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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Artist-in-Residence: Fly By Night Dancers

Fly By Night Dancers

The Hingham Public Library is very pleased to be launching an Artist-in-Residence pilot program connecting the arts with literature. Children ages 5-10 and their families are invited to join us to create the Fly By Night dance troupe during this unique an...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Saturday Science

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Saturday Science is back for another fantastic year! Tailored to two elementary school-age groups (K-2 and 3-5), Saturday Science sessions expose kids to different scientific fields and the leading female scientists in those fields. The theme for this yea...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Henna at the Library | Ages 7+

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Tuesday, February 18 at 5:30 -- Henna artist Mandy Roberge will offer a brief history of Henna and then draw a unique design on each participant.

Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.Please note that children under the age o...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Mr. Vinny's Shadow Puppet Show | Ages 3-9

Mr. Vinnys Shadow Puppet Show

Wednesday, February 19 at 10:30 -- Mr. Vinny of the Toe Jam Puppet Band is visiting Hingham. Please join us for a magical storytelling experience told through shadows that is interactive, silly and surprising - all the ingredients for an enchanting event!...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Pop Up Art School: Animated Faces | Ages 9+

Animated Faces Project

Wednesday, February 19 at 3:30 -- Join the Pop up Art School and learn how to engineer a paper face that moves using pull tabs. Finish the face with colored pencils, markers and paint. Next we’ll help you make a short stop motion video of your p...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

February School Vacation Week!

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

10:30 - Toddler Storytime - Wiggle, rhyme, read, and sing in this active storytime!  (Ages 14 months+, Whiton Room)

1:30 - Lego Building Event - Playing with Lego©’s is a great opportunity to invent, collabor...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Magician Stephen Brenner | Family Program

Magic wand and hat

Saturday, February 22 at 10:30 -- Magician Stephen Brenner will entertain families with his interactive, fun-filled magic variety show that includes live animals. Tricks, kid-friendly jokes, plus pet therapy animals ensure a fun-filled morning fo...

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Children
Posted on: September 16, 2019

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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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Children's Book Groups

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

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