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Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

May 10, 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 10, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Friends of the Library Film Series

Friends of the Library Film Series

May 10, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library Film Series is every second Thursday of the month from September through June. May’s film is “Rain Man.” This 1988 drama stars Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise as brothers Raymond and Charlie who travel cross-country together and gain a better understanding of each other. All films are… Read more »

Readings on Race Book Discussion Group: So You Want to Talk About Race

Readings on Race Book Discussion Group: So You Want to Talk About Race

May 12, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

New members are invited to the third meeting of the Blue Hill Public Library’s monthly book group, “Readings on Race,” on Saturday May 9th from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. The group will be discussing the book “So You Want To Talk About Race,” by Ijeoma Oluo. Copies of the book will be available to check… Read more »

Wellness Chiropractic, PC

May 13, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Whole 30 Support Group. We will discuss the science of food cravings and addictions to better understand how the type of foods you eat influence how your brain and body work.

Beyond Labels

May 14, 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 15, 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 15, 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 »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

May 16, 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

May 16, 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 »

Friends of the Library Play Reading Group

May 16, 2018, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm in the Wilder Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The public is invited to participate in the Blue Hill Public Library Play Reading Group every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:30 – 9:00 pm, September through June. The group welcomes inexperienced and experienced readers alike. The only criteria are the love of plays and the joy of reading them aloud among like-minded theater… Read more »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

May 17, 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 17, 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 17, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Author Event: Sacred Instructions with Sherri Mitchell

Author Event: Sacred Instructions with Sherri Mitchell

May 17, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Local author and activist Sherri Mitchell will share from her new book, “Sacred Instructions: Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change.” Drawing from ancestral knowledge, as well as her experience as an attorney and activist, Sherri Mitchell addresses a variety of issues, including environmental protection and human rights. Sharing the gifts she has received from elders… Read more »

Reception for May Art Shows

Reception for May Art Shows

May 18, 2018, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Deer Isle artist Frederica Marshall will present two exhibits at the Blue Hill Public Library in May. In the Britton Gallery will be an exhibition of Renga Scrolls by Marshall herself along with local poets, members of the “Haiku Project;” and a display of traditional Japanese clothing in the Howard Room glass cases. The public… Read more »

Genealogy Help Desk

Genealogy Help Desk

May 19, 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 »

Wellness Chiropractic, PC

May 20, 2018, 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Whole 30 Support Group-Reintroduction Protocol. We will discuss the reintroduction protocol and how to pay attention to subtle changes in your body with each food group reintroduced. We will also go over choosing what to eat from this point on in your life and how to enjoy “Food Freedom Forever” We will also discuss any… Read more »