the books

New & popular at the library

Adult catalog

Our main collection of books encompasses over 30 thousand titles. Come to the library and peruse at your pleasure, search the catalog online, or check out our digital collection through the Libby and Overdrive apps!

New & popular at the library

The Other Me, Sarah Zachrich Jeng

Haven Point, Virginia Hume

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

More at your library

We love books, don’t get us wrong, but the Hempstead County Library offers so much more! We have a large collection of movies, eBooks, eMagazines, and more! We also offer free internet access through four public computers to anyone with a library card.

Resources & more at the Library


We have four computers with internet access available for public use through our computer lab.


Other resources

We are committed to enlarging our digital collection as quickly as possible to bring you access to all the titles you love, no matter where you are. Check out the Overdrive and Libby Apps!


your staff

Hand-picked by us

The Madness of Crowds, Louise Penny

Not sure what to read next?

Every month we choose a new staff pick to recommend to our community! Our librarians are all avid readers and have a diverse range of tastes! We think everyone will be able to find something to love and read along with us.

“I love working at the library! It gives me the opportunity to meet so many new people and offer them an encouraging word.” – Tonya

Still looking for more? (We love it!)

Do you need even more recommendations on what to read next? Join with your friends and read together to start your own book club – and leave the book choices to us!

Get a book club recommendation 

Our librarians are always ready with a recommendation list a mile long! Just let us know a little about what you’re looking for and we’ll help you find your next favorite book!

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