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the books

Over 40 thousand titles

New and notable

Looking for something new to read? Check out our latest arrivals and see what catches your eye!

The Other Me, Sara Zachrich Jeng

Haven Point, Virginia Hume

The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois, Honoree Fanonne Jeffers

Your favorite books – gone digital!

Hempstead County Library is proud to partner with Overdrive and Libby to provide many of our titles as eBooks and audiobooks for our patrons – for free! All you need to access the app is your library card.

the staff

Meet the Hempstead County Librarians

Courtney McNiel

Courtney McNiel

Library Director

Jamie Formby

Jamie Formby

Assistant Director

Vera Jackson

Vera Jackson


the library

Serving the Hempstead County community since 1948

Meetings and events

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