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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Summer Reading Program 2019: A Universe of Stories!

A Universe of Stories

The Hingham Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is a great way to keep kids motivated to read during the summer months. Participants receive fun prizes each week for reading, and because there are no specific requirements or commitments, it is easy to...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

South Shore Conservatory: Instrument Exploration

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Venture with us into the universe of musical instruments!! Students ages 8 to 12 are invited to try out instruments in the woodwind, string and brass families. Join us for this interactive learning experience where students get a chance to hear about and ...

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Register online! Children
Posted on: June 19, 2019

MAMASTEPH Concert

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Mamasteph is a popular performer across the South Shore and beyond! Her albums are all available for checkout at the library. Young children and their grownups are invited to drop-in and join us for this magical musical morning.

Children
Posted on: June 10, 2019

For Summer 2019: Scholastic BookFlix

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This summer MLS is partnering with Scholastic to bring you unlimited access to BookFlix for FREE all summer long (June 1 - August 31). 

A unique early learning resource, BookFlix pairs animated stories with related nonfiction eBo...

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Try Bookflix today! Children
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Children's Book Groups

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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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Teens

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

There's a Summer Reading Program for teens, too!

Summer

Join the Teen Summer Reading Program, open to any teens entering Grade 6 and above! It's really easy to participate - there is no sign-up, just grab a pamphlet at the Children's Desk, read the rules, and get going! By doing simple things like checking out...

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Check the calendar for all our summer programs! Teens
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Teen Henna Workshop

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Join us for an evening with henna artist, Henna Sue! Each teen participant will leave with a chosen henna design drawn on them by Henna Sue. Please register.

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Teen Lunar Landing Class with Rhode Island Computer Museum

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Open to teens entering Grade 6 and above! This workshop aims to explain and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing. Students will learn basic concepts of robotics and, working in teams, they will learn coding to instruct a simple robot ...

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Register online! Teens
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Teen Pop Up Art School!

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Join the Pop Up Art School for an afternoon of starry painting! Open to teens entering Grade 6 and above, participants will leave with a starry night twinkle light painting! Light refreshment will be served. Please register.

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Book Art Creations

Folded book art

Teens in grade 6 and up are invited to join us for an evening of book art! We will be taking old, discarded books and recycling them into cool art pieces you can take home. Please register.

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Teen Tarot Workshop

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Teens in Grade 6 + up are invited to join an afternoon of Tarot! There will be tarot card readings and plenty of time to ask all your questions about anything tarot-related. Bring your curiosity and learn something new! No registration required.

Teens
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Magic: The Gathering

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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

Teen Book Group

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Our teen book group meets twice a month during the summer! New members are always welcome to join us for snacks and lively discussion! Copies of the book can be picked up at the Children's Desk.

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Boston Trivia with Kim MacKinnon

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Saturday, June 22 at 3:00 -- How well do you think you know Boston? Join Kim MacKinnon, author of 100 Things to Do in Boston Before You Die, for a fun afternoon of trivia. 

Kim Foley MacKinnon is a freelance food and travel writer who has lived in...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Essential Oils 101

Essential Oil bottles

Monday, July 1 at 7:00 -- Come for a fun conversation about  incorporating essential oils and chemical free living into your lifestyle to support your wellness goals. We'll discuss what essential oils are, how they work and how to use them. Chris...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Evening with the Author: Art Milmore presents And the Sea Shall Have Them All

And the Sea Shall Have Them All book cover

Thursday, July 11 at 6:00 -- Join author Art Milmore as he recounts the tragic story of the steamship Portland, which sank with her whole crew in 1898, during the same blizzard that devastated Hingham and the surrounding area.

Through over 40 minutes of un...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Live Webcast Event to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11's Historic Moon Landing

Moon Landing

Monday, July 15 at 4:00 -- Join us for this live webcast event celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's historic moon landing!

What was the sequence of this incredible mission? Where on the Moon did they land? And how did they return safely to Earth...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Evening with the Author: Maureen Stanton presents Body Leaping Backward

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Wednesday, July 24 at 7:00 -- For Maureen Stanton’s proper Catholic mother, the town’s maximum security prison was a way to keep her seven children in line (“If you don’t behave, I’ll put you in Walpole Pr...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Books on Tap!

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Books on Tap meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at Not Your Average Joe's (111 Pond Street, Norwell) at 7:00 pm, and provides a fun and relaxed atmosphere for members to chat about books. Book choices focus on recent, fresh, and interesting reads. So co...

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Posted on: February 18, 2019

Make: Creative Workshops

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

See what we're creating this month! 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 HPL and Harbor Media and all are welcome to attend. For more information: 781-741-1405 ext. 1404.

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

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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