News Flash

Children

7 Stories
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Meet the Artists Open House

Artist in Residence

Saturdays, October 19 and 26 from 9:00-10:30

The Hingham Public Library is very pleased to be launching an Artist-in-Residence pilot program connecting the arts with literature. Children ages 5-10 and their families are invited to meet the inaugural artist...

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Children
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Saturday Science

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Saturday Science is back for another fantastic year! Tailored to two elementary school-age groups (K-2 and 3-5), Saturday Science sessions expose kids to different scientific fields and the leading female scientists in those fields. The theme for this yea...

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Register online! Children
Posted on: October 15, 2019

MAMASTEPH Concert

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Saturday, November 16 at 9:30 -- Mamasteph is a favorite performer across the South Shore and beyond! Her albums are all available for checkout at the library. Young children and their grownups are invited to join us for this magical musical morning.

Children
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Dance Along with Tracy Durso

Kids Dancing

Tuesday, November 19 at 10:30 -- DANCE ALONG is a movement program for active toddlers hosted by Tracy Durso. Children and their caregivers will have fun clapping, marching, jumping, spinning and more as they use props, music, and songs to foster...

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Children
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Read to a Dog!

Boo

Our Read-to-a-Dog program provides a supportive environment to practice reading! Reading to trained therapy dogs helps develop literacy skills and builds confidence and self-esteem. Our canine friends are all wonderful, patient listeners who are looking f...

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Check the calendar to see who's here this week! Children
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Fall Story Times

Fall Leaves Craft

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. Children
Posted on: January 16, 2019

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 independent book group for children in grades 4 & 5. New members are always welcome to join us for snacks and lively discussion!

See what we are reading this month! Children

News Flash

News

1 Story
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Meet the Artists Open House

Artist in Residence

Saturdays, October 19 and 26 from 9:00-10:30

The Hingham Public Library is very pleased to be launching an Artist-in-Residence pilot program connecting the arts with literature. Children ages 5-10 and their families are invited to meet the inaugural artist...

Read on...

News

News Flash

Teens

8 Stories
Posted on: September 27, 2019

So You Want To Be a Marine Animal Trainer or Veterinarian?

Kimberly Cummings with beluga whales

Monday, October 21 at 6:00 -- Calling all animal lovers! All teens are invited to talk to Kimberly Cummings, a marine animal trainer, and Melissa Joblon, a veterinarian. Both work at the New England Aquarium. They will discuss their work and take question...

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Teens
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Cartooning Workshop with Mat Brown

Pencil and sharpener

Saturday, November 9 at 1:30 -- Join former Building 19 cartoonist Mat Brown for a fun cartooning workshop! No need to be an artist, all levels are welcome as Mat will guide you through his work as a cartoonist and teach you how to do it yourself...

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Teens
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Just Dance Club!

Disco Ball

All teens in middle and high school are invited to join us for Just Dance Club every other Saturday at 10:00! We'll put on some just dance videos, dance our way into the weekend, and eat some breakfast treats. Be there - it'll be electric!

Check the calendar for our next meeting! Teens
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Pizza and Books

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Come chat with fellow book lovers once a month about what you're reading and loving - or what you're reading and hating these days! Pizza and beverages will be provided. No registration necessary.

Check the calendar for our next meeting! Teens
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Fandom Wednesdays!

Fandom

Teens entering Grade 6 and up are invited to join us for Fandom Wednesdays once a month at 6:30. We'll have snacks, crafts, and talk about our favorite fandoms with each other.

Check the calendar for our next fandom meeting! Teens
Posted on: August 14, 2019

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! We usually meet two Wednesdays a month at 6:30, and new members are always welcome.

Check the calendar for our next meeting! Teens
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Magic: The Gathering

Magic Logo

Looking for someone to play Magic: The Gathering with? Look no further! Come spend the afternoon playing a great game and making new friends! Magic newbies, beginners, and experts all welcome! No registration necessary.

Check the calendar for our next meeting! Teens
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Teen Book Group

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Our teen book group meets once a month on a Saturday! New members are always welcome to join us for snacks and lively discussion! Copies of the book can be picked up at the Children's Desk.

See what we are reading next! Teens

News Flash

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Evening with the Author: Lisa Dooley presents More Space. More Time. More Joy!

More Space book cover

Tuesday, November 19 at 7:00 -- Motivational speaker, author and organizing coach, Lisa Dooley, begins with the key understanding that organization is a means to an end as opposed to the end itself. In her debut book she guides individuals, house...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Evening with the Author: Roberta Gately presents Footprints in the Dust

Footprints in the Dust book cover

Thursday, October 17 at 7:00 -- Our next Evening with the Author event features local author Roberta Gately, a nurse and humanitarian aid worker who has served in war zones from Africa to Afghanistan aiding refugees. There are more than 22 millio...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Steps to Healing and Change: A Domestic Violence Awareness Exhibit

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Saturday, October 19 from 2:00-4:00 -- In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October, DOVE (DOmestic Violence Ended) is partnering with the Hingham Public Library to help get the community involved in taking a stance against intimate partner ...

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Learn more about DOVE. Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 27, 2019

The Beginner's Guide to a Plant-Based Diet

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Monday, October 21 at 11:00 -- If you think the idea of a plant-based diet sounds good, but you don't know how to get started, this workshop is for you! Registered dietitian, Kathy Jordan, will provide helpful advice, answer questions, and share ...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Rest, Replenish and Cultivate Resilience

Balanced stack of rocks

Monday, October 28 at 7:00 -- Join clinical psychologist, Beth Kurland, and educator and certified yoga teacher, Shari Engelbourg, for an experiential workshop focused on managing stress. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to experience a comb...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Introduction to Excel

Microsoft-Excel logo

Tuesday, November 5 at 10:30 -- Microsoft Excel is a program that uses spread sheets to help you stay organized. This two hour class will cover the basics of Excel including spread sheet creation, naming and creating rows and columns, and more.This progra...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Evening with the Author: Hallie Ephron presents Careful What You Wish For

Careful What You Wish For book cover

Tuesday, November 5 at 7:00 -- The library is very pleased to welcome Hallie Ephron back to our Evening With the Author program to talk about her latest suspense novel, Careful What You Wish For. The novel features Emily Harlow, a professional or...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Intro to Libby

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Saturday, November 9 at 3:00 -- Libby is the latest app by Overdrive and makes borrowing library eBooks and audiobooks easy. This class will cover getting Libby setup on your smartphone, tablet, or computer; and demonstrate the new browsing features that ...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Introduction to Local History and Genealogy Resources

Historic photo of Hingham Public Library

Tuesday, November 12 at 1:00 -- Curious about the long and storied history of Hingham? Ever wondered where and how to start researching your historic home? Do you have genealogical ties to Hingham's earliest families and are curious how to find out more? ...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Learn a New Language with Mango!

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Thursday, November 14 at 11:00 -- Want to learn a new language? Connect with a different culture and broaden your horizons?  This is the place! Mango Languages is an interactive online language program that teaches practical conversation skills i...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Afternoon with the Author: Amy Whorf McGuiggan presents Finding Emma

Finding Emma book cover

Saturday, November 16 at 3:00 -- Hingham resident, Amy Whorf McGuiggan, author of My Provincetown: Memories of a Cape Cod Childhood, Take Me Out to the Ball Game: The Story of the Sensational Baseball Song, and Christmas in New England, will talk about he...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Intermediate Word

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Monday, November 18 at 2:00  -- Join us for a two hour intermediate level class in Microsoft Word. Participants will learn more advanced Word skills including formatting text and paragraphs, working with tables, and creating mailing labels.Please...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Books on Tap!

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Books on Tap meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at Not Your Average Joe's (111 Pond Street, Norwell) at 7:00 pm, and provides a fun and relaxed atmosphere for members to chat about books. Book choices focus on recent, fresh, and interesting reads. So co...

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See what we're reading this month! Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Boston Classical Guitar Society Concert Series

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It's the Boston Classical Guitar Society's 22nd season of concerts at the Hingham Library. Join us monthly for a variety of talented musicians and diverse performances!

Learn more about this month's concert. Upcoming Events
Posted on: February 18, 2019

Creative Workshops

Paintbrushes

The Hingham Public Library's hosts a couple of monthly creative, art, and craft workshops. All materials are provided, but space is usually limited - please register.

See what we're creating 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 HPL and Harbor Media and all are welcome to attend. For more information: 781-741-1405 ext. 1404.

Learn more about this month's movie selection! Upcoming Events
Posted on: December 17, 2018

HPL Book Group

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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