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Adult & Meetings

  1. Closed for Veterans Day

    November 12, 2018, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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  2. Staff Meeting

    November 13, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  3. OLLI: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Events

    November 13, 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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  4. Clutter Free Support Group

    November 13, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Monthly meeting.

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  5. Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women Update: "Getting the Pay You Deserve"

    November 13, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

    Nina Kimball, Chair of the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women, will speak on "Getting the Pay You Deserve" beginning at 7 pm. This program is sponsored by the South Shore Area Branch of the American Association of Women whose mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education and research. The public is invited to attend this free program. For more information, visit https://aauw-ma.aauw.net/branches/southshorearea/.

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  6. Books on Tap!: The Hate U Give

    November 13, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Liberty Grille - Downtown Hingham

    Join the HPL for Books On Tap, our newest adult book club! It will meet the 2nd Tuesday of every month at the Liberty Grille in Downtown Hingham at 7:00 pm, and will provide a fun and relaxed atmosphere for members to chat about books. Book choices will focus on recent, fresh, and interesting reads. So come on down, grab a cocktail, and enjoy a literary night out! Books will be available for pick-up at the reference desk two weeks before each meeting.

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  7. Hingham Land Conservation Trust

    November 13, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Activity Room

    Two tables pushed together with 8 chairs around. TB

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  8. South Shore SNAP (Special Needs Athletic Partnership)

    November 13, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Monthly board meeting.

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  9. Garden Club of Hingham Members Meeting

    November 14, 2018, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whiton Room

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  10. Great Books

    November 14, 2018, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Meeting for discussion.

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  11. School Committee

    November 14, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Activity Room

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  12. Hingham Maritime Meeting

    November 14, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

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  13. Hingham SEPAC

    November 14, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Activity Room

    Meeting.

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  14. HPL Trustees Meeting

    November 14, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  15. Room Reserved

    November 15, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  16. OLLI: Great Public Speakers (Great Courses)

    November 15, 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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  17. Girl Scout Meeting

    November 15, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Activity Room

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  18. HYS Board Meeting

    November 15, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  19. Weir River Watershed Annual Meeting

    November 15, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

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  20. OLLI: Ancient Cities, Temples and Food Markets

    November 19, 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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  21. OLLI: Introduction to Opera

    November 19, 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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  22. Lyme Support

    November 19, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Support, discussion and resources for coping with Lyme disease.

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  23. South Shore Action

    November 19, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

    Monthly meeting

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  24. OLLI: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Events

    November 20, 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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  25. Hingham Ladies Club Board Meeting

    November 20, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  26. Hingham Men's Group

    November 20, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

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  27. Hingham Education Foundation

    November 20, 2018, 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  28. OLLI: Women's History

    November 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  29. Library Closing at 5:00 for Thanksgiving Holiday

    November 21, 2018, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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  30. Closed for Thanksgiving Day

    November 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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  31. Room Reserved

    November 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whiton Room

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  32. BCGS: Boston Guitar Orchestra

    November 25, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lobby

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  33. OLLI: Ancient Cities, Temples and Food Markets

    November 26, 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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  34. OLLI: Introduction to Opera

    November 26, 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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  35. Technology Fair

    November 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library Lobby

    Come and see all the different kinds of technology the library lets you borrow. From robots to cameras, mixers to conversion equipment, we have it all. Just in time for the holidays, this fair might just give you the perfect gift idea too!

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  36. HPL Book Group: One Thousand White Women

    November 27, 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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  37. OLLI: Travels on Islands in Europe Asia and South America

    November 28, 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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  38. Parent Information Network - PIN

    November 28, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  39. Library Board of Trustees Futures Task Force

    November 28, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  40. HPL Movie: Juliet, Naked

    November 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

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  41. Managing Holiday Stress

    November 29, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    How is it that the most "Wonderful Time of the Year" is the most stressful time of the year? Financial stressors, family relationships, longing for those no longer with us, unreasonable expectations and an impossibly busy calendar can be overwhelming.

    Join us as we explore what is most meaningful and important to you and how to bring more of that into your holiday season. You will leave this session with a clear sense of your priorities, concrete steps to make them your reality and tips and tricks to handle the roadblocks that will pop up along the way.

    This workshop will be lead by Renee Reilly Gambell, MSW, LICSW from the South Shore Health System.

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  42. HPL Movies in the Afternoon: Juliet, Naked

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

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  43. Make: Dream Big Canvas Painting

    November 29, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Join Hingham Public Library's resident artists Carol and Jenn for their monthly workshops. This month will be their first ever step by step canvas painting project! The finished painting will be a dreamy night sky scene. All materials will be provided.

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

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  44. Hingham Little League Board Meeting

    November 29, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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Children

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

    November 13, 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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  2. Raising - A - Reader with Big Ryan's Tall Tales

    November 13, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Activity Room

    Big Ryan's Tall Tales welcomes all parents and their children (3 to 5 years) to attend this 6-week series on making stories where language comes alive!

    This program requires registration. To check availability please call the Children's desk at 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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

    November 14, 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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  4. Move & Groove Storytime - for ages 4 and under

    November 15, 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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  5. MAMASTEPH entertains at the Hingham Public Library

    November 17, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Whiton Room

    Stephanie Chase is an accomplished musician, singer, songwriter, entertainer and crafts person. As MAMASTEPH she is a popular performer who has a vast and loyal audience throughout the South Shore. She has four cd’s to her credit. They are "Simply Mamasteph", "There's A Little Light", “Mamasteph: A Family Christmas Album" and her most recent “Little Mouse, Little House” released in 2017. Copies of her cd’s are available for checkout at the library. Suitable for young children and their grownups! Please join us for a magical musical morning.

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  6. Read to Salty! a certified listening dog

    November 17, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Department

    READ TO SALTY! – A THERAPY DOG | Salty and Christina are established members of our Read to A Dog teams. Salty is a 14-year-old Chihuahua who is a gentle patient listener and a certified therapy dog. Salty listening dates for 2018 are November 17, November 24 and December 08. 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 5 and up.

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  7. Preschool Storytime - for children 3 to 5

    November 19, 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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  8. Stories & Snacks - Storytime for children ages 5 to 8

    November 19, 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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  9. Toddler Storytime - for ages 14 months to 3 years

    November 20, 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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  10. Raising - A - Reader with Big Ryan's Tall Tales

    November 20, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Activity Room

    Big Ryan's Tall Tales welcomes all parents and their children (3 to 5 years) to attend this 6-week series on making stories where language comes alive!

    This program requires registration. To check availability please call the Children's desk at 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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

    November 21, 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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  12. Read to Salty! a certified listening dog

    November 24, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Department

    READ TO SALTY! – A THERAPY DOG | Salty and Christina are established members of our Read to A Dog teams. Salty is a 14-year-old Chihuahua who is a gentle patient listener and a certified therapy dog. Salty listening dates for 2018 are November 17, November 24 and December 08. 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 5 and up.

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  13. Preschool Storytime - for children 3 to 5

    November 26, 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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  14. Stories & Snacks - Storytime for children ages 5 to 8

    November 26, 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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  15. Special Toddler Storytime: Stories with Mary Ellen and Dance Along with Tracy Durso- for ages 14 months to 3 years

    November 27, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Whiton Room

    Story Time and Dance! This special session includes storytime with Mary Ellen and movement with Tracy Durso from "Dance Along". Children and their care givers will enjoy this lively session. Suitable for toddlers 14 months and up. This is a drop-in program.

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  16. Raising - A - Reader with Big Ryan's Tall Tales

    November 27, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Activity Room

    Big Ryan's Tall Tales welcomes all parents and their children (3 to 5 years) to attend this 6-week series on making stories where language comes alive!

    This program requires registration. To check availability please call the Children's desk at 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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

    November 28, 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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  18. Move & Groove Storytime - for ages 4 and under

    November 29, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Whiton 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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Teens

  1. Pizza and Books

    November 13, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Come chat with fellow book lovers about what you're reading and loving - or what you're reading and hating these days! No specific book to read, just show up to chat with others about bookish things. Pizza and beverages will be provided. No registration necessary.

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  2. Tarot Workshop for Teens!

    November 17, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    This hands-on tarot workshop with Sally Cragin includes the history of this unique art form and its practices. Students will learn the rudiments of the four suits, the significance of the numbers and the interpretation of “Major Arcana” cards. Discussion encouraged!

    We will practice some simple readings, then move on to more complex readings. We use the Ryder-Waite deck, designed by Pamela Colman-Smith for in-class readings. Beginners welcome!

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

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  3. Magic: The Gathering!

    November 24, 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! Snacks will be served .No registration necessary.

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  4. Anime & Manga Club

    November 28, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Activity Room

    All teens are welcome to join our new Anime & Manga Club! Each meeting, members will get to talk about anime and manga with fellow enthusiasts. Each time, there will be a small craft and snack and we will watch one episode of an anime show - decided by group vote - via Crunchyroll. Registration not required.

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