Children

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Read to a Dog!

Great Dane, Dash

Our Read to a Dog program provides a supportive environment to practice reading aloud. This fall we are welcoming back our three canine friends: Boo is a Shih Tzu, Dash is Great Dane, and Luke is a Labradoodle. They are all wonderful, patient listeners! R...

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Check the calendar to see who's here this week! Children
Posted on: August 23, 2017

Fall Story Times

Fall Leaves Craft

Fall story times begin on Monday, September 11! 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
Posted on: August 23, 2017

Children's Book Groups

Cartoon animals with books

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

News

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Hingham Public Library to host “The Vietnam War” film screening as part of ALA grant award

vietnam film poster

The Hingham Public Library has been selected by the American Library Association (ALA) and WETA Washington, DC, to receive a programming kit for “The Vietnam War,” a 10-part documentary film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that originally aired on PBS statio...

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News

Teens

2 Stories
Posted on: September 28, 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! Our next meeting will be Wednesday, October 25 at 6:30. Earn community service hours, have fun, and help the library plan teen offerings! All young adu...

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Teens
Posted on: August 23, 2017

Teen Book Groups

Dog reading

The young adult department offers a monthly book group for Middle School Students and one for High School students. New members are always welcome to join us for snacks and lively discussion!

See what we are reading this month! Teens

Posted on: September 21, 2017

Moving On: Saying Goodbye to Home Sweet Home

Packed moving boxes

Saturday, October 21 at 10:00 -- Are you thinking about downsizing?  Does the process of sorting through a lifetime of possessions leave you feeling overwhelmed and paralyzed? Do you have items you think might be worth something but aren...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Evening with the Author: Katina Makris & Recovery Approaches for Lyme Disease

Katina-Makris-Lyme-Disease-Author-navy-dress

Monday, October 23 at 6:00 -- Lyme disease is an epidemic illness that has reached all corners of  the world. Hundreds of thousands go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed with  autoimmune illnesses, each year. A dynamic and authentic voice from ...

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Visit Katina Makris' website to learn more! Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Tales from the Home of the World's Worst Weather

Mount Washington Summit

Thursday, October 26 at 7:00 --  Bitter cold, dense fog, heavy snow, and record winds: Mount Washington is known worldwide for its unpredictable and dangerous weather. For a mountain its size, why is Mt. Washington called the “Home of t...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project

Bimbibap bowl

Saturday, October 28 from 1:00 - 3:00 -- The Korean Spirit  & Culture Promotion Project is a not-for-profit organization that  was formed in September 2005 to promote Korean history and culture to the wider world. This unique cultura...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Playing with Books: Book Turkeys

book turkey

Thursday, November 2 at 6:30 -- Come learn how to make a recycled book turkey for a Thanksgiving display or centerpiece! All materials are provided. Please register online or call 781-741-1405 ext. 1404.

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Healthy Holiday Baking

apple pie

Wednesday, November 8 at 7:00 -- As American as apple pie... Holiday food traditions are wonderful, unless you have health restrictions or food allergies. Then, those food  traditions become one more mine you need to navigate, and can add stress ...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Hingham Public Library to host “The Vietnam War” film screening and lecture

vietnam film poster

The Hingham Public Library has been selected by the American Library Association (ALA) and WETA Washington, DC, to receive a programming kit for “The Vietnam War,” a 10-part documentary film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that originally aired on PBS statio...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 18, 2017

An Insider's View of Book Publishing

typewriter

Monday, November 13 at 7:00 -- Have you written something you would like to see published but don't  know where to start? Gain an insider's view of book publishing at this  program with literary agent and Chairman of Unicorn Writer's Con...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Hingham Chess Club: Simultaneous Chess Exhibition!

chess board and pieces

Sunday, November 19 from 1:00 - 5:00 in the Lobby -- Hingham Chess Club invites you to try your skills against their very own National Master Farzad Abdi in a simultaneous chess exhibition!Farzad Abdi is a nationally ranked chess pla...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Evening with the Author: Anna Byrne presents A Widow's Guide

byrne

Thursday, November 30 at 7:00 -- Anna Byrne, a local trust and estates attorney, will discuss her book A Widow's Guide: Your Legal and Financial Guide to Surviving the First Year. Since becoming a widow herself almost 20 years ago, Byrne has sought to hel...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Cookbook Club

Hands chopping vegetables

Do you love to try new recipes? Are you looking for a new challenge? Join the Library’s Cookbook Club today! Stop by the Reference Desk to choose a recipe, cook it at home, and bring it to share with all!

See which cookbook is inspiring us this month! Upcoming Events
Posted on: January 3, 2017

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.

See what we are reading 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 our programming partner HCAM-TV and all are welcome to attend. For more information: 781-741-1405 ext. 1404.

Learn more about this month's movie selection! Upcoming Events