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Children

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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 ...

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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

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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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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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

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

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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!

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Boston Trivia with Kim MacKinnon

Boston

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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Upcoming Events
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Evening with the Author: Maureen Stanton presents Body Leaping Backward

Body Leaping Backward book cover

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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See what we're reading this month! Upcoming Events
Posted on: February 18, 2019

Make: Creative Workshops

Paintbrushes

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.

Learn more about this month's movie selection! Upcoming Events
Posted on: December 17, 2018

HPL Book Group

Book with heart shaped pages

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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