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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Calling All Artists - Ages 3-18!!

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The Hingham Public Library invites children (ages 3 - 18) to create art reflecting our 2022 theme, READ BEYOND THE BEATEN PATH. All art forms are welcome — drawing, painting, 3-D, sculpture, etc. Use your imagination and have fun!

Please e-mail a...

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Children
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Raising a Reader with Big Ryan's Tall Tales

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Tuesday afternoons at 4:00 in the Whiton Room -- Big Ryan’s Tall Tales welcomes parents and their children (3-5 years) to come to this 6-week series on making stories and language come alive! Tuesday afternoons in May and June from 4:00...

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Register online! Children
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Children's Book Groups

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Join us for a virtual book group! The children's department offers a monthly parent/child book group for children in grades 2 & 3; and a book group for children in grades 4 & 5. New members are always welcome to join us a fun discussion!

See what we are reading this month! Children
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Read to a Dog!

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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

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Teens

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Calling All Artists - Grades 6-12!!

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The Hingham Public Library invites teens (grade 6-12) to create art reflecting our 2022 theme, READ BEYOND THE BEATEN PATH. All art forms are welcome — drawing, painting, 3-D, sculpture, etc. Use your imagination and have fun!

Please e-mail a digital copy ...

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Teens
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Teen Book Group: "Cafe Con Lychee" by Emery Lee

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Saturday, June 4 at 3:30 in the Whiton Room -- Join Teen Book Group, for teens in Grades 6-12! No registration is required to join us. This month's book pick is Cafe Con Lychee and copies are available at the Children's Desk.

Teens
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Join the Teen Advisory Board!

Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board is back! Teens from Grades 6-12 are invited to join us for monthly meetings where teens are encouraged to share their ideas and thoughts for the library, and work together to continue making it a great place for our community.

Check the calendar for our next meeting! Teens
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Teen Pride Party!

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Saturday, June 25 from 2:00 - 4:00 in the Whiton Room -- Hingham Public Library is partnering with Hingham Pride Project to celebrate the end of Pride Month with a party! There will be crafts, snacks, and activities - and maybe even some karaoke, so bring...

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Teens
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Play Magic: The Gathering at the Library!

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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! For teens in Grades 6-12.

Check the calendar for our next meeting! Teens
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Join our Teen Anime Club!

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Join Anime Club, a group for teen anime enthusiasts in Grade 6-12. Come meet other teens who love anime and have some fun watching anime!

Check the calendar for our next meeting! Teens

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Evening With the Author: Ann Hood presents Fly Girl: a memoir

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Wednesday, June 1 at 7:00 in the Whiton Room -- Ann Hood’s career as a best-selling author took off from a surprising runway: the jump-seat of an airplane. As a TWA flight attendant, from 1978 to 1986 Hood crisscrossed the airways from Columbus ...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Adult Take and Make Craft Kit: Pride Wreath

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Register for a Take and Make craft kit! This kit will include everything you need to create a rainbow paper fan wreath to hang on your door to celebrate Pride Month!The kits will be available in the Reference department and will be held for one week start...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: May 20, 2022

World War II and Film: 20th Century Hollywood in War-Time America with Frank Mandosa

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Tuesday, June 7 at 7:00 in the Whiton Room -- Over the past 80 years, countless movies have documented and, in some cases, fictionalized the stories of a world embroiled in the same lifetime-defining experience of World War II. To honor those who served, ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Boston Classical Guitar Society Concert Series: Michael Nigro on Guitar

Michael Nigro

Sunday, June 5 at 3:00 in the Whiton Room -- As an international concert artist, Michael Nigro has performed across the United States and abroad, playing concerts in the Philippines, Argentina, Chile, and Bulgaria. As a recording artist, his discography i...

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Learn more about this month's concert. Upcoming Events
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Boston Classical Guitar Society Presents: Michael Bester & Amanda Roeder, Guitar & Flute Duo

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Sunday, June 12 at 3:00 in the Whiton Room -- Amanda Roeder is a multi-instrumentalist and music educator, adjudicator, and performer. Michael Bester is an acoustic and electric guitarist, bassist, arranger, producer, and composer. They will perform music...

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Learn more about this month's concert. Upcoming Events
Posted on: May 22, 2022

Intro to Hoopla

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Monday, June 13 at 6:30 in the Training Room -- Hoopla is a website and app that offers library eBooks, audiobooks, streaming movies & TV shows, music, and more. This beginner's class will get you started and familiarize you with the basic fe...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Conversion Equipment Showcase

Super 8 Converter

Wednesday, June 15 at 7:00 on Zoom AND Thursday, June 16 at 11:00 in the Library's Training Room

Both sessions require registration.

Learn what conversion equipment the Hingham Library has for use in the library, as well as to borrow. From 8mm film...

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Learn more and register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Dementia Communication Strategies

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Wednesday, June 22 at 7:00 on Zoom -- Join artist, author, and Certified Dementia Practitioner, Siobhan McDonald to learn about using art and images to communicate with people living with dementia.

This event will be held on Zoom. To join us, please regist...

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Register online! Upcoming Events
Posted on: April 1, 2022

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. Please join us! For more information: 781-741-1405 ext. 1404.

Learn more about this month's movie selection! Upcoming Events
Posted on: April 1, 2022

HPL Book Group

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The HPL Book Club is a friendly group of library patrons and bibliophiles which has been meeting for over ten years. We average 15-20 members each meeting and are always happy to see new faces!

Learn more and see what we're reading! Upcoming Events