Upcoming Events

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Manipulating Spaces: What We Do To Them & What They Do To Us

January 20, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:30 am in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Massachusetts architect Terry Cline will present a program, “Manipulating Spaces: What We Do to Them and What They Do to Us,” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Saturday, January 20th at 10:00 AM. The presentation is geared towards home owners, apartment dwellers, businesses, school teachers, or healing centers. It will highlight no- to low-cost… Read more »

RESCHEDULED Art: History and Hands-On - Sculpture project

RESCHEDULED Art: History and Hands-On – Sculpture project

January 20, 2018, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Local artist and gallery-owner Margret Baldwin will host a five-week series of art history film screenings at the Blue Hill Public Library, each paired with an optional, related hands-on workshop two days later. The January 20th art workshop (rescheduled from 1/19) is for attendees of the screening of “Michelangelo: Love and Death” on 1/19. Space… Read more »

Wellness Chiropractic

January 21, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Day 7—Kitchen Basics during the Whole 30 and BeyondEverything you need to know about how to do this reset with very practical tools and resources given. We will explore different cookbooks, websites, and how to shop locally and online. Meal planning, vegetable prep, recipe ideas and bulk shopping will also be discussed. $10 per person

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

January 22, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Beyond Labels discussion group continues to discuss the issues of the day with a small but engaged group of “regulars” plus a few new faces each week. All are welcome to join the discussions every Monday from 10:30-12:30 at the Library, or join the discussion online at http://beyondlabels.ustiger.net.

Storytime

Storytime

January 23, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:15 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Children ages 0-5 are invited to come hear a story and make a craft to take home!

Rainbow Warriors Teen Writing Group

Rainbow Warriors Teen Writing Group

January 23, 2018, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Rainbow Warriors is a writing and discussion group for youth ages 13-18. We meet Tuesdays at 4:00 PM and work collectively on an original publication. You do NOT have to be a writer to attend, we welcome artists, gamers, music fans, meme enthusiasts, book lovers, and everyone in between. The library will provide coffee, and… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

January 24, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Pre-school Playgroup meets in the Howard Room every Wednesday at 10:30 am except for July and August when it meets at the town park. Playgroup is a great opportunity to meet other local parents with young children while your kids engage in play with one another. FMI, 374-5515.

Downeast Audubon Scavenger Hunt: Animal Tracks and Signs

Downeast Audubon Scavenger Hunt: Animal Tracks and Signs

January 24, 2018, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to learn about animal tracks and scat through a scavenger hunt at the Blue Hill Public Library on Wednesday, January 24th at 3:30 PM. Julianne Taylor, education coordinator for Downeast Audubon and Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust, will teach kids how to identify the tracks, scat, and other telltale signs of different… Read more »

Girls Who Code

January 24, 2018, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Program Location: George Stevens Academy Girls Who Code was founded with a single mission: to close the gender gap in technology. Tech jobs are among the fastest growing in the country, yet girls are being left behind. When girls learn to code, they become change agents in their communities. Whether it’s a game to illustrate… Read more »

Art: History and Hands-On - Mr. Turner

Art: History and Hands-On – Mr. Turner

January 24, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Local artist and gallery-owner Margret Baldwin will host a five-week series of art history film screenings at the Blue Hill Public Library, each paired with an optional, related hands-on workshop two days later. The January 24th film will be “Mr. Turner,” (2014) directed by Mike Leigh. The film is an exploration of the last quarter… Read more »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

January 25, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:30 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Please join us for an inclusive story time for adults and teens with special needs. Each week we will read a story, make a fun craft, and have time for coloring and socializing.

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

January 25, 2018, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts meet every Thursday night for “pick-up games” at the Blue Hill Public Library from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. The public is invited to join these weekly fun games of chess, and all levels of expertise are welcome. No registration is necessary. Chess boards will be supplied by the Library. For… Read more »

Knitting Club

Knitting Club

January 25, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

Come and knit around the fireplace every Thursday night and share a laugh.

Balancing on the Edge: Manage Your Personal Cash Flow

Balancing on the Edge: Manage Your Personal Cash Flow

January 25, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Retired employee assistance counselor Ralph E. Topham will present a talk, “Balancing on the Edge,” about managing personal cash flow at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday January 25th, at 7:00 PM. He will talk about how a person can structure individual finances the same way a business does, in order to avoid common… Read more »

The Supreme Court

January 26, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

This is a Colloquy Downeast event. Please visit ColloquyDowneast.org for description and to register.

National Geographic Bee

National Geographic Bee

January 26, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Blue Hill Public Library will be hosting the annual National Geographic Bee for 4th to 8th grade homeschoolers on Friday January 26th, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Every year thousands of schools across the country participate in the event, which is sponsored by the National Geographic Society. The contest is intended to increase public awareness… Read more »

Opera Preview: Tosca

Opera Preview: Tosca

January 26, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Bagaduce Music Lending Library and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will present a preview of Giacomo Puccini’s opera, Tosca, on Friday, January 26th at 1:00 PM at the Blue Hill Public Library. A live performance of the opera will be simulcast at the Grand in Ellsworth the following day, Saturday, January 27th,… Read more »

Art: History and Hands-On – Atmospheric painting project

January 26, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Wilder Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Local artist and gallery-owner Margret Baldwin will host a five-week series of art history film screenings at the Blue Hill Public Library, each paired with an optional, related hands-on workshop two days later. The January 26th art workshop is for attendees of the screening of “Mr. Turner” on 1/24. Space is limited to prior registration… Read more »