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. 

Easy to use and easy to find trusted information. Britannica Online reference and research for children and adults.


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

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The library subscribes to these online resources so you don't have to. 

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Hampstead Public Library offers some valuable learning resources through several channels.  Access ebooks, audiobooks, and lecture videos online to pique your interest and learn something new today.

Highlights at HPL

Out with the old & in with the new(ish)! This summer we’re introducing a new series of events - swaps.
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Come view the latest movies at the library, one Friday a month.
story time
We offer three regular story times for children. Which is best for your family?