4 Stories
Posted on: September 27, 2016

Toddler Story Time & Dance

Babies Dancing

What is more fun than a morning of stories and songs? The October 4 and November 1 toddler story times will be a combination of our regular story time and a dance class! The story time will focus on stories and Hingham resident Tracy Durso will directly f...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Story Times

Baby Boy Reading Book

Fall story times are underway! 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.
Posted on: September 20, 2016

Children's Book Groups

Dog Reading

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!

See what we are reading this month!
Posted on: September 15, 2016

Read to a Dog!

Child reading to Boo

Our Read to a Dog program provides a supportive environment to practice reading aloud. This fall we are welcoming three different dogs: Boo is a Shih Tzu, Dash is Great Dane, and Luke is a Labradoodle. They are all wonderful, patient listeners!
The prog...Read on...

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


1 Story
Posted on: September 6, 2016

Now Open Sundays!

come in we're open sign

The Library is now open on Sundays! Sunday hours are 1 pm - 5 pm and continue throughout the school year. We look forward to seeing you!

See the full schedule of hours.


1 Story
Posted on: September 2, 2016

Join the Teen Advisory Board!

Yellow Smiley Face

Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) at the Hingham Public Library! We want to hear what YOU have to say! Our next meeting will be Wednesday, September 28 at 6:30.

Earn community service hours, have fun, and help the library plan teen offerings! All yo...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

Pastel Paint Stunning Still Lifes Like the Masters

Pastel painting of lemons

We're welcoming award-winning pastel artist Gregory Maichack to present an adult hands-on workshop, Pastel Paint Stunning Still Lifes Like the Masters, on Saturday, October 1 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. This pastel painting workshop is designed for beginners to ...Read on...

Gregory Maichack's Website
Posted on: September 14, 2016

An Afternoon with the Author: John Dobbyn

Fatal Odds book cover

Author John F. Dobbyn will discuss and read from his newest legal thriller, Fatal Odds on Sunday, October 9 at 3 pm. Fatal Odds was praised by Booklist as, “a very entertaining entry in what one hopes will be a long-running series.”Fatal Odds finds crim...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

Playing with Books: Book Page Wreath

Book Page Wreath

It's time for the next class in our Playing with Books craft series. Join us as we turn the pages of old library books into beautiful, unique wreaths. This class is so popular we have added a third session on Saturday, October 15 at 10:00! All supplies wi...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

From Ireland to France: A Visual Presentation

Cliffs of Moher

Calling all armchair travelers! The Hingham Public Library invites you to enjoy an exciting visual travel presentation, with beautiful photographs from Ireland and France, on Monday, October 17 at 7:00 pm. The journey begins in Ireland with visits to bust...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Hilarious Caricatures with Mark Penta

Mark Penta

We are excited to welcome professional artist Mark Penta for a fun and hilarious evening of caricatures on Tuesday, October 18 at 6:00 pm. Watch the artist work and have your picture drawn - this is a fun evening for all ages and a great event for familie...Read on...

Learn more at Mark Penta's website.
Posted on: September 20, 2016

George Attisano, Solo Guitar

George Attisano

On Sunday, October 23 at 3:00 HPL and the Boston Classical Guitar Society present George Attisano on Guitar.
George Attisano studied classical guitar at Rutgers University, the American Institute of Guitar in New York, and in Boston with Belgian concert ...Read on...

Concert Brochure
Posted on: September 27, 2016

A Supernatural Evening with Jeff Belanger

Jeff Belanger

Jeff Belanger knows all about things that go bump in the night. For the last 17 years, he’s searched the world for monsters, ghosts, and other paranormal legends that have seeped into our culture, folklore, religion, and even our history books. On October...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

An Evening with the Author: Ray Anderson

Sierra book cover

Local author Ray Anderson returns to the Hingham Library to debut his second wilderness thriller Sierra on Wednesday, October 26 at 7 pm. Author Vincent H. O’Neil says “Ray Anderson has done it again. His second book, Sierra, is a fast-paced thriller that...Read on...