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Adult & Meetings

  1. OLLI: Shiny Cars and Nuclear Nightmares

    October 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  2. OLLI: The Art of Storytelling

    October 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  3. HPL Movies in the Afternoon: The Seagull

    October 18, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whiton Room

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  4. South Shore Action

    October 18, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    Postcard writing.

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  5. DSA - South Shore Community Meeting

    October 18, 2018, 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  6. BCGS: Papineau Bester Guitar Duo

    October 21, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whiton Room

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  7. BSA Troop 4 Hingham

    October 21, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Committee meeting

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  8. OLLI: Prelude to War (Section 1)

    October 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  9. OLLI: Introduction to Opera

    October 22, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  10. Hingham Maritime Meeting

    October 22, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Hingham Maritime Center Meeting

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  11. The KURA Project

    October 22, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

    Presentation by The KURA Project on their work to improve educational opportunities for the underserved population of northern Kenya.

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  12. OLLI: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Events

    October 23, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  13. Lifelong Learning: Great Composers

    October 23, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  14. Hingham Men's Group

    October 23, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  15. Parent Information Network - PIN

    October 24, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  16. OLLI: iPad: There's an App for That!

    October 24, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  17. OLLI: Shiny Cars and Nuclear Nightmares

    October 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  18. OLLI: The Art of Storytelling

    October 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  19. OLLI Brown Bag: A Cameo Portrait of Madeleine Albright

    October 25, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  20. OLLI: Great Public Speakers (Great Courses)

    October 25, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  21. Boy Scout Troop 1 Board of Review Meeting

    October 25, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Activity Room

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  22. Make: Due Date Collage Picture Frame Workshop

    October 25, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Join Hingham Public Library's resident artists Carol and Jenn for their monthly workshops. This month we will be reusing stamped library due date cards to collage over picture frames. All materials will be provided.

    This program requires registration. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1404.

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  23. Ridgewood Crossing Annual Meeting

    October 25, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

    Annual meeting.

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  24. An Afternoon with the Author: Eamon Earls presents Cold War New England

    October 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    Author and historian Eamon McCarthy Earls will speak about his book Cold War New England. This free event will be followed by an opportunity to ask questions, speak with the author directly, and purchase a signed copy of the book. A visual presentation will accompany the talk. Earls set out to uncover the rich history of the Northeast region’s contributions to the Cold War. His research culminated in the book Cold War New England: How One Region Fought to Keep the Cold War from Getting Hot published in 2016. Spread across the entire region, Earls paints a portrait of the Cold War as seen through our own backyard and illustrates how the many contributions of this area both affected the war itself, and are still seen today.

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  25. OLLI: Prelude to War (Section 1)

    October 29, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  26. OLLI Brown Bag: Mothers of the U.S. Presidents

    October 29, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  27. OLLI: Introduction to Opera

    October 29, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  28. OLLI: Prelude to War (Section 2)

    October 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  29. OLLI Brown Bag: Iran: Persian Glory and Islamic Revolution

    October 30, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  30. OLLI: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Events

    October 30, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  31. Lifelong Learning: Great Composers

    October 30, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  32. Ghosts of the South Coast & South Shore

    October 30, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    From the spirits of British loyalists in Wareham's Fearing Tavern to the ghastly goings-on at the Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast in Fall River, this talk will examine some of the most infamous ghost stories in Massachusetts. It is also an in-depth look at the region's history and how it relates to its haunts, including a discussion on King Philip's War.

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  33. HPL Book Group: The Nine

    October 30, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Please join us for our monthly book discussion group held on the last Tuesday of each month. New members are always welcome! Drop-in Event.

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  34. OLLI: iPad: There's an App for That!

    October 31, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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Children

  1. Move & Groove Storytime - for ages 4 and under

    October 18, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Move & Groove Storytime is a drop in program for children of various ages (4 and under) and their caregivers. Listen to fun stories, sing, and move around in this fast-paced Storytime perfect for young children who learn best when their brains and their bodies are active. Following the program, families are invited to socialize and play with library’s collection of toys

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  2. READ TO Boo! - a therapy dog, suitable for ages 5+, registration

    October 20, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Department

    READ TO BOO!- a therapy dog | Reading to trained therapy dogs helps develop literacy skills and builds confidence as well as self-esteem. Keep your reading skills sharp by reading to BOO, an adorable Shih Tzu. He is a certified reading and therapy dog. He will available to listen for one hour, sessions are for 15 minutes and begin at 10:30 AM. BOO's listening dates for October are Oct. 13, 20, and 27. *Please call the Children’s Department at 781-741-1405, ext.1403 to register. Suitable for kids age 5 and up.

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  3. Preschool Storytime - for children 3 to 5

    October 22, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Children (ages 3 to 5) and their caregivers will listen to engaging books, hear some music, sing songs and make a fun craft while making new friends in a welcoming setting. This energetic drop-in Storytime builds language and literacy skills.

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  4. Stories & Snacks - Storytime for children ages 5 to 8

    October 22, 2018, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM @ Activity Room

    Stories & Snacks is a drop-in program for school age children (ages 5 - 8) and their families. Older children still love to hear books read aloud. Stories and Snacks is the perfect Storytime for that child. Session includes a snack and a craft activity.

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  5. Toddler Storytime - for ages 14 months to 3 years

    October 23, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Wiggle, rhyme, read, and sing in this active Storytime! Simple stories and music introduce the sounds and rhythms of language and play to your little learner. This drop-in program is perfect for children 14 months to 3 years and their caregivers. Following the program, families are invited to socialize and play with library’s collection of toys.

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  6. Books for Babies - for ages 0 to 14 months

    October 24, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Books, Bounces, and rhythmic activity ensure that this engaging Storytime for babies (0 to 14 months) and their caregivers is the perfect environment for building your baby’s foundation for lifelong reading. Babies will be introduced to familiar rhymes and songs as well as the opportunity to mingle with other babies and their caregivers. Following the program, families are invited to socialize and play with library’s collection of toys.

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  7. Move & Groove Storytime - for ages 4 and under

    October 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Move & Groove Storytime is a drop in program for children of various ages (4 and under) and their caregivers. Listen to fun stories, sing, and move around in this fast-paced Storytime perfect for young children who learn best when their brains and their bodies are active. Following the program, families are invited to socialize and play with library’s collection of toys

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  8. READ TO Boo! - a therapy dog, suitable for ages 5+, registration

    October 27, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Department

    READ TO BOO!- a therapy dog | Reading to trained therapy dogs helps develop literacy skills and builds confidence as well as self-esteem. Keep your reading skills sharp by reading to BOO, an adorable Shih Tzu. He is a certified reading and therapy dog. He will available to listen for one hour, sessions are for 15 minutes and begin at 10:30 AM. BOO's listening dates for October are Oct. 13, 20, and 27. *Please call the Children’s Department at 781-741-1405, ext.1403 to register. Suitable for kids age 5 and up.

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  9. Preschool Storytime - for children 3 to 5

    October 29, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Children (ages 3 to 5) and their caregivers will listen to engaging books, hear some music, sing songs and make a fun craft while making new friends in a welcoming setting. This energetic drop-in Storytime builds language and literacy skills.

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  10. Stories & Snacks - Storytime for children ages 5 to 8

    October 29, 2018, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM @ Activity Room

    Stories & Snacks is a drop-in program for school age children (ages 5 - 8) and their families. Older children still love to hear books read aloud. Stories and Snacks is the perfect Storytime for that child. Session includes a snack and a craft activity.

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  11. Toddler Storytime - for ages 14 months to 3 years

    October 30, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Wiggle, rhyme, read, and sing in this active Storytime! Simple stories and music introduce the sounds and rhythms of language and play to your little learner. This drop-in program is perfect for children 14 months to 3 years and their caregivers. Following the program, families are invited to socialize and play with library’s collection of toys.

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  12. Books for Babies - for ages 0 to 14 months

    October 31, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Books, Bounces, and rhythmic activity ensure that this engaging Storytime for babies (0 to 14 months) and their caregivers is the perfect environment for building your baby’s foundation for lifelong reading. Babies will be introduced to familiar rhymes and songs as well as the opportunity to mingle with other babies and their caregivers. Following the program, families are invited to socialize and play with library’s collection of toys.

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Teens

  1. Careers in Marine Animal Training: A Presentation for Teens

    October 23, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Learn all about what it's like to be a marine mammal trainer and how you can get involved in that field today!

    Kim Cummings, from the New England Aquarium, has worked as a marine mammal trainer for over 15 years! In her presentation she will discuss her background, the reasons for animal training, the methods of training, and a day in the life of a trainer.

    She will also touch on other careers associated with animal training like education, research, and conservation, and share resources to learn more about the animal care field, and ideas for how teens can get involved at the aquarium, as well as the first steps to take to become an animal trainer.

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  2. Teen Advisory Board

    October 24, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) at the Hingham Public Library! We want to hear what YOU have to say! Earn community service hours, have fun, and help the library plan teen offerings! All young adults aged 12 + up welcome. No registration required. Please call or email the children's department for more information.

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  3. Magic: The Gathering!

    October 27, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Activity Room

    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.

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  4. Teen Book Group: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

    October 27, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Activity Room

    All teens in grades 6 and up welcome! Drop-in event. New members are always welcome! We meet biweekly throughout the summer to discuss that meeting's books and chat over snacks. Library copies of the book will be made available at the children's desk.

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  5. Fall Cookie Decorating Party

    October 30, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Leaves and pumpkins and ghosts, oh my! All teens in grade 6 and up are invited to join us for a fall cookie decorating party. We'll provide the cookies and decorating materials, you bring the creativity! Get ready to make some delicious fall-themed cookies. No registration necessary.

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