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Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

December 10, 2019, 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

Wild Sun Catchers Storytime

December 10, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:15 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to a special nature themed storytime on Tuesday, December 10 at 10:30am. Landere Naisbitt from Blue Hill Heritage Trust will read the story “Over and Under the Snow” by Kate Messner. After the story, we will do a fun craft with evergreen, cones and berries. This program is co-sponsored by the library… Read more »

Shelf-Care Discussion Group

“Shelf-Care” Discussion Group

December 10, 2019, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The public is invited to explore popular self-help books with the book group, “Shelf-Care,” sponsored by Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital and Blue Hill Public Library. This 2nd Tuesday of the month group, led by licensed clinical social workers (LCSW) Dede Ragot, and Patty Bergstrom, will meet on December 10th at 5:30 PM at the… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

December 11, 2019, 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. For more information, give us a call at 374-5515.

Lego Club

Lego Club

December 11, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Come build and create with Legos! Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 3:00-4:00 pm, kids are invited to create anything within their imagination and an optional special challenge will be provided. The Legos will be provided by the library and creations will be on display in the Larchwood Room for one week…. Read more »

Blue Hill Community Forum: Stimulating Affordable Housing

Blue Hill Community Forum: Stimulating Affordable Housing

December 11, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library’s Community Forum series continues on Wednesday December 11th at 6:30 PM. The topic will be “Stimulating Affordable Housing.” This forum will address issues of employment and social opportunities along with workforce housing in the Blue Hill area, with a focus on exploring ways to stimulate housing in the coming years…. Read more »

BHCS 5th Grade Visit

December 11, 2019, 8:10 am - 8:55 am Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

The Blue Hill Consolidated School 5th graders will come for a library tour and to do a project.

Down East Writers

December 12, 2019, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

Ongoing Writers critique group.

Friends of the Library Film Series: Shane

Friends of the Library Film Series: Shane

December 12, 2019, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library Film Series continues with two showings of “Shane” (1953), starring Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur and Van Heflin, on Thursday, December 12th at noon, and then again at 6:00 PM. In this classic western, a weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family but a smoldering… Read more »

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

December 12, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids of all ages are invited to the weekly Kids’ Chess Club at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:00 PM. Brookville resident Tom Batt will be on hand to teach beginners how to play chess. More experienced players can jump right in and play. Participants of all experience levels are… Read more »

Pajama Storytime

Pajama Storytime

December 12, 2019, 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Blue Hill Public Library invites kids 0 to 5 years of age and their families to Pajama Storytime on Thursday, December 12th at 4:30 PM. Kids are encouraged to wear their pajamas and slippers, and bring a stuffed animal! Participants will enjoy a story or two, as well as sing songs and color pictures! Children… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

December 12, 2019, 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 »

Friends of the Library Film Series: Shane

Friends of the Library Film Series: Shane

December 12, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library Film Series continues with two showings of “Shane” (1953), starring Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur and Van Heflin, on Thursday, December 12th at noon, and then again at 6:00 PM. In this classic western, a weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family but a smoldering… Read more »

Knitting Club

Knitting Club

December 12, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Census Drop-In Hours

December 13, 2019, 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Linda White of the U.S. Census Bureau will be available to answer questions about working for the 2020 Census and to help people with employment applications to work for the census, at the Blue Hill Public Library on Friday, December 13th, from 2:30 to 6:00 PM. The base salary for census workers in Maine will… Read more »

DIY Cards and Ornaments with Digital Cutting Machine

DIY Cards and Ornaments with Digital Cutting Machine

December 13, 2019, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Kids ages 10 and up are invited to learn to use a digital cutting machine to make holiday decorations on Friday, December 13 at 3:30 PM at the Blue Hill Public Library. James Rutter, the Fab Lab coordinator from Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, will instruct participants on how to use computer design software with… Read more »

Blue Hill Co-op Movie Series

December 13, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Join the Blue Hill Co-op on the 2nd (or 3rd) Friday each month for a 6 month movie series (Oct-March) featuring movies and documentaries chosen to inform, educate and entertain.Movie: TBD

FOL Holiday Party

FOL Holiday Party

December 14, 2019, 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The public is invited to the annual Friends of Blue Hill Library Holiday Party on Saturday, December 14th, from 2:30 to 5:30 PM. This much-anticipated event offers something for everyone! The entertainment schedule is as follows (times are approximate): 2:45—Songs and Stories from Noel Paul Stookey3-5—Drop-in Craft Station for Kids3:00—George Stevens Academy Jazz Combo, “Melodious… Read more »