Rockingham County Library

Find Rockingham County New Hampshire libraries, such as state, town, city, public, private, college and university library branches. Libraries provide information on applications, borrowing books, ebooks, library programs, online databases and research.


Derry Public Library 64 East Broadway Derry NH 03038 603-432-6140


East Kingston Town Library 47 Maplevale Road East Kingston NH 03827 603-642-8333

Exeter Public Library 4 Chestnut Street Exeter NH 03833 603-772-3101

Hampstead Public Library 9 Mary E Clark Drive Hampstead NH 03841 603-329-6411

Kelley Library 234 Main Street Salem NH 03079 603-898-7064

Nesmith Library 8 Fellows Road Windham NH 03087 603-432-7154

Nichols Memorial Library 56 Church Street Kingston NH 03848 603-642-5598

North Hampton Public Library 237A Atlantic Avenue North Hampton NH 03862 603-964-6326

Plaistow Public Library 85 Main Street Plaistow NH 03865 603-382-6011

Portsmouth Public Library 175 Parrott Avenue Portsmouth NH 03801 603-427-1540

How are Public Libraries funded?

The vast majority of funding that supports the operation of Public Libraries comes from county and local governments. At times, grant funding may be available for specific programs, projects, or capital improvements. Fees for special programs and services account for a relatively small percentage of revenue for Public Libraries.

What are the Friends of the Library?

Friends of the Library are organizations formed to support their local Public Libraries. They typically establish themselves as independent, non-profit organizations that conduct fundraising to supplement Library resources and organize Library related events.

What is the Dewey Decimal system?

The Dewey Decimal system is a classification system used in many libraries to organize their books. The classification number allows for books to easily be located or returned to their assigned place in the library. The system is constantly revised to keep up with changes in the libraries.