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  1. Puppet Show with Puppeteer Patricia Boylan

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

    Hingham resident Patricia Boylan has been an active puppeteer for many years. She tells classic children's stories through the voices and gestures of her wonderful hand puppets. She uses a traditional puppet stage, lights and sound system. During the performance, she also helps the children understand this special art form and shows how they can themselves be puppeteers with simple materials available in their homes. Each 40 minute performance consists of three stories. Before the performance and between each story, Patricia also talks with the audience about puppetry, how to create and manipulate puppets, and use different voices. Suitable for preschool children through grade 3. Reservations are not needed. Please call the children's department at 781-741-1405, ext. 1403 if you need additional information.

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  2. READ TO SALTY - a therapy dog

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

    Salty is the newest member of our Reading Therapy Dog team. He is a 13-year-old Chihuahua who is a gentle and patient listener and a certified therapy dog. Salty will be at the library on selected 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. SALTY’s listening dates for 2018 are: Feb. 03, Feb. 10, Mar. 10 and Mar. 31

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  3. Book Group for 2nd & 3rd grade students with their Parent/Guardian: Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl

    March 10, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Someone's been stealing from the three meanest farmers around, and they know the identity of the thief--it's Fantastic Mr. Fox! Working alone they could never catch him; but now fat Boggis, squat Bunce, and skinny Bean have joined forces, and they have Mr. Fox and his family surrounded. What they don't know is that they're not dealing with just any fox! This is a Parent/Child Book Group for children in 2nd & 3rd grade and requires registration. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.

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