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Adult & Meetings

  1. HPL Movies in the Afternoon: Chappaquiddick

    July 19, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whiton Room

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  2. Introduction to Excel

    July 19, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Hingham Town Hall

    Microsoft Excel is a program that uses spreed sheets to help us stay organized. This two hour class will cover the basics of Excel including spread sheet creation, naming and creating rows and columns, and more.

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

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  3. Postcard Calendar Journal

    July 19, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    If you struggle to find the time to journal, this craft is for you! We will be making a notecard journal for you to jot down highlights from each day throughout the year. As you continue the journal, you’ll have a daily time hop into what you did the previous year.

    If you have postcards you would like to use for monthly dividers, please bring those along, otherwise we will be providing vintage postcards for you to use.

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

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  4. South Shore Genealogical Society Board Meeting

    July 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Board meeting.

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  5. An Afternoon with the Author: Eamon Earls presents: "Twisted Sisters: How Four Superstorms Forever Changed the Northeast in 1954 & 1955"

    July 21, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    Join author and historian Eamon McCarthy Earls as he tells the story of four of the worst hurricanes to ever hit Massachusetts. In 1955, the Mass coastline was hammered by Hurricane Connie and Hurricane Diane - two storms whose impact was made worse by the short time frame in which they struck. The back to back impact of the sister storms recalled a similar situation only 12 months earlier when Hurricanes Carol and Edna brought similar destruction to Massachusetts in 1954. Come hear Eamon Earls tell the story of these four incredible and devastating storms. A project that started through family memories is now a warning of future destruction.

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  6. Hingham Youth Hockey Annual Meeting

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

    Annual Meeting.

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  7. Jazzin' the Blues with guitarist Paul Speidel

    July 23, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    "Jazzin' the Blues" is a musical journey taking the audience back to the roots of jazz and the blues. Paul will highlight styles from each period of Jazz evolution, emphasizing the continuing presence of the blues's influence, up to modern times. Pieces by classic artists are emphasized, with brief introductions and explanations of the music between pieces.

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  8. "How is YOUR job search going?"

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

    David Doyle, Job Coach at One Life at a Time, will lead a discussion about current hiring trends and address obstacles for job seekers. Includes tips for creating the most effective resumes.

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

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  9. Intermediate Excel

    July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Hingham Town Hall

    Go beyond creating simple data sheets with Microsoft Excel in this intermediate class.

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  10. Room Reserved JA

    July 31, 2018, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  11. Library Futures Task Force Meeting

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

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  12. HPL Book Group: Mrs. Osmond by John Banville

    July 31, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton 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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Children

  1. Sing Along with Sherry, a family musical program, drop-in

    July 19, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Whiton Room

    10:30 AM: Sing Along with Sherry! 4 and under, Whiton Room We will read stories in song and shake our sillies out with musical instruments, parachute games and more. Come ready to sing your heart out! | Sherry Eskin was a children's librarian for the Boston Public Library who left to have her two kids. Now Sherry appears all over the Boston area at libraries, farmer's markets and other community locations.

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  2. South Shore Conservatory Demonstration Class: Rhythm Fundamentals, ages 6 to 8

    July 19, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    An Intro to Percussion class for students age 6 to 8 that introduces basic music concepts and skills through learning to play a variety of percussion instruments. Space is limited: Registration is required and begins on Jul. 05

    This program requires registration. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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  3. Chocolate Party, ages 9+

    July 19, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Activity Room

    PLease join us for a chocolate event that includes dipping, trivia and games. The library will provide a selection of items for dipping but participants are encouraged to bring choice that they would like to try. For ages 9+, registration begins July 05.

    This program requires registration. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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  4. STEM Playgroup, ages 3 to 5, registration

    July 23, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Whiton Room

    STEM for preschool children. Young children are natural- born scientists and engineers. Explore the world around you through science, technology, engineering, and math with everyday activities.

    Please register for the series. You can register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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  5. Shark Storytime & Craft, ages 4 to 8, drop-in

    July 23, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Yikes, it's Shark Week! Please join us for stories about sharks and a related craft. Suitable for children ages 4 to 8. Drop-in event.

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  6. Dance Along with Tracy Durso

    July 24, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Whiton Room

    DANCE ALONG is a movement program for active toddlers hosted by Tracy Durso Children and their caregivers will have fun clapping, marching, jumping, spinning and more as they use props, music, and songs to foster early dance skills. Dance Along is for children ages 2+ with caregiver

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  7. STEAM with MARY ELLEN, "E" is Engineering, ages 4 to 8, drop-in program

    July 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Welcome to all things STEAM! … We will be celebrating science this summer at the library through our series, STEAM with MARY ELLEN. Each program will include: a story; a group re-telling of the story with discussion of the science in the story; and a hands-on activity related to the session’s topic. | Wed. Jul. 11: “S” is SCIENCE…Excellent Explosions! Chemical reactions |Wed. Jul.18: “T” is TECHNOLOGY … robots & coding | Tue. Jul.24: “E” is ENGINEERING … strength and materials with the Three Little Pigs | Wed. Aug. 01: “A” is ART … milk art | Aug. 07: “M” is MATH … racing cars (measure velocity) and design a project on a budget (math skills).

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  8. Magician Stephen Brenner, Family Program

    July 24, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    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 equals a night NOT to be missed! Family program, drop-in event.

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  9. Baby Storytime

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

    Babies (0 to 15 months) and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, engage in finger plays and blow bubbles! drop-in event Summer Dates are: Jul 11, Jul 25. Aug 01, Aug 08, Aug 15

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

    July 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Department

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  11. Krafts 4 Kids: Kindness Rocks, drop-in

    July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Kids will create and paint designs on rocks embracing a theme of kindness. ages 5 to 8, drop-in event, *Clothing caution: acrylic paint will be used, please wear appropriate clothing.

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  12. South Shore Conservatory Demonstration Class: Pre-Primary Ballet, ages 3 & 4, registration

    July 25, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    This class allows children to explore their imaginations through the experience of music and movement.

    Registration for this program begins on July 11. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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  13. Family Open Play

    July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Open Play: Families are invited to socialize and play with the library toy collection

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  14. The Inventor Mentor: Exciting Science Through Invention!, drop-in

    July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Hands-on science adventure sure to inspire the young engineers and inventors of tomorrow. Activitities include designing, building and testing air rockets, water bottle rockets, gliders and fliers of all sorts. Experience the air table, big bubbles, soap foam makers, Air Zookas and other activities. This is a drop in program suitable for ages 4 and up. Allow at least 45 minutes to enjoy all the fun.

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  15. Imagination Station: Lego Design Challenge, drop-in event

    July 26, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Design a structure from the world of Harry Potter. This is a drop-in event for ages 6 to 10. *Please note that lego creations remain in the library.

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  16. Family Bingo, drop-in

    July 26, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Please join us for this fun family favorite where everyone wins a prize. Drop-in program.

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  17. STEM Playgroup, ages 3 to 5, registration

    July 30, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Whiton Room

    STEM for preschool children. Young children are natural- born scientists and engineers. Explore the world around you through science, technology, engineering, and math with everyday activities.

    Please register for the series. You can register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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  18. Musical Movie Monday - Disney's Little Mermaid

    July 30, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    Families are welcome to bring a snack, a beverage (covered please!) and a blanket if you prefer to lounge on the floor! | Venture under the sea where Ariel, a free-spirited mermaid princess, longs to be part of the human world. After bravely striking a bargain with Ursula, a sneaky sea witch, Ariel embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. But the fate of her father's kingdom is in her hands. With Flounder and Sebastian at her side, Ariel will need all of her courage and determination to make things right in both of her worlds.| Selected Mondays offer a musical movie. Dates are: Jul. 02: “The Jungle Book” | Jul. 16: “Frozen”, Sing Along version” | Jul. 30: “The Little Mermaid” |Aug. 13: “The Lion King”

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  19. Jewelry Making Workshop

    July 30, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Activity Room

    Create beautiful jewelry to wear or to gift. ages 9+, drop-in

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  20. Happy Birthday Harry Potter! drop-in event

    July 31, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Children's Department

    We'll read the first chapter of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at 1 pm followed by a craft and other fun activities and, of course, Birthday Cake! Suggested age is 5+

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  21. South Shore Conservatory Demonstration Class: Discovering Drama, ages 5 to 7, registration

    July 31, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    Designed for younger performers, ages 5 - 7, “Discovering Drama” offers children an opportunity to develop speaking, listening, and social skills through structured dramatic play. Students engage in creative exploration through participation in theatre games, as well as an age-appropriate “mini-musical” experience, integrating simple song work and movement. Parents and caregivers may join us for a mini performance at the end of class. Space is limited: Registration is required and begins on Jul.17

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Teens

  1. Magic: The Gathering!

    July 21, 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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  2. Teen Book Group: Dread Nation

    July 21, 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. This meeting we will be discussing: Dread Nation, by Justina Ireland. Library copies of the book will be made available at the children's desk. Summary: Set in post-Civil War America, after the dead began to rise from the battlefield of Gettysburg. Children of color are required to attend schools to train them in the art of combat to protect the more well-to-do from the dead. Jane McKeene just wants to go home to her family, but when families in Baltimore go missing, she will be caught in a desperate fight against powerful enemies - and the walking dead will be the least of her problems...

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  3. Shark Week Party

    July 23, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Activity Room

    It's Shark Week! To celebrate, we're going to be having fun with shark and ocean-themed snacks, playing some shark trivia, and watching a shark-themed film! All teens in grades 6 and up welcome.

    This program requires registration. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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  4. Bucket Band Workshop for Teens

    July 24, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    South Shore Conservatory presents a percussion class for teens! The workshop will introduce basic rhythm and percussion skills using pails, buckets, etc. Jesse Stiglich, percussion teacher at South Shore Conservatory, will lead this fun workshop. No experience necessary!

    This program requires registration. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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  5. Anime and Manga Workshop with Robin Brenner

    July 25, 2018, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    Manga and Anime enthusiasts, gather! Teens entering grade 6 and up are invited to join us for a special anime and manga workshop from local expert, Robin Brenner! Robin is a teen librarian at the Brookline Public Library in Brookline, MA. She is a national expert on comics and graphic novels and runs the graphic novel review website, No Flying No Tights. Robin has been on a number of judging committees - such as The Boston Globe Horn Book Awards, the Michael J. Printz Award, the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, and more! - and works nationally with the Young Adult Library Services Association, or YALSA.

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  6. Snow Cones and Buttons

    July 25, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    We're making snow cones and buttons! Come enjoy a tasty summer treat and make some buttons for your jacket or bag! Drop in program, no registration necessary.

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  7. Harry Potter Feast

    July 31, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    It's Harry Potter's birthday (Happy Birthday, 'Arry!) and in honor of this most auspicious day, we are preparing some of the Wizarding World's most famous dishes and beverages. Just bring yourself and your appetite!

    This program requires registration. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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