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Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

December 20, 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

December 20, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Toys for Kids Raffle Drawing

Toys for Kids Raffle Drawing

December 20, 2018, 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Friends of Blue Hill Public Library is holding a raffle to raise money to buy holiday gifts for local children in need, and children’s programming for the library. Two items made by local artists, a wooden dollhouse made by Claude Dupuy and a felted vessel by Susan Hudson, will be raffled and are on… Read more »

Solstice Celebration

Solstice Celebration

December 21, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

The public is invited to celebrate the winter solstice at the Blue Hill Public Library on Friday, December 21st from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. The library will be offering hot cocoa, tea and snacks along with the opportunity to make a lantern. Lanterns will be made from glass jars decorated on the outside with colorful… Read more »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

December 24, 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.

Pre-school Playgroup

December 26, 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.

Inclusive Storytime

Inclusive Storytime

December 27, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:30 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Join us for an inclusive storytime for all ages and all abilities. Each week we will read several picture books, make a fun craft, and have time for coloring and socializing.

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

December 27, 2018, 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to our new chess club! Do you want to learn how to play chess? Do you already know how to play and are interested in playing more? Come learn and play at the library! We will provide chessboards, but participants are welcome to bring their own. Snacks will be provided. This event… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

December 27, 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

December 27, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

December 31, 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.

Pre-school Playgroup

January 2, 2019, 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.

Inclusive Storytime

Inclusive Storytime

January 3, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:30 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Join us for an inclusive storytime for all ages and all abilities. Each week we will read several picture books, make a fun craft, and have time for coloring and socializing.

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

January 3, 2019, 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to our new chess club! Do you want to learn how to play chess? Do you already know how to play and are interested in playing more? Come learn and play at the library! We will provide chessboards, but participants are welcome to bring their own. Snacks will be provided. This event… Read more »

Colloquy Downeast: Marsden Hartley: His Poetry, Prose and Paintings

January 3, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

Poetry and painting often spring from the same imaginative and creative impulse. Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) was a master of both. His prose, poetry, and painting will be examined and discussed as an entire oeuvre of this Maine master.

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

January 3, 2019, 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

January 3, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Why is Inequality So High

January 4, 2019, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

In this Colloquy Downeast sponsored talk, Dr. Thomas Remington, Visiting Professor of Government at Harvard University, will discuss income inequality in the United States, Russia and China. Inequality in the distribution of of income and wealth has been rising in many countries of the world, but the United States has the highest economic inequality in… Read more »