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FREE Digital Entertainment from your library. Sign up with Library card. Borrow up to 4 titles a month. Download or stream anytime.

Hampstead Public Library subscribes to  Libby by Overdrive  NH Downloadable Books Consortium to give patrons free access to nearly 16,000 ebooks or audiobooks   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.

- 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.