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Adult & Meetings

  1. Closed for Columbus Day

    October 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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  2. Cheryl West, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    October 15, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Cheryl West, Social Worker for the Town of Hingham, offers free drop-in office hours on Tuesdays from 10:00 - Noon in the Library's Fearing Room and is available from 8:30 - 4:30 on Wednesdays at the Town Hall. She can be reached by calling 781-804-2370.

    Cheryl is available to help with accessing emergency services (food, clothing, housing, and crisis support), education and employment, family matters, health improvement (including insurance and mental health concerns), and support groups for men, women, and teens.

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  3. OLLI: 1919 at 100

    October 15, 2019, 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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  4. Intro to Google Docs and Sheets

    October 15, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Training Room

    Learn about Google Drive and creating documents and spreadsheets in this beginner class. The class will first introduce Google Drive (Google’s cloud based file manager.) Then we will take a deeper look at the basics of creating documents and spreadsheets with this powerful free tool.

    Please note: Google Drive requires an email with a gmail.com address to use. If you would still like to learn about using Docs and Sheets but do not have a gmail, you are welcome to attend.

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

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  5. OLLI: The Forces that Shape Us

    October 15, 2019, 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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  6. Hingham Ladies Club

    October 15, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Board meeting.

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  7. Guiding Good Choices

    October 15, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Guiding Good Choices is a four-part workshop designed to educate parents and caregivers of 9-14 year-olds about the risk factors for developing substance use disorder.

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  8. Hingham Maritime

    October 15, 2019, 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Board meeting.

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  9. Garden Club of Hingham Members Meeting

    October 16, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whiton Room

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  10. Great Books

    October 16, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Meeting for discussion.

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  11. Library Operations Committee

    October 16, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  12. OLLI: American Foreign Policy in Light of International Relations Theory

    October 16, 2019, 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. Senior Center Lifelong Learning: Great American Songbook with Larry King

    October 16, 2019, 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Contact Hingham Senior Center for registration. 781-741-1458.

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  14. Granite City Stamp Club

    October 16, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  15. HPL Movie: Yesterday

    October 16, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

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  16. OLLI: Story Telling Methods and Techniques

    October 17, 2019, 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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  17. OLLI: The Times They Are A-Changin: The Sixties: A Decade of Hope, Tumult, and Social Change

    October 17, 2019, 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. Intro to Google Docs and Sheets

    October 17, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Training Room

    Learn about Google Drive and creating documents and spreadsheets in this beginner class. The class will first introduce Google Drive (Google’s cloud based file manager.) Then we will take a deeper look at the basics of creating documents and spreadsheets with this power free tool.

    Please note: Google Drive requires an email with a gmail.com address to use. If you would still like to learn about using Docs and Sheets but do not have a gmail, you are welcome to attend.

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

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  19. HPL Movies in the Afternoon: Yesterday

    October 17, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whiton Room

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  20. Staff Training

    October 17, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Training Room

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  21. Evening with the Author: Roberta Gately presents Footprints in the Dust

    October 17, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

    Our next Evening with the Author event features local author Roberta Gately, a nurse and humanitarian aid worker who has served in war zones from Africa to Afghanistan aiding refugees. There are more than 22 million refugees worldwide and another 65 million who have been forcibly displaced. Images filter into our consciousness via dramatic photographs?but these photos only offer a glimpse into their stories. Footprints in the Dust aims to reveal the truth about their experience.

    As a young ER nurse in Boston, Roberta was stopped cold by stark images of big-bellied babies with empty haunting stares in the news. Roberta would soon learn the world into which millions of children around the globe were born was fraught with unspeakable horrors.
    Footprints in the Dust reveals the humanity behind the headlines. The people we meet within this riveting book are neither all saints nor all sinners - and impossible to forget.

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  22. Room Reserved

    October 19, 2019, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM @ Whiton Room

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  23. Steps to Healing and Change: A Domestic Violence Awareness Exhibit

    October 19, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October, DOVE (DOmestic Violence Ended) is partnering with the Hingham Public Library to help get the community involved in taking a stance against intimate partner violence. DOVE will be hosting a walk through gallery of survivor stories and informational displays outlining the harsh reality and impact of domestic violence in our communities. Attendees will not only have the chance to learn about the experiences of survivors and victims, but will also be able to leave a message of hope to survivors as part of a beautiful community display. A DOVE advocate will be present to answer any questions and give a brief overview of their services. Light refreshments will be provided.

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  24. Kerry Jon Walker Fund Meeting

    October 20, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  25. BCGS: Ceili Connors, Solo Guitar

    October 20, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    The Hingham Library and the Boston Classical Guitar Society gratefully acknowledge the support of Coastal Heritage Bank for our annual Sunday Sounds Special series of concerts.

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  26. OLLI: 1919 at 100

    October 21, 2019, 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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  27. Room Prep

    October 21, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  28. The Beginner's Guide to a Plant-Based Diet

    October 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    If you think the idea of a plant-based diet sounds good, but you don't know how to get started, this workshop is for you! Registered dietitian, Kathy Jordan, will provide helpful advice, answer questions, and share the scientific evidence behind the significant health benefits of including more plant foods into your daily diet.

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

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  29. OLLI: Web-Based Resources for Genealogy

    October 21, 2019, 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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  30. South Shore Action Forum

    October 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

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  31. Cheryl West, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    October 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Reference Area

    Cheryl West, Social Worker for the Town of Hingham, offers free drop-in office hours on Tuesdays from 10:00 - Noon in the Library's Fearing Room and is available from 8:30 - 4:30 on Wednesdays at the Town Hall. She can be reached by calling 781-804-2370.

    Cheryl is available to help with accessing emergency services (food, clothing, housing, and crisis support), education and employment, family matters, health improvement (including insurance and mental health concerns), and support groups for men, women, and teens.

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  32. Guiding Good Choices

    October 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Guiding Good Choices is a four-part workshop designed to educate parents and caregivers of 9-14 year-olds about the risk factors for developing substance use disorder.

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  33. OLLI: 1919 at 100

    October 22, 2019, 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 Brown Bag: TBA

    October 22, 2019, 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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  35. OLLI: The Forces that Shape Us

    October 22, 2019, 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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  36. Hingham Travel Basketball Draft

    October 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  37. Thailand Trip 2020 Discovery Session

    October 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    The first meeting for 12th grade Hingham High School students who are interested in going to Thailand in the summer of 2020. It will have more information about dates, costs, activities, and more!

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  38. OLLI Womens History Group

    October 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  39. OLLI: American Foreign Policy in Light of International Relations Theory

    October 23, 2019, 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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  40. Senior Center Lifelong Learning: Great American Songbook with Larry King

    October 23, 2019, 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Contact Hingham Senior Center for registration. 781-741-1458.

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  41. Room Prep

    October 23, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Set up for reception.

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  42. Hingham Democratic Town Committee

    October 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Monthly meeting.

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  43. The House of Possibilities Reception

    October 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    Reception.

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  44. OLLI: Story Telling Methods and Techniques

    October 24, 2019, 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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  45. OLLI: The Times They Are A-Changin: The Sixties: A Decade of Hope, Tumult, and Social Change

    October 24, 2019, 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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  46. OLLI: Memories

    October 24, 2019, 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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  47. Make: Open Studio

    October 24, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Calling artists of ALL skill levels! Join us for an evening of open ended creativity. Please feel free to bring any in-progress work to continue, get some feedback on a current project, or start something new.

    We will provide a variety of materials including paint, yarn, air dry clay, paper projects, and more. We will also have materials from previous Make Workshops available for the following projects: mason jar painting, felt flower wreath, book page wreath, postcard journal, and due date frames. No registration is required.

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  48. Hingham Little League

    October 24, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  49. OLLI: 1919 at 100

    October 28, 2019, 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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  50. OLLI: Web-Based Resources for Genealogy

    October 28, 2019, 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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  51. Hingham Hull Babe Ruth Organizational Meeting

    October 28, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  52. Rest, Replenish and Cultivate Resilience

    October 28, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Join clinical psychologist, Beth Kurland, and educator and certified yoga teacher, Shari Engelbourg, for an experiential workshop focused on managing stress. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to experience a combination of experiential exercises and techniques such as meditation, guided imagery, movement, gentle yoga and reflection.

    Feel relaxed and renewed when you leave and bring home some tools to use in the days ahead!

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

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  53. Cheryl West, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    October 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Cheryl West, Social Worker for the Town of Hingham, offers free drop-in office hours on Tuesdays from 10:00 - Noon in the Library's Fearing Room and is available from 8:30 - 4:30 on Wednesdays at the Town Hall. She can be reached by calling 781-804-2370.

    Cheryl is available to help with accessing emergency services (food, clothing, housing, and crisis support), education and employment, family matters, health improvement (including insurance and mental health concerns), and support groups for men, women, and teens.

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  54. OLLI: 1919 at 100

    October 29, 2019, 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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  55. OLLI Brown Bag: Nauru and Kiribati: Two Dots in the Pacific Ocean

    October 29, 2019, 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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  56. OLLI: The Forces that Shape Us

    October 29, 2019, 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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  57. HPL Book Group

    October 29, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

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  58. Hingham Garden Club: Committee Meeting

    October 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  59. Hingham Garden Club: Committee Meeting

    October 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  60. Senior Center Lifelong Learning: Great American Songbook with Larry King

    October 30, 2019, 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Contact Hingham Senior Center for registration. 781-741-1458.

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  61. OLLI: Story Telling Methods and Techniques

    October 31, 2019, 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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  62. OLLI: The Times They Are A-Changin: The Sixties: A Decade of Hope, Tumult, and Social Change

    October 31, 2019, 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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  63. OLLI: Memories

    October 31, 2019, 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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Children

  1. Toddler Storytime | Ages 14 months to 3 years

    October 15, 2019, 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 the library’s collection of toys.

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  2. Books for Babies | Ages 0 to 14 months

    October 16, 2019, 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 the library’s collection of toys.

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  3. Move & Groove Storytime | Ages 4 and under

    October 17, 2019, 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 the library’s collection of toys

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  4. Meet the Artists Open House

    October 19, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Whiton Room

    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 meet the inaugural artists, Nikki Hu and Guy Van Duser, at our drop-in October open houses and sign up for the Artist-in-Residence series which will begin in January.

    Choreographer Nikki Hu and musician Guy Van Duser are master teaching artists who are noted for bringing book subjects to life through dancing and music. At the open house Nikki will work with children to present The Dance of Ten Movements, attributed to Japanese dancer Michio Ito, which Nikki has adapted into a dance for children, set to Guy's beautiful original music.

    This Artist-in-Residence pilot program honors the memory of Dr. Jane Murphy Gaughen and is funded by the Harold and Avis Goldstein Charitable Trust.

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  5. Read-to-a-Dog: Hope (a Cocker Spaniel) and Lynn, are our listeners today

    October 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Department

    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 forward to reading with you!

    The program takes place each Saturday morning from 10:30-11:30. Reading sessions last 15 minutes and are for children ages 5 and up. Please reserve a spot by calling the Children's Department at 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

    We hope you can join us! Our listening teams are looking forward to reading with you!

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  6. Room Reserved

    October 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Whiton Room

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  7. Preschool Storytime | Ages 3-5

    October 21, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Children and their caregivers will listen to engaging books, hear some music, sing songs and make a fun craft, all 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 | Ages 5-8

    October 21, 2019, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Stories & Snacks is a drop in program for school age children and their families. Participants will listen to stories while enjoying an afterschool snack (provided by the library) and then make a fun craft to take home.

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  9. Toddler Storytime | Ages 14 months to 3 years

    October 22, 2019, 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 the library’s collection of toys.

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  10. Book Group for 4th & 5th Grade students: Sal & Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez

    October 22, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Activity Room

    About the book: The launch of a new duology set in a near-future Miami, where middle-school student Gabi discovers her friend Sal's ability to call forth things and people from other dimensions simply by meditating. There's one slight problem: their manipulation of time and space could put the entire universe at risk.

    Registration is not required. Read the book, invite a friend and join us for an engaging discussion.

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  11. Books for Babies | Ages 0 to 14 months

    October 23, 2019, 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 the library’s collection of toys.

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  12. Move & Groove Storytime | Ages 4 and under

    October 24, 2019, 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 the library’s collection of toys

    More Details
  13. Meet the Artists Open House

    October 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Whiton Room

    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 meet the inaugural artists, Nikki Hu and Guy Van Duser, at our drop-in October open houses and sign up for the Artist-in-Residence series which will begin in January.

    Choreographer Nikki Hu and musician Guy Van Duser are master teaching artists who are noted for bringing book subjects to life through dancing and music. At the open house Nikki will work with children to present The Dance of Ten Movements, attributed to Japanese dancer Michio Ito, which Nikki has adapted into a dance for children, set to Guy's beautiful original music.

    This Artist-in-Residence pilot program honors the memory of Dr. Jane Murphy Gaughen and is funded by the Harold and Avis Goldstein Charitable Trust.

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  14. Read-to-a-Dog: Salty (a Chihuahua) and his partner Christina, are our listeners today

    October 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Department

    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 forward to reading with you!

    The program takes place each Saturday morning from 10:30-11:30. Reading sessions last 15 minutes and are for children ages 5 and up. Please reserve a spot by calling the Children's Department at 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

    We hope you can join us! Our listening teams are looking forward to reading with you!

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  15. Room Reserved

    October 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Whiton Room

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  16. Preschool Storytime | Ages 3-5

    October 28, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

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

    More Details
  17. Stories & Snacks | Ages 5-8

    October 28, 2019, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Stories & Snacks is a drop in program for school age children and their families. Participants will listen to stories while enjoying an afterschool snack (provided by the library) and then make a fun craft to take home.

    More Details
  18. Toddler Storytime | Ages 14 months to 3 years

    October 29, 2019, 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 the library’s collection of toys.

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  19. Books for Babies | Ages 0 to 14 months

    October 30, 2019, 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 the library’s collection of toys.

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  20. Move & Groove Storytime | Ages 4 and under

    October 31, 2019, 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 the library’s collection of toys

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Teens

  1. Pizza and Books

    October 16, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Activity 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. So You Want To Be a Marine Animal Trainer or Veterinarian?

    October 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Calling all animal lovers! All teens invited to talk to Kimberly Cummings, a marine animal trainer, and Melissa Joblon, a veterinarian. Both work at the New England Aquarium. They will discuss their work and take questions from anyone interested in the field! No registration necessary.

    Kimberly Cummings has worked in the animal training field for over 15 years. In her presentation she will share a little about her background, the reasons for animal training, the methods of training, and a day in the life of a trainer, as well as other related careers. She will also share how teens can get involved and how to start on an animal training career!

    Melissa Joblon currently works as an associate veterinarian at the Aquarium and works with a wide range of species including invertebrates, fish, sharks, rays, penguins, seals, sea lions, and turtles. She is extremely interested in conservation research and investigating human effects on wild animal mammal health.

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  3. Teen Advisory Board

    October 23, 2019, 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! We usually meet two Wednesdays a month at 6:30 (check our calendar for the next meeting date!), and new members are always welcome. 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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  4. Just Dance Club

    October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Activity Room

    All teens in middle and high school are invited to join us for Just Dance Club! Start your Saturday off right - we'll put on some just dance videos, dance our way into the weekend and eat some breakfast treats. Be there - it'll be electric!

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  5. Magic: The Gathering!

    October 26, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Activity Room

    For teens only in grade 6 and up. 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! There will be snacks. No registration necessary.

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