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Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

June 25, 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

June 26, 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

June 26, 2018, 4:00 pm - 4:30 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 »

Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

June 27, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

This colloquy is in preparation for Colloquy Downeast’s hosting a talk by Thomas Ricks on July 12 2018. The focus is Ricks’ most recent book, Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom. Ricks’ book is a pairing of these two figures, vastly different in temperament and physique, who both responded powerfully to the dominant threat… Read more »

Conservation Kids: Butterfly Garden

Conservation Kids: Butterfly Garden

June 27, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids and their families are invited by the Blue Hill Public Library and Healthy Peninsula to help plant a butterfly garden at the Healthy Peninsula office on Parker Point Road near the library on Wednesday, June 27th from 10:00 AM to noon. Kids will then be invited to help tend the garden throughout the summer… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

June 27, 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.

Kneisel Hall Children's Concert Series

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concert Series

June 27, 2018, 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kneisel Hall children’s concerts are back at the Blue Hill Public Library this summer! Five concerts will be performed: Wednesday June 27th, Thursday July 5th, Wednesday July 11th & 25th and August 1st, from 4:30 to 5:15 PM (there will be no concert on July 18th). Musicians from Kneisel Hall’s Young Artist program will be… Read more »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

June 28, 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

June 28, 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

June 28, 2018, 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: At Peace with Samuel Harrington

June 28, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Stonington resident Dr. Sam Harrington will share from his book, “At Peace: Choosing a Good Death after a Long Life,” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday, June 28th at 7:00 PM. In At Peace, the Dr. Harrington weaves together the chronology of his parents’ declines and deaths with anecdotes and examples from more… Read more »

Magic Food Bus Storytime

Magic Food Bus Storytime

June 29, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:30 am Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Every Friday morning at 10:30 AM starting June 29th and going through August 24th, the Healthy Peninsula Magic Food Bus will be making a stop at the Blue Hill Public Library! Each week kids can take home fresh produce and a book. While the bus is stopped, we will read a story and have coloring… Read more »

Veterans for Peace to speak of Okinawa Occupation

June 29, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Veterans for Peace to speak of Okinawa Occupation Okinawa is under siege! Thirty-two U.S. military bases cover 20% the Japanese island which is roughly 1/3 the size of Rhode Island. The 50,000 U.S. military personnel stationed there are unwanted by large majorities of the 1.5 million inhabitants. Three Veterans for Peace leaders have recently returned… Read more »

Inklings Book & Movie Club: The Secret World of Arrietty (The Borrowers)

Inklings Book & Movie Club: The Secret World of Arrietty (The Borrowers)

June 30, 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, June 30th at 2:00 PM. Inklings explores stories of clever children who use their wits to overcome insurmountable odds. This month’s book is “The Borrowers” by Mary Norton and the film based on the book is “The Secret… Read more »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

July 2, 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

July 3, 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

July 3, 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 »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

July 5, 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.

Kneisel Hall Children's Concert Series

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concert Series

July 5, 2018, 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kneisel Hall children’s concerts are back at the Blue Hill Public Library this summer! Five concerts will be performed: Wednesday June 27th, Thursday July 5th, Wednesday July 11th & 25th and August 1st, from 4:30 to 5:15 PM (there will be no concert on July 18th). Musicians from Kneisel Hall’s Young Artist program will be… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

July 5, 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 »