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  1. Calendar Overlay Adult & Meetings (7)
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Adult & Meetings

  1. Virtual Coffee Break!

    August 17, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Online via Zoom!

    Our building may be closed but you can join the HPL staff online for a coffee break! We'd love to chat about what you're reading and watching, and answer any questions you may have about contactless holds pickup.

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

    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. Virtual Class: Intro to Libby (the Library's eBook app)

    August 18, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online via Zoom!

    Libby is an app that makes borrowing library eBooks and audiobooks easy. This class will cover getting Libby setup on your phone, tablet, or computer; and demonstrate the app's features.

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

    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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  3. Virtual Coffee Break!

    August 19, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Online via Zoom!

    Our building may be closed but you can join the HPL staff online for a coffee break! We'd love to chat about what you're reading and watching, and answer any questions you may have about contactless holds pickup.

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

    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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  4. Virtual Class: Intro to Zoom

    August 19, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online via Zoom!

    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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  5. Relaunching Careers After a Career Break: Strategies and Success Stories

    August 19, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online via Zoom

    iRelaunch co-founder and Chair Carol Fishman Cohen will share top strategies on how to return to work after a career break. Carol will moderate a conversation with Hingham "relaunchers" Beau Kealy, Nancy MacDonald, Sarah Mills and Sara Dickison-Taylor who will discuss how they returned to work, provide a "play-by-play" of their career journeys, and discuss their relaunches now that they have been back in the workforce for many years.

    Carol Fishman Cohen is the Chair and Co-founder of iRelaunch, which runs the iRelaunch Return to Work Conferences, works with over 100 employers on return to work programs, and leads a community of over 82,000 "relaunchers." Her TED talk has nearly 3.5 million views, and she hosts the 3,2,1 iRelaunch podcast and writes regularly for Harvard Business Review.

    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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  6. Virtual HPL Book Group: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

    August 25, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    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 month's book, "An American Marriage" is available to borrow on Hoopla.

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

    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 Make: Drip Paint Pots

    August 27, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online via Zoom!

    Join Jenn to create a unique and colorful planting pot! This process is very simple and is a great project for beginning level makers all the way through advanced.

    Materials: 1 or 2 terra cotta pots, acrylic paint in different colors, paper bag to put underneath while you're painting.

    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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Children

  1. Virtual STEM Preschool Playgroup: The Dog and His Reflection - Learn about reflections so we don’t lose our bone like dog

    August 17, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Online via Zoom!

    Join us for this virtual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math based playgroup presented by the South Shore Family Network. Young children are natural born scientists and engineers. Explore the world around you with everyday STEM activities. View the list of recommended supplies.

    These programs will be held via Zoom. To join us, please register online for the series, and we will email you the Zoom link shortly before each meeting.

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  2. Summer STEAM with Mary Ellen: Three Little Pigs - Make a new house for Wolf

    August 17, 2020, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM @ Via YouTube! Sign up to receive new episodes in your inbox each Monday!

    This 7-week STEAM series invites kids to use the guidelines of the scientific process, along with materials found in their home environment, to find solutions to the problems our beloved fairy tale characters need to solve. View the list of recommended supplies.

    Sign up to receive new episodes in your inbox each Monday!

    Email a photo of your finished project to hijuv@ocln.org and we'll post it on our FaceBook page!

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

    August 18, 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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  4. Virtual Book Group for 4th & 5th Grade students | Matilda by Roald Dahl

    August 18, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Online via Zoom!

    Our book group has gone virtual and this month we're reading "Matilda" by Roald Dahl. The book is available digitally on Overdrive/Libby.

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

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

    August 19, 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 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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  6. Read-to-a-Dog | Salty ( a Chihuahua) and his partner Christina are our listeners today. Ages 5+

    August 19, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Online via Zoom!

    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 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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  7. Virtual Storytime with Totsie, ages 5-7

    August 20, 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 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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  8. Family Bingo! Live on Zoom!

    August 20, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online via Zoom

    Please join us for this family favorite with Mary Ellen as your caller! On the afternoon of the program we'll send you an online link to download BINGO cards along with the Zoom meeting link.

    To join us, please register online.

    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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  9. Read-to-a-Dog | Hope ( a Cocker Spaniel) and her partner Lynn are our listeners today. Ages 5+

    August 26, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Online via Zoom!

    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 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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Teens

  1. Teen Trivia: Books!

    August 15, 2020, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Online via Zoom

    As always, teens are welcome to join as individuals or in teams and compete for trivia bragging rights. Brush up on your book trivia, because you’ll get questions about your childhood favorites AND big YA hits.

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

    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. Virtual Teen Book Group: The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert

    August 22, 2020, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Online via Zoom!

    Our Teen Book Group has been meeting virtually this summer. Join us this time to discuss The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert. The book is available to borrow on Hoopla.

    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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