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Children

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Author Event: "Stan and the Four Fantastic Powers"

Stan and the Four Fantastic Powers book cover

Wednesday, October 3 at 4:00 -- The Hingham Public Library is pleased to welcome authors Marge Schiller, Sarah Schiller, and Max Schiller, to read and discuss their book Stan and the Four Fantastic Powers. The reading will be followed by a Q&A and boo...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Saturday Science

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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

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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
Posted on: September 2, 2018

Fall Story Times

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Fall story times begin on Monday, September 10! 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. Children

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Teens

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Careers in Marine Animal Training

Kim Cummings with Sea Lion

Tuesday, October 23 at 4:30 -- Learn all about what it's like to be a marine mammal trainer and how you can get involved in that field today!

Kim Cummings, from the New England Aquarium, has worked as a marine mammal trainer for over 15 years! In her prese...

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Teens
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Pizza & Books

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Tuesday, October 16 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  beve...

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Teens
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Pop Up Art School: Owl Canvas Painting

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Saturday, September 29 at 2:00 -- For teens in grade 6 and up only: Join the Pop Up Art School for a fall event as they teach us to paint one of our favorite animals - the owl! Each participant will walk away with a canvas painting of an owl to enjoy this...

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Register online! Teens
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Fall Cookie Decorating Party

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Tuesday, October 30 at 4:30 -- Leaves and pumpkins and ghosts, oh my! All teens in grade 6 and up are invited to join us for a fall cookie decorating party. We'll provide the cookies and decorating materials, you bring the creativity! Get ready to make so...

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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

Saturday, September 8 & 22 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 nece...

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Teens
Posted on: January 28, 2018

Teen Book Group

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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 5, 2017

Anime + Manga Club!

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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: September 12, 2018

Evening with the Author: Architect Patrick Ahearn presents "Timeless"

Timeless book cover

October 16, 2018 at 7:00 -- Join us for a talk and book signing by award-winning architect Patrick Ahearn as he presents his acclaimed new book, "Timeless: Classic American Architecture for Contemporary Living."

This free event will begin with a ...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Evening with the Author: Eric Jay Dolin presents "Black Flags, Blue Waters"

Black Flags book cover

Thursday, September 20 at 7:00 -- Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, "Black Flags, Blue Waters" reveals the dramatic and surprising history of American piracy's "Golden Age"--spanning the late 1600s through th...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Betty Hauck: A life in music lost & found

Betty Hauck

Saturday, September 22 at 3:00 -- For 50 years Betty Hauck enjoyed a rich and rewarding career as a professional violist, until the day she realized she had to retire because of progressive hearing loss. For three years she completely turned her ...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Make: Witch-craft Workshop

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Thursday, September 27 at 6:30 -- Join Hingham Public Library's resident artists Carol and Jenn for their monthly workshops. This month we will be creating wooden witches using pine cut outs and paint. All materials will be provided.This program requires ...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Evening with the Author: Alison O'Leary presents "AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Boston"

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Monday, October 1 at 7:00 -- A hike is more than a stroll through the woods. In Massachusetts, many parks and trails have been carved out of historical sites, whether ancient Native villages, industrial sites or grand estates. Author and speaker Alison O'...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Painting in the Margins: Stories and Artwork of an Iraqi Refugee

Thaer Abdallah with paintings

Saturday, October 6 at 2:00 -- Thaer Abdallah, an artist living in Boston, will use his paintings to tell inspiring stories of his life as a refugee from Baghdad to Boston. His powerful PowerPoint presentation tells his story as a refugee from Iraq after ...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 19, 2018

NSRWA presents: A photo tour of the North and South Rivers

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Wednesday, October 10 at 7:00 -- The North and South Rivers Watershed Association will present a photo tour featuring the natural beauty, rich history, and fragile ecology of the North and South Rivers. Learn about the wonderful activities, events, and en...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 12, 2018

femme fuoco: violin & viola duo

femme fuoco

Sunday, October 14 at 3:00 -- The library is pleased to present the wonderful duo, femme fuoco. While passionate about all the standard repertoire from baroque to contemporary eras, they are particularly devoted to performing and commissioning music writt...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Afternoon with the Author: Eamon Earls presents "Cold War New England"

Cold War New England book cover

Saturday, October 27 at 2:00 -- Join author and historian Eamon Earls as he discusses his book "Cold War New England: The Global Conflict at Home," a fascinating history of the Cold War as seen through the lens of New England.  

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Ghosts of the South Coast & South Shore

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Tuesday, October 30 at 7:00 -- From the spirits of British loyalists in Wareham's Fearing Tavern to the ghastly goings-on at the Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast in Fall River, this talk will examine some of the most infamous ghost stories in Ma...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 18, 2018

Make: Craft Workshops

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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!

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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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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Boston Classical Guitar Society Concert Series

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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

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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.

See what we are reading this month! Upcoming Events