Upcoming Events

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Inklings: How to Train Your Dragon 2

Inklings: How to Train Your Dragon 2

January 27, 2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

The Blue Hill Public Library invites kids ages 8 and up to join the “Inklings” Book and Movie Club on Saturday January 27th at 2:00 PM. Inklings explores stories of clever children who use their wits to overcome insurmountable odds. This month the group will read any book in the How to Train Your Dragon… Read more »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

January 29, 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

January 30, 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

January 30, 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 »

How to Enjoy Winter

How to Enjoy Winter

January 30, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Blue Hill Public Library invites the public to learn about all of the wonderful ways to enjoy the outdoors in our area all winter long, on Tuesday, January 30th at 6:30 PM. While many people enjoy the natural beauty and recreation opportunities in our area during the warmer months, winter weather can often keep folks… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

January 31, 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.

Girls Who Code

January 31, 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 »

Art: History and Hands-On: Vincent

January 31, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Local artist and gallery-owner Margret Baldwin will host a five-week series of art history film screenings at the Blue Hill Public Library, each paired with an optional, related hands-on workshop two days later. The January 31st film will be “Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh,” (1987) directed by Paul Cox. The film… Read more »

February Art Installation

February 1, 2018, 8:00 am - 10:00 am in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Installing February’s art show

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

February 1, 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.

Febraury Art Installation

February 1, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Installing Febraury’s art show

Art Reception: Needle Felting and More

Art Reception: Needle Felting and More

February 1, 2018, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

A new exhibit, “Needle Felting and More”, by local artists Lyn Mayewski, Emily Blair Stribling and Lindsay Goodale will be on display in the Blue Hill Public Library’s Howard Room glass cases during the months of February and March. The public is invited to an opening reception with the artists on Thursday, February 1st from… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

February 1, 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

February 1, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Thomas Jamrog: In the Path of Young Bulls

Thomas Jamrog: In the Path of Young Bulls

February 1, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Licensed Maine Guide and author Thomas Jamrog will do a presentation and read from his recent book, In the Path of Young Bulls: An Odyssey on America’s Continental Divide Trail, at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday February 1st at 6:30 PM. The book details how, after thru-hikes on the Appalachian and Pacific Crest… Read more »

The Supreme Court

February 2, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

This is a Colloquy Downeast event. Please visit ColloquyDowneast.org for description and to register.

Teen Film Series: Get Out

Teen Film Series: Get Out

February 2, 2018, 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library invites teens to the third in a new monthly afterschool film series on Friday, February 2nd at 4:00 PM. February’s film, in honor of Black History Month, is Get Out, a 2017 horror film written and directed by Jordan Peele. This film is the first in a series of five… Read more »

Art: History and Hands-On – Brushtrokes for form and movement project

February 2, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Local artist and gallery-owner Margret Baldwin will host a five-week series of art history film screenings at the Blue Hill Public Library, each paired with an optional, related hands-on workshop two days later. The February 2nd art workshop is for attendees of the screening of “Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh” on… Read more »

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

February 3, 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 »