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Posted on: October 16, 2018

MAMASTEPH entertains!

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Saturday, November 17 at 10:30 -- Stephanie Chase is an accomplished musician, singer, songwriter, entertainer and crafts person. As MAMASTEPH she is a popular performer who has a vast and loyal audience throughout the South Shore. She has four cd&rsq...

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Children
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Read to a Dog!

Boo

Our Read to a Dog program provides a supportive environment to practice reading. Reading to trained therapy dogs helps develop literacy skills and builds confidence and self-esteem Our canine friends are all wonderful, patient listeners who are looking fo...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Saturday Science

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Saturday Science is back for it’s third year and this time, It’s Alive! This year’s program features the vibrant and dynamic nature of the sciences, tailored to two elementary school-age groups (K-2 and 3-5).

Saturday Science sessions expose kids to differ...

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Register online! Children
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Children's Book Groups

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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! Children
Posted on: September 2, 2018

Fall Story Times

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Fall story times begin on Monday, September 10! 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. Children

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Teens

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Careers in Marine Animal Training

Kim Cummings with Sea Lion

Tuesday, October 23 at 4:30 -- Learn all about what it's like to be a marine mammal trainer and how you can get involved in that field today!

Kim Cummings, from the New England Aquarium, has worked as a marine mammal trainer for over 15 years! In her prese...

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Teens
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Fall Cookie Decorating Party

Fall cookies

Tuesday, October 30 at 4:30 -- Leaves and pumpkins and ghosts, oh my! All teens in grade 6 and up are invited to join us for a fall cookie decorating party. We'll provide the cookies and decorating materials, you bring the creativity! Get ready to make so...

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Teens
Posted on: October 16, 2018

Tarot Workshop for Teens!

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Saturday, November 17 at 2:00 -- This hands-on tarot workshop with Sally Cragin includes the history of this unique art form and its practices. Students will learn the rudiments of the four suits, the significance of the numbers and the interpretation of ...

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Register online! Teens
Posted on: October 26, 2017

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! We usually meet two Wednesdays a month at 6:30 (check our calendar for the next meeting date!), and new members are always welcome. Earn community serv...

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Check the calendar for our next meeting! Teens
Posted on: April 15, 2018

Magic: The Gathering

Magic the Gathering

Saturday, September 8 & 22 at 1:30 -- Looking for someone to play Magic: The Gathering with? Look no further! Come spend the afternoon playing a great game and making new friends! Magic newbies, beginners, and experts all welcome! No registration nece...

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Teens
Posted on: January 28, 2018

Teen Book Group

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The young adult department offers a monthly book group for teens! New members are always welcome to join us for snacks and lively discussion!

See what we are reading this month! Teens
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Anime + Manga Club!

Anime Characters

All teens are welcome to join our Anime + Manga Club! We usually meet twice a month - check our calendar for the next meeting date! 

At each meeting, members will get to talk about anime and manga with fellow enthusiasts and create a smal...

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Check the calendar for our next meeting! Teens

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Afternoon with the Author: Eamon Earls presents Cold War New England

Cold War New England book cover

Saturday, October 27 at 2:00 -- Author and historian Eamon McCarthy Earls will speak about his book Cold War New England. This free event will be followed by an opportunity to ask questions, speak with the author directly, and purchase a signed copy of th...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Ghosts of the South Coast & South Shore

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Tuesday, October 30 at 7:00 -- From the spirits of British loyalists in Wareham's Fearing Tavern to the ghastly goings-on at the Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast in Fall River, this talk will examine some of the most infamous ghost stories in Ma...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 16, 2018

Using LinkedIn -- Get Connected

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Thursday, November 1 at 11:00 -- Join experienced career coach, Deb Raymond, Founder of Career-Creations, for this interactive and informative workshop.LinkedIn is recognized as the most powerful networking and job search tool available on the ma...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 16, 2018

HPL Concert Series: Tenor David Won presents a tribute to Leonard Bernstein

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Sunday, November 4 at 3:00 -- Don't miss this wonderful tribute to the legendary Leonard Bernstein! As 2018 marks Bernstein's centennial, the library is pleased to welcome back local tenor, David Won, accompanied by Timothy Steele on piano, for a program ...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 16, 2018

Fitting in Getting Fit -- Workout Edition

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Wednesday, November 7 at 1:00 -- This workshop is for anyone who doesn't have hours to spend in the gym but wants to improve strength, balance and flexibility. Kathy Jordan, a certified personal trainer, will lead a fun class focused on exercises you can ...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 18, 2018

Make: Craft Workshops

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Join Hingham Public Library's resident artists Carol and Jenn for their monthly craft workshops. All materials will be provided, but space is limited - please register.

Upcoming Events
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Books on Tap!

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Join the HPL for Books On Tap, our newest adult book club! It will meet the 2nd Tuesday of every month at the Liberty Grille in Downtown Hingham at 7:00 pm, and  will provide a fun and relaxed atmosphere for members to chat about books. Book choi...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Boston Classical Guitar Society Concert Series

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It's the Boston Classical Guitar Society's 21st season of concerts at the Hingham Library. Join us monthly for a variety of talented musicians and diverse performances!

Learn more about this month's concert. Upcoming Events
Posted on: January 3, 2017

HPL Movie Night

Popcorn and Film

HPL Movie Night is held on the third Wednesday of every month, followed by a matinee showing the next afternoon! Snacks are provided by our programming partner Harbor Media and all are welcome to attend. For more information: 781-741-1405 ext. 1404.

Learn more about this month's movie selection! Upcoming Events
Posted on: January 3, 2017

HPL Book Group

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The HPL Book Group meets the last Tuesday of each month (except December) and new members are always welcome! Pick up a copy of this month's book or ask for more information at the Reference Desk: 781-741-1405 ext. 1404.

See what we are reading this month! Upcoming Events