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Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

August 20, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 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

August 21, 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!

Conservation Kids: Natural Bird Habitats

Conservation Kids: Natural Bird Habitats

August 22, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to learn about creating bird habitat at the Blue Hill Public Library on Wednesday, August 22nd from 10:00 AM to noon. Lee Lee Leonard, from the Seed Barn in Blue Hill, will show kids how to use natural materials found on site to weave sculptures that will serve as winter shelter for… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

August 22, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 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.

Explore Outdoors! The Science of Seaweed

“Explore Outdoors!” The Science of Seaweed

August 22, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Julianne Taylor, education coordinator for “Explore Outdoors!” – a collaboration between Blue Hill Heritage Trust, Downeast Audubon, and Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust – will do a program for kids about coastal Maine seaweed at the Blue Hill Public Library on Wednesday, August 22nd at 3:00 PM. Participants will delve into learning about the different… Read more »

Four Quartets: Performance by John Farrell

Four Quartets: Performance by John Farrell

August 22, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

John Farrell, co-founder of Figures of Speech Theatre in Freeport, will recite from memory “Four Quartets”, by T.S. Eliot, at the Blue Hill Public Library on Wednesday August 22nd at 7:00 PM. The performance, part of a 2018 Maine Library Tour by Figures of Speech Theatre, will be followed by an informal conversation with John… Read more »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

August 23, 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

August 23, 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

August 23, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Author Event: Bealport with Jeffrey Lewis

Author Event: Bealport with Jeffrey Lewis

August 23, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Author and seasonal resident Jeffrey Lewis will share from his forthcoming book “Bealport: A Novel of a Town” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday, August 23rd at 7:00 PM. The book comes out officially on August 28, but attendees at this event will have the special opportunity to purchase the book before its… Read more »

Magic Food Bus Storytime

August 24, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:30 am Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Every Friday morning at 10:30 AM starting June 29th and going through August 24th, the Healthy Peninsula Magic Food Bus will be making a stop at the Blue Hill Public Library! Each week kids can take home fresh produce and a book. While the bus is stopped, we will read a story and have coloring… Read more »

Art: History and Hands On - Loving Vincent

Art: History and Hands On – Loving Vincent

August 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 the following day. The August 24th film will be “Loving Vincent” (2017), directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman. In a story depicted in oil… Read more »

Genealogy Help Desk

Genealogy Help Desk

August 25, 2018, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Back by popular demand, the Blue Hill Public Library will host a “Drop-In Genealogy Help Desk” on two Saturdays each month all summer, on June 2 & 23, July 14 & 28, August 11 & 25, and September 8 & 22, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the library’s main room next to the… Read more »

Inklings Book & Movie Club: The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Inklings Book & Movie Club: The Pirates! Band of Misfits

August 25, 2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

The Blue Hill Public Library invites kids to join the “Inklings” book and movie club on Saturday, August 25th at 2:00 PM. Inklings explores stories of clever children (or pirates!) who use their wits to overcome insurmountable odds. This month’s book is “Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists” by Gideon Defoe and the film is… Read more »

Art: History and Hands On - Brushstrokes Workshop

Art: History and Hands On – Brushstrokes Workshop

August 25, 2018, 5:00 pm - 7:00 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 the following day. The August 24th film will be “Loving Vincent” (2017), directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman. In a story depicted in oil… Read more »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

August 27, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 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

August 28, 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!

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

August 29, 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.

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

August 30, 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

August 30, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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