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We are proud of our Library Service in Hampshire and are committed to continuing to unlock the huge potential libraries offer. This includes promoting and championing literacy and reading, especially among early years readers.

Our collection ranging from current best-sellers to award-winning non-fiction with a comprehensive range of cookery books, history books, maps, foreign language titles, and virtually every other kind book you can imagine in between. Our children’s collection starts youngsters on a life-long reading journey from picture and board books through to an inspiring collection of young adult literature.

You’ll find what you need on our shelves.

Ebooks and audiobooks

Members of Hampshire Library Service can download from a choice of thousands of audiobooks and ebooks – free of charge.


Get inspired for your next great read with the Hampshire Libraries Love Your Library podcast. Best-selling author interviews and book recommendations from library staff.

Large Print

We hold large numbers of fiction and non-fiction titles in large print format.

Search for these in our catalogue of large print books.

Dementia resources

Hampshire Library Service offers a range of materials and resources to borrow to help improve and stimulate discussion and memories for those living with the effects of dementia.