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Storytime

Storytime with Pat

June 27, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:15 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Storytime with Pat! Children ages 0-5 are invited to hear stories, see puppets, participate in finger plays, and sing songs. Pat Horton will be hosting storytime for our youngest patrons the last Tuesday of each month!

Rainbow Warriors Writing Group

Rainbow Warriors Writing Group

June 27, 2017, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

This is a writing and discussion group for youth ages 13-18. “Rainbow Warriors” writing group meets Tuesdays at 4:00 PM and is open to artists, fangirls (and boys), gamers, readers, movie enthusiasts, bakers, crafters, social justice warriors, and more! The library will provide coffee, and you can expect discussions, writing prompts, games, as well as… Read more »

Blue Hill Life Drawing Group

June 27, 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.

Downeast Horizons Storytime

Downeast Horizons Storytime

June 28, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Storytime for special needs adults from Downeast Horizons Community Support program. Stories and crafts

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

June 28, 2017, 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.

Kneisel Hall Concert Series for Kids

Kneisel Hall Concert Series for Kids

June 28, 2017, 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kneisel Hall children’s concerts are back at the Blue Hill Public Library this summer. The five concerts will be performed Wednesdays June 28th, July 5th, 12th, 26th and August 2nd. 4:30-5:15 PM (there will be no concert on July 19th). Musicians from Kneisel Hall’s Young Artist program will be performing a variety of chamber music… Read more »

Firefly Farm Nature Classes

June 28, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

The Natural History of Fireworks It’s almost the 4th of July! Get a bigger bang out of firework displays by discovering the fascinating chemistry, physics and mechanical magic of pyrotechnics. Enjoy slides from Pyrotechnics Guild International’s latest convention. Please DO NOT bring any fireworks to the library!

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

June 29, 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

June 29, 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: Family Friendly Hikes with Aislinn Sarnacki & BHHT

Author Event: Family Friendly Hikes with Aislinn Sarnacki & BHHT

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

Bangor Daily News outdoor journalist Aislinn Sarnacki will present a slideshow and talk about her new book, Family Friendly Hikes in Maine, at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday June 29th at 7:00 PM. The presentation is sponsored by the library and Blue Hill Heritage Trust. Family Friendly Hikes in Maine, just released this… Read more »

Monthly Book Sale

Monthly Book Sale

July 1, 2017, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Book Nook, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Join Friends of Blue Hill Public Library for their first-Saturday-of-the-month book sale in the Library’s basement “book nook” during regular library hours, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Also, don’t forget the ongoing paperback sale on the Library’s second floor, accessible anytime the Library is open! Book sale proceeds enable the Friends to sponsor many of… Read more »

Friends of the Library Book Sale

July 1, 2017, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Healing Resouces of Maine

July 1, 2017, 10:45 am - 12:30 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Offering information on how classical homeopathy adresses lyme disease.

Beyond Labels

July 3, 2017, 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.

Downeast Horizons Storytime

Downeast Horizons Storytime

July 5, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Storytime for special needs adults from Downeast Horizons Community Support program. Stories and crafts

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

July 5, 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.

Kneisel Hall Concert Series for Kids

Kneisel Hall Concert Series for Kids

July 5, 2017, 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kneisel Hall children’s concerts are back at the Blue Hill Public Library this summer. The five concerts will be performed Wednesdays June 28th, July 5th, 12th, 26th and August 2nd. 4:30-5:15 PM (there will be no concert on July 19th). Musicians from Kneisel Hall’s Young Artist program will be performing a variety of chamber music… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

July 6, 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

July 6, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Nepal: From Sandals to Cell Towers

Nepal: From Sandals to Cell Towers

July 6, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Brooksville resident Jeff Kaley will give a slide presentation and share his insider’s view, “From Sandals to Cell Towers,” about his 50 years of living, working and traveling in Nepal on Thursday, July 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Blue Hill Public Library. Although for the past 20 years, Jeff has focused on humanitarian work… Read more »