Books, Magazines, Movies and Music

How to use the Library's Online Catalog to Find Books, Movies, Music, and More

Searching for books, movies, music, maps, technology, genealogy, and more is easy. Click here to access the library catalog.

  • You can log in to access your account and view what items you have checked out, reserve books, and renew items. Create a PIN at the library or set one up in your account online.
  • We have created some Book Lists for you with some great ideas for finding the next thing you might enjoy. Look on the LIST tab when in the catalog, and you'll see some Librarians' favorites or groups of  similar books.



Find Out What's New Each Week with Next Reads Newsletters

Hampstead Library uses Next Reads,  a service that provides free weekly emails about our most recent acquisitions. We want to help you discover our abundance of new books, DVDs, and CDs.  The New Items For the Week list also will post on Facebook after it's Wednesday release each week.



Use Our Mobile App Version of the Catalog: Librista

The mobile app give you access to our full catalog on your smartphone or tablet. See if we have what you're looking for while you're on the go.  You can use the App to scan a barcode in the bookstore, to see if you can read it for FREE instead. 

The app called is called Librista.  You can also use the mobile version of the catalog without the app, but the scan feature is in the app version only.

Download the app from the Google Play or Apple iTunes App Store.