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Adult & Meetings

  1. HPL Book Group

    July 25, 2017, 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Please join us for our monthly book discussion group held on the last Tuesday of each month. New members are always welcome! Drop-in Event.

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  2. Hingham Library Cookbook Club

    July 26, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Do you love to try new recipes? Looking for a new Challenge? Join Hingham Public Library’s Cookbook Club today. Our cookbook of the month is announced the first Wednesday of the month. Stop by the Reference Desk anytime after that to reserve your spot and recipe. If you haven't ever been in a cookbook group before, it is simple: Just stop by the Reference Desk to pick a recipe you would like to try. Cook it at home and bring it to share with all!

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  3. Room Reserved - Police

    July 27, 2017, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  4. South Shore Democratic Caucus

    July 27, 2017, 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM @ Activity Room

    South Shore Democratic Caucus meeting.

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  5. Office hours with Representative Meschino

    July 31, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    These office hours are intended to make it easier to for residents of the 3rd Plymouth district to share concerns and get acquainted with Representative Joan Meschino. All residents are welcome to attend.

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  6. Clemens Gallery Reception

    July 31, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Clemens Gallery

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  7. Composting with Master Urban Gardener, Janice McPhillips

    July 31, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Whether you are growing vegetables, perennials, or ornamental shrubs and trees, the best way to have healthy plants is to start with healthy soil. And the best way to create healthy soil is to add compost! Making compost in your backyard allows you to recycle yard and leaf waste as well as food prep scraps into "black gold." Come learn the tricks of how to make compost in a backyard bin by adding the proper mix of "browns" and "greens." We will also include instructions for how to make an indoor worm composting bin for your garage or basement to handle food waste during the winter. This workshop will be presented Janice McPhillips who has over 30 years of experience as a backyard gardener, URI Master Composter, Master Urban Gardener and has been working at Holly Hill Farm in Cohasset as a Farm and School Garden Educator since 2008.

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  1. Toddler Storytime

    July 25, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Toddlers (ages 16 months - 2 years) and their families will listen to a few short stories, sing songs, and color.

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  2. Krafts for Kids: for children 4+

    July 25, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Children and their families are invited to stop by the library and create a fun craft to take home. This is a drop-in event.

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  3. Creativity Nest for ages 9 and up

    July 25, 2017, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Activity Room

    This is a DIY program for older elementary school students (ages 9+). Kids will design/paint/craft a particular project and at the conclusion of the session have a fun item to take home. Program Projects: 7/19 (Wed): Wind Chime Pots | Jul. 25 (Tue): Painted Shells | Aug. 02 (Wed): Bag Decoration | Aug. 08 (Tue): Clipboard Decoration | Aug. 16 (Wed): Magnets. Space is limited and reservations are required. Reservations begin Jul 05.

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  4. Baby Storytime

    July 26, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Baby Storytime is for babies (0 - 15 months) and their caregivers. Participants will listen to a few stories, sing songs, and blow bubbles!

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  5. Read to BOO, a certified therapy dog!

    July 26, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Keep your reading skills sharp; read to a certified therapy dog! Reading sessions are 15 min segments beginning at 10:30 AM. Space is limited; reservations are required. Suitable for ages 5+.

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  6. South Shore Conservatory Demonstration Class: Pre-Primary Ballet, ages 3 and 4

    July 26, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    Pre-Primary Ballet is for children ages three and four. This .45 minute class allows children to explore their imaginations through the experience of music and movement. Space is limited and reservations are necessary. Please register online or call 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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  7. Babies, Books & Play

    July 27, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Babies, Books and Play is a drop in program for babies, toddlers, and their families (3 and under). Participants will listen to a few short stories, and then have free play with the library’s toy collection.

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  8. Imagination Station: Building Play: Build a Popsicle Bridge, ages 6+

    July 27, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Activity Room

    Children ages 6+ with parent/caregiver will design and build a Popsicle stick bridge. Space is limited; reservations are needed. Please register online or call 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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  9. Family Movie Night: Mary Poppins

    July 27, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:15 PM @ Whiton Room

    Bring a beach towel or blanket and covered drinks and join us for "Mary Poppins", a wonderful family movie. Mary Poppins is a magical nanny who enlightens the lives of everyone she meets while caring for a stiff banker’s two children in London in the early 1900’s. Rated "G", 140 minutes.

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  10. STEM Playgroup for children ages 3 to 5

    July 31, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Whiton Room

    This six-week program is arranged with the South Shore Community Action Council of MA. Space is limited and reservations are required. Registration can be for the series (beginning on Jul. 10) or for individual sessions: Jul. 10, Jul. 17, Jul. 24, Jul. 31, Aug. 07, Aug. 14. Reservations begin on Jun. 19.

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  11. Harry Potter Birthday Celebration, 5+ with parent/caregiver

    July 31, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Children's Room

    Harry Potter Birthday Celebration: Harry Potter’s birthday is July 31 and the Hingham Library is celebrating with a birthday party. We will be reading the first chapter of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” at 1 PM followed by a craft and other fun activities and of course, Birthday Cake! Suitable for children ages 5+. This is a drop-in event.

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  12. Monday Movie Night celebrates the magic of Steven Spielberg and his "PG" films

    July 31, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Activity Room

    The Children's department celebrates the magic of STEVEN SPIELBERG. All listed movies are rated PG. Children ages 9 and up are invited to this series. Bring a beach towel or blanket, snacks and covered drinks, and join us for Monday Movie Nights. Parents are welcome but not required for children ages 9 and up. Jul. 10 - "Jaws" (124 minutes), Jul. 17 - "E.T. The Extra Terrestrial" (115 minutes), Jul. 24 - "Hook" (145 minutes), Jul. 31 - "The Adventures of Tintin" (106 minutes), Aug. 07 - "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"(135 minutes), Aug. 14 - "The BFG" (117 minutes).

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  1. Candy Sushi

    July 26, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Activity Room

    It's time to make candy sushi! This is not a competition, just a chance to experiment with food - still, all are welcome to work either alone or with friends in a team. Please register online.

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