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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).

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Wizardly Wednesdays: Earth Day

Earth-Day

Wednesday, June 5 at 1:00 -- In stories wizards use magic for change and once a month (on school half days) from January to June we will use our powers to do the same! We will transform, reinvent and repurpose! Join us for an Earth Day activity using recy...

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Children
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Dance Along with Tracy Durso

Kids Dancing

Thursday, June 13 at 10:30 -- DANCE ALONG is a movement program for active toddlers hosted by Tracy Durso. Children and their caregivers will have fun clapping, marching, jumping, spinning and more as they use props, music, and songs to foster ea...

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Children
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Read to a Dog!

Boo

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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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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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Social Worker Cheryl West holds free drop-in office hours at the Library

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Cheryl (Martin) West, Social Worker for the Town of Hingham, is now part of the Health Department Team as the community joins other municipalities in providing increased support for their residents and improved access to resources. She offers free drop-in...

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Teens

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Pride Buttons!

Rainbow Button

Tuesday, June 4 at 4:30 -- Teens are invited to come make some buttons for LGBTQ+ Pride Month! We'll have a selection of designs ready or teens can hop on a computer and choose/make their own design. No registration necessary.     &n...

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Teens
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Pride Cupcakes and Rainbow Snacks

Rainbow Cupcake

Thursday, June 6 at 4:30 -- For teens only in grade 6 and up: Join us to decorate some rainbow Pride cupcakes in celebration of Pride Month! We'll decorate some cupcakes, munch on some other rainbow snacks, and have some fun! If you haven't made a Pride b...

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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 14, 2019

Paul Shaw on the work of W. A. Dwiggins and The Dwiggenses in Hingham

Dwiggins book cover

Saturday, June 1 at 3:00 -- William Addison Dwiggins (1880–1956) was a leading figure in American graphic design. His work spanned advertising, magazines, books, and type design. He was equally adept at illustration, decoration, and lettering. B...

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Upcoming Events
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Intro to Google Drive

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Tuesday, June 11 at 11:30 -- Learn all about Google Drive in this overview of its many features. The Class will cover what it's like to store files and pictures in Google Drive and the basics of creating documents, spreadsheets, slideshows. (Please note: ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Career Development Workshop

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Wednesday, June 12 at 10:00 -- A morning workshop designed especially for job changers and anyone who plans to return to the workforce. David Doyle, Career Coach at One Life at a Time, will give an update on career trends and current employment o...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Everything You Need to Know about the New Food Labels

food labels

Thursday, June 13 at 2:00 -- Changes are coming to the labels on food products at your local market. Kathy Jordan, Big Y's Consulting Dietitian, will show us how to decipher the often confusing information provided on food labels. She'll help us understan...

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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: 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 Not Your Average Joe's (111 Pond Street, Norwell) at 7:00 pm, and will provide a fun and relaxed atmosphere for members to chat about books. Book cho...

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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: 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.

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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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