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 Library of Things 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

The Hampstead Public Library has several educational tools for cardholders.
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Library Pavilion Brick Walkway Fundraiser has begun!
Let us help you find great books to read this autumn and beyond!

Featured Events

Wed, 12/01 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Stop by and write a warm holiday card to thank area healthcare workers!  We will be collecting cards starting December 1st and up until Monday,...
Wed, 12/01 - 7:30pm - 8:15pm
Thu, 12/02 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Fri, 12/03 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Sat, 12/04 - 9:30am - 11:30am