Summer Passes

Don’t forget to take advantage of our passes this summer! See our full list of passes here or reserve your pass today by clicking the Museum Passes button. Here are some of our popular summer passes:

New England Aquarium
Great news! You can now visit seals, penguins, stingrays, and more at the New England Aquarium during July and August! The new passes admit up to 4 people for half off the regular admission price!

Horseneck Beach


Massachusetts ParkPass
Park for free at over 50 facilities in the Massachusetts State Parks System that charge a day-use parking fee, including Horseneck, Nantasket, and Scusset beaches!

Edaville USA

Get free admission for one person to the Edaville Family Theme Park! Enjoy Thomas Land, Dino Land, and over 90 rides and attractions!

Heritage Museums and Gardens

Heritage Museum and Gardens

Explore 100 acres of gardens, exhibits, and attractions! Our pass admits 2 adults and 4 children for half the regular admission price.


Mystic Aquarium
One of our newest passes, this summer would be a great chance to explore the Mystic Aquarium! Our pass admits up to 4 people for $4 off the regular admission price per person.

Family Skate Time!

Celebrate a great summer of reading with us at Family Skate Time! This super cool roller skating party will feature free skating, free skate rentals, and tons of fun for everyone. Join us at the Carousel Family Fun Center in Whitman on Thursday, August 15, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm for this great event!

Register online here or call 781-293-2151

This event is sponsored by the Hanson Public Library Foundation

July 4th

The Hanson Public Library will be closed on Thursday July 4, in observation of Independence Day. The library will be open on Wednesday July 3, 9:00-3:00 pm and Friday July 5, 9:00-5:00 pm.

Just a reminder: our Saturday summer hours are 9:00-1:00 pm from July 1 to Labor Day.

Looking for fireworks?

Bridgewater 7/4, Legion Field, 9:30 pm

Brockton 6/28, 6/29, 7/3, 7/4, 7/6 Brockton Fairgrounds, 10:45 pm

Plymouth 7/4, at Plymouth Waterfront, 9:15 pm

Trivia Night 2019

Join us for the Hanson Public Library Foundation’s Eighth Annual Trivia Night on Wednesday July 31st!

Join the Hanson Public Library Foundation and host Kevin Glennon from Foolosopher Trivia for a delightful night answering brain-tickling questions and mingling with friends! Held at Camp Kiwanee, doors will open at 6:30 pm and the questions begin at 7:30 pm. Proceeds from the evening will provide enrichment programs at the Library. Along with bragging rights, a cash prize of $200 will be awarded to the winning team! Bring your own snacks and thinking caps!

Table space is limited, so sign up now and don’t miss the fun!