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South Hampton Public Library

How to reach us


Email : southhamptonlibrary@comcast.net


Monday 7:00pm -9:00 pm

Wednesday 10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Thursday 10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Friday 12 Noon – 4:00 pm


Library Trustees

The Library trustees meet on the 1st Thursday of the month, 10:15am. in the library.

Nancy Dixon
Alison O'Connell
Martha Andreson

Library Staff

Carole McCarthy Director
Madaline Syvertson
Ruth Rakin
Lori Laverty                                                                                                                               

All of our collection is accessible on the web. Use this link to view all materials available at the South Hampton Library. Soon we will have a link to the Barnard School Collection as well

Library Collection

The current holdings of the library currently total over 10,000 items. This includes books, videos (VHS & DVD), audios (CD,cassette ), periodicals, reference materials and other cataloged items.Interlibrary Loan

If the library does not have an item you wish to view or read, you may fill out a form to request an Interlibrary loan. You may also call or email us. It is helpful if you can have as much information as possible about the title you are requesting including the full title, author and ISBN number. The staff will check to see if the title is available and will request it or call you to let you know it is unavailable. Generally, requests take 1-2 weeks to arrive.

We may not ask for items less than 6 months old. Click here to access the state NHU-PAC catalog.

FAX and Copy Machines

The library has FAX service available. A staff member will send your FAX for you. The charge is $1.00 for the first page and $.50 for each additional. We can also receive faxes for you at $.10 per page.
The library staff will make copies for you the fee is.10 per page.

Computer and Internet Access

The library has one public access computer with cable internet, the library also has WiFi. There is no charge for computer use but is limited to 30 minutes of use per day per person. You may also use this computer for word processing. Printing from this computer is $.10 per page.

History & Genealogy

The South Hampton Library has a vast collection of South Hampton History & local family genealogy dating back to the early 1700’s. Collection is not opened for public viewing, you must arrange for a time and material does not leave the library.

NH Downloadable Audio Books & ebooks

Go to http://nh.lib.overdrive com to learn about this free service. Contact the library for your NH Downloadable Audio Books & ebooks library card number before using the service for the first time.

For tips and advice, visit the NH Downloadable Books blog at http://nhdbooks.blogspot.com.

Patrons whose borrowing privileges have been suspended need to clear their records before having access to this service.