Upcoming Events

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Art Reception: Open-Air Arts Initiative

Art Reception: Open-Air Arts Initiative

February 3, 2018, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Nature inspired artwork by local school-aged kids will be on display at the Blue Hill Public Library for the month of February. This show is the result of the Open-Air Arts Initiative held throughout 2017 by the Cynthia Winings Gallery and the Blue Hill Heritage Trust. The program was largely self-directed, in which kids were… Read more »

Wellness Chiropractic, PC

February 4, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Non-Scale Victories–Whole 30 Day 22There are so many other indicators of health besides weight and many reasons why your weight is not changing. We will discuss, sleep, stress, toxins, infections, and hormones.

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

February 5, 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.

Camden Conference Series

Camden Conference Series

February 5, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library will be holding a three session discussion series hosted by former U.S. Diplomat Bob Sargent, in connection with the 31st annual Camden Conference. The sessions will take place on three Mondays in February, the 6th 13th and 26th, all from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. The Camden Conference runs from February… Read more »

Storytime

Storytime

February 6, 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

February 6, 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 »

Indivisible Peninsula Candidate Night with Mark Eves

February 6, 2018, 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Indivisible Peninsula will host Mark Eves, who is running for Governor of Maine, to speak about his platform and to answer questions from the audience.

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

February 7, 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

February 7, 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 - Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

Art: History and Hands-On – Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

February 7, 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 7th film will be “Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child,” (2010) directed by Tamra Davis. The film pays homage and also… Read more »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

February 8, 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

February 8, 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 8, 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

February 8, 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. February’s film is “Easy Rider.” This 1969 drama stars Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper as two counterculture bikers who travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America. All films are shown… Read more »

The Supreme Court

February 9, 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.

Opera Preview: L'Elisir d'Amore

Opera Preview: L’Elisir d’Amore

February 9, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Bagaduce Music Lending Library and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will present a preview of Gaetano Donizetti’s opera, L’Elisir d’Amore, at the Blue Hill Public Library. A live performance of the opera will be simulcast at the Grand in Ellsworth the following day, Saturday, February 10th, from the Metropolitan Opera in New… Read more »

Art: History and Hands-On: Graffiti project

February 9, 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 9th art workshop is for attendees of the screening of “Jean-Michel Basquiat: Radiant Child” on 2/7. Space is limited to… Read more »

Tri-County Beekeepers Club

February 10, 2018, 9:45 am - 12:15 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Beekeeping School