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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Toddler Story Time & Dance

Babies Dancing

What is more fun than a morning of stories and songs? The November 1 toddler story time will be a combination of our regular story time and a dance class! The story time will focus on stories and Hingham resident Tracy Durso will directly follow with a sa...Read on...

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!
The prog...Read on...

Check the calendar to see who's here this week!


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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Library Building Improvements Public Workshop

Library Building

The Hingham Public Library invites you to an information gathering public workshop related to a possible building renovation or expansion, on Thursday, October 27 at 7:00 p.m. The workshop’s goal is to give everyone in the community a chance to participat...Read on...


2 Stories
Posted on: October 11, 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, October 26 at 6:30.

Earn community service hours, have fun, and help the library plan teen offerings! All youn...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: September 20, 2016

George Attisano, Solo Guitar

George Attisano

On Sunday, October 23 at 3:00 HPL and the Boston Classical Guitar Society present George Attisano on Guitar.
George Attisano studied classical guitar at Rutgers University, the American Institute of Guitar in New York, and in Boston with Belgian concert ...Read on...

Concert Brochure
Posted on: September 27, 2016

A Supernatural Evening with Jeff Belanger

Jeff Belanger

Jeff Belanger knows all about things that go bump in the night. For the last 17 years, he’s searched the world for monsters, ghosts, and other paranormal legends that have seeped into our culture, folklore, religion, and even our history books. On October...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

An Evening with the Author: Ray Anderson

Sierra book cover

Local author Ray Anderson returns to the Hingham Library to debut his second wilderness thriller Sierra on Wednesday, October 26 at 7 pm. Author Vincent H. O’Neil says “Ray Anderson has done it again. His second book, Sierra, is a fast-paced thriller that...Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2016

History of the Hingham Fire Department

historical fire truck

Bare Cove Fire Museum Director Geri Duff tells the story of the Hingham Fire Department through personal stories and photographs on Tuesday, November 1 at 7:00 pm.

Besides being the BCFM Director, Geri Duff, is a long time Hingham resident, Girl Scout ...Read on...

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Resume Writing Workshop

resume writing stock photo

Don’t let your resume fall into a black hole – produce a resume that gets results with help from the non-profit organization One Life at a Time. Wednesday, November 2 at 10:30 am. Please register: 781-741-1405 ext. 1404.One Life at a Time, located in Br...Read on...

About One Life at a Time
Posted on: October 4, 2016

An Evening with the Author: James Conroy

lincoln white house book cover

We are pleased to bring local author James Conroy back to HPL on Wednesday, November 2 at 7:00 pm to present his latest work, "Lincoln's White House: The People's House in Wartime." This event is sponsored in partnership with Buttonwood Books a...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2016

An Evening with the Author: Joe Bagley

History of Boston in 50 Artifacts book cover

We're welcoming city of Boston archaeologist and author, Joe Bagley, to discuss his new book A History of Boston in 50 Artifacts on November 8 at 7:00. Bagley will also talk about the City of Boston’s Archaeology Program and copies of his fascinating book...Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2016

Trivia Night!

Trivia Night

Calling all history buffs! The Hingham Library will hold its first Trivia Night on Wednesday, November 9 from 7-8.30 PM. Sign up with friends and family in groups of 2-5 to compete against other trivia lovers in town on a variety of subjects. Prizes will ...Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2016

Fighting Cancer with Your Fork

fruits and vegetables

Join us for an introduction to the foods known to prevent and reduce cancer recurrence throughout your lifetime on Thursday, November 10 at 7:00 pm. This hands-on program is presented by Julie Bosworth R.D.,L.D.N.,South Shore Cancer Center.This presentat...Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Pop Up Exhibit: Melville Garden

Melville Gardens

Come in and see our Pop-Up Exhibit on Melville Garden and Crow Point featuring photos, documents, and assorted items relating to Hingham's Victorian amusement park and surrounding area. One day only - November 16, 2016, 3?-?5 pm!

Posted on: October 21, 2016

November Movie: Indignation

Indignation movie poster

Join us for our next HPL monthly movie, Indignation. Showing on Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 and Thursday, November 17 at 1:00.

A young Jewish atheist (Logan Lerman) attends college in 1951 Ohio, where he clashes with both the school's established so...Read on...

Movie Details.
Posted on: September 30, 2016

Drop-in Tech

Technology Road Sign

Join us for one of our drop-in technology classes for a short tutorial and lots of hands-on practice. We cover a variety of topics with something different each month!

See all our upcoming tech classes!