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Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

April 25, 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.

What Does Technology Want?

April 25, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

Colloquy Downeast Event- see ColloquyDowneast.com for Description and Registration

Explore Outdoors! Afterschool: Wiggly Worms!

Explore Outdoors! Afterschool: Wiggly Worms!

April 25, 2018, 3:30 pm - 5:15 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 hold an afterschool program – “Wiggly Worms,” on Wednesday, April 25th at 3:30 PM. Kids will learn about the different kinds of worms and their importance to ecosystems. Participants will… Read more »

Girls Who Code

April 25, 2018, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Program Location: George Stevens Academy Girls Who Code was founded with a single mission: to close the gender gap in technology. Tech jobs are among the fastest growing in the country, yet girls are being left behind. When girls learn to code, they become change agents in their communities. Whether it’s a game to illustrate… Read more »

Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

April 25, 2018, 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 28th to April 25th, 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 »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

April 26, 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

April 26, 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

April 26, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Poetry Reading: Betsy Headley

Poetry Reading: Betsy Headley, Something Is Always Left

April 26, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Poet and photographer Betsy Headley, resident of Swanville, Maine, will read from her new collection, Something is Always Left, at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday, April 26 at 6:00 PM. The collection was published by Maine Authors Publishing. This is her first poetry book. Something Is Always Left explores the poet’s winding journey… Read more »

Opera Preview: Cendrillon

April 27, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Bagaduce Music Lending Library and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will present a preview of Jules Massenet’s opera, Cendrillon, at the Blue Hill Public Library on Friday April 27th at 1:00 PM. A live performance of the opera will be simulcast at The Grand in Ellsworth the following day, Saturday, April 28th,… Read more »

Art Teacher Appreciation Dinner

Art Teacher Appreciation Dinner

April 27, 2018, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Art teacher appreciation dinner to say thank you for all the hard work our amazing peninsula art teachers do all year long.

52 Weeks of Giving: Community Cleanup

52 Weeks of Giving: Community Cleanup

April 28, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Blue Hill Public Library’s “52 Weeks of Giving” invites kids to participate in a community-wide cleanup called “Blue Hill Cares,” by picking up trash and debris on Parker Point Road on Saturday April 28th from 10:00 AM to noon. Visibility vests, gloves, bags, and refreshments will all be provided. Ages 7 and up are welcome—younger… Read more »

Inklings Book & Movie Club: Jumanji (The Gauntlet)

Inklings Book & Movie Club: Jumanji (The Gauntlet)

April 28, 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 April 28th at 2:00 PM. Inklings explores stories of clever children who use their wits to overcome insurmountable odds. This month the group will read “The Gauntlet,” by Karuna Riazzi, and watch the movie “Jumanji,” which was based… Read more »

Wellness Chiropractic, PC

April 29, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Whole 30 Introduction—So everyone made it through the “winter blues” and now we are SLOWLY moving towards spring. What a perfect time to do a dietary reset. Join us for this informational session to learn about the Whole 30 and how to complete this reset and reintroduce the foods you eliminated. The Whole30 is a… Read more »

Beyond Labels

April 30, 2018, 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.

Storytime

Storytime

May 1, 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!

Rainbow Warriors Teen Writing Group

Rainbow Warriors Teen Writing Group

May 1, 2018, 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 4:00 PM and work collectively on an original publication. You do NOT have to be a writer to attend, we welcome artists, gamers, music fans, meme enthusiasts, book lovers, and everyone in between. The library will provide coffee, and… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

May 2, 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.

What Does Technology Want?

May 2, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

Colloquy Downeast Event- see ColloquyDowneast.com for Description and Registration