Children

4 Stories
Posted on: October 19, 2017

Raising a Reader with Big Ryan

reading magic

Ryan Racette, creator of Big Ryan's Tall Tales, invites parents and their children (3-5 years) to attend a 6-week literacy series on making stories and language come alive. 

The dates are: November 7, 14 & 21 and December 5, 12 & 19 and th...

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Children
Posted on: October 20, 2017

SPECIAL Toddler Story Time: Story with Mary Ellen and Dance with Tracy

Babies Dancing

Tuesday, November 28 at 10:30 -- What is more fun than a morning of stories and songs? Adding dance! This special toddler class will be a combination of our regular story time and a dance class. Regular story time will be followed by Hingham resident Trac...

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Children
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Read to a Dog!

Great Dane, Dash

Our Read to a Dog program provides a supportive environment to practice reading aloud. This fall 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! R...

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Check the calendar to see who's here this week! Children
Posted on: August 23, 2017

Children's Book Groups

Cartoon animals with books

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

News

1 Story
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Hingham Public Library to host “The Vietnam War” film screening as part of ALA grant award

vietnam film poster

The Hingham Public Library has been selected by the American Library Association (ALA) and WETA Washington, DC, to receive a programming kit for “The Vietnam War,” a 10-part documentary film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that originally...

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News

Teens

4 Stories
Posted on: October 19, 2017

NaNoWriMo!

typewriter

November is National Novel Writing Month! We invite all teen writing enthusiasts and anyone else participating in NaNoWriMo to gather together at our two NaNoWriMo events, Monday, November 6 and 20 from 6:30-7:30. Give and get advice on writing, get feedb...

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Teens
Posted on: October 19, 2017

Snickerdoodle Apple Crisp Workshop

apple crisp

Tuesday, November 21 at 6:00 -- Prepare for Thanksgiving with this DIY dessert workshop! Participating teens will  put together a Snickerdoodle Apple Crisp, ready to take home and bake, just in time for Thanksgiving. Registration required - pleas...

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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! Our next meeting will be Wednesday, November 29 at 6:30. Earn community service hours, have fun, and help the library plan teen offerings! All young ad...

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Teens
Posted on: August 23, 2017

Teen Book Groups

Dog reading

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! Teens

Posted on: October 18, 2017

Hingham Public Library to host “The Vietnam War” film screening and lecture

vietnam film poster

The Hingham Public Library has been selected by the American Library Association (ALA) and WETA Washington, DC, to receive a programming kit for “The Vietnam War,” a 10-part documentary film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that originally...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Hingham Chess Club: Simultaneous Chess Exhibition Fundraiser!

chess board and pieces

Sunday, November 19 from 1:00 - 5:00 in the Lobby -- Hingham Chess Club invites you to try your skills against their very own National Master Farzad Abdi in a simultaneous chess exhibition fundraiser!Farzad Abdi is a nationally ranke...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Cocoanut Grove Fire 75th Anniversary Presentation

Cocoanut Grove Nightclub

November 28, 2017 is the 75th anniversary of the Cocoanut Grove fire in Boston's South End, a tragedy that took 492 lives. The fire precipitated major changes in building codes, fire-fighting practices, and criminal law, and the consequences of the event ...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Evening with the Author: Anna Byrne presents A Widow's Guide

byrne

Thursday, November 30 at 7:00 -- Anna Byrne, a local trust and estates attorney, will discuss her book A Widow's Guide: Your Legal and Financial Guide to Surviving the First Year. Since becoming a widow herself almost 20 years ago, Byrne has sought to hel...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Cookbook Club

Hands chopping vegetables

Do you love to try new recipes? Are you looking for a new challenge? Join the Library’s Cookbook Club today! Stop by the Reference Desk to choose a recipe, cook it at home, and bring it to share with all!

See which cookbook is inspiring us this month! Upcoming Events
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.

See what we are reading this month! 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 HCAM-TV and all are welcome to attend. For more information: 781-741-1405 ext. 1404.

Learn more about this month's movie selection! Upcoming Events