Posted on: March 2, 2017

Author Talk: "Weymouth Then and Now"

Weymouth Then and Now book cover

Tuesday, March 28 at 6:00 pm -- Beginning as an agricultural community, Weymouth evolved into a bustling shipping port and a manufacturing town with numerous shoe factories and an iron works. Later, it became a seaside vacation community, a postwar suburb...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Networking Strategies

People shaking hands

Wednesday, March 29 at 11:00 -- 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 compan...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Hingham Library Cookbook Club

Cooking for Jeffrey book cover

Wednesday, March 29 at 7:00 -- We are cooking up something fresh and new! Introducing, the Hingham Public Library's first Cookbook Club. Do you love to try new recipes? Are you looking for a new challenge? Join Hingham Public Library’s ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Foraging & Wild Edibles

Edible Burdock

Saturday, April 1 at 10:00 -- Join Sally Orman, lifelong forager and naturalist to learn about the wild edibles that grow right here on the South Shore.  Learn about the keys to the identification of each species, along with information on edible...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Wild Assateague Island Ponies

Wild Pony painted by Rob Franco

Wednesday, April 5 at 7:00 pm -- The Assateague Island Ponies have roamed the Assateague Island National Seashore since the 1700's. Since 1965, the US Parks Service has managed a herd of 100-200 wild ponies on the island which is 38 miles long. A...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Afternoon with the Author: Anthony Amore and "The Art of the Con"

Art of the Con book cover

Saturday, April 15 at 3:00 -- Anthony Amore, currently the Director of Security and Chief Investigator at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum - where he is charged with the ongoing efforts to recover thirteen works of art stolen from the museum on March 1...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

History Presentation: WWI and the Lafayette Escadrille

Lafayette Escadrille Planes

Tuesday, April 18 at 6:00 pm -- Come hear historian Mark Wilkins tell the story of the Lafayette Escadrille - one of the earliest French fighter pilot divisions during the Great War, comprised almost entirely of American volunteers, years before the ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

The History Games: Using Real Events to Write the Best Fiction in Any Genre

Vintage Typewriter

Saturday, April 22 at 1 pm -- How do you write authentic characters who are nothing like you? Through lots of research, of course. But beware—flat descriptions from encyclopedias won’t cut it because they reflect only the most common experience. The best ...

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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.

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