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  1. Read-to-a-Dog

    February 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ 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!

    The program takes place each Saturday morning from 10:30-11:30. Reading sessions last 15 minutes and are for children ages 5 and up. Please reserve a spot by calling the Children's Department at 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

    We hope you can join us! Our furry friends are looking forward to reading with you! To learn more about our reading dog team please visit our website!

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  2. Parent/Child Book Group for 2nd & 3rd Graders: Winnie's Great War by Lindsay Mattick & Josh Greenhut

    February 23, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Winnie's Great War is a heartwarming imagining of the real journey undertaken by the extraordinary bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh. From her early days with her mama in the Canadian forest, to her remarkable travels with the Veterinary Corps across the country and overseas, and all the way to the London Zoo where she met Christopher Robin Milne and inspired the creation of the world's most famous bear, Winnie is on a great war adventure. This is a parent/guardian and child book group for children in 2nd & 3rd grade. Library copies of the book will be available at the children's desk for participants about one month prior to the meeting date. Please read the selected book and reserve your place.

    This program requires registration. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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  3. Preschool Storytime - for children 3 to 5

    February 25, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Children (ages 3 to 5) and their caregivers will listen to engaging books, hear some music, sing songs and make a fun craft, all while making new friends in a welcoming setting. This energetic drop-in storytime builds language and literacy skills.

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  4. Stories & Snacks - Storytime for children ages 5 to 8

    February 25, 2019, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Stories & Snacks is a drop-in program for school age children (ages 5 - 8) and their families. Older children still love to hear books read aloud. Stories & Snacks is the perfect storytime for that child. Session includes a snack and a craft activity.

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  5. Toddler Storytime - for ages 14 months to 3 years

    February 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Wiggle, rhyme, read, and sing in this active storytime! Simple stories and music introduce the sounds and rhythms of language and play to your little learner. This drop-in program is perfect for children 14 months to 3 years and their caregivers. Following the program, families are invited to socialize and play with library’s collection of toys.

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  6. Books for Babies - for ages 0 to 14 months

    February 27, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Books, Bounces, and rhythmic activity ensure that this engaging Storytime for babies (0 to 14 months) and their caregivers is the perfect environment for building your baby’s foundation for lifelong reading. Babies will be introduced to familiar rhymes and songs as well as the opportunity to mingle with other babies and their caregivers. Following the program, families are invited to socialize and play with library’s collection of toys.

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  7. Nature, Art and Discovery Program: Hoot! The Secret Life of Owls

    February 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Activity Room

    Children will learn about the incredible owls of our forests here in New England. Topics will include habitat requirements for our local birds, nesting and hunting habits, and how owl parents care for their young. Each child will create their very own owl of of clay. Children will hear a story as well as listen and sing along with different owl calls. Suitable for children ages 3 to 5.

    This program requires registration. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

    Program made possible Mass Audubon's Museum of American Bird Art and funded by the Hingham Cultural Council and the Mass Cultural Council.

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  8. Move & Groove Storytime - for ages 4 and under

    February 28, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Move & Groove Storytime is a drop in program for children of various ages (4 and under) and their caregivers. Listen to fun stories, sing, and move around in this fast-paced Storytime perfect for young children who learn best when their brains and their bodies are active. Following the program, families are invited to socialize and play with library’s collection of toys

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