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Storytime

Storytime

October 1, 2019, 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!

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

October 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. For more information, give us a call at 374-5515.

Sashiko Stitch Club

Sashiko Stitch Club

October 2, 2019, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Local quilt and needlework designer/maker Carrie Palmer will present a four-week Sashiko stitch course for teens on Wednesdays, October 2nd to 23rd, at the Blue Hill Public Library. This introductory series will focus on the Japanese textile arts of sashiko & boro. Sashiko, meaning ‘little stabs,’ is a simple running stitch used for decorative embroidery… Read more »

Down East Writers

October 3, 2019, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

Ongoing writers critique group

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

October 3, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to 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 is free… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

October 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

October 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.

Photo Presentation: Laos

Photo Presentation: Laos, the Jewel of the Mekong

October 3, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

International wildlife and travel photographer Gary Harmatz will present an illustrated talk on his recent experiences in Laos, at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday, October 3rd at 7:00 PM. Years of isolation from the wider world have helped preserve Laos’ peaceful nature and allow a glimpse into a quieter time. From the golden… Read more »

Homeschool Library Reception and Tour

Homeschool Library Reception and Tour

October 4, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Homeschoolers of all ages and their families are invited to the Blue Hill Public Library for an informational reception and tour of the library on Friday, October 4th at 10:00 AM. Families will learn about the programs and services available to homeschoolers through the library. This will also be an opportunity to provide feedback and… Read more »

Art Reception: Field and Feathers

Art Reception: Field and Feathers

October 4, 2019, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Retired art professor and part-time Blue Hill resident Gale Flax will exhibit her work in a show titled “Field and Feathers” at the Blue Hill Public Library in October, starting Wednesday October 2nd. The public is invited to an opening reception on Friday October 4th, from 4:30 to 6:30 PM. About the exhibit Gale says,… Read more »

First Friday: Art & Antiques Walking Tour: Frank Hamabe

First Friday: Art & Antiques Walking Tour: Frank Hamabe

October 4, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

As part of Blue Hill’s series of First Friday events, Blue Hill Public Library has been offering tours of the library’s art and antiques, with a different focus each month. The tours are hosted by local expert Brad Emerson. On Friday, October 4th, from 6:00 to 7:00 PM, Brad will give the last tour of… Read more »

Genealogy Help Desk

Genealogy Help Desk

October 5, 2019, 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” 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 doing genealogy research, as well as offering… Read more »

Fixit Clinic

Fixit Clinic

October 5, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

In the spirit of reducing waste and teaching the community new skills, the Blue Hill Public Library hosts a monthly “Fixit Clinic” on the first Saturday of the month, with the next one scheduled for Saturday, October 5th from 2:00 to 3:30 PM. The idea is that local experts will coach people in the community… Read more »

Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers: The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow

Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers: The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow

October 5, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

The public is invited to a free performance by Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers of “The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Saturday, October 5th at 6:00 PM. In this comedic version of the classic Washington Irving tale, schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and a… Read more »

Friends of the Library Book Sale

October 5, 2019, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Friends of the Library hold their first-Saturday-of-the-month book sale in the library’s basement “Book Nook” from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Each month there a special collections and sales, so watch the library email for details. There is also a cart of library withdrawals for 25 cents each! Most books are still only a… Read more »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

October 7, 2019, 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.

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

October 8, 2019, 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

October 8, 2019, 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!

Shelf-Care Discussion Group

“Shelf-Care” Discussion Group

October 8, 2019, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library’s “Shelf-Care” book group, cosponsored by Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital, will discuss the book “The Subtle Art of not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life,” by Mark Manson, on Tuesday, October 8th at 5:30 PM. This 2nd Tuesday of the month group is led by… Read more »