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  1. Storytime with guest reader, Miss Plymouth County - Maude Gorman, ages 3 to 5, drop-in event

    June 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    MIss Plymouth County 2018, Maude Gorman, will a guest reader at this special storytime. She will be reading stories and singing songs as well helping with a craft.

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  2. Build - A - Book, drop-in

    June 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Build-A-Book, ages 5+ Be the author and illustrator of your own book! In this DIY activity, children of all ages can use their natural creativity to invent a story or express themselves by telling a story about their own experiences. Child and parent/caregiver will work together to create a unique keepsake. We will provide the template and you will bring it alive with your cover art, words and illustrations. Run out of time…finish it at home. Option: Bring your finished book to the library for others to check out and read.

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  3. Creativity Nest, Rock & Shell Art, ages 9+, drop-in program

    June 25, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Activity Room

    Kindness Rocks and Shells signal Summer!…Participants will design their image and paint it on their selected medium and then have a finished project to take home. *Reminder...please wear suitable attire...acrylic paint will be used.

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  4. ** Storytime Staff is on recess: Activity Room is available for open play.

    June 26, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    We are getting ready for our Summer 2018 Reading Program. The theme is Libraries Rock! Families are invited to use the activity room to socialize and play with the library’s toy collection.

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  5. Imagination Station, Making Music, ages 6+, drop-in event

    June 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Activity Room

    The library will provide the materials and the instruction for DIY musical instruments (spin drums and a guitar). You need to bring your creativity. Clothes caution: acrylic paint will be used.

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  6. Summer Reading Overture with the South Shore Conservatory!

    June 26, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    The theme for the 2018 Summer Reading Program is Libraries Rock! With the theme in mind the Hingham Library has partnered with the South Shore Conservatory for a musical opening. Please join us. | 4:00 to 4:45 PM: Family Sing Along |Jana Kahn and Emily Browder Melville from South Shore Conservatory will lead a fun and interactive Sing Along for the whole family. | 4:45 to 5:15PM: Suzuki Instruction Demonstration | George Little and Daphne Manavopolous from South Shore Conservatory will provide an opportunity for children 4 years and up to learn about playing the guitar and violin. Suzuki method instruction is modeled on the way children learn language. Children will have an opportunity to hold and play the instruments if interested.

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  7. ** Storytime Staff is on recess: Activity Room is available for open play.

    June 27, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    We are getting ready for our Summer 2018 Reading Program. The theme is Libraries Rock! Families are invited to use the activity room to socialize and play with the library’s toy collection

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  8. READ TO Taco - a therapy dog, suitable for ages 5+, registration

    June 27, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Department

    Read To a Dog moves to Wednesdays during the summer. Beginning at 10:30 AM from Jun. 20 to Aug. 15| Prevent the summer slide and keep your skills sharp by reading to an eager listener. The dogs will be available for 15 minute sessions on their “listening” days. Suitable for kids age 5 and up. ... The Summer Listening Schedule: Jun.20, Christina & Salty | Jun.27, Michelle & Taco | Jul.11, Christina & Salty | Jul. 18, Michelle & Taco | Jul.25, Toni & Boo | Aug. 01, Pat & Luke | Aug.08, Christina & Salty | Aug.15, Pat & Luke. Registration is necessary – please call the Children’s department to reserve. Registration is open now

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  9. Rhode Island Computer Museum Workshop: Make Your Own Video Game, ages 9 to 11, registration

    June 27, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    MAKE YOUR OWN VIDEO GAME The Rhode Island Computer Museum will present a workshop called “Make Your Own Video Game”. This is a great chance to put down your controllers and take time to learn interactive software titled “Scratch” and create your own “video game” sample. The program will also include an exhibit on “Historic Video Games”. The exhibit aims to explain the impact of Early Video Games and then teach the MIT developed youth program “Scratch”. Scratch is a computer program developed to teach software coding and allows you can create your own “video game” sample. The workshop aims to explain how early video games were made and give students new skills to develop their own games. For ages 9 to 11.

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

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  10. MAMASTEPH entertains at the Hingham Public Library

    June 28, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Whiton Room

    Stephanie Chase is an accomplished musician, singer, songwriter and entertainer. As MAMASTEPH she is a popular performer who has a vast and loyal audience throughout the South Shore. She has four cd’s to her credit. They are "Simply Mamasteph", "There's A Little Light", “Mamasteph: A Family Christmas Album" and her most recent “Little Mouse, Little House” released in 2017. Copies of her cd’s are available for checkout at the library. Suitable for young children and their grownups! Please join us for a magical musical morning.

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  11. Lego Construction Event!, ages 5 +, drop-in event

    June 28, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Accept the Lego challenge (hmmm, what might that be, only one way to find out, challenge will be revealed day of!) or just come and play with the library's collection of Lego bricks. (Reminder: Children under 9 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian – Thanks)

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