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Storytime

Storytime

March 28, 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

March 28, 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

March 28, 2017, 5:45 pm - 8:15 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

figure drawing with a live model

Downeast Horizons Storytime

Downeast Horizons Storytime

March 29, 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

March 29, 2017, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Pre-school Playgroup meets at BHPL every Wednesday at 10:30 am. 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.

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code

March 29, 2017, 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 the… Read more »

World Radio Day: Stories of the Blue Hill Peninsula

World Radio Day: Stories of the Blue Hill Peninsula

March 29, 2017, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

While World Radio Day was technically February 13, we were snowed out! So this event has been rescheduled for March 29. WERU Community Radio and the Blue Hill Public Library will celebrate World Radio Day with a “storytelling for radio” event at the library. The hour-long program will begin at 11:00 AM with a video… Read more »

Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

March 29, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. The name is shared by a national civic-education program, briefing book and television series administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. The Great Decisions program highlights eight of the most thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans each year. Great Decisions provides background information, current… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

March 30, 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 »

Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives

Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives

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

Maine Historical Society (MHS) Chief Curator Kate McBrien will give a presentation about the post-Civil War history of Casco Bay’s Malaga Island at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday, March 30th at 6:30 PM. Located off Phippsburg, Malaga Island was the site of an interracial community from the time of the Civil War until… Read more »

Peninsula Peace & Justice: Presentation on Afghan Peace Volunteers work in Kabul

March 31, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Journalist and educator Carolyn Coe of Orland has recently traveled to Kabul Afghanistan where she worked with the Afghan Peace Volunteers (APV). She will give a talk on March 31 about her observations of APV efforts to support the women and families of Kabul through employment and education, in one of the poorest countries in… Read more »

Monthly Book Sale

Monthly Book Sale

April 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 »

Darn It All! with Gayle Durnbaugh

Darn It All! with Gayle Durnbaugh

April 1, 2017, 10:00 am - 11:30 am in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Got holes in your socks and sweaters after a long winter? Consider repairing instead of replacing! Gayle Durnbaugh will teach a 1-hour workshop at the Blue Hill Public Library on Saturday April 1st at 10:00 AM, on how to darn clothing to fill in those holes (not an April Fool’s joke—some people still do darn!)…. Read more »

Beyond Labels

April 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.

Storytime

Storytime

April 4, 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

April 4, 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 »