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Adult & Meetings

  1. Boston Classical Guitar Society Presents: The Hampton Trio

    May 22, 2022, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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    Whiton Room

    The Hampton Trio (Beverly Davis, classical guitar; Mark Davis, mandolin; Robert Margo, mandola) performs original music and arrangements for ensemble of mandolin, mandola, and classical guitar. Inspired by the groundbreaking work of groups such as Trio Nuovo (Japan) and Trio Chamorro (Spain), the Hampton Trio’s goal is to popularize and add to the existing repertoire for this instrumentation. In addition to their trio repertoire of arrangements and original works from the baroque to modern eras, the group’s programs may include classical guitar duos by Mark and Beverly Davis, and mandolin solos by Robert Margo.

    No registration is required for this event.

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  2. OLLI: The Doctrine of Discovery

    May 23, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  3. OLLI: The Joy of Poetry

    May 23, 2022, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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    Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  4. Ringbolt Homeowners Association

    May 23, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
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    Whiton Room

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  5. Jill Sullivan, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    May 24, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    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 sullivanj@hingham-ma.gov.

    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.

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  6. OLLI Talk

    May 24, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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    Whiton Room

    This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

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  7. Jill Sullivan, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    May 24, 2022, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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    Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    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 sullivanj@hingham-ma.gov.

    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.

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  8. Hingham Sports Partnership Meeting

    May 24, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
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    Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

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  9. Blue Cross Blue Shield: Planning for Medicare

    May 26, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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    Whiton Room

    If you’re getting close to Medicare eligibility this presentation is for you. Whether you are planning to retire or will continue to work, it’s important to know your Medicare options. We know that Medicare can be confusing, so we designed this presentation to help you be confident you’re making the right health coverage decisions.

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  10. Intro to Windows 10

    May 26, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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    Training Room

    Learn the basics of computers and windows 10 using a library computer. This hands on course is led by Peter Richmond of Blue Rock Computers. During this one hour session, he will cover topics like Navigating Microsoft Windows, creating and saving files and folders, internet Browser options, and safety tips while navigating the internet.

    Space in this event is limited, and registration is required. To join us, please register online.

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  11. Library Closed - Memorial Day

    May 30, 2022, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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  12. Jill Sullivan, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    May 31, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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    Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    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 sullivanj@hingham-ma.gov.

    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.

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  13. Jill Sullivan, Social Worker: Free Drop-In Office Hours

    May 31, 2022, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    @
    Fearing/Trustees Conference Room

    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 sullivanj@hingham-ma.gov.

    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.

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  14. HPL Book Group: "The Authenticity Project" by Clare Pooley

    May 31, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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    Whiton Room

    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, "The Authenticity Project" by Clare Pooley, are available to pick up at the Reference Desk.

    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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Children

  1. Preschool Storytime, Ages 3-5

    May 23, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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    Whiton Room

    Children and their caregivers will listen to entertaining books, sing songs and receive materials to make a fun craft at home. This imaginative Storytime quietly builds language skills and fosters literacy proficiency.

    Space in this event is limited, and registration is required. To join us, please register online. Storytimes will be held on May 16, 23 and June 6, 13.

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  2. Toddler Storytime, Ages 3 and under

    May 24, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Whiton Room

    Read, rhyme, and sing in this active Storytime! Simple stories and familiar rhymes introduce the sounds of language to your little learner. This program is perfect for children 3 years and younger with their caregivers. Children will take home a themed coloring page.

    Space in this program is limited and registration is full.Storytime will be held on May 17, 24, 31 and June 7, 14.

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  3. Raising a Reader with Big Ryan's Tall Tales | Ages 3-5

    May 24, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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    Whiton Room

    Big Ryan’s Tall Tales welcomes parents and their children (3-5 years) to come to this 6-week series on making stories and language come alive! Tuesday afternoons in May and June from 4:00 - 5:00 pm. (May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and June 7.)

    Space in this event is limited, and registration is required. To join us, please register online with the South Shore Family Network..

    This program is co-sponsored by the South Shore Family Network, a program of the South Shore Community Action Council.

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  4. Virtual Book Group for 4th & 5th grade students | Solimar: The Sword of the Monarchs by Pam Muñoz Ryan

    May 24, 2022, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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    Online via Zoom

    This month we're reading Solimar: The Sword of the Monarchs by Pam Muñoz Ryan. The book is available digitally through Overdrive/Libby or you can place a physical book on hold for pickup in the Library.

    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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  5. Move & Groove Storytime, Ages 5 and under

    May 25, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Whiton Room

    The Move & Groove Storytime is designed for children of various ages (5 and under) and their caregivers. Listen to fun stories, sing some songs, and move around in this fast-paced Storytime. Move & Groove is the perfect Storytime for young children who learn best when their brains and their bodies are active. Storytime will be held on May 18, 25 and June 1, 8, 15.

    Registration for this storytime is full.

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  6. Read-to-a-Dog | Boo ( a Shih Tzu) and her partner Toni are our listeners today | Ages 5+

    May 28, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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    Children's Department

    Our Read to a Dog program provides a supportive environment to practice reading! Reading to trained therapy dogs helps develop literacy skills and builds confidence and self-esteem. Our canine friends are all wonderful, patient listeners who are looking forward to reading with you!

    Our listening teams are scheduled for Saturday mornings from 10:30 -11:30 - with some weeks held in-person and some via Zoom. Reading sessions last 15 minutes and are for children ages 5 and up.
    To register for a session, please call the Children's Department at 781-741-1405 ext. 1403. We hope you can join us! Our listening teams are looking forward to reading with you!

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  7. Toddler Storytime, Ages 3 and under

    May 31, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Whiton Room

    Read, rhyme, and sing in this active Storytime! Simple stories and familiar rhymes introduce the sounds of language to your little learner. This program is perfect for children 3 years and younger with their caregivers. Children will take home a themed coloring page.

    Space in this program is limited and registration is full.Storytime will be held on May 17, 24, 31 and June 7, 14.

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  8. Raising a Reader with Big Ryan's Tall Tales | Ages 3-5

    May 31, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @
    Whiton Room

    Big Ryan’s Tall Tales welcomes parents and their children (3-5 years) to come to this 6-week series on making stories and language come alive! Tuesday afternoons in May and June from 4:00 - 5:00 pm. (May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and June 7.)

    Space in this event is limited, and registration is required. To join us, please register online with the South Shore Family Network..

    This program is co-sponsored by the South Shore Family Network, a program of the South Shore Community Action Council.

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Teens

  1. Teen Advisory Board

    May 25, 2022, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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    Whiton Room

    Teen Advisory Board is back! Teens from Grades 6-12 are invited to join us for bimonthly meetings where teens are encouraged to share their ideas and thoughts for the library and work together to keep making it a great place for our community.

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