Please wear a mask in the library regardless of vaccination status, due to high rate of community spread of Covid-19.  Guidance from CDC on masks here.

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, with no holds and no wait! Available on your computer and mobile devices.

Resources to help you research your family history. 

Transparent Language Online is a language-learning program for library patrons that provides an effective and fun experience for all levels.


With Creativebug you will enjoy free unlimited access to over 1,000 online arts and crafts classes and workshops.

Easy to use, and easy to find trusted information. Britannica Online reference and research.

Learn anything, anytime, anywhere with Universal Class. Plus, get live tutoring, writing lab, career resources, resume writing assistance, and much more from Brainfuse HelpNow.

Highlights at HPL

Hampstead virtual town forum
Town Committees and organizations share their mission and goals via videos. Interested in getting involved?
image of open-sided pavilion on green field
Library Pavilion Brick Walkway Fundraiser has sold 251 bricks! Our goal is 500. Can you help us reach it?
winter read for adults and kids
Kids and adults can join us for a fun mix of reading and activities until Monday, February 28th!

Featured Events

Mon, 01/24 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for our winter session of indoor preschool storytime on Mondays January 24th-March 14th at 10:00AM.  We will meet in the large meeting room...
Mon, 01/24 - 9:30am - 8:00pm
Wed, 01/26 - 7:30pm - 8:15pm
Thu, 01/27 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm