliable health information on the Internet. Topics range from general advice to information about specific conditions and for specific groups.

A quick, easy-to-read guide that describes the major points to look for when deciding whether online health information is reliable.

History

This site provides a unique perspective on World War I by combining resources from three major European projects with personal stories, treasures, and film archives.

Language & Writing

Pronunciations of over 2.5 million words, crowdsourced from native speakers.

An in-depth source for french culture and language, provided by the French Embassy in the U.S.

"NewPages.com is news, information, and guides to literary magazines, independent publishers, creative writing programs, alternative periodicals, indie bookstores, writing contests, and more".

Math & Science

This site includes educational and technical information about earthquakes as well as reports about the latest earthquakes.

Interactive weather graphs.

"The Zooniverse provides opportunities for people around the world to contribute to real discoveries in fields ranging from astronomy to zoology. Welcome to the largest online platform for collaborative volunteer research."

Movies & TV

Teens