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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Hingham given until town meeting to approve or reject proposed library expansion

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners has allowed the town more time to decide on the commission’s provisional offer of a $9.2 million for the expansion and renovation of the library.

Read the Hingham Journal article. Building For Our Future

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Children

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Saturday Family Storytime

Child reading book

Join us on selected Saturdays at 9:30 from January through May (Jan 12, Feb 9, Mar 9, Apr 20, and May 18) for Family Storytime. Children and their caregivers will listen to books, songs, and rhymes, followed by play with the library's toy collection!

Children
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Suzuki Demonstration Class

South Shore Conservatory Logo

Tuesday, January 29 at 4:00 -- This demo class, arranged by the South Shore Conservatory, will feature student performances along with a lesson demonstration with Suzuki Guitar students. In addition to observing, participants will get to interact with gro...

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Register online! Children
Posted on: October 2, 2018

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: September 17, 2018

Saturday Science

Lightbulb

Saturday Science is back for it’s third year and this time, It’s Alive! This year’s program features the vibrant and dynamic nature of the sciences, tailored to two elementary school-age groups (K-2 and 3-5).

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

We need your help!

Polaroid Camera

We need your help creating photographs to promote library programs, services and collections!

We want our promotional materials (brochures, flyers, and digital media) to feature real community members of all ages. Would you be willing to help us by sitting...

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Teens

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Button-making!

smile face buttons

Use our button-maker to make fun buttons for your bags, coats, and more! Have some ideas ready, because you will need to print some images off our library computers to put into your buttons. Bring your creativity! Monday, January 7 and January 31 at 4:30.

Teens
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Teen Hot Chocolate Afternoon!

Hot Chocolate

Midyear exams are here and we'll be serving up hot cocoa (with marshmallows, of course) all afternoon to get you through your study sessions. Stop by the children's department to grab your hot cocoa on Tuesday, January 22 from 2:30-5:30.

Teens
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Magic: The Gathering

Magic the Gathering

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. We usually meet two Saturdays a mon...

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

Anime + Manga Club!

Anime Characters

All teens are welcome to join our Anime + Manga Club! We usually meet twice a month - check our calendar for the next meeting date! 

At each meeting, members will get to talk about anime and manga with fellow enthusiasts and create a small craft, ...

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

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 (check our calendar for the next meeting date!), and new members are always welcome. Earn community serv...

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

Teen Book Group

Dog reading

The young adult department offers a monthly book group for teens! New members are always welcome to join us for snacks and lively discussion!

See what we are reading this month! Teens

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Afternoon with the Author: Sandy Macfarlane

Swirling Currents book cover

Saturday, January 26 at 2:00 -- In this Afternoon with the Author program Sandy Macfarlane presents Swirling Currents: Controversy, Compromise, and Dynamic Coastal Change.

Swirling Currents documents the challenges of coastal resource management. ...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Books on Tap!

books on tap logo

Join the HPL for Books On Tap, our newest adult book club! It will meet the 2nd Tuesday of every month at Not Your Average Joe's (111 Pond Street, Norwell) at 7:00 pm, and will provide a fun and relaxed atmosphere for members to chat about books. Book cho...

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See what we're reading this month! Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Boston Classical Guitar Society Concert Series

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It's the Boston Classical Guitar Society's 21st 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: 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 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

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