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Adult & Meetings

  1. Virtual Class: Intro to Zoom

    September 23, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Stay in touch with all your loved ones and business relations with Zoom. This beginner's course is aimed at familiarizing you with all the basic features of participating in a virtual Zoom meeting.

    Registration for this program has closed.Join us next week!

    This meeting or program is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access to Library programs and services. You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting or program may be recorded by the Town of Hingham and the Hingham Public Library. By participating in this meeting or program, you hereby agree to and grant permission to the recording and/or public display of your and/or your child’s (if under 18) image, voice, or name, and that no royalty, fee or other compensation shall become payable to you and/or your child by reason of such use.

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  2. How to Write and Self-Publish Your Story with Henry Quinlan

    September 23, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Join career publisher Henry Quinlan for a presentation on how to self-publish your written work! Whether a short story, novel, autobiography, memoir, or any other piece of writing, Henry knows how to get it published and for sale.

    Quinlan has over 40 years experience in the publishing industry and will provide information on both the writing and publishing side of the process. He offers writing tips, title recommendations, and secrets about how to try and recover your publishing costs quickly. Join us for this fun program that promises to be both entertaining and informative with personal anecdotes from decades in the business and practical advice for writers of all experience levels.

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

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  3. Through My Eyes: The World of Service Dogs

    September 24, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Online via Zoom!

    Immerse yourself into the world of Service Dogs. Join Guide Dog handler, Isabella Scott, on Zoom to learn what life is like with sight loss. By her side will be her gorgeous yellow lab Guide Dog, O'Hara. Learn how Isabella lost her sight, how she came to be matched with O'Hara, and how O'Hara trained to become a Guide Dog. Isabella will also explain what a Service Dog truly is, the differences between different types of Assistance Animals, and how YOU can help erase stigma surrounding disabilities!

    Watch short videos of O'Hara and Isabella working as a team, and have every action O'Hara takes explained. There will be time after the presentation for questions. Join us and help create a more inclusive world together!

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

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  4. Virtual Make: Pine Cone Flowers

    September 24, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online via Zoom!

    Join Carol and Jenn to make flowers out of pine cones, paint them, and then create a decorative arrangement.

    Materials needed:
    12 pinecones (they can be different sizes, cut in half);
    1 piece of bark about 3 x 7 (does not have to be exact);
    1 piece of wood, picture frame or canvas to glue the pinecones and bark on;
    a few different colors of acrylic paint;
    a few paint or sponge brushes;
    glue gun or elmers glue, moss or plastic greenery for fillers (optional)

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

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  5. Virtual Class: Intro to Hoopla

    September 28, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online via Zoom. -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    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.

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

    This meeting or program is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access to Library programs and services. You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting or program may be recorded by the Town of Hingham and the Hingham Public Library. By participating in this meeting or program, you hereby agree to and grant permission to the recording and/or public display of your and/or your child’s (if under 18) image, voice, or name, and that no royalty, fee or other compensation shall become payable to you and/or your child by reason of such use.

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  6. Virtual HPL Book Group: H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald

    September 29, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    The HPL Book Group has gone digital! New members are always welcome and this is a great time to join us for the first time!

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

    This meeting or program is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access to Library programs and services. You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting or program may be recorded by the Town of Hingham and the Hingham Public Library. By participating in this meeting or program, you hereby agree to and grant permission to the recording and/or public display of your and/or your child’s (if under 18) image, voice, or name, and that no royalty, fee or other compensation shall become payable to you and/or your child by reason of such use.

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  7. Virtual Class: Intro to Zoom

    September 30, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Stay in touch with all your loved ones and business relations with Zoom. This beginner's course is aimed at familiarizing you with all the basic features of participating in a virtual Zoom meeting.

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

    This meeting or program is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access to Library programs and services. You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting or program may be recorded by the Town of Hingham and the Hingham Public Library. By participating in this meeting or program, you hereby agree to and grant permission to the recording and/or public display of your and/or your child’s (if under 18) image, voice, or name, and that no royalty, fee or other compensation shall become payable to you and/or your child by reason of such use.

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  8. Genealogy with Seema Kenney: Using US Census Records for Family History

    September 30, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Join the Hingham Public Library and professional genealogist Seema Kenney for an interesting and informative look at how to use census data for your family history research. As the country continues to gather important information about the US population from the current census, learn how the information contained in past censuses can help you uncover clues and fill in the blanks in your own genealogy. Learn more about the purpose of the census, the instructions and methods for the enumerators, and the hidden gems you find when reading the entire page.

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

    Seema is an experienced software instructor and a professional genealogist. She has a certificate in Genealogical Research from BU, completed ProGen and is an active member of several societies and part of the NERGC planning committee.

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Children

  1. Virtual Storytime: Stories with Debbie, ages 3-5

    September 23, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Via YouTube! Sign up to receive new storytimes in your inbox each Wednesday!

    Stories with Debbie is perfect for children on the beginning end of the literacy ladder (ages 3-5). Debbie will be reading books with more content and purpose. Included in the description will be a link to a craft you can create with items found around the house!

    Please sign up to receive new storytimes in your inbox each Wednesday!

    This meeting or program is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access to Library programs and services. You are hereby advised that no portion of this meeting may be recorded without the permission of the Hingham Public Library.

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  2. Virtual Storytime with Totsie, ages 5-7

    September 24, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Via YouTube! Sign up to receive new storytimes in your inbox each Thursday!

    Storytime with Totsie is geared toward children who like longer stories with more depth and detail. A link, for a story related craft, is included in the youtube description box.

    Please sign up to receive new storytimes in your inbox each Thursday!

    This meeting or program is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access to Library programs and services. You are hereby advised that no portion of this meeting may be recorded without the permission of the Hingham Public Library.

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  3. Read-to-a-Dog | Duncan (a Golden Retriever) and his partner Shaelah are our listeners today | Ages 5+

    September 26, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Our Read to a Dog program has gone virtual! Reading to trained therapy dogs helps develop literacy skills and builds confidence and self-esteem in a supportive environment.

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

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  4. Virtual Storytime: Stories and Songs with Mary Ellen, ages 0-3

    September 29, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Via YouTube! Sign up to receive new storytimes in your inbox each Tuesday!

    Stories and Songs with Mary Ellen is perfect for the youngest child (ages 0-3). Songs and age-related stories will help start the day with giggles and smiles. A link for a coloring page is included in the youtube description box.

    Please sign up to receive new storytimes in your inbox each Tuesday!

    This meeting or program is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access to Library programs and services. You are hereby advised that no portion of this meeting may be recorded without the permission of the Hingham Public Library.

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  5. Raising a Reader with Big Ryan's Tall Tales | Ages 3-5

    September 29, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Big Ryan's Tall Tales welcomes all parents and their children (3-5 years) to come to this 6-week Raising a Reader series on making stories and language come alive. This program is made possible by the South Shore Family Network.

    This program will be held via Zoom. To join us, please register online, and we will email you the link shortly before each meeting. This registration signs you up for all 6 sessions.

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  6. Virtual Storytime: Stories with Debbie, ages 3-5

    September 30, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Via YouTube! Sign up to receive new storytimes in your inbox each Wednesday!

    Stories with Debbie is perfect for children on the beginning end of the literacy ladder (ages 3-5). Debbie will be reading books with more content and purpose. Included in the description will be a link to a craft you can create with items found around the house!

    Please sign up to receive new storytimes in your inbox each Wednesday!

    This meeting or program is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access to Library programs and services. You are hereby advised that no portion of this meeting may be recorded without the permission of the Hingham Public Library.

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Teens

  1. Virtual Teen Advisory Board Meeting

    September 28, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Join us for our first virtual TAB meeting of the school year! If you're looking for a way to connect with other teens in your community right now, look no further than TAB. Teen Advisory Board is all about bringing teens together to have a fun time while working on how we can make the library better for everyone. Possible topics at each meeting include: library events for teens, materials the library offers, and ways to better support students in the time of COVID-19. Bring your ideas and thoughts - and friends! Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

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

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