• FREE Downloadable Audio Books and eBooks ! Available Anytime

    With NH Downloadable Books, you can get a book any time of day. 
    • Over 10,000 eBooks available
    • Over 8000 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

    In October, the book group will be reading The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien, and shares the novel with other libraries' book groups in the community-wide discussion.  See http://www.communitystoriesnh.org/ for more information on the other events involved in this program.
    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.

  • New Friends of the Library Raffle Prize

    Become a Friend of the Hampstead Public Library and help your library thrive. For more information on the Friends, click to their information page.

    The Friends' monthly raffle aims to help with the busy fall and entertaining season with "Kitchen Helpers".  Click the image for more details.

    Raffle tickets are available for purchase for only $1.00 each or six for $5.00 .  All the funds raised by the raffle will be used by the Friends of the Library to benefit your public library!

  • Use NoveList to find your next favorite book!

    Link to Novelist to find a new book
    NoveList Plus is a great way to find a new author, another non-fiction book about the same topic you liked, or a novel set in the same area as your favorite book, for example.
  • Non-Fiction Book Group

    The Non-Fiction book group welcomes members to join at any time.

    Meets Tuesday Oct 4 at 1 pm to discuss Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him by Luis Carlos Montalvan.

    Click on the image for more information on our book groups.

  • Access Free Legal Forms and Useful Government Info

    Image link to Legal Forms
  • Take Our Survey

    Give us 5 minutes of time to share your opinion. Help us determine the direction of your library's services!

    Click the SurveyMonkey picture to take the survey.

    The staff and Trustees thank you!

Community Stories: Soldiers Home & Away

Atkinson, Chester, Danville, Hampstead, Hudson, Newton, Plaistow, Salem and Sandown libraries have joined together for a special project.

Inspired by Tim O’Brien’s acclaimed Vietnam War novel The Things They Carried, the libraries have created a series of events to provide a shared experience in which the community can gain knowledge and understanding about veterans, active military, and their families.

See the full information and schedule of events on the project's website by clicking on the logo or going to www.communitystoriesnh.org

Our first floor is getting fresh new carpets and flooring in October.

We will be closed on Saturday October 8 and Monday October 10.
  • Remember to pick up Museum passes before we close on Friday October 7 at 6 PM
  • No books will be due until Tuesday October 11 so don’t worry about overdue fees
  • The Library’s Catalog will be unavailable due to server maintenance on October 7 at 5 PM through Tuesday October 11 at 9 AM