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Adult & Meetings

  1. Hingham League of Women Voters

    December 16, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Meeting.

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  2. Community Organizing

    December 16, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Organizing meeting.

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  3. Cheryl West, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    December 17, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Cheryl West, Social Worker for the Town of Hingham, offers free drop-in office hours on Tuesdays from 10:00 - Noon in the Library's Fearing Room and is available from 8:30 - 4:30 on Wednesdays at the Town Hall. She can be reached by calling 781-804-2370.

    Cheryl is available to help with accessing emergency services (food, clothing, housing, and crisis support), education and employment, family matters, health improvement (including insurance and mental health concerns), and support groups for men, women, and teens.

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  4. Hingham Ladies Club

    December 17, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Board meeting.

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  5. OLLI Womens History Group

    December 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  6. HPL Movie: Blinded by the Light

    December 18, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

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  7. HPL Movies in the Afternoon: Blinded by the Light

    December 19, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whiton Room

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  8. Daisy Troop 70766

    December 19, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Troop meeting.

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  9. Make: Open Studio

    December 19, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Calling all artists! Join us for an afternoon of open ended creativity as we inspire each other and build our creative community. Materials available for use: paint, air dry clay, yarn, collage, letter stamps, and more. There will also be materials available from previous Make workshops including: mason jar painting, book page wreath, postcard journal, due date frames, and more! Please bring any in-progress work to continue or to get feedback, ideas, and support on. This is a free, drop in event.

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  10. TBA

    December 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

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  11. Cheryl West, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    December 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Cheryl West, Social Worker for the Town of Hingham, offers free drop-in office hours on Tuesdays from 10:00 - Noon in the Library's Fearing Room and is available from 8:30 - 4:30 on Wednesdays at the Town Hall. She can be reached by calling 781-804-2370.

    Cheryl is available to help with accessing emergency services (food, clothing, housing, and crisis support), education and employment, family matters, health improvement (including insurance and mental health concerns), and support groups for men, women, and teens.

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  12. Closing at 1:00 pm for Christmas

    December 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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  13. Closed for Christmas Day

    December 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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  14. Representative Joan Meschino Office Hours

    December 30, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Office hours.

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  15. Cheryl West, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    December 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Cheryl West, Social Worker for the Town of Hingham, offers free drop-in office hours on Tuesdays from 10:00 - Noon in the Library's Fearing Room and is available from 8:30 - 4:30 on Wednesdays at the Town Hall. She can be reached by calling 781-804-2370.

    Cheryl is available to help with accessing emergency services (food, clothing, housing, and crisis support), education and employment, family matters, health improvement (including insurance and mental health concerns), and support groups for men, women, and teens.

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  16. Closing at 5:00 pm for New Year's Day

    December 31, 2019, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Children

  1. Preschool Storytime | Ages 3-5

    December 16, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Children 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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  2. Stories & Snacks | Ages 5-8

    December 16, 2019, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Stories & Snacks is a drop in program for school age children and their families. Participants will listen to stories while enjoying an afterschool snack (provided by the library) and then make a fun craft to take home.

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  3. Toddler Storytime | Ages 14 months to 3 years

    December 17, 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 the library’s collection of toys.

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  4. Room preparation for author event

    December 17, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:50 PM @ Whiton Room

    room preparation

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  5. Book Launch for Hingham author, Monica Tesler and her book, Fractured Futures

    December 17, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    The Hingham Library welcomes Hingham Author Monica Tesler for the launch of Fractured Futures, the fifth and final book in her Bounders series aimed at tweens and teens, ages 9-14. Monica will discuss her newest book, answer questions about the series, and sign books. There will also be games, refreshments, and fun book swag for all!

    Fractured Futures reunites Jasper and his Bounder friends. They must find a way to make peace between Earth and the Youli aliens before the Youli destroy the human race in this finale of the Bounders series, which Shannon Messenger calls "richly detailed, highly imaginative" and Booklist describes as a "sci-fi space adventure sure to please middle-graders looking to get hooked on a new series."

    Bounders is her debut series from Simon & Schuster/Aladdin.

    Books, provided by Buttonwood Books, will be available for purchase at the event.

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  6. Books for Babies | Ages 0 to 14 months

    December 18, 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 the library’s collection of toys.

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  7. Move & Groove Storytime | Ages 4 and under

    December 19, 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 the library’s collection of toys

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  8. Read-to-a-Dog: Duncan (a Golden Retriever) and Shaelah, are our listeners today

    December 21, 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 listening teams are looking forward to reading with you!

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  9. Preschool Storytime | Ages 3-5

    December 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room

    Children 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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  10. Stories & Snacks | Ages 5-8

    December 23, 2019, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Stories & Snacks is a drop in program for school age children and their families. Participants will listen to stories while enjoying an afterschool snack (provided by the library) and then make a fun craft to take home.

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  11. Toddler Storytime | Ages 14 months to 3 years

    December 24, 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 the library’s collection of toys.

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  12. Family Storytime | suitable for all ages

    December 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Whiton Room

    Family Storytime is a drop-in program suitable for children of assorted ages and their caregivers. Please join us for a fun morning that includes stories, songs and movement.

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  13. Imagination Station: Building Play - Construct with Lego®'s, ages 6 + with parent/caregiver

    December 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Children are invited to create and build with the library's collection of Lego® bricks. This is a drop-in program,

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  14. Pop Up Art, Brian Wildsmith | Ages 9+

    December 26, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    The Pop up Art School presents a hands-on workshop for children 9 to 12 years old. Discover the art of Brian Wildsmith and create a unique, sculpture of a bird using cardboard, oil pastels and three-dimensional elements including feathers. Wildsmith, an illustrator of children’s books, including Birds, has a joyful, colorful style.

    Registration for this program will open on November 15. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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  15. Sing Along with Sherry, a family musical program, drop-in

    December 28, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM @ Whiton Room

    We will read stories in song and shake our sillies out with musical instruments, parachute games and more. Come ready to sing your heart out! | Sherry Eskin was a children's librarian for the Boston Public Library who left to have her two kids. Now Sherry appears all over the Boston area at libraries, farmer's markets and other community locations

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  16. Read-to-a-Dog: Bella (a Labrador/Springer Spaniel mix) and her partner Nicole, are our listeners today

    December 28, 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 listening teams are looking forward to reading with you!

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  17. Preschool Storytime | Ages 3-5

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

    Children 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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  18. Cookie Decorating - ages 6 and up, drop-in event

    December 30, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Activity Room

    Join us for a cookie decorating party - a sweet addition to a cold, vacation week! Cookies and decorating materials will be provided, just bring yourself and a little imagination. Please wear suitable apparel, icing can get messy!

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  19. Family Movie, Toy Story 4, Rated "G", 100 minutes, drop-in event

    December 30, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:15 PM @ Whiton Room

    Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that's Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called 'Forky' to her room, a road trip adventure alongside old and new friends will show Woody how big the world can be for a toy. Families are invited to bring a blanket to get comfy on the floor, a favorite snack, a drink (covered, please!) while we dim the lights and watch the show.

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  20. Toddler Storytime | Ages 14 months to 3 years

    December 31, 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 the library’s collection of toys.

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Teens

  1. Cookie Decorating for Teens

    December 18, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Activity Room

    All teens are invited for a delicious cookie decorating session! All supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity and an appetite!

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  2. Teen Advisory Board

    December 18, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) at the Hingham Public Library! We want to hear what YOU have to say! We usually meet two Wednesdays a month at 6:30 (check our calendar for the next meeting date!), and new members are always welcome. Earn community service hours, have fun, and help the library plan teen offerings! All young adults aged 12 + up welcome. No registration required. Please call or email the children's department for more information.

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  3. Just Dance Club

    December 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Activity Room

    All teens in middle and high school are invited to join us for Just Dance Club! Start your Saturday off right - we'll put on some just dance videos, dance our way into the weekend and eat some breakfast treats. Be there - it'll be electric!

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  4. Magic: The Gathering!

    December 21, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Activity Room

    For teens only in grade 6 and up. Looking for someone to play Magic: The Gathering with? Look no further! Come spend the afternoon playing a great game and making new friends! Magic newbies, beginners, and experts all welcome! There will be snacks. No registration necessary.

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  5. Fandom Wednesdays!

    December 30, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Teens entering Grade 6 and up are invited to join the HPL for Fandom Wednesdays. Whether you're an anime fan, a Lord of the Rings enthusiast, or super into K-pop, Fandom Wednesdays is the place for you! We'll have snacks, crafts, and talk about our favorite fandoms with each other. Look out for special themes in later Fandom Wednesdays!

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