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Adult & Meetings

  1. OLLI: Perspectives of the Great Depression

    October 19, 2017, 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 19, 2017, 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: Maudie

    October 19, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whiton Room

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  4. Hingham Chess Club: Advanced Lessons & Open Play

    October 19, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    Advanced Lessons are drop-in and focus on strategy and board development; applying more advanced chess terminology; and preparing for competition. All ages are welcome, but HCC recommends a minimum age of six years old, and the ability to work independently. All chess lessons at Hingham Public Library are free. To help offset the costs of funding the program, a suggested donation of $10 per lesson is gratefully accepted by Hingham Chess Club, yet not required. Through their partnership with the Hingham Public Library, HCC is also the recipient of a grant generously provided by the Harold and Avis Goldstein Trust.

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  5. Hingham Crew Meeting

    October 21, 2017, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  6. La Leche League Meeting

    October 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Activity Room

    This mother-to-mother support group is open to all breastfeeding or expectant mothers.

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  7. Moving On: Saying Goodbye to Home Sweet Home

    October 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    Are you paralyzed by the daunting task of moving yourself or helping a loved one downsize? Please join our panel of experts who will give hands-on tools to help you move forward and move on! Please register online or call 781-741-1405 ext. 1404.

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  8. Oceans of Glory

    October 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  9. OLLI

    October 23, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Whiton Room

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  10. Evening with the Author: Katina Makris & Recovery Approaches for Lyme Disease

    October 23, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    Lyme disease is an epidemic illness that has reached all corners of the world. Hundreds of thousands go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed with autoimmune illnesses, each year. A dynamic and authentic voice from someone who has walked ‘The Lyme road,’ Katina Makris, CCH, CIH, Classical Homeopath, Inspirational Speaker, Lyme disease survivor, “Lyme Light Radio” host and author of the award winning book, Out of the Woods; Healing Lyme Disease, Body, Mind and Spirit and Autoimmune Illness & Lyme Disease Recovery Guide, will share practical information and recovery tools on Lyme disease, the epidemic of the 21st century. Makris has worked in natural health care for 30+ years, as a Certified Homeopath and Certified Intuitive Healer. She teaches around the world, offering healing skills and hope in the midst of an exploding public health care crisis. Katina is a graduate of Duke University and The Stillpoint School of Integrative Life Healing.

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  11. OLLI: Stroke and the Neurodegenerative Disorders

    October 24, 2017, 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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  12. OLLI Brown Bag

    October 24, 2017, 11:45 AM - 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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  13. OLLI: Armchair Analysts

    October 24, 2017, 1:15 PM - 2:45 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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  14. Hingham Ladies Club Book Group

    October 24, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  15. Savvy Social Security for Women

    October 24, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Educational program for women regarding how to maximize their social security income through various claiming strategies.

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  16. HPL Book Group: Beautiful Ruins

    October 24, 2017, 7:30 PM - 8:45 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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  17. OLLI: A Year in Chile

    October 25, 2017, 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. Senior Center Discovery Program

    October 25, 2017, 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  19. Hingham Chess Club: Beginner's Lessons & Open Play

    October 25, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Beginner Lessons operate in a 12-week cycle. Participants will master chess basics, including how pieces move; maneuvering the board; applying chess terms such as castling; and the stages of play. All ages are welcome, but HCC recommends a minimum age of six years old, and the ability to work independently. All chess lessons at Hingham Public Library are free. To help offset the costs of funding the program, a suggested donation of $10 per lesson is gratefully accepted by Hingham Chess Club, yet not required. Through their partnership with the Hingham Public Library, HCC is also the recipient of a grant generously provided by the Harold and Avis Goldstein Trust.

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  20. LGBTea

    October 25, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    One part social meeting and one part LGBT history lesson, LGBTea is a safe, no judgement space for anyone identifying as LGBTQ+ or as an ally. One evening a month we come together to share our joys and concerns confidentially and discuss our community's past present and future over tea and snacks.

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  21. Hingham Library Cookbook Club

    October 25, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

    Do you love to try new recipes? Looking for a new Challenge? Join Hingham Public Library’s Cookbook Club today. Our cookbook of the month is announced the first Wednesday of the month. Stop by the Reference Desk anytime after that to reserve your spot and recipe. If you haven't ever been in a cookbook group before, it is simple: Just stop by the Reference Desk to pick a recipe you would like to try. Cook it at home and bring it to share with all!

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  22. OLLI: Perspectives of the Great Depression

    October 26, 2017, 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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  23. OLLI: The Art of Storytelling

    October 26, 2017, 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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  24. OLLI: Vietnam, 1945-1985: What Really Happened?

    October 26, 2017, 1:15 PM - 2:45 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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  25. Hingham Chess Club: Advanced Lessons & Open Play

    October 26, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    Advanced Lessons are drop-in and focus on strategy and board development; applying more advanced chess terminology; and preparing for competition. All ages are welcome, but HCC recommends a minimum age of six years old, and the ability to work independently. All chess lessons at Hingham Public Library are free. To help offset the costs of funding the program, a suggested donation of $10 per lesson is gratefully accepted by Hingham Chess Club, yet not required. Through their partnership with the Hingham Public Library, HCC is also the recipient of a grant generously provided by the Harold and Avis Goldstein Trust.

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  26. Room Reserved

    October 26, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    Room prep for program.

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  27. Boy Scout Troop 1 Board of Review Meeting

    October 26, 2017, 6:45 PM - 8:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  28. Tales from the Home of the World's Worst Weather

    October 26, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Join Mount Washington Observatory's Will Broussard for a hands-on investigation into the unique life and work of weather observers stationed at the observatory year-round. This program will include interactive demonstrations, weather instruments, stunning photography, and video footage from the summit. This exciting program is appropriate for adults and children alike.

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  29. Set Up: Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project

    October 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Whiton Room

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  30. Set Up: Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project

    October 28, 2017, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Set up for Korean Cultural Program.

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  31. Event: Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project

    October 28, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    The Korean Spirit & Culture Promotion Project is a not-for-profit organization that was formed in September 2005 to promote Korean history and culture to the wider world. This unique cultural program will feature a documentary film screening, a demonstration of the traditional Korean wedding ceremony, in beautiful traditional costume, and a traditional Korean meal. Works of art will be on display throughout the program. Please register online or call 781-741-1405 ext. 1404.

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  32. OLLI: "When in the Course of Human Events": The American Revolution

    October 30, 2017, 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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  33. Palliative Nurses of the South Shore

    October 30, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  34. Boy Scout First Aid Demonstration

    October 30, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Activity Room

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  35. Discussion of Immigrant Issues

    October 30, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

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  36. OLLI: Stroke and the Neurodegenerative Disorders

    October 31, 2017, 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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  37. OLLI: Armchair Analysts

    October 31, 2017, 1:15 PM - 2:45 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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Children

  1. Babies, Books & Play

    October 19, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Babies, Books & Play is a drop in program for babies, toddlers, and their families (3 and under). Participants will listen to a few short stories, learn some finger play rhymes, sing a few songs and then have free play time with the library's collection of toys

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  2. Read to Luke! - a certified therapy dog

    October 21, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Department

    Read to Luke! - Keep your reading skills sharp by reading to Luke, a gentle and charming Goldendoodle. He is a certified reading and therapy dog. Luke will be at the library on listed Saturdays. He will be available for 15 minute sessions on his “listening” days. *Please call the Children’s and Young Adult Department to register for your preferred sitting. Suitable for kids age 4 and up. Sep. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 16

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  3. Book Group Title for 2nd & 3rd grade: "Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School and Other Scary Things" by Lenore Look and illustrated by Leuyen Pham

    October 21, 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Alvin Ho is an Asian American second grader who is afraid of everything—elevators, tunnels, girls, and, most of all, school. He’s so afraid of school that, while he’s there, he never, ever, says a word. But at home he’s a very loud superhero named Firecracker Man, a brother to Calvin and Anibelly, and a gentleman-in-training, so he can be just like his dad. This is a parent/child book group. Reservations are needed and can be made online or by calling the children's department at 781-741-1405, ext. 1403

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  4. Preschool Storytime

    October 23, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Preschool Storytime is drop in program for preschoolers (ages 3-5) and their families. Participants will listen to stories and make a fun craft to take home.

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  5. Stories & Snacks

    October 23, 2017, 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. Participants will listen to stories while enjoying an after school snack (provided by the library) and make a fun craft to take home

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  6. Toddler Storytime

    October 24, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Toddler Storytime is a drop in program for toddlers (ages 16 months - 2 years) and their families. Participants will listen to a few short stories, sing songs, and color.

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  7. Baby Storytime

    October 25, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Baby Storytime is for babies (0 - 15 months) and their caregivers. Participants will listen to a few stories, sing some songs, hear a few finger plays and watch the bubbles!

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  8. Babies, Books & Play

    October 26, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Babies, Books & Play is a drop in program for babies, toddlers, and their families (3 and under). Participants will listen to a few short stories, learn some finger play rhymes, sing a few songs and then have free play time with the library's collection of toys

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  9. Preschool Storytime

    October 30, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Preschool Storytime is drop in program for preschoolers (ages 3-5) and their families. Participants will listen to stories and make a fun craft to take home.

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  10. Stories & Snacks

    October 30, 2017, 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. Participants will listen to stories while enjoying an after school snack (provided by the library) and make a fun craft to take home

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  11. Toddler Storytime

    October 31, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Toddler Storytime is a drop in program for toddlers (ages 16 months - 2 years) and their families. Participants will listen to a few short stories, sing songs, and color.

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Teens

  1. Teen Advisory Board

    October 25, 2017, 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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  2. High School Book Group

    October 28, 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Activity Room

    All teens in grades 9 and up welcome! Drop-in event. New members are always welcome!

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