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Film Screening: Maineland

Film Screening: Maineland

November 30, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

With China’s ascendance, there has been an exponential surge of study-abroad students — Chinese students now account for over one-third to one-half of international secondary school students. Many are children of the new Chinese wealthy elite, whose parents found success in China’s economic rise of the last decades. Filmed over three years in China and… Read more »

Teen Film Series: Donnie Darko

Teen Film Series: Donnie Darko

December 1, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

BHPL is excited to offer a teen film series for the next 6 months. We will be watching films from a variety of genres including indie/science fiction, action, anime/foreign, horror, comedy, and drama. Several of our films are based on young adult novels and they explore everything from social justice issues, to mental health, to… Read more »

Taking Art showing Down

December 1, 2017, 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Artist will take show down.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Monthly Book Sale

December 2, 2017, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Book Nook, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Join Friends of Blue Hill Public Library for their first-Saturday-of-the-month book sale in the Library’s basement “book nook” during regular library hours, 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… Read more »

Art opening – Persist

December 2, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

forthcoming

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

December 4, 2017, 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.

The State of the World by Mid-Century

December 5, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

Colloquy Downeast event. Please see ColloquyDowneast.org for a description and to register.

Storytime

Storytime

December 5, 2017, 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 Writing Group

December 5, 2017, 4:00 pm - 5:30 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 you can expect discussions, writing prompts, games, as well as special events. The library will provide coffee, you can bring your own snacks. Our group’s goal is to publish a biannual magazine featuring articles, reviews, opinions… Read more »

Friends of Blue Hill Bay

December 5, 2017, 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Board meeting

Indivisible Peninsula: Candidate Night with Lucas St. Clair

December 5, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Indivisible Peninsula will host Lucas St. Clair, who is running for the Democratic congressional seat in CD2, to speak about his platform and answer questions from the audience.

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

December 6, 2017, 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.

English Country Dance

December 6, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

In honor of the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, come to the library and learn to dance like it’s 1817. English Country Dance instructors Nancy Rosalie and John McIntire, who have organized English Country Dancing in this area for 20 or so years, will teach a brief lesson at 7:00, followed by dancing with… Read more »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

December 7, 2017, 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.

Pom Poms & Pinecones

Pom Poms & Pinecones

December 7, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kick off Blue Hill’s Annual Tree Lighting by making a lovely holiday ornament here at the library! Kids of all ages are invited to make a festive pine cone tree decked out with pom poms and glitter. We’ll provide the materials, you provide the imagination.

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

December 7, 2017, 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

December 7, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Ikebana Workshop: Japanese Flower Arranging with Frederica Marshall

Ikebana Workshop: Japanese Flower Arranging with Frederica Marshall

December 7, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Frederica Marshall of Deer Isle will teach a workshop in Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower-arranging. The beautiful art form of Ikebana was developed for the altars of Buddhist temples in China and Japan. It is based on concepts of spiritual and artistic principles. Frederica studied Ikenobo Ikebana in Japan. This is the oldest school… Read more »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

December 11, 2017, 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.