Connecting People & Ideas


Your library offers books, magazines, music, movies available in physical and downloadable forms. Check out new and old favorites in many formats!


There are many ways to find a new book to enjoy.  Let us help!

From specialty cake pans to a 65' laser measuring tool, our Tools & Toys collection is full of unique things to borrow.

Looking for items that we don't own? Interlibrary loan will try to borrow materials for you from another library in New Hampshire, or beyond.

Download and enjoy free eBooks and audiobooks with your library card, wherever you go. Use Hoopla and Libby by Overdrive on the web or in apps on mobile devies. Ask us how!

Get instant access to newspapers & popular magazines, including Consumer Reports and Wall Street Journal, with no holds and no wait! Available on your computer and mobile devices.

Resources to help you research your family history. 

Easy to use and easy to find trusted information. Britannica Online reference and research for children and adults.


Browse our curated lists for recommended materials to expand your horizons and learn something new.

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The library subscribes to these online resources so you don't have to. 

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Hampstead Public Library offers some valuable learning resources through several channels.  Access ebooks, audiobooks, and lecture videos online to pique your interest and learn something new today.

Highlights at HPL

The Library and the Historical Society are excited to be co-authoring an Images of America book from Arcadia Publishing about Hampstead. If you have historical images of Hampstead (before 1965) we'd love to hear from you!
We're thrilled to announce that during September and October we'll be participating in a grant sponsored statewide Big Read program featuring Andrew Krivak's The Bear.
community pets calendar
Vote for your favorite pet pictures now until 10/7!