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Your Library Offers So Much Online. Here is a quick look at a few of the most popular and useful items we provide for you.

We want you to be able to find what you're looking for, so we subscribe to many different databases and resources to help you find the information you need. 
Premium Content Sources and Databases
We've subscribed to these resources for you so you have FREE access.
For more in-depth lists of our information sources, click over to the eResources menu to browse by category or a simple A-Z list.
Transparent Language Online Consumer Health Complete

FREE Downloadable Audio Books and eBooks and Magazines

Explore the growing collection of eBooks and audio books and use your 14-digit library card to download these items to your computer, transfer them to a mobile device, or burn selected titles onto a CD for listening on the go. Available 24/7, now your library is always open!

To borrow downloadable books from this service you will need:

  • A current Hampstead library card (14 digit identification)
  • Access to the Internet
  • A computer or device that meets the system requirements for the type(s) of materials you wish to download
  • Free software or app for the computer or device on which you wish to use the materials available at this site.
For audiobooks: All users will need to download and install the free Libby app to their computer or device. You can get that on the Overdrive site or in your device's app store.

For eBooks:  Amazon Kindle users will need an account with Amazon.com.  
For frequently updated help topics, the newest purchases and titles, troubleshooting tips for devices, and compatibility advice, click on the NH Downloadable Books Blog

Overdrive website also has some videos, tips and tricks for getting started with the Overdrive app : http://help.overdrive.com/customer/en/portal/articles/1481729-getting-started-with-overdrive

Genealogy Searching

Ancestry Online - In-Library Access Only
Heritage Quest Online
Ancestry.com is accessible only in the library, but has a wide range of resources for finding more about your family history.
Heritage Quest provides access to over 20, 000 books, US Federal Census records, Freedman's Bank Records, and many other sources. If you are in the library, use this link for convenience.

Magazines and Newspapers

We have  lots of options for browsing and searching magazines and newspapers online and in print.  Go to our Magazines and Newspapers page for more information.