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 and Wall Street Journal, 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.


Browse our curated lists for recommended materials to expand your horizons and learn something new.

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

Get live tutoring, writing lab, career resources, resume writing assistance, and much more from Brainfuse HelpNow. See our staff for more options to learn online. 

Highlights at HPL

Unique items you can check out at your library. Fun and games! Click image to see Tools and Toys.
Upcoming Tea Programs at the Library. Each tea is a unique presentation topic, with coordinated decorations.
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The new season of story time begins for young children. Find out which is best for your child.

Featured Events

Thu, 09/29 - 9:30am - 10:30am
The Upper Room, a Family Resource Center in Derry New Hampshire will collaborate with the Hampstead Public Library this fall to bring you Toddler...
Thu, 09/29 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Fri, 09/30 - 9:30am - 10:30am
Sat, 10/01 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Mon, 10/03 - 9:30am - 10:15am