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Adult & Meetings

  1. An Evening with the Author: Melinda Ponder

    May 23, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

    Author Melinda Ponder will discuss her book "From Sea to Shining Sea" which tells the story of Katharine Lee Bates, the author of "America the Beautiful". Melinda is a graduate of Katharine Lee Bates’s Wellesley College and received a M.A. in American studies and a Ph.D. in English and American literature from Boston College. She has published numerous articles, given many talks and interviews on Katharine Lee Bates, and has published two books on Nathaniel Hawthorne as well. Born in Indianapolis, she now resides in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is on the faculty of Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. This event is co-sponsored by the Hingham Historical Society.

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  2. OLLI: What Good is Religion?

    May 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  3. The United States in the World Today

    May 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Part of the Discovery Program through Hingham Elder Services. Registration is required through the Senior Center.

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  4. O'Connor Meeting

    May 24, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  5. Succulent Terrarium Workshop

    May 24, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Come join us for a fun night of building a Succulent Terrarium Garden. .All materials will be provided. but feel free to bring any succulents or moss you may have from your yard or garden. This program requires registration. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1404.

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  6. Closed for Memorial Day

    May 28, 2018, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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  7. HPL Book Group: Arcadia by Lauren Groff

    May 29, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Please join us for our monthly book discussion group held on the last Tuesday of each month. New members are always welcome! Drop-in Event.

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  8. HYF Meeting

    May 30, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Meeting.

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  9. Photographer Peter Christoph presents: Kilimanjaro - Journey to the Roof of Africa

    May 30, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

    KILIMANJARO – Journey to the Roof of Africa. Join Peter as he takes you on a photographic journey through 5 climate zones from tropical rain forest to arctic conditions in his quest for the summit of 19,340 foot high Mt. Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa, and the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Peter provides commentary throughout the entire slideshow, and includes behind the scenes photos of how he trained for his adventure!

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  10. South Shore Arts Center Meeting

    May 31, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  11. HYF Meeting

    May 31, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Meeting.

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Children

  1. Baby Storytime

    May 23, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Baby Storytime is for babies (0 - 15 months) and their caregivers. Participants will listen to a few stories, sing some songs, hear a few finger plays and watch the bubbles!

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  2. Babies, Books & Play

    May 24, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Babies, Books & Play is a drop in program for babies, toddlers, and their families (3 and under). Participants will listen to a few short stories, learn some finger play rhymes, sing a few songs and then have free play time with the library's collection of toys.

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  3. READ TO BOO - a therapy dog

    May 26, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Department

    Keep your reading skills sharp by reading to BOO, an adorable Shih Tzu. He is a certified reading and therapy dog. Boo will be at the library on selected Saturdays. He will available for 15 minute sessions on his “listening” days. *Please call the Children’s and Young Adult Department to register for your preferred sitting. Suitable for kids age 4 and up. BOO listening dates for 2018 are: Jan. 27, Feb. 24, Mar. 24, Apr. 21, Apr. 28, May 05, May 26, Jun. 02

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  4. Toddler Storytime

    May 29, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Toddler Storytime is a drop in program for toddlers (ages 16 months - 2 years) and their families. Participants will listen to a few short stories, sing songs, and color.

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  5. Baby Storytime

    May 30, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Baby Storytime is for babies (0 - 15 months) and their caregivers. Participants will listen to a few stories, sing some songs, hear a few finger plays and watch the bubbles!

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  6. Babies, Books & Play

    May 31, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Babies, Books & Play is a drop in program for babies, toddlers, and their families (3 and under). Participants will listen to a few short stories, learn some finger play rhymes, sing a few songs and then have free play time with the library's collection of toys.

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Teens

  1. Anime & Manga Club

    May 23, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Activity Room

    All teens are welcome to join our new Anime & Manga Club! Each meeting, members will get to talk about anime and manga with fellow enthusiasts. Each time, there will be a small craft and snack and we will watch one episode of an anime show - decided by group vote - via Crunchyroll. Registration not required.

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  2. Teen Advisory Board

    May 30, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) at the Hingham Public Library! We want to hear what YOU have to say! Earn community service hours, have fun, and help the library plan teen offerings! All young adults aged 12 + up welcome. No registration required. Please call or email the children's department for more information.

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