Upcoming Events

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Opera Preview: Agrippina

Opera Preview: Agrippina

February 28, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Bagaduce Music and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will present a preview of George Frideric Handel’s opera “Agrippina” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Friday, February 28th at 1:00 PM. A live performance of the opera will be simulcast at The Grand in Ellsworth the following day, Saturday, February 29th, from the… Read more »

Games Galore!

Games Galore!

February 28, 2020, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Kids ages 8 and up are invited to come hang out at the Blue Hill Public Library on Friday, February 28th from 3:00 to 4:00 PM for an hour of game time with the library’s collection of board games, card games and puzzles, while enjoying snacks and music. The library has an extensive collection of… Read more »

Peninsula Peace & Justice: “”Anita: Speaking Truth to Power””

February 28, 2020, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Friday, February 28 at 7 p.m. at Blue Hill Library, Peninsula Peace & Justice will screen a trenchant 2013 documentary detailing the history of Anita Hill’s galvanizing 1991 testimony about sexual harassment in the workplace. Interviewed first by the F.B.I. and then by the Senate Judiciary Committee headed by Joe Biden, Hill spoke directly of… Read more »

Crafternoons!

Crafternoons!

February 29, 2020, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids of all ages are invited to “Crafternoons” on Saturday, February 29th at 1:00 PM to make snowflakes with paper. There will be various paper options available for participants to create all different types of snowflakes. All materials will be provided. There is a different craft project each month at Crafternoons, which is on the… Read more »

Art History & Hands-On: Live Model Sculpture Workshop

Art History & Hands-On: Live Model Sculpture Workshop

February 29, 2020, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Library, local artist and gallery-owner Margret Baldwin will host a series of six art history film screenings at the Blue Hill Public Library, each paired with an optional, related hands-on workshop two days later. The film screenings and workshops are free and open to all, but… Read more »

Screening: Vaxxed

February 29, 2020, 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

VAXXED is a documentary film about revelations of a CDC whistleblower. Meryl Nass, MD and Claire Mortimer, FNP will be on hand for questions and discussion after the film.

Maine Gov

March 1, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Legislative update with Sen. Luchini and Rep. Pebworth

Beyond Labels

March 2, 2020, 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 https://beyondlabels.ustiger.net.

Nature Links

March 2, 2020, 12:45 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

First meeting to discuss the program, our interests, and how we want to relate to our community and the natural world.

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

March 3, 2020, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Do you have questions about using your computer, tablet, or phone? Maybe you just got a new device and need some help setting it up, or you want to learn a new software program, or perhaps you’d just like that annoying error message to stop popping up on your screen. Whatever your tech help need,… Read more »

Storytime

Storytime

March 3, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:15 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

On Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am, children ages 0-5 and their families are invited to come hear a story and make a craft to take home!

Tech Workshop: Navigating the Internet

Tech Workshop: Navigating the Internet

March 3, 2020, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Library Assistant Director Hannah Cyrus will offer a beginning internet workshop at the Blue Hill Public Library on Tuesday, March 3rd at 2:00 PM. This workshop will cover basics of navigating the internet, including web browser basics, visiting websites, using search engines, and some internet safety tips to avoid getting scammed, impersonated, or otherwise having… Read more »

Colloquy Downeast: Turtle Island/New World

March 3, 2020, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

Do You Live on Turtle Island or in The New World? Peoples, Forests, Metaphors, and the Narrative Encounter in the Northeast.This colloquy will investigate the northeastern landscape and the various relationships human beings have had with it over time. It will also look at relationships between peoples on that land, especially in the last 500… Read more »

Astronomy Club

March 3, 2020, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

First astronomy club meeting

Playgroup Yoga for Preschoolers

Playgroup Yoga for Preschoolers

March 4, 2020, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Library, the Blue Hill Public Library will be offering a special 30 minute yoga session during the regular preschool playgroup for kids 5 and under, at 10:30 AM. The dates are Wednesdays, February 5, 12, 26 and March 4. After the yoga, preschool playgroup will continue… Read more »

Tai Chi & Potato Prints

Tai Chi & Potato Prints

March 4, 2020, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Unlikely pairings – Tai chi and Potato prints: What might the ancient movement art of tai chi and making potato prints have in common? Come and try! Any age welcome. Bring your siblings, your dad, aunt or grandpa. Mia Kanazawa has accumulated many experiences in her life – as a dancer, fiber artist, puppetmaker, cook…. Read more »

MFT Community Food Grant Info and Brainstorm Session

March 4, 2020, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

MFT Community Food Grant Info and Brainstorm Session Join Maine Farm Land Trust and Healthy Peninsula to learn about this unique funding opportunity, hear stories from prior successful projects, connect and share ideas! Maine Farmland Trust announces its 2020 grant program for projects intended to increase food sustainability and improve health and well-being of Peninsula… Read more »

Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

March 4, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Great Decisions foreign policy discussion series returns to the Blue Hill Public Library on eight Wednesdays, February 26th to April 15th, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Each meeting begins with a short topical documentary featuring international experts, followed by a lively group discussion. Participants receive a briefing book with background information and thought-provoking topical… Read more »

Healthy Peninsula

March 4, 2020, 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

MFT Community Food Grant Info and Brainstorm Session Join Maine Farm Land Trust and Healthy Peninsula to learn about this unique funding opportunity, hear stories from prior successful projects, connect and share ideas! Maine Farmland Trust announces its 2020 grant program for projects intended to increase food sustainability and improve health and well-being of Peninsula… Read more »

Down East Writers

March 5, 2020, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

Ongoing writers critique group.