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Adult & Meetings

  1. Adult Take and Make Craft Kit: Wooden Earrings

    August 13, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    @

    Reference Desk

    Register for a Take and Make craft kit! This kit will include everything you need to paint your own pair of wooden earrings using acrylic paint.

    The kits will be available in the Reference department and will be held for one week starting on Saturday, August 13. The last day to get your kit will be Saturday, August 20.

    Registration for this program is full.

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  2. Mindful Yoga for Everyone

    August 13, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Whiton Room

    This 60 minute yoga practice offers a gentle mix of Hatha yoga based styles including breathwork and meditation to stimulate the energy systems in the body while at that same time bringing calm to the mind. Mindfulness practices based on the 7 attitudes from Jon Kabat-Zinn are woven throughout the class to facilitate the connection of the mind, breath, body, and spirit.

    All levels are welcome, with a focus on beginners and advanced beginners. All you need is an open mind, yoga mat, towel or blanket (to roll for support as needed), and water.

    Space in this event is limited, and registration signs you up for both August sessions: August 6 and 13. To join us, please register online.

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  3. Jill Sullivan, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    August 16, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Jill Sullivan, Social Worker for the Town of Hingham, offers free drop-in office hours on Tuesdays from 10:00 - 11:00 and 5:00 - 7:00 in the Library's Fearing Room. She can also be reached by calling 781-804-2370 or emailing sullivanj@hingham-ma.gov.

    Jill 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 adults and teens.

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  4. Jill Sullivan, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    August 16, 2022, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    @
    Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Jill Sullivan, Social Worker for the Town of Hingham, offers free drop-in office hours on Tuesdays from 10:00 - 11:00 and 5:00 - 7:00 in the Library's Fearing Room. She can also be reached by calling 781-804-2370 or emailing sullivanj@hingham-ma.gov.

    Jill 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 adults and teens.

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  5. Garden Club of Hingham: Board Meeting

    August 17, 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  6. Town Department Heads Meeting

    August 17, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    @
    Whiton Room

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  7. SUVCW Camp 520 Meeting

    August 17, 2022, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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    Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  8. HPL Movie: The Lost City

    August 17, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
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    Whiton Room

    In this fun, new take on Romancing the Stone, reclusive author Loretta Sage (Sandra Bullock) writes about exotic places in her popular adventure novels that feature a handsome cover model named Alan. While on tour promoting her new book with Alan (Channing Tatum), Loretta gets kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire who hopes she can lead him to an ancient city's lost treasure from her latest story. Determined to prove he can be a hero in real life and not just on the pages of her books, Alan sets off to rescue her.

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  9. HPL Movies in the Afternoon: The Lost City

    August 18, 2022, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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    Whiton Room

    In this fun, new take on Romancing the Stone, reclusive author Loretta Sage (Sandra Bullock) writes about exotic places in her popular adventure novels that feature a handsome cover model named Alan. While on tour promoting her new book with Alan (Channing Tatum), Loretta gets kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire who hopes she can lead him to an ancient city's lost treasure from her latest story. Determined to prove he can be a hero in real life and not just on the pages of her books, Alan sets off to rescue her.

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  10. Room Reserved

    August 22, 2022, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    @
    Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  11. Jill Sullivan, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    August 23, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Jill Sullivan, Social Worker for the Town of Hingham, offers free drop-in office hours on Tuesdays from 10:00 - 11:00 and 5:00 - 7:00 in the Library's Fearing Room. She can also be reached by calling 781-804-2370 or emailing sullivanj@hingham-ma.gov.

    Jill 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 adults and teens.

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  12. Jill Sullivan, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    August 23, 2022, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    @
    Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Jill Sullivan, Social Worker for the Town of Hingham, offers free drop-in office hours on Tuesdays from 10:00 - 11:00 and 5:00 - 7:00 in the Library's Fearing Room. She can also be reached by calling 781-804-2370 or emailing sullivanj@hingham-ma.gov.

    Jill 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 adults and teens.

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  13. Microsoft Office Alternatives

    August 24, 2022, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    @
    Whiton Room

    In this presentation, we will look into a few free alternatives compatible with both PC and Mac that can replace MS Office and let you get back to work without spending more money.

    Space in this event is limited, and registration is required. To join us, please register online.

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  14. Intro to Hoopla

    August 25, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    @
    Training Room

    Hoopla is a website and app that offers library eBooks, audiobooks, streaming movies & TV shows, music, and more. This beginner's class will get you started and familiarize you with the basic features.

    Space in this event is limited, and registration is required. To join us, please register online.

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  15. Planning for Medicare

    August 25, 2022, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    @
    Whiton Room

    If you’re getting close to Medicare eligibility this presentation is for you. Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, this presentation discusses the various types of plans that can be paired along with your Medicare. Whether you are planning to retire or will continue to work, it’s important to know your Medicare options. We know that Medicare can be confusing, so we designed this presentation to help you be confident you’re making the right health coverage decisions.

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  16. Jill Sullivan, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    August 30, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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    Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Jill Sullivan, Social Worker for the Town of Hingham, offers free drop-in office hours on Tuesdays from 10:00 - 11:00 and 5:00 - 7:00 in the Library's Fearing Room. She can also be reached by calling 781-804-2370 or emailing sullivanj@hingham-ma.gov.

    Jill 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 adults and teens.

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  17. Jill Sullivan, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    August 30, 2022, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    @
    Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Jill Sullivan, Social Worker for the Town of Hingham, offers free drop-in office hours on Tuesdays from 10:00 - 11:00 and 5:00 - 7:00 in the Library's Fearing Room. She can also be reached by calling 781-804-2370 or emailing sullivanj@hingham-ma.gov.

    Jill 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 adults and teens.

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  18. HPL Book Group: "Hidden Valley Road" by Robert Kolker

    August 30, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    @
    Whiton Room

    The HPL Book Club is a friendly group of library patrons and bibliophiles which has been meeting regularly for over ten years. We average 15-20 members each meeting and are always happy to see new faces! Whether you're someone who wants to meet regularly or just pop in when a title piques your interest, you'll always be welcome in the HPL Book Club.

    Copies of this month's title, "Hidden Valley Road" by Robert Kolker, will be available to pick up at the Reference Desk beginning August 8. This month's meeting will be held in person at the Library with a Zoom option available. Register here for the Zoom link.

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Children

  1. STEM PLAYGROUP at the Hingham Library, ages 3 to 5, a program of South Shore Community Action Council

    August 15, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    Whiton Room

    STEM Playgroup is a fun STEM program that introduces Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in a playgroup for preschoolers. Kids will have fun learning about the sciences in this fun, imaginative program, using the core components of STEM in everyday activities.

    Registration for this program has filled.

    This program is co-sponsored by the South Shore Family Network, a program of the South Shore Community Action Council.

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  2. Read-to-a-Dog: Hope ( a cocker spaniel) and her partner, Lynn, are our listeners today | ages 5+

    August 17, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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    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!

    During the summer our listening teams are scheduled for Wednesday mornings from 10:30 -11:30 in the Children's Department. Reading sessions last 15 minutes and are for children ages 5 and up.

    To register for a session, please call 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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  3. Beginner Chess: Virtual Program with Nolan DeMott, ages 7+

    August 17, 2022, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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    Online via Zoom

    This class is for students new to chess. Participants will learn the basics of play during this five-week series (July 13, 20, 27, August 3 and 10) including how to set up the board, the rules of the game, understanding basic rule nuances, and the difference between checkmate and stalemate.

    Registration for this series has filled.

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  4. Virtual Book Group for 4th & 5th grade students | Riley's Ghost by John David Anderson

    August 23, 2022, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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    Online via Zoom

    This month we're reading Riley's Ghost by John David Anderson. The book is available digitally through Overdrive/Libby or you can pick up a physical copy at the Children's Desk.

    This program will be held via Zoom. To join us, please register online, and we will email you the link shortly before the meeting.

    Learn more about the book.

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  5. Read-to-a-Dog: Willoughby ( a Golden Retriever) and his partner, Lauren are our listeners today. | ages 5+

    August 24, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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    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!

    During the summer our listening teams are scheduled for Wednesday mornings from 10:30 -11:30 in the Children's Department. Reading sessions last 15 minutes and are for children ages 5 and up.

    To register for a session, please call 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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Teens

  1. Snow Cone Saturday

    August 13, 2022, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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    Whiton Room

    Stop by the library between 2:30 PM and 3:30 PM and grab a tasty snow cone to beat the heat!

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