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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Raising a Reader with Big Ryan

reading magic

Big Ryan's Tall Tales welcomes all parents and their children (3 to 5 years) to attend this 6-week series on making stories where language comes alive! The series begins on Tuesday, November 6 and continues through December 11 from 4:00 - 5:00 in the afte...

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Children
Posted on: October 16, 2018

MAMASTEPH entertains!

mamasteph

Saturday, November 17 at 10:30 -- Stephanie Chase is an accomplished musician, singer, songwriter, entertainer and crafts person. As MAMASTEPH she is a popular performer who has a vast and loyal audience throughout the South Shore. She has four cd&rsq...

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Children
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Special Toddler Storytime includes Dance with Tracy Durso

Kids Dancing

November 27 at 10:30 -- Story Time and Dance! This special session includes storytime with Mary Ellen and movement with Tracy Durso from "Dance Along". Children and their caregivers will enjoy this lively session. Suitable for toddlers 14 months...

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Children
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Family Storytimes

Cartoon animals with books

We're offering two family storytimes during December vacation week! Join us Wednesday, Dec 26 at 10:30 or Saturday, Dec 29 at 10:00. We look forward to reading and crafting with you!

Children
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Lego Construction Event

Pile of Lego Bricks

Wednesday, December 26 at 1:00 -- Accept the Lego challenge (hmmm, what might that be, only one way to find out, join us at the library - challenge will be revealed day of!) or just come and play with the library's collection of Lego bricks. Ages 5+.&...

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Children
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Let's Get Crafty: 3D Paper Snowflakes

paper snowflake cutouts

Wednesday, December 26 at 3:00 -- Children ages 9+ and up are invited to join us to make 3D Paper Snowflakes. These decorations look beautiful hanging in a window or on a wall and are easy to make! Please join us for this fun seasonal activity.

Children
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Big Ryan's Tall Tales

magic book

Thursday, December 27 at 10:30 -- Family favorite Big Ryan will be telling his hilarious stories, and singing fun interactive songs! Join us at this drop-In event for families and children ages 3 to 10.

Children
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Cookie Decorating

cookie-decorating-with-kids

Thursday, December 27 -- Join us for a cookie decorating party - a sweet addition to a cold, vacation week! Cookies and decorating materials will be provided, just bring yourself and a little imagination. Please wear suitable apparel, icing can get messy!...

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Children
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Family Movie: Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins

Saturday, December 29 at 1:00 -- Winner of five Academy Awards, including best actress (Julie Andrews), best song (Chim Chim Cher-ee), and best visual effects. Mary Poppins flies out of the windy London skies and into the home of two mischievous ...

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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 fo...

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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).

Saturday Science sessions expose kids to differ...

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Register online! Children
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Children's Book Groups

flying book

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!

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Historical Exhibit: Winter in Hingham

Bela Whiton House Nov. 27 1898

As winter takes hold our backyards, streetscapes, historic homes, and beloved businesses take on a new and often serene look. Over Hingham’s many centuries a common and unifying theme has been the town’s embrace of the colder months. S...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Pizza & Books

colorful books

Tuesday, December 18 at 4:30 -- Come chat with fellow book lovers about what you're reading and loving - or what you're reading and hating these days! No specific book to read, just show up to chat with others about bookish things. Pizza and  bev...

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Teens
Posted on: October 16, 2018

Tarot Workshop for Teens!

tarot cards

Saturday, November 17 at 2:00 -- This hands-on tarot workshop with Sally Cragin includes the history of this unique art form and its practices. Students will learn the rudiments of the four suits, the significance of the numbers and the interpretation of ...

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Register online! Teens
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Teen No-Bake Event!

Smore-Pop

December 8 at 3:30 -- Teens are invited to join us to make some sweet no-bake treats this afternoon! We'll be creating s'mores pops and more! No registration required.

Teens
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Teen Movie: The Darkest Minds

the-darkest-minds movie poster

Wednesday, December 26 at 6:30 -- Looking for something to do after the holiday celebrations have ended? Join us for a movie night and some sweet snacks! We'll be watching "The Darkest Minds" and munching on popcorn - complete with a to...

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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! 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: April 15, 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: January 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!

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

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 smal...

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Check the calendar for our next meeting! Teens

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Managing Holiday Stress

holiday-dessert

Thursday, November 29 at 10:00 -- How is it that the most "Wonderful Time of the Year" is the most stressful time of the year? Financial stressors, family relationships, longing for those no longer with us, unreasonable expectations and...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Soap Making Workshop with Gariné Arakelian

soap

Tuesday, December 4 from 6:30 - 8:30 -- Come and learn the ins and outs of soap making with expert Gariné Arakelian!

Each participant will make their own fun and quirky swirl soap using a glycerin based soap, colorful soap ...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Photographer Peter Christoph presents: Discover the Owls of New England

owls of new england

Thursday, December 6 at 7:00 -- The library is excited to welcome back nature photographer and author, Peter Christoph! 

In this captivating presentation, Peter delivers stunning photographs of his favorite owls combined with stories that entertai...

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Visit Peter's website to learn more. Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 18, 2018

Make: Craft Workshops

Paintbrushes

Join Hingham Public Library's resident artists Carol and Jenn for their monthly craft workshops. All materials will be provided, but space is limited - please register.

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 the Liberty Grille in Downtown Hingham at 7:00 pm, and  will provide a fun and relaxed atmosphere for members to chat about books. Book choi...

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

Boston Classical Guitar Society Concert Series

BCGS Logo

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: 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