Books and Entertainment
Hampstead Public Library subscribes to the Overdrive system through NH Downloadable Books Consortium to give patrons access to nearly 16,000 ebooks or audiobooks, free to the patron. See More Info.
NoveList Plus and NoveList Plus K-8 are databases that provide subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction and non-fiction titles.
They also includes other content of interest to readers, such as Author Read-alikes, Describe a Plot, What We're Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists.
Direct access to America's Newsbank Leisure Activities topic searches, such as book reviews, movie reviews, DIY and hobby articles.
H. W. Wilson Core Collections Databases are Collection development, reader's advisory, and cataloging resources.
Useful Web links
CommonSense Media - Independent ratings of movies, games, apps, TV, and other media to help families choose age-appropriate content.
IMDb - Internet movie database to research movies, TV, actors, and more.
NH Talking Books Service -NH State Library program to meet the reading needs of NH residents who are physically unable to see, handle, or process printed material comfortably.
Project Gutenberg - Thousands of free eBooks to download- includes classics, older literature, and previously published books.
Poets.org - Academy of American Poets’ site to promote love of poetry and American poets.
Reader’s Club- Web-based book club to share ideas and opinions with other readers nationwide.
Rotten Tomatoes - Aggregated professional and user reviews of filmed entertainment.
KDL What’s Next - Kent District Library maintains this list of books in series, so you can see what order a series should follow.