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November 4, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room
November 4, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whiton Room
Why did the Vietnam War happen and turn out as it did, and what does it mean for us today? Join us as Harvard historian Fredrik Logevall, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Embers of War and consultant on the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick film “The Vietnam War,” considers anew one of the most consequential and trying chapters in American history.
November 4, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Department
Read to Dash! - Keep your reading skills sharp by reading to Dash, a truly lovable Great Dane. He is a certified reading and therapy dog. Dash will be at the library on listed Saturdays. He will be available for 15 minute sessions on his “listening” days. *Please call the Children’s and Young Adult Department to register for your preferred sitting. Suitable for kids age 4 and up. Oct. 07, Nov. 04, Dec. 02
November 4, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Activity Room
Topic: Physics/Roller Coasters | Featured Scientist: Marilyn Jorgensen Reece
The "Saturday Science...Beyond Einstein" program is the brainchild of two Hingham moms. Their goal is to introduce kids to science with an emphasis on women and minority contributors. Format will be a brief introduction to the "featured" scientist followed by hands on craft or activity. For children ages K -3. Space is limited and reservations are required. Reserve online or by calling the children’s department at 781-741-1405, ext. 1403. Parent/guardian must remain in the children's department while the child participates in the program.