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Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

May 5, 2020, 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

Storytime

May 5, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:15 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

On Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am, children ages 0-5 and their families are invited to come hear a story and make a craft to take home!

Wild Sun Catchers Program

May 5, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

more information to come

Blue Hil Chapter Citizens Climate Lobby

May 5, 2020, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Meeting/presentation of/by our nonpartisan, grassroots, community organization, to present information and hold discussion about climate change issues

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

May 6, 2020, 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.

Discussion Group: New Thinking in the Anthropocene

Discussion Group: New Thinking in the Anthropocene

May 7, 2020, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Blue Hill Public Library will hold a discussion group twice a month on Thursdays at 10:30 AM, from January 16 through June 18, 2020. The series will be hosted by Bates College Professor Emeritus Denis Sweet, on the topic, “Enlivenment, Entanglement, Sympoiesis: New Thinking in the Anthropocene.” The Anthropocene is defined as “that moment in… Read more »

Youth Chess Club

May 7, 2020, 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 »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

May 7, 2020, 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, or… Read more »

Knitting Club

May 7, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

In the Shadow of Pittsburgh: Making Sense of Antisemitism

May 7, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Blue Hill Public Library will host “In the Shadow of Pittsburgh: Making Sense of Antisemitism,” a talk by Howard Solomon, at 7:00 PM on Thursday, May 7. Howard Solomon is an artist, historian and retired professor. For 40 years, at Tufts, NYU, and the University of Southern Maine, he taught courses on the history of… Read more »

Opera Preview: Maria Stuarda

Opera Preview: Maria Stuarda

May 8, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Bagaduce Music and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will present a preview of Gaetano Donizetti’s opera, “Maria Stuarda,” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Friday May 8th at 1:00 PM. A live performance of the opera will be simulcast at The Grand in Ellsworth the following day, Saturday, May 9th, from the… Read more »

Boating Safety Class

May 9, 2020, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The library and the Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a two-session Boating Safety class on Saturdays, May 2 and 9, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the library. Sharpen your boating skills before summer! Completion of this course qualifies for the State Safe Boating Certificate as required in 46 states. The course is free,… Read more »

Beyond Labels

May 11, 2020, 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 https://beyondlabels.ustiger.net.

Colloquy Downeast: The Hidden Past Surrounds Us – Nearby History II

May 11, 2020, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

We trace the evolution of buildings, rural landscapes and towns, and consider the cultural, environmental and socio-economic factors that shaped them. We learn to “extract” their history through documentary and physical clues. Each participant seeks evidence that reveals the past of a building, farm, business, neighborhood or town of his or her choice. Maine is… Read more »

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

May 12, 2020, 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 »

Wild Sun Catchers Storytime

May 12, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:15 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to a Wild Sun Catchers Storytime with Landere Naisbitt from Blue Hill Heritage Trust. The Wild Sun Catchers Storytime series celebrates the wild plants of the Blue Hill Peninsula and happens on the second Tuesday of the month. This program is co-sponsored by the library and Blue Hill Heritage Trust. There is… Read more »

“Shelf-Care” Discussion Group

May 12, 2020, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library’s book group, “Shelf-Care,” cosponsored by Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital, meets each second Tuesday of the month 5:30 PM. The group is led by licensed clinical social workers (LCSW) Dede Ragot, and Patty Bergstrom, and meets on the second Tuesday of the month. Every month the group will discuss a… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

May 13, 2020, 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

May 13, 2020, 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 »