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Adult & Meetings

  1. Virtual Class: Intro to Hoopla

    October 26, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 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.

    Registration for this class is closed. Join us for an upcoming session.

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  2. Virtual HPL Book Group: Freshwater by Akwacke Emezi

    October 27, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    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 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 Class: Intro to Zoom

    October 28, 2020, 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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  4. Virtual Class: Intro to Libby (the Library's eBook app)

    October 29, 2020, 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 and audiobooks easy. This class will cover getting Libby setup on your phone, tablet, or computer; and demonstrate the app's 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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  5. Exploring Poetic Choices: six ways to hone your art

    October 29, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Online via Zoom

    Join Merryn Rutledge for this 6-session exploration of the craft of poetry. Each class offers participants a heightened awareness of choices in their writing, and a greater appreciation of poems by the likes of Rumi, Billy Collins, and Anne Sexton. You'll explore the value of fresh images, the music and rhythm of language, and the paradox of making personal experiences resonate universally. Participants will also be invited to share their poems and act as “critical friends." If you've just started to write, or have been writing for years, come join this exciting journey!

    Session dates: September 10 & 17, October 15 & 29, November 12 & 19

    This program will be held via Zoom. Registration for this program has closed. If you have previously registered, you will be emailed the Zoom information the day of each meeting.

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Children

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

    October 27, 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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  2. Raising a Reader with Big Ryan's Tall Tales | Ages 3-5

    October 27, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Big Ryan's Tall Tales welcomes all parents and their children (3-5 years) to come to this 6-week Raising a Reader series on making stories and language come alive. This program is made possible by the South Shore Family Network.

    This program will be held via Zoom. To join us, please register online, and we will email you the link shortly before each meeting. This registration signs you up for all 6 sessions.

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

    October 28, 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 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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  4. Virtual Storytime with Totsie, ages 5-7

    October 29, 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 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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  5. Read-to-a-Dog | Hope ( a Cocker Spaniel) and her partner Lynn are our listeners today | Ages 5+

    October 31, 2020, 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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Teens

  1. Virtual Teen Advisory Board Meeting

    October 28, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Join us for TAB! If you're looking for a way to connect with other teens in your community right now, look no further than TAB. Teen Advisory Board is all about bringing teens together to have a fun time while working on how we can make the library better for everyone. Possible topics at each meeting include: library events for teens, materials the library offers, and ways to better support students in the time of COVID-19. Bring your ideas and thoughts - and friends! Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

    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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