May Bonus Borrows

Bonus Borrows is back on Hoopla. This means for the entire month of May you can check out materials from the Bonus Borrows collection outside of your 15 item limit.

Family Day at HCPL

On May 21st from 1:00-3:00 p.m., there will be finger foods, sweets from The Purple Oven Bakery, and lemonade provided along with a craft and games at HCPL to celebrate Mother's and Father's Day. Seating is limited, so please register at the circulation desk by May 20th.

Class is in session

We now have computer classes on Wednesdays and Saturdays. There are 2 half hour sessions available at 2:00 and 2:30 p.m. Register at the circulation desk. Topics will be designed around your needs.

June at HCPL

June kicks off our Summer Reading Program! The theme this year is Ocean of Possibilities. Stop by starting June 6th to get registered for our brand-new tracking program Zoobean, a mobile and web based application designed to facilitate reading challenges. You can even participate in challenges against other readers and the librarians here at HCPL! If online isn’t your style, we’ll have Badge Books for you to track your reading. They are a reading challenge, sticker book, calendar, and app companion. You’ll also register for our kick off pool party at the Romney Pool!

Every Saturday during the Summer Reading Program we will be doing fun games and crafts at HCPL. We will even have a few guest speakers to talk to us about our waterways in June and July.

Our June schedule is as follows:

June 11th – Pool party from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

June 18th – Treasure Chest and Oyster Shell craft

June 23rd – DNR presentation and Seashell painting  craft


Arthritis Foundation Walk with Ease from WVU Hampshire County Extension Office

The Arthritis Foundation’s program that is proven to reduce the pain of arthritis and improve your overall health. No matter if you need relief from arthritis pain or just want to be active, the Arthritis Foundation’s six week Walk With Ease program can teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life. The program includes a guidebook and a walking schedule to get you safely moving toward better health. 

The walk will start at Hampshire County Public Library on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. The 6-week course begins June 15th and continues to July 20th. Please register your spot at the circulation desk.

Walk With Ease is proven to: 

  • Reduce the pain and discomfort of arthritis 

  • Increase balance, strength and walking pace 

  • Build confidence in your ability to be physically active 

  • Improve overall health 


Our youth STEM experiment and craft is all about sharks this June 11th from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. We will learn some fun facts to go along with SRP’s Ocean of Possibilities theme, and you can take home your very own shark tooth necklace. Just register at the circulation desk by June 10th as supplies are limited.

hoopla digital

With hoopla digital, Hampshire County Public Library Patrons Will Have Access to more than 950,000 titles, For Free

The popular on-demand film streaming service hoopla digital is now available for free at HCPL. Library card holders can access over 950,000 titles (audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies and TV). Content can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device, or platform by downloading the hoopla digital app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast, or Roku. Your library card can allow you to check out up to 10 items per month from this vast digital collection.

hoopla digital has pioneered a unique model that allows patrons to borrow content immediately, removing artificial availability constraints and maximizing the power of digital content and Internet distribution. Technologically, hoopla digital focuses on the latest browser, phone, tablet, and TV products to deliver the best possible experience to each user – the public library patron.

The hoopla digital collection includes fan favorite movies, newly released albums, New York Times bestselling titles and exclusive STEAM educational content to enhance each users experience.

About hoopla digital 

hoopla digital is a category-creating service that partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to thousands of Movies, TV Shows, Music, eBooks, Audiobooks and Comics. With hoopla digital, patrons can borrow, instantly stream and download dynamic content with a valid library card. All content is accessible via hoopla digital’s mobile app and online at www.hoopladigital.com. hoopla digital is a service of Midwest Tape – a trusted partner to public libraries for over 25 years.