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  1. Calendar Overlay Adult & Meetings (9)
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Adult & Meetings

  1. Virtual Make: Rope Wreath

    May 13, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Would you like to learn how to make a rope wreath? Join Carol and Jenn on Zoom to learn how! You can see many of these wreaths on front doors all over the South Shore.

    Supplies Needed: 1 12-inch wire wreath frame (Michaels or Hobby Lobby); 1 package of Manilla Rope 3/8' x 50 ft. (about $5.00 at Home Depot) cut into 6-8 ft. lengths; Floral wire or glue gun

    Registration for this program has closed. If you had previously registered, you have been emailed the Zoom information.

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  2. Meditation for Stress Reduction

    May 18, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    The latest scientific research has indicated that the practice of meditation for 20 minutes a day can improve one’s health and potentially alleviate the symptoms of more serious illness. Long-time meditatorJim Rose will offer simple, effective techniques and will demonstrate the most practical methods for calming the mind.

    Jim Rose, M Ed., Rutgers University, is a retired executive of Johnson & Johnson, a multinational corporation. He currently provides workshops and training to groups throughout the world where he connects meditation and spiritual development to important aspects of our lives. He has been meditating for over 40 years and now focuses much of his time on his own spiritual development and in helping others who wish to do the same.

    This event will be held on Zoom. To join us, please register online, and we will email you the link shortly before the program.

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  3. HPL Trustees Meeting

    May 19, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Online via Zoom

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

    May 20, 2021, 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, audiobooks, and online magazines easy. This class will cover getting Libby setup on your phone, tablet, or computer; and demonstrate the app's features.

    This event will be held on Zoom. To join us, please register online, and we will email you the link shortly before the class.

    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. BCGS Virtual Concert: David Newsam

    May 23, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    The Hingham Public Library and the Boston Classical Guitar Society are pleased to offer this season's concert series in a virtual way!

    This program will be held via Zoom. To join us, please register online, and we will email you the link shortly before the meeting.

    David performs solo and group engagements throughout New England. He has performed in concerts and clinics with many noted musicians. Recent concert appearances include performances at Berklee College of Music, Longy School of Music, Dartmouth and St. Anselm Colleges, The House of Blues and the Boston Hatch Shell.

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  6. Virtual Class: Intro to Hoopla

    May 24, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ 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.

    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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  7. Virtual HPL Book Group: TBA

    May 25, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    The HPL Book Club is a friendly group of library patrons and bibliophiles which has been meeting regularly for over ten years. We average 15-20 members each meeting and are always happy to see new faces. Whether you're someone who wants to meet regularly or just pop in when the title piques your interest, you'll always be welcome in the HPL Book Club.

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  8. Virtual Class: Intro to Zoom

    May 26, 2021, 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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  9. Closed for Memorial Day

    May 31, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Children

  1. Virtual Storytime with Totsie, ages 5-7

    May 13, 2021, 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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  2. Read-to-a-Dog: Hope (a Cocker Spaniel) and Lynn, are our listeners today | Ages 5+

    May 15, 2021, 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 event will be held on Zoom. To join us, please register online, and we will email you the link shortly before the program.

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

    May 18, 2021, 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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  4. Virtual Storytime: Stories with Debbie, ages 3-5

    May 19, 2021, 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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  5. Virtual Storytime with Totsie, ages 5-7

    May 20, 2021, 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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  6. Read-to-a-Dog: Rosie (a Golden Retriever) and her partner Barbara are our listeners today | Ages 5+

    May 22, 2021, 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 event will be held on Zoom. To join us, please register online, and we will email you the link shortly before the program.

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

    May 25, 2021, 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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  8. Virtual Storytime: Stories with Debbie, ages 3-5

    May 26, 2021, 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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  9. Virtual Storytime with Totsie, ages 5-7

    May 27, 2021, 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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Teens

  1. Teen Knitting Club

    May 13, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Come knit with us! Our bi-monthly knitting club is for any teens interested in knitting virtually with other teens. Experienced and beginner knitters welcome! Our YA Librarian will answer basic/beginner knitting questions.

    Registration for this program has closed.

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  2. Teen Yoga with Sweet Pea Yoga | Grade 6+

    May 19, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Sweet Pea Yoga for Teens is a special class where students can develop their yoga practice in a peaceful, creative hour time together. The poses are designed to help teens learn yoga in a way that reflects their age, ability, and curiosity while adding healthy, directed movement that increases body confidence, flexibility, and emotional balance. The instruction is geared towards students grade 6 and up.

    We’ll practice activities for developing mindfulness, slowing down, breathing techniques and meditation for soothing anxiety. No prior yoga experience is required.

    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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  3. Teen Anime Club

    May 20, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Looking to connect with other anime enthusiasts? Join Teen Anime! We talk all things anime and manga, play games, show off our merch, and more. All are welcome!

    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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  4. Teen Knitting Club

    May 27, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.

    Come knit with us! Our bi-monthly knitting club is for any teens interested in knitting virtually with other teens. Experienced and beginner knitters welcome! Our YA Librarian will answer basic/beginner knitting questions.

    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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