Summer Reading Program 2023

The 2023 theme for our Summer Reading Program is


School is out – Summer calls -Visit HPL for programs and activities that will enthrall!!

Beginning on Monday, June 26th families are invited to visit the Library and register in-person for our 2023 Summer Reading Program. Kids get their summer reading cards and grownups get our calendar of events.

Weekly visits = weekly stickers, weekly prizes, weekly fun!

Sign up for the children’s email to keep current about our summer happenings!

Summer Program Highlights Include:

  • Big Ryan’s Tall Tales
  • Meet Jerry Pallotta, author of the "Who Would Win" book series
  • Mamasteph Concert
  • STEAM programs
  • Family Movies 
  • Henna Designs with Wicked Good Henna
  • Music
  • Crafts
  • Read-to-a-Dog
  • Inventor Mentor

To read more about these programs, and all our other fun summer events, visit our online calendar. Some programs require registration.

Questions, please call the children’s department at 781-741-1405, ext. 1403

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Summer Art Contest Entries

Thank you to all the amazing artists that participated in our Summer Art Contest this year!

The art work will be on display in the Children's Department this summer. Please take a look at all these creative and beautiful pieces the next time you visit the Library.

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The 2023 iRead Summer Reading Program, “FIND YOUR VOICE” is sponsored by the Hingham Public Library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.