• FREE Downloadable Audio Books and eBooks ! Available Anytime

    With NH Downloadable Books and Libby app, you can get a book any time of day. 
    • Over 10,000 eBooks available
    • Over 9000 audiobooks available
    • New Books added each week

    All you need is a computer or mobile device and your library card!
  • Book Group on Third Thursdays

    On August 16 the group is reading Audacity by Melanie Crowder.
    Click on the book cover for more information on this book and upcoming books. 

    Newcomers are always welcome, and you can pick up a copy of the book at the main desk.

  • Access Local and Current News Online

    Your Library has just added a new resource for local and national news for you.

    Find current and archived articles on issues, events, people, government and more with the world's largest collection of full-text news sources. Includes local news, editorials, announcements and other sections from more than 4,700 sources.

    NewsBank offers helpful instuction videos on YouTube to become a search expert: Find Video here

  • What is Amazon Smile?

    Amazon Smile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers.

  • You asked and we responded!

    Come visit our cozy seating area to enjoy the paper, a cup of coffee, a travel book...

    "You can check out THAT at the Library?"

    We have a new category in our catalog: Library of Things

    Want a cake pan? A converter for cassette tapes to MP3? A Telescope? A slide or negative converter to create a digital file?  There's more to come, so keep checking!
  • Learn something new!

    Universal Class has over 30 subject areas, and more than 500 courses. Many offer continuing education units (CEUs).

     All are designed and led by professional instructors to build deeper understanding and mastery of subject matter.  Universal Class includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and options for social media interaction with other
  • Non-Fiction Book Group

    Our Non-Fiction Book group will be meeting September 4th to discuss Dead Wake.

    Click on the book cover for more information on this book and upcoming books. 

    There are copies available at the main desk and new participants are always welcome.


Hot & Humid Weather

The Hampstead Public Library is an official Town of Hampstead Cooling Center. Our air conditioning is working and we're open from 9-8 pm on Monday/Tuesday/Thursday, from 1-8 pm Wednesday, 9-6pm on Friday, 9-2 on Saturday.

If you need a place to cool off, stop by and stay a while. Books, newspapers, magazines, and cold water are all available.
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