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Library Closed Memorial Day

May 17

The Library is closed on Mon. May 29 for Memorial Day. For more information, call the library at 329-6411.


May 17


Hampstead Public Library
9 Mary E Clark Dr
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Book Sale

Available during Library Hours‚ The Chester Public Library will be continuing its ongoing book sale fundraiser this summer. The book sale rack, located in the library, is always full of books and media for sale to help benefit the library and its many programs! Prices range from 50 cents for paperbacks to $1 for hardcover.

Penny Wars

Save your pennies and loose change to help decide who gets the a pie in the face this year at the Chester Town Fair! The money raised this summer will go toward the purchase of a new Cricut (cutting machine). Donate your change in the jars at the Chester Public Library between June 23 and September 8!

Summer Reading Program

The theme for this year’s program is ‘Build a Better World.’ To kick this year’s program off, Marek Bennett, a comic book creator, will be visiting the library on Monday, June 26. When the summer comes to an end and the reading program winds down, puppeteer Diane Kordas will perform on Friday, August 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room. Stay tuned for more details on these presentations, and be sure to join us for a summer full of reading and interactive programs!

Heritage Quest Database

This program is available for patrons to learn more about their genealogies. For more information and to access passwords for this free program, call the library at (603) 887-3404, or email

Tech Help

Do you need help with your eReader, laptop, or smart phone? Do you have questions about device updates, email, Facebook, or other applications? If so, make a Tech Help appointment at the Hampstead Public Library. You can schedule a thirty-minute session on Mondays between noon and 2 p.m., on Wednesdays between 3 and 4 p.m., or on Thursdays between 6 and 7:30 p.m. Call the library at (603) 329-6411 to schedule your time in advance.

Borrow Cake Pans

The Hampstead Public Library’s cake pan collection has grown! Cardholders can now borrow over 20 pans for special occasions. The selection includes a rocking horse, dinosaur, train, Elmo, and a beautiful beehive. For a complete list of pans, see the catalog online (, or view the printed list at the library’s front desk. If you would like to reserve a pan for a specific date, please contact a librarian.

Little Free Library

The Hampstead Public Library has installed a new Little Free Library at the Hampstead Town Hall! This red-fronted box is located on a post near the front of the building, just to the left of the announcement board. A Little Free Library is a place for free book exchange. Anyone may take a book, bring a book to share, or both! No library card is necessary, and there is no need to return any books you'd like to keep. The Hampstead Public Library has already stocked the box with a variety of books for children, teens, and adults, so stop by the Town Hall and pick one up!

HCC Summer Worship Hours

The Hampstead Congregational Church's summer worship hours will begin on July 2. The new worship time will be 9:30 a.m. Safe, consistent childcare will be provided each week, so set a little time aside for your spirit this summer.