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  1. Calendar Overlay Adult & Meetings (18)
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Adult & Meetings

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

    June 18, 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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  2. Hingham Men's Group

    June 18, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  3. Hingham SEPAC

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

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  4. Great Books

    June 19, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Meeting for discussion.

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  5. Memoir Writing

    June 19, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Class participants will write pieces on a variety of subjects--childhood memories, stories about family members and friends, trips they've taken, historical events important in their lives, changes in culture they've observed over the years, every day activities and other true-life topics. Class will be led by Frank Mellen who has been teaching memoir writing at the Senior Center for more than five years and produced three anthologies of writers' favorite contributions, all of which are part of the library collection and available for circulation. Most writing is completed outside of class and class members share and discuss their stories and encourage others. If you are interested in writing or have already begun doing so, we would love to have you join the group. The class will meet twice per month, April 10 & 24, May 15 & 22, and June 5 & 19. Registration required.

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  6. HPL Movie

    June 19, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

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  7. HPL Movies in the Afternoon

    June 20, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whiton Room

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  8. Hingham Democratic Town Committee

    June 20, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

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  9. Boston Trivia with Kim MacKinnon, author of 100 Things to Do in Boston Before You Die

    June 22, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    How well do you think you know Boston? Join Kim MacKinnon, author of 100 Things to Do in Boston Before You Die, for a fun afternoon of trivia.

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  10. Hingham BSA Troop 4 Committee Meeting

    June 23, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  11. RB Musical Lessons Recital

    June 23, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    End of year piano recital

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  12. LWV Centennial Planning Committee

    June 23, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  13. Office Hours with Senator Joan Meschino

    June 24, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    Office Hours

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  14. Hingham Youth Hockey Open Board Meeting

    June 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Whiton Room

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

    June 25, 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. HPL Book Group

    June 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room

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  17. Weymouth Boat Storage Board of Directors Meeting

    June 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  18. South Shore Democratic Causcus June Meeting

    June 27, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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Children

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

    June 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Activity Room

    We are getting ready for our Summer Reading Program. The 2019 theme is “A Universe of Stories”. Families are invited to use the activity room to socialize and play with the library’s toy collection.

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  2. Parent/Child Book Group for 2nd & 3rd grade students: "The Becket List: A Blackberry Farm Story" by Adele Griffin

    June 18, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Activity Room

    When New York City native Becket Branch moves to the country with her family to help run her grandmother's farm and store, she finds that new friends, hostile chickens, sour lemonade and mischief are only the beginnings of her new life. This program requires registration. Please call to register: 781-741-1405 ext. 1403. This program is for rising 2nd and 3rd grade students with their parent/caregiver.

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  3. Read-to-a-Dog: Bella (labrador/springer spaniel) and Nicole

    June 19, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Children's Department

    Prevent the summer slide and keep your reading skills sharp by reading to an eager listener. One of our five listening teams will be here each Wednesday morning through August 14 to listen to readers.|REGISTER

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

    June 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Activity Room

    We are getting ready for our Summer Reading Program. The 2019 theme is “A Universe of Stories”. Families are invited to use the activity room to socialize and play with the library’s toy collection.

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  5. Book Group for 4th & 5th grade students: "Wishtree" by Katherine Applegate

    June 19, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Activity Room

    An old red oak tree tells how he and his crow friend Bongo help their human neighbors get along after a threat against an immigrant family is carved into the tree's trunk. This program is for rising 4th and 5th grade students. Registration is not required. Read the book, invite a friend and join us for a an engaging discussion.

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

    June 20, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Activity Room

    We are getting ready for our Summer Reading Program. The 2019 theme is “A Universe of Stories”. Families are invited to use the activity room to socialize and play with the library’s toy collection.

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

    June 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Activity Room

    We are getting ready for our Summer Reading Program. The 2019 theme is “A Universe of Stories”. Families are invited to use the activity room to socialize and play with the library’s toy collection.

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  8. Build-A-Book|ages 5+

    June 24, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Be the author and illustrator of your own book! In this DIY activity, children 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. This is a drop-in event.

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  9. MONDAY MOVIE for Families "Wall-E" (G)

    June 24, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Families are welcome to bring a snack, a beverage (covered please!), and if you like, a blanket to stretch out on the floor. "Wall-E" is an Oscar-winning CGI-animated delight about the misadventures of the last robot on Earth, circa 2800, who romances a sleek, high-tech android. 2008, Walt Disney Pictures, 98 minutes

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

    June 25, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Activity Room

    We are getting ready for our Summer Reading Program. The 2019 theme is “A Universe of Stories”. Families are invited to use the activity room to socialize and play with the library’s toy collection

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  11. South Shore Conservatory: Instrument Exploration | Ages 8-12

    June 25, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Whiton Room

    Venture with us into the universe of musical instruments!! Students ages 8 to 12 are invited to try out instruments in the woodwind, string and brass families. Join us for this interactive learning experience where students get a chance to hear about and play the flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone and violin.

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

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  12. MAMASTEPH Concert

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

    MAMASTEPH is a popular performer across the South Shore and beyond! Her albums include "Simply Mamasteph", "There's A Little Light", “Mamasteph: A Family Christmas Album" and “Little Mouse, Little House”, all are available for checkout at the library. Program is suitable for young children and their grownups! Please join us for a magical musical morning. This is a drop-in event.

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  13. Read-to-a-Dog: Salty (a chihuahua) and Christina

    June 26, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Children's Department

    Prevent the summer slide and keep your reading skills sharp by reading to an eager listener. One of our five listening teams will be here each Wednesday morning through August 14 to listen to readers.|REGISTER

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  14. Children's Henna | Ages 9+

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

    Join Henna artist, Sue Murad, for an afternoon of body art! All child participants will leave with a chosen henna design drawn on them by Henna Sue.

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

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  15. 3-2-1 Blast Off with The Children's Museum in Easton | Ages 4+

    June 27, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Whiton Room

    A fun and exciting program arranged with the Children's Museum of Easton that includes hands-on activities celebrating the 50th year of the Apollo space mission. Join us for an out-of-the world adventure as we discover the mysteries of space and the importance of space exploration. Space is limited and registration is needed.

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

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  16. Lego® Construction Event: Ages 5+

    June 27, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Activity Room

    LEGO® CHALLENGE! - Your mission, should you decide to accept, is to build a LEGO® transportation piece, that will take you out of this world OR something that may exist out of our world OR just come and play with our Lego ®collection! Finished pieces remain in the library and will be displayed in the children's department. This is a drop-in event.

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Teens

  1. Teen Advisory Board

    June 19, 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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  2. Magic: The Gathering!

    June 22, 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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  3. Teen Book Group: The Loves and Lies of Rukhsana Ali

    June 22, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Activity Room

    All teens in grades 6 and up welcome! Drop-in event. New members are always welcome! Library copies of the book will be made available at the children's desk. Join us as we munch on some snacks and chat about the book! In June we read LGBTQ+ YA books to celebrate Pride Month! The selection for this meeting is The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali, by Sabina Khan.

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  4. Snow Cones | Grade 6 + Up

    June 24, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Activity Room

    We're making snow cones to kick off summer! Come make a snow cone, check out some books, and get ready for a great summer at the library! No registration necessary.

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  5. Teen Henna | Grade 6 + Up

    June 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whiton Room

    Join us for an evening with henna artist, Henna Sue! For teens entering grade 6 and above ONLY, no parent participants allowed. Each teen participant will leave with a chosen henna design drawn on them by Henna Sue.

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

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