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Adult & Meetings

  1. Virtual Class: Intro to Hoopla

    April 12, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ 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.

    Registration for this session has closed. Join our next session!

    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. Evening With the Authors: Choices and the Power of Possibility

    April 13, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    April is Autism Awareness Month, and we are pleased to host authors J.M. Crawford and Nicole Donovan to share their memoirs about raising sons who are diagnosed with autism. J.M. Crawford’s book, CHOICES, and Nicole's memoir, A LIFE SUSPENDED, offer intimate glimpses into motherhood, autism, and advocacy.

    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. Virtual Books on Tap!: Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

    April 13, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Online via Zoom. -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Books On Tap has gone digital and new members are always welcome. It's a great time to join us for the first time! This month's read, Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty, is available to borrow digitally on Overdrive/Libby, or you can place a physical book on hold for contactless pickup.

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

    Read more about what we're reading this month.

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  4. Virtual Class: Intro to Zoom

    April 14, 2021, 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 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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  5. Virtual Class: Intro to Libby (the Library's eBook app)

    April 15, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

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

    Register online here. We will email you the Zoom link the day of the class.

    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 Make: Tshirt Yarn Plant Hangers

    April 15, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Watch on our YouTube channel.

    In this workshop you will learn how to turn an old tshirt into a macrame inspired plant hanger. This is a fast, fun, and easy project and when you finish you will have a new home for one of your plants!

    The workshop will be posted on Thursday, April 15 at 7pm on our YouTube channel. You can participate at your convenience and watch as many times as you need!

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  7. Breeding Season Backyard Birds with Steve Hale

    April 21, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    This is an engaging and interactive presentation featuring common and likely breeding season birds to any backyard in New England. This presentation offers ID tips, including learning a few birds by their song. Tips on feeding birds to attract the most diversity are also provided. Set up as a bird-quiz, audience members love to test their own knowledge.

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

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  8. Advanced Microsoft Excel

    April 22, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Online via Zoom. -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    This Microsoft Excel class is for people who regularly use Excel and are looking to learn about some of the more advanced tools the program offers. Covered topics include using formulas for multiplying, averaging and counting, working with multiple sheets in a workbook, managing large spreadsheets, and preparing to print.

    This class will be taught by Katy Mayo from South Shore Software Training.

    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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  9. BCGS Virtual Concert: Steve Marchena

    April 25, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    The Hingham Public Library and the Boston Classical Guitar Society are pleased to offer this season's concert series in a virtual way!

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

    Steve Marchena graduated Magna Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music in 2001, and has gone on to teach Contemporary Rock/Metal Ensemble there during Summer Guitar Sessions. In 2004, he won the Northeast Finals of Guitarmageddon and has since shared the stage with J. Geils, Al Di Meola, Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme), and Jon Finn (The Boston Pops). Steve is a prolific recording and touring artist, having performed on more than 30 CD releases while touring North America and Europe.

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  10. Virtual Class: Intro to Hoopla

    April 26, 2021, 2:00 PM - 2:30 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 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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  11. Virtual HPL Book Group: Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick

    April 27, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    The HPL Book Club is digital! Have you thought about joining our book group but never have? This is a great time to jump in! This month's book is Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick.

    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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  12. Virtual Class: Intro to Zoom

    April 28, 2021, 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 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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  13. Backyard Composting with Janice McPhillips

    April 29, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Whether you are growing perennials, vegetables, or ornamental shrubs and trees, the best way to have healthy plants is to start with healthy soil. The best way to create healthy soil is to add compost, and making compost in your own backyard allows you to recycle yard and leaf waste as well as food prep scraps into "black gold!” This workshop will teach you how to best utilize a backyard bin by including the proper mix of "browns" and "greens."

    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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Children

  1. Stories & Science with Mary Ellen: Math concepts and graphing with M&M's | Ages 3-6

    April 12, 2021, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Via YouTube! Sign up to receive a new video each month!

    Please join us for a monthly Storytime & STEAM series with Mary Ellen. STEAM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. This storytime, geared toward preschoolers ages 3-6, will explore STEAM concepts through picture and nonfiction books, games, and related hands-on activities. There is a little science in everything we'll read!

    Join us for this monthly series by signing up to have each new video delivered directly to your inbox! You only need to sign up once to receive all our upcoming videos.

    This month's episode will explore MATH concepts by reading and acting out the book The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins. We will also learn about graphing using M&M's!

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  2. Virtual Book Group for 4th & 5th grade students | We’re Not From Here by Geoff Rodkey

    April 12, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    This month we're reading "We’re Not From Here" by Geoff Rodkey. The book is available digitally through Overdrive/Libby or you can place a physical book on hold for contactless pickup.

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

    April 13, 2021, 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 Storytime: Stories with Debbie, ages 3-5

    April 14, 2021, 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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  5. Virtual Storytime with Totsie, ages 5-7

    April 15, 2021, 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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  6. Read-to-a-Dog: Boo (a Shih Tzu) and his partner Toni, are our listeners today | Ages 5+

    April 17, 2021, 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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  7. Spring Stories with Big Ryan

    April 20, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    The Hingham Public Library welcomes Big Ryan for a seasonal show of spring stories, puppet play and whole lot of fun! Ryan will delight families with his engaging style and puppet friends. Adults laugh and kids giggle at his unique voices and comic expression. Please join us for a fun morning.

    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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  8. Recycled Book Art | Ages 9+

    April 20, 2021, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Via YouTube! Sign up to receive the video!

    Reuse & recycle!! Book Art is a unique style of paper folding that transforms seasoned books into fun decorations. Please join Totsie on YouTube and learn how to make a birdhouse from a paperback book. The only supply required for this project is a paperback book.

    Join us for this craft program by signing up to have the video delivered directly to your inbox! You can participate at your convenience and watch as many times as you need!

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  9. Mr. Vinny's Looking for the Sun | Ages 3+

    April 21, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Join Mr. Vinny for a fun fantasy story with a King, a Cat, and a Cosmic character. Mr. Vinny's original tale is told with puppets, pictures, fruit, and bad music played by a very, very silly man! Best for ages 3 - 9.

    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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  10. Bike Safety with AAA | Ages 6+

    April 21, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Bike Safety Month is in May! This virtual presentation, for children and families stresses the importance of wearing a helmet, staying visible, using hand signals, safe places to ride and walk, and teaches the laws and rules of the road! Children are encouraged to bring their bike elements to the presentation. This program is being offered by AAA's Community Outreach Program.

    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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  11. Virtual Storytime with Totsie, ages 5-7

    April 22, 2021, 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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  12. Family Bingo! Live on Zoom!

    April 22, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    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.

    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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  13. Read-to-a-Dog: Rosie (a Golden Retriever) and her partner Barbara are our listeners today | Ages 5+

    April 24, 2021, 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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  14. Virtual Storytime: Stories and Songs with Mary Ellen, ages 0-3

    April 27, 2021, 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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  15. Virtual Storytime: Stories with Debbie, ages 3-5

    April 28, 2021, 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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  16. Virtual Storytime with Totsie, ages 5-7

    April 29, 2021, 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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Teens

  1. Teen Reader's Advisory: Books in Verse

    April 15, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Looking for something to read? Join us for a YA reader's advisory session where our YA Librarian will recommend some great YA books in verse! All teens are welcome, bring any specific book recommendation questions you have!

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

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  2. Teen Knitting Club

    April 22, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Come knit with us! Join our monthly knitting club for any teens interested in knitting virtually with other teens. Experienced and beginner knitters welcome! Our YA Librarian will answer basic/beginner knitting questions.

    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. Teen Poetry Reading

    April 24, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    April is National Poetry Month! Join us for a casual poetry reading/meeting for any teens who like poetry. Come do a reading of a poem you've written yourself, or just a poem you like! We'll take turns reading, and if we have time, chat about poetry afterwards.

    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. Anime Club

    April 28, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Looking to connect with other anime enthusiasts? Join Teen Anime! All teens welcome!

    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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  5. Teen Career Presentation: Michael Page, Meteorologist

    April 29, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Join us for our teen career series! Teens will hear from different members of our community about their career paths. This time we are talking with local Meteorologist, Michael 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.

    Michael Page is a 2009 graduate of Hingham High School and 2012 graduate of Penn State. He worked as a meteorologist for FOX 44 & ABC22 in Vermont from 2013-2015, and NECN/NBC10 in Boston from 2015-2020. He now works for The Weather Channel and is also working to take over the local family business - Hingham Jewelers.

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