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Adult & Meetings

  1. Virtual Class: Intro to Hoopla

    September 28, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online via Zoom. -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    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 features.

    This meeting will be held via Zoom. To join us, please register online, and we will email you the meeting link shortly before the meeting begins.

    This meeting or program is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access to Library programs and services. You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting or program may be recorded by the Town of Hingham and the Hingham Public Library. By participating in this meeting or program, you hereby agree to and grant permission to the recording and/or public display of your and/or your child’s (if under 18) image, voice, or name, and that no royalty, fee or other compensation shall become payable to you and/or your child by reason of such use.

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  2. Virtual HPL Book Group: H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald

    September 29, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    The HPL Book Group has gone digital! New members are always welcome and this is a great time to join us for the first time!

    This program will be held via Zoom. To join us, please register online, and we will email you the meeting link shortly before the meeting begins.

    This meeting or program is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access to Library programs and services. You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting or program may be recorded by the Town of Hingham and the Hingham Public Library. By participating in this meeting or program, you hereby agree to and grant permission to the recording and/or public display of your and/or your child’s (if under 18) image, voice, or name, and that no royalty, fee or other compensation shall become payable to you and/or your child by reason of such use.

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  3. Virtual Class: Intro to Zoom

    September 30, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Stay in touch with all your loved ones and business relations with Zoom. This beginner's course is aimed at familiarizing you with all the basic features of participating in a virtual Zoom meeting.

    This meeting will be held via Zoom. To join us, please register online, and we will email you the meeting link shortly before the meeting begins.

    This meeting or program is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access to Library programs and services. You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting or program may be recorded by the Town of Hingham and the Hingham Public Library. By participating in this meeting or program, you hereby agree to and grant permission to the recording and/or public display of your and/or your child’s (if under 18) image, voice, or name, and that no royalty, fee or other compensation shall become payable to you and/or your child by reason of such use.

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  4. Genealogy with Seema Kenney: Using US Census Records for Family History

    September 30, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Join the Hingham Public Library and professional genealogist Seema Kenney for an interesting and informative look at how to use census data for your family history research. As the country continues to gather important information about the US population from the current census, learn how the information contained in past censuses can help you uncover clues and fill in the blanks in your own genealogy. Learn more about the purpose of the census, the instructions and methods for the enumerators, and the hidden gems you find when reading the entire page.

    This program will be held via Zoom. To join us, please register online, and we will email you the link shortly before the meeting.

    Seema is an experienced software instructor and a professional genealogist. She has a certificate in Genealogical Research from BU, completed ProGen and is an active member of several societies and part of the NERGC planning committee.

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Children

  1. Read-to-a-Dog | Duncan (a Golden Retriever) and his partner Shaelah are our listeners today | Ages 5+

    September 26, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Our Read to a Dog program has gone virtual! Reading to trained therapy dogs helps develop literacy skills and builds confidence and self-esteem in a supportive environment.

    Registration for this session has closed. Join us next week!

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  2. Virtual Storytime: Stories and Songs with Mary Ellen, ages 0-3

    September 29, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Via YouTube! Sign up to receive new storytimes in your inbox each Tuesday!

    Stories and Songs with Mary Ellen is perfect for the youngest child (ages 0-3). Songs and age-related stories will help start the day with giggles and smiles. A link for a coloring page is included in the youtube description box.

    Please sign up to receive new storytimes in your inbox each Tuesday!

    This meeting or program is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access to Library programs and services. You are hereby advised that no portion of this meeting may be recorded without the permission of the Hingham Public Library.

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  3. Raising a Reader with Big Ryan's Tall Tales | Ages 3-5

    September 29, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Big Ryan's Tall Tales welcomes all parents and their children (3-5 years) to come to this 6-week Raising a Reader series on making stories and language come alive. This program is made possible by the South Shore Family Network.

    This program will be held via Zoom. To join us, please register online, and we will email you the link shortly before each meeting. This registration signs you up for all 6 sessions.

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  4. Virtual Storytime: Stories with Debbie, ages 3-5

    September 30, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Via YouTube! Sign up to receive new storytimes in your inbox each Wednesday!

    Stories with Debbie is perfect for children on the beginning end of the literacy ladder (ages 3-5). Debbie will be reading books with more content and purpose. Included in the description will be a link to a craft you can create with items found around the house!

    Please sign up to receive new storytimes in your inbox each Wednesday!

    This meeting or program is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access to Library programs and services. You are hereby advised that no portion of this meeting may be recorded without the permission of the Hingham Public Library.

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Teens

  1. Virtual Teen Advisory Board Meeting

    September 28, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Join us for our first virtual TAB meeting of the school year! If you're looking for a way to connect with other teens in your community right now, look no further than TAB. Teen Advisory Board is all about bringing teens together to have a fun time while working on how we can make the library better for everyone. Possible topics at each meeting include: library events for teens, materials the library offers, and ways to better support students in the time of COVID-19. Bring your ideas and thoughts - and friends! Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

    This program will be held via Zoom. To join us, please register online, and we will email you the link shortly before the meeting.

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