Upcoming Events

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Choices that Matter: Optimizing Healthcare Choices for Difficult Times

Choices that Matter: Optimizing Healthcare Choices for Difficult Times

May 2, 2018, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Retired local M.D. Susan Ostertag and retired clinical psychologist Barbara Sinclair will facilitate a discussion exploring people’s goals, values, and options for future healthcare decisions at the Blue Hill Public Library on two Wednesdays, May 2nd and 9th from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. The program is free of charge but space is limited to 15… Read more »

Girls Who Code

May 2, 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 »

Blue Hill Heritage Trust

May 2, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Spring Conservation Lecture Series

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

May 3, 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

May 3, 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

May 3, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Teen Film Series: The Maze Runner

Teen Film Series: The Maze Runner

May 4, 2018, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library invites teens to the film The Maze Runner on Friday, May 4th, at 4:00 PM, the last in a monthly afterschool film series for teens, until fall. The film, based on the 2009 novel of the same name by James Dashner, is a dystopian science fiction thriller. The story follows… Read more »

Downeast Audubon

May 4, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Bob Duchesne will give a talk about birding by ear and sight

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

May 5, 2018, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Book Nook, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Join Friends of Blue Hill Public Library for their book sale in the Library’s basement “book nook,” 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 the special programs offered at… Read more »

Genealogy Help Desk

Genealogy Help Desk

May 5, 2018, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library will host a “Drop-In Genealogy Help Desk” on two Saturdays, May 5th and 19th, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the library’s main room next to the reference desk. Local expert Liffey Thorpe will be on hand to answer questions from the public on library and online resources for… Read more »

Seed Stewardship: Cultivating Pollinator Pathways & Saving Heirloom Seeds

Seed Stewardship: Cultivating Pollinator Pathways & Saving Heirloom Seeds

May 5, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Library and the SEED Barn will co-sponsor a workshop on cultivating pollinator pathways and saving heirloom seeds, at the library on Saturday May 5th at 2:00 PM. This workshop will offer information on how to grow out heirloom vegetables with the intention of saving seeds, including isolation distances for different types of… Read more »

Wellness Chiropractic, PC

May 6, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Kitchen Basics for the Whole30 and Beyond. Everything you need to know about how to do this reset with very practical tools and resources. We will explore different cookbooks, websites, and how to shop locally and online. Review meal planning, vegetable prep, recipe ideas and bulk shopping.

Beyond Labels

May 7, 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 8, 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 8, 2018, 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm 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 9, 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 9, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

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

Choices that Matter: Optimizing Healthcare Choices for Difficult Times

Choices that Matter: Optimizing Healthcare Choices for Difficult Times

May 9, 2018, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Retired local M.D. Susan Ostertag and retired clinical psychologist Barbara Sinclair will facilitate a discussion exploring people’s goals, values, and options for future healthcare decisions at the Blue Hill Public Library on two Wednesdays, May 2nd and 9th from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. The program is free of charge but space is limited to 15… Read more »

Girls Who Code

May 9, 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 »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

May 10, 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.