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Your local library offers more than you might expect. Movies, music, digital comics, scripts and games are just some of the items available.

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From free courses and live music to equipment hire and special access services - find out what your local library can do for you.

Services for you

Digital library

Download audiobooks, access census records or prepare for your next big exam with our extensive range of digital resources.

Digital library

About us

Hampshire's library service is one of the biggest in the country. Take a look at our strategy, stock policy, vision and key statistics.

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Library volunteering for summer reading challenge

Volunteering with Hampshire's library service is the perfect opportunity to meet new people, learn new skills and make a genuine contribution towards your local community.

Our volunteers are an essential part of the library team. They work in all areas of the service, delivering events, helping customers and collaborating with library staff to improve the customer experience. Press the button below to find out more.

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