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Lego Club

Lego Club

March 11, 2020, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Come build and create with Legos! Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 3:00-4:00 pm, kids are invited to create anything within their imagination and an optional special challenge will be provided. The Legos will be provided by the library and creations will be on display in the Larchwood Room for one week…. Read more »

Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

March 11, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Great Decisions foreign policy discussion series returns to the Blue Hill Public Library on eight Wednesdays, February 26th to April 15th, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Each meeting begins with a short topical documentary featuring international experts, followed by a lively group discussion. Participants receive a briefing book with background information and thought-provoking topical… Read more »

Down East Writers

March 12, 2020, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

Ongoing writers critique group.

Friends of the Library Film Series: Contact

Friends of the Library Film Series: Contact

March 12, 2020, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library Film Series screens films across genres and time periods, each second Thursday of the month from September-June. March’s film will be “Contact” (1997), starring Jodie Foster and Matthew McConaughey. The film follows Dr. Ellie Arroway, who after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence,… Read more »

Youth Chess Club

March 12, 2020, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids of all ages are invited to the weekly Kids’ Chess Club at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:00 PM. Brookville resident Tom Batt will be on hand to teach beginners how to play chess. More experienced players can jump right in and play. Participants of all experience levels are… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

March 12, 2020, 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, or… Read more »

Knitting Club

March 12, 2020, 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: Contact

Friends of the Library Film Series: Contact

March 12, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library Film Series screens films across genres and time periods, each second Thursday of the month from September-June. March’s film will be “Contact” (1997), starring Jodie Foster and Matthew McConaughey. The film follows Dr. Ellie Arroway, who after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence,… Read more »

Opera Preview: Der Fliegende Holländer

Opera Preview: Der Fliegende Holländer

March 13, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Bagaduce Music and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will present a preview of Richard Wagner’s opera, “Der Fliegende Holländer,” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Friday March 13th at 1:00 PM. A live performance of the opera will be simulcast at The Grand in Ellsworth the following day, Saturday, March 14th, from… Read more »

Blue Hill Co-op Movie Series

March 13, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Join the Blue Hill Co-op on the 2nd Friday each month for a 6 month movie series (Oct-March) featuring movies and documentaries chosen to inform, educate and entertain.Movie: TBD

Readings on Race Discussion Group: White Fragility

Readings on Race Discussion Group: White Fragility

March 14, 2020, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

New members are invited to the Blue Hill Public Library’s monthly discussion group, “Readings on Race,” on the second Saturday of each month, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. March’s book will be “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism” by Robin DiAngelo. Referring to the defensive moves that white… Read more »

Home Firearm Safety Class

March 14, 2020, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Library will offer a Home Firearm Safety class on Saturday, March 14. This course teaches students the basic knowledge and skills to explain the attitude necessary for the safe handling and storage of firearms/ammunition in the home. This is a hands-on, non-shooting course for safe gun handling that is conducted by certified… Read more »

Beyond Labels

March 16, 2020, 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.

Anthropocene Film Series: "Arrival"

Anthropocene Film Series: “Arrival”

March 17, 2020, 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Blue Hill Public Library will host a screening of the film “Arrival” on Tuesday, March 17th at 1:00 PM. Although it is part of a monthly film series being held in conjunction with the discussion series “New Thinking in the Anthropocene,” anyone is welcome to attend. The 2016 drama follows linguistics professor Louise Banks as… Read more »

Storytime

Storytime

March 17, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:15 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

On Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am, children ages 0-5 and their families are invited to come hear a story and make a craft to take home!

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

March 17, 2020, 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 »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

March 18, 2020, 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.

Colloquy Downeast: Seaweeds

March 18, 2020, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

Seaweeds are a constant element of coastal Maine, often overlooked and underappreciated. In recent years however, the commercial harvesting of seaweeds has brought newsworthy attention to these organisms and their ecological and economic significance.This colloquy will delve into questions surrounding the place of seaweeds in our lives. What are seaweeds in a biological sense? What… Read more »

Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

March 18, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Great Decisions foreign policy discussion series returns to the Blue Hill Public Library on eight Wednesdays, February 26th to April 15th, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Each meeting begins with a short topical documentary featuring international experts, followed by a lively group discussion. Participants receive a briefing book with background information and thought-provoking topical… Read more »

Down East Writers

March 19, 2020, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

Ongoing writers critique group.