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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Artist-in-Residence: Fly By Night Dancers

Artist in Residence

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 join us to create the Fly By Night dance troop during this unique and...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Book Launch for Hingham author, Monica Tesler and her book, Fractured Futures

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Tuesday, December 17 at 7:00 -- The Hingham Library welcomes Hingham Author Monica Tesler for the launch of  Fractured Futures, the fifth and final book in her Bounders series aimed at tweens and teens, ages 9-14. Monica will discuss her newest b...

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Children
Posted on: November 17, 2019

MAMASTEPH Concert

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Saturday, December 14 at 9:30 -- Young children and their grownups are invited to join Mamasteph for a magical musical morning. Mamasteph is a favorite performer across the South Shore and beyond, including at the Hingham Public Library! Her albums are av...

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Children
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Pop Up Art: Brian Wildsmith

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Thursday, December 26 at 3:30 -- The Pop up Art School presents a hands-on workshop for children 9 to 12 years old. Discover the art of Brian Wildsmith and create a unique, sculpture of a bird using cardboard, oil pastels and three-dimensional elements in...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Sing Along with Sherry

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Saturday, December 28 at 9:30 -- Families are invited to join family entertainer Sherry Eskin to read stories in song, shake our sillies out with musical instruments, play parachute games, and more! Come ready to sing your heart out!

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Children
Posted on: November 21, 2019

December School Vacation Week!

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We have lots of fun things planned for school vacation week including a Pop Up Art School workshop, a weekend Sing Along with Sherry, and a family showing of Toy Story 4! We hope to see you!

Check the calendar for a full list of events! 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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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Read to a Dog!

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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: 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

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Holiday Book Sale

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Stop by our holiday sale in the Lobby. Featuring new and like-new DVD's and CD's, Christmas books, children's and adult books, you'll find the perfect gifts at great prices! Now through December 24, with new additions daily! Happy shopping!

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Button-Making for Teens

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Tuesday, December 10 at 4:00 -- We're making buttons! Come make some for yourself or for others as a gift. Come with some idea of what design you'd like, as there won't be any pre-made button designs. We'll help you size it, print it out, and tur...

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Teens
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Discover Gap Years: A Talk by Katherine Stievater

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Wednesday, December 11 at 7:00 -- During this program for parents and students, Katherine Stievater will discuss Gap Years for both high school and college students, and whether the experience is right for you or your student. No registration is necessary...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Cookie Decorating for Teens

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Wednesday, December 18 at 4:30 -- All teens are invited for a delicious cookie decorating session! All supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity and an appetite!

Teens
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Just Dance Club!

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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.

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Fandom Wednesdays!

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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.

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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.

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Magic: The Gathering

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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.

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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.

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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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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Fun with Google Earth

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Travel the world from the comfort of your chair and learn about the exciting features of Google Earth. View the world in 3D, take digital tours of famous landmarks, and use map data from across the globe to play games. We will use library computers, so yo...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Randy Ross presents "Tales of a Reluctant World Traveler"

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Thursday, December 12 at 7 pm -- Come hear Randy Ross, Somerville novelist and performer, present his humorous tale of how "a Boston homebody turned a solo trip around the globe into a comedy novel and an acclaimed one-man show." This multimedia...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Board Game Afternoon! with Matt Donle of Wicked Fun Games

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Saturday, December 14  -- Drop in anytime between 1:00 and 4:45 to learn about and play some new and modern board games! Everyone is welcome at this fun afternoon. Most games will be for ages 8+.

We'll have many games available to choose from incl...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Make: Open Studio

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Thursday, December 19 at 6:30 -- Calling all artists! Join us for an afternoon of open ended creativity as we inspire each other and build our creative community. Materials available for use: paint, air dry clay, yarn, collage, letter stamps, and more. Th...

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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!

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Posted on: February 18, 2019

Creative Workshops

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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