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Children

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Posted on: April 8, 2018

Compassionate Kids

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Wednesday, May 2 from 1:00 - 3:00 -- Introduce your child to the empowering and enriching work of service projects. The organization Compassion Point will provide varying projects to do during the two hours that utilize a range of children&rs...

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Children
Posted on: April 8, 2018

Saturday Science...Beyond Einstein!

Hands

Join us at 10:30 on May 5 for the next session of our monthly program Saturday Science...Beyond Einstein.  This fun program is the brainchild of two Hingham moms and will introduce kids to science with an emphasis on women and minority contributo...

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Register online! Children
Posted on: January 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: January 4, 2018

Read to a Dog!

Boo

Our Read to a Dog program provides a supportive environment to practice reading aloud. We welcome one of our three canine friends each week: Boo is a Shih Tzu, Luke is a Labradoodle, and Salty is a Chihuahua. They are all wonderful, patient listeners! Rea...

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Check the calendar to see who's here this week! Children

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News

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

An Evening with the Author: Bruce Kennett on Hingham's own W.A. Dwiggins

Dwiggins book cover

Thursday, May 3 at 7:00 -- Bruce Kennett has recently published W. A. Dwiggins: A Life in Design, the first comprehensive biography of the artist. Dwiggins lived in Hingham from 1904 until his death in 1956 and is internationally famed not only as a desig...

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Teens

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Posted on: April 15, 2018

Magic: The Gathering

Magic the Gathering

Saturday, May 12 at 1:30 -- 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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Teens
Posted on: March 14, 2018

Pizza and Books

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Tuesday, April 24 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  bevera...

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Teens
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 small craft, ...

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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!

See what we are reading this month! 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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Teens

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Photographer Peter Christoph presents: Kilimanjaro - Journey to the Roof of Africa

kilimanjaro

Wednesday, April 25 at 7:00 -- Join Peter as he takes you on a photographic journey through 5 climate zones from tropical rain forest to arctic conditions in his quest for the summit of 19,340 foot high Mt. Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa, and...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Afternoon with the Author: Lisa Bates

beyond the rails book cover

Thursday, April 26 at 1:00 -- Join us for this Afternoon with the Author program as Lisa Bates presents Beyond the Rails: USA Cross-Country Train Travel: How to Plan the Trip of a Lifetime

Have you ever wanted to travel the country by TRAIN? Bri...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Plant & Seed Exchange

seedlings

Saturday, April 28 from 10:00 to Noon -- Join us on the Library lawn for a Spring plant swap! Dig out those plants that have been taking over your yard, grab that bag of seeds you never got around to planting, and head over to the Hingham Public Library! ...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: March 15, 2018

3rd Annual Story Slam

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Saturday, April 28 at 2:00 -- Join us for our 3rd annual Story Slam! This year's storytelling theme is "The Moment When." We encourage you to adhere to the theme but also think outside the box when interpreting the meaning of the theme itself. B...

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Learn more about what a story slam is... Upcoming Events
Posted on: April 10, 2018

7 Keys to Healthy Eating

vegetables

Wednesday, May 2 at 7:00 pm -- There is so much misinformation about diet, nutrition and health on the internet and in the news today its hard to decipher fact from fiction. Please join us at the Hingham Library for a presentation on healthy eating by Kat...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: April 10, 2018

An Evening with the Author: Bruce Kennett on Hingham's own W.A. Dwiggins

Dwiggins book cover

Thursday, May 3 at 7:00 -- Bruce Kennett has recently published W. A. Dwiggins: A Life in Design, the first comprehensive biography of the artist. Dwiggins lived in Hingham from 1904 until his death in 1956 and is internationally famed not only as a desig...

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Read the Hingham Journal article. Upcoming Events
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Introduction to the iPad

iPad

This is a two part class held on Wednesdays, May 9 & May 16 from 2:00-4:00. Bring your iPad to the library to learn about the tablet and its various built in apps. This is a two part class, taught by software trainer Katy Mayo, which will delve into t...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: April 10, 2018

CFA Society Boston Presents: Active, Passive & In Between: Investment Choices in a Land of Plenty

Plant growing out of coins

Thursday, May 10 at 7:00 -- This introductory presentation by CFA charterholders will focus on investing. We will discuss the attributes of an index, explore how passive investing differs from the active approach, and address how to determine suitability ...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Plant. Grow. Share.

Holly Hill Farm

Monday, May 21 at 6:00 -- Join organic Farmer Jon Belber, of Holly Hill Farm in Cohasset, as he teaches participants all about the benefits of composting for your home garden. This insightful program, presented by Keohane Funeral Home, Interfaith Social S...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: April 10, 2018

An Evening with the Author: Melinda Ponder

Sea to Shining Sea book cover

Wednesday, May 23 at 7:00 -- Author Melinda Ponder will discuss her book From Sea to Shining Sea which tells the story of Katherine Lee Bates, the author of "America the Beautiful". 

Melinda is a graduate of Katharine Lee Bates&rsquo...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Succulent Terrarium Workshop

succulent terrarium

Thursday, May 24 at 6:30 -- Come join us for a fun night of building a Succulent Terrarium Garden. .All materials will be provided. but feel free to bring any succulents or moss you may have from your yard or garden.Please register online or by calling 78...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: January 3, 2017

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.

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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