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Join us for a two part introduction to Microsoft Word. Participants will learn the locations of Word's basic tools, how to edit and format text and page layout, and other basic functions. This class will be taught by professional MS Office trainer, Katy Mayo.Space in this event is limited, and registration is required. To join us, please register online.This registration signs you up for the class on Monday, September 12th at 10:30 AM and Monday, September 26th at 10:30 AM.
Jill Sullivan, Social Worker for the Town of Hingham, offers free drop-in office hours on Tuesdays from 10:00 - 11:00 and 5:00 - 7:00 in the Library's Fearing Room. She can also be reached by calling 781-804-2370 or emailing email@example.com.Jill 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 adults and teens.
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 a title piques your interest, you'll always be welcome in the HPL Book Club.Copies of this month's title, "This Tender Land" by William Kent Kruger, will be available to pick up at the Reference Desk beginning September 6. This month's meeting will be held in person at the Library with a Zoom option available. Register here for the Zoom link if you plan to join us remotely.
A team representing the Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant will be on hand to explain the Hingham Electrical Infrastructure Reliability Project (HEIRP), which has been proposed to secure HMLP's supply from the Massachusetts electrical grid on a long-term, resilient basis.
The team will show the project's route and provide supporting information on a series of foam-core boards mounted on easels.
Light refreshments will be provided.
More information about the project can be found at heirp.com
Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge… Most of us use web browsers to access the internet on a daily basis. But these browsers have a lot of features that you might not know about! In this class, we’ll go over what a web browser is, highlight important features of the four most-used browsers, and talk a bit about staying safe online.Space in this event is limited, and registration is required. To join us, please register online.
In anticipation of deep space travel, new materials are being explored to assist and relieve humans in dangerous environments on Earth and in space, such as high radiation, extreme temperature, extreme pressure, and in environments with contagious agents that have no cure. Local Hingham resident and author Lenore Rasmussen will talk about her new book Smart Materials: Considerations on Earth and in Space, the exciting work she did with NASA in the field of smart materials, and her current work developing Tactile Fingertips™ for robots and Synthetic Muscle™. A smart material is a substance that responds to a stimulus, such as electricity, light, pressure, moisture, magnetism, or temperature. This event will be held in person at the Library. To join us, please register online.