Children

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Author Marc Tyler Nobleman presents Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman

Bill the Boy Wonder book cover

Wednesday, March 1 at 3:45 -- Author Marc Tyler Nobleman will discuss his book, Bill, the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman, illustrated by Ty Templeton at the Hingham Public Library. Nobleman is an engaging storyteller who will captivate kids r...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Megan Dowd Lambert presents parent workshop on The Whole Book Approach

Megan Dowd Lambert

Tuesday, March 7 at 7:00 PM -- The Whole Book Approach asks the youngest of readers to ponder all aspects of a picture book and to use their critical thinking skills. Megan Dowd Lambert will offer a parent workshop discussing this important new approach t...

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Posted on: February 5, 2017

Saturday Science...Beyond Einstein!

Cola + Baking Soda

Saturday, March 4 at 9:30 -- This month’s Saturday Science program, for grades K-3, will focus on Chemistry and feature scientist Dorothy Hodgkin. We'll be experimenting with baking soda and with assorted candies in cola soda.

Join us at 9:30 on...

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Posted on: January 29, 2017

February Vacation Week Programs

Piggy Bank on the Beach

Dance Along with Tracy Durso - Tuesday, Feb 21 at 10:30

Dance Along is an early childhood movement program for children ages 18 months to 3. 5 years and the grownups who care for them. This age-appropriate dance class offers active toddlers an outlet ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Read to a Dog!

Great Dane, Dash

Our Read to a Dog program provides a supportive environment to practice reading aloud. This winter we are welcoming back our three canine friends: 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!
Posted on: January 2, 2017

Story Times

Baby Boy Reading Book

Winter 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: December 19, 2016

Children's Book Groups

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

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Teens

5 Stories
Posted on: February 8, 2017

Teen Art Exhibition

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Beginning on March 4th, the Hingham Library is proud to present art from Hingham High School and Hingham Middle School for exhibition!  The show will feature a variety of hanging and 3-D artwork, both in the Clemens Gallery and throughout the chi...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Ukulele Workshop

teal ukulele

Saturday, March 18 at 2:00 -- Join us for a ukulele workshop with Julie Stepanek! All teens in grades 6 and up welcome and ukuleles will be provided for everyone! Register online or call 781-741-1405 x1403.

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Celebrate Pi Day!

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Tuesday, March 14 at 4:00 -- It's Pi Day! Time to celebrate pi - and pie! Come to the YA area and answer a few simple questions and you'll get your own piece of pizza pie! No registration necessary.

Posted on: January 29, 2017

Vacation Week Movie Matinee

Beyond Poster

Wednesday, Feb 22 at 4 pm -- Enjoy a late afternoon matinee movie this vacation week as we show "Star Trek: Beyond"! Event is drop-in, no registration necessary. BYO blankets and snacks!

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Teen Book Groups

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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!

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Drop-in Tech: Introducing Hoopla

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Hoopla is the Library’s newest service for borrowing digital movies, music, and audiobooks. Hoopla can be used on a computer, Kindle Fire, as well as most Android and iOS devices. In this class you will set up your hoopla account and learn how to search t...Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2017

Great Books You May Have Missed!

Book with heart pages

Saturday, February 25 at 11:00 -- Are you looking for something good to read?  Is your list of recommended books so long you just don’t know where to start?  If you’re like the rest of us, you tend to read the same authors and styles ove...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Write Your Family History!

Tree Illustration

Monday, February 27 at 7 pm -- Start, Organize, Research, and Write YOUR Family History. Starting with the forms common in genealogical research, we will explore research techniques, census reports, internet research, organizing and writing in order to he...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Networking Strategies

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Wednesday, March 8 at Noon -- In this workshop, presented by Deb Raymond from One Life at a Time, you will learn effective networking skills to make your job search more successful. You will be trained to develop strong contact lists, target company ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

The Triple AAA Way of Photography

Laura Sinclair

Saturday, March 11 from 1:30 - 3:30 -- Do you want to take your photography to the next level? Whether you use a smart phone, point & shoot, or a DSLR to take pictures, this workshop is for you! Spend two hours with Photographer, Laura Sinclair for a ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Boston Classical Guitar Society Presents Steve Marchena

Steve Marchena performing at HPL

Sunday, March 12 at 3:00 -- We're pleased to welcome Steve Marchena in a solo guitar performance as part of the Library's Sunday Sounds Special Series presented in partnership with the Boston Classical Guitar Society and sponsored by Coa...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Drop-in Tech: Google Maps

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Learn the basic functions of Google Maps on a computer and on a device; including how to get directions, add a stop to those directions, and toggle on street-view and satellite-view. The class will offer a demonstration followed by hands-on practice. This...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Celtic Music & Stories with Jeff Snow

Jeff Snow

Tuesday, March 14 at 7 PM -- The Hingham Public Library is pleased to welcome talented multi-instrumentalist, Jeff Snow, to share traditional music and stories of Scotland, Ireland and England.

Growing up in a home where old Scottish folk songs were the ev...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Dining Out in Boston: A Culinary History

Dining Out in Boston book cover

Thursday, March 16 at 7 PM -- The Library is pleased to welcome author James C. O’Connell discussing his new book, Dining Out in Boston: A Culinary History.

Dining Out in Boston is a comprehensive historical overview of the development of Boston&...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Pop Up Exhibit: Hingham Shipyard

Hingham shipyard historic image

Wednesday, March 22 from 3 – 5 -- Stop by the Library for a one-day-only pop-up exhibit on the history of the Hingham Shipyard. Featuring photos, documents, records, and other interesting historical items relating to this fascinating part of Hi...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Old Whiskey and Young Women: American True Crime Tales of Murder, Sex and Scandal

Old Whiskey and Young Women book cover

Thursday, March 23 at 7 PM -- The Library's An Evening with the Author series welcomes author R. Marc Kantrowitz.  His new book, Old Whiskey and Young Women: American True Crime Tales of Murder, Sex and Scandal, explores some of the most notorio...

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

HPL Book Group

Book with heart shaped pages

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.

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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 HCAM-TV and all are welcome to attend. For more information: 781-741-1405 ext. 1404.

Learn more about this month's movie selection!