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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Introducing our Project Logo

Hingham Public Library, Building for our Future

The logo reflects our overall goal with this project. To build a library for our future. One that will meet community needs for the next 20+ years.

Building For Our Future
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Hingham gets more time to match state library grant

As reported by Johanna Seltz from the Boston Globe, the town has been given a deadline extension until Spring Town Meeting for voters to decide whether to grant local funding for a renovation and addition to the Library.

Read the full Globe article. Building For Our Future

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Children

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Saturday Science: Planetarium Dome at the Cohasset Library

STARLAB Planetarium

Saturday, January 5 -- The Saturday Science Team of Moms, the Hingham Public Library, and the Paul Pratt Memorial Library are excited to welcome a STARLAB Planetarium Dome, through an outreach program of the Springfield Science Museum, to the Pau...

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Register online! 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 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).

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!

See what we are reading this month! Children

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Holiday Book Sale

Holiday Sale

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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Teens

6 Stories
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: 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: 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: 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 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

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