Upcoming Events

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Storytime

Storytime

August 22, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:15 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Children ages 0-5 are invited to listen to a story and make a craft to take home.

Rainbow Warriors Writing Group

Rainbow Warriors Writing Group

August 22, 2017, 4:00 pm - 4:45 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 3:00 PM and you can expect discussions, writing prompts, games, as well as special events. The library will provide coffee, you can bring your own snacks. Our group’s goal is to publish a biannual magazine featuring articles, reviews, opinions… Read more »

Blue Hill Life Drawing Group

August 22, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

A group of area artists meet weekly to draw the human form. A fee of $10/artist is charged. For more information, call Paul Trowbridge 359-5562.

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

August 23, 2017, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Pre-school Playgroup meets at the Blue Hill Park every Wednesday at 10:30 AM, weather permitting*. 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. *In the case of inclement weather Playgroup will meet in the Larchwood Room at the library.

Down East Audubon

August 23, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

monthly meeting–travel slideshow

Downeast Horizons Storytime

Downeast Horizons Storytime

August 24, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Storytime for special needs adults from the community, as well as those who attend Downeast Horizons Community Support program. Story and craft time.

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

August 24, 2017, 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

August 24, 2017, 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: Every Root a Branch

Author Event: Every Root a Branch

August 24, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Blue Hill summer resident Elizabeth Rees will read from her new book of poetry, Every Root a Branch, on Thursday August 24th at 7:00 PM. The book is a collection of poems that express the wonder and challenge of being human in a conflicted world. Elizabeth Rees is the author of three award-winning chapbooks: Balancing… Read more »

Peninsula Peace & Justice film

August 25, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Screening of film or slides show with speaker TBA

Visual App Art

Visual App Art

August 26, 2017, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Blue Hill digital artist Sandy Cohen will present a workshop at the Blue Hill Public Library on photography apps for smart phones and tablet computers on Saturday August 26th at 10:30 AM. The workshop presents four selected apps that open digital photos and let you distort, abstract and modify your photos in many interesting ways…. Read more »

Inklings Book & Movie Club - The Spiderwick Chronicles

Inklings Book & Movie Club – The Spiderwick Chronicles

August 26, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

The Blue Hill Public Library invites kids ages 8 and up to join the “Inklings” Book and Movie Club on Saturday August 26th at 2:00 PM. Inklings explores stories of clever children who use their wits to overcome insurmountable odds. This month the book is The Spiderwick Chronicles: The Field Guide by Mark Waters. The… Read more »

Beyond Labels

August 28, 2017, 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.

Beyond Labels

August 28, 2017, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Beyond Labels continuation from upstairs

Storytime

Storytime with Dr. Anna Roos

August 29, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:15 am in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Swedish marine biologist Dr. Anna Roos will read from one of her nature-oriented children’s books at the Blue Hill Public Library at the library’s weekly Pre-School Storytime event, Tuesday, August 29, at 10:30 AM. Dr. Roos is from the Swedish Museum of Natural History, and is in town to do a presentation at the Marine… Read more »

Rainbow Warriors Writing Group

Rainbow Warriors Writing Group

August 29, 2017, 4:00 pm - 5:45 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 3:00 PM and you can expect discussions, writing prompts, games, as well as special events. The library will provide coffee, you can bring your own snacks. Our group’s goal is to publish a biannual magazine featuring articles, reviews, opinions… Read more »

Blue Hill Life Drawing Group

August 29, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

A group of area artists meet weekly to draw the human form. A fee of $10/artist is charged. For more information, call Paul Trowbridge 359-5562.

Creating the Maine Sculpture Trail

Creating the Maine Sculpture Trail

August 29, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Steuben sculptor and Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium founder Jesse Salisbury will introduce a newly published book, Creating the Maine Sculpture Trail: Legacy of the Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium. Salisbury will make a visual presentation about the 34 participating sculptors and their granite and basalt creations scattered across the 270-mile Maine Sculpture Trail. Jesse Salisbury is… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

August 30, 2017, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Pre-school Playgroup meets at the Blue Hill Park every Wednesday at 10:30 AM, weather permitting*. 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. *In the case of inclement weather Playgroup will meet in the Larchwood Room at the library.

Author Event: Thomas Ricks, Churchill and Orwell

August 30, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Thomas Ricks will discuss his new book, Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom at the Blue Hill Public Library on Wednesday, August 30th at 7:00 PM. The book is a “dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, whose farsighted vision and inspired action,” according to the publisher, “preserved… Read more »