Children

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Vacation Week Programs

Alexander Calder Mobile

Pop Up Art School - Tuesday, Dec 27, 3:30 - 5:00

Pop Up Art Classes are part art history and part hands-on learning to teach a variety of art techniques. Every class begins with an introduction using images of the artist’s work and discussio...

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Story Times

Baby Boy Reading Book

Fall story times are underway! We offer drop-in story times for ages 0 - 8 and their families. Story times are a great way to encourage literacy, meet other families, and learn about new books! We look forward to reading with you!

See the story time schedule.
Posted on: September 20, 2016

Children's Book Groups

Dog Reading

The children's department offers a monthly parent/child book group for children in grades 2 and 3; and a monthly book group for children in grades 4 and 5. New members are always welcome to join us for snacks and lively discussion!

See what we are reading this month!
Posted on: September 15, 2016

Read to a Dog!

Child reading to Boo

Our Read to a Dog program provides a supportive environment to practice reading aloud. This fall we are welcoming three different dogs: Boo is a Shih Tzu, Dash is Great Dane, and Luke is a Labradoodle. They are all wonderful, patient listeners!
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Check the calendar to see who's here this week!

News

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

HPL Annual Drive

HPL Logo

Once again we humbly reach out to you, asking that you continue the generous financial support that has made possible this outstanding institution.  We wish to maintain the excellence that has been the hallmark of the HPL, but cannot do it withou...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Holiday Book Sale

Wrapped gifts

Don't miss our fantastic holiday book sale located in the Lobby! The selection is restocked daily with great gift-able items at low prices! Stop by any time the Library is open!

All items are new or like-new. Unopened CD's, book box sets, gam...

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Teens

4 Stories
Posted on: November 30, 2016

Book Tasting

Book on a Fork

All teens in grades 6 and up are invited to join us for a "book tasting"! Try some new books and treat yourself to a yummy dessert while you're here! Tuesday, Dec 27 from 4 - 6 pm. Please register: 781-741-1405 x 1403 OR hijuv@ocln.org.

Posted on: November 30, 2016

Karaoke Night

Karaoke

Get ready for New Year's Eve with a night of karaoke! Bring your friends and your voice and have a blast! Wednesday, Dec 28 from 6:30 - 8:30. All teens in grades 6 and up invited, no registration needed.

Posted on: October 27, 2016

Join the Teen Advisory Board!

Teen Advisory Board

Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) at the Hingham Public Library! We want to hear what YOU have to say! Our next meeting will be Wednesday, December 21 at 6:30.

Earn community service hours, have fun, and help the library plan teen offerings! All you...Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Teen Book Groups

book with pages folded into a heart

The young adult department offers a monthly book group for Middle School Students and one for High School students. New members are always welcome to join us for snacks and lively discussion!

See what we are reading this month!

Posted on: November 7, 2016

Ron Della Chiesa & His Magic Victrola!

Ron Della Chiesa

Join radio personality Ron Della Chiesa on Saturday afternoon, December 10th at 3pm, when he presents a program of opera, jazz, and popular music on his 1903 RCA Victrola! He'll be playing vintage 78 rpm records that captured the sound that resonated in e...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2016

Christmas Music for Guitar

John Muratore

John Muratore will perform a free concert of Christmas Music for Guitar on Sunday, December 11 at 3:00. His performance is part of the Boston Classical Guitar Society's Sunday Sounds Special concert series featured at the Hingham Public Library.

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Pop Up Exhibit: Transportation in Hingham

Steamboat

Stop by and check out our next Pop Up Exhibit, Transportation in Hingham, featuring photos, documents, records, and other interesting history relating to Hingham's trains, street cars, steam ships, and more! One day only - Wednesday, December 14 from 3 to...Read on...