Boone Area Library

Boone Area Library

Reference Books

in your library can give you authoritative dependable information quickly. Your local library keeps on hand medical and pharmaceutical handbooks, consumer buying guides, subject-specific encyclopedias, atlases and many more information-at-your-fingertips materials. Reference books cannot be checked out of the library, so they are always there for you to use. Ask your librarian for help; that is what librarians like to do most.

Health Resources

A portal to websites of local, state and national health resources; including health organizations in Berks County, government agencies, and help for those with particular disabilities, conditions, or diseases. Provides access to information and websites that provide reliable, up-to-date, unbiased healthcare information.

Local Health Resources

Berks Community Health Center:
Reading Health System (Reading Hospital):
St. Joseph's Medical Center

State Health Resources

Pennsylvania Department of Health

National Health Resources
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services/Health Insurance Marketplace :
National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM MAR):
Centers for Disease Control:
National Institutes of Health

Health Information

Find Doctors, Dentists, Hospitals :
Trust It or Trash It? (a tool to help you think critically about the quality of health information):
Evaluating Internet Health Information:

Health Organizations

American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Association
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Agencies that offer special health services

Special health services are offered by these organizations: