Upcoming Events

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Lucas Mandarin

July 31, 2018, 9:45 am - 12:30 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

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Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

August 1, 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.

Philip Frey & Carl Little: Here and Now

Philip Frey & Carl Little: Here and Now

August 1, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The library, along with the Courthouse Gallery and Blue Hill Books, will host artist Philip Frey and author Carl Little to share from the new book, “Philip Frey: Here and Now.” Carl will introduce the author and Philip will share about his work and take questions from the audience. In the past twenty years, Philip… Read more »

Kneisel Hall Children's Concert Series

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concert Series

August 1, 2018, 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kneisel Hall children’s concerts are back at the Blue Hill Public Library this summer! Five concerts will be performed: Wednesday June 27th, Thursday July 5th, Wednesday July 11th & 25th and August 1st, from 4:30 to 5:15 PM (there will be no concert on July 18th). Musicians from Kneisel Hall’s Young Artist program will be… Read more »

Lucas Mandarin

August 1, 2018, 9:45 am - 12:30 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

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Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

August 2, 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

August 2, 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

August 2, 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: Laura Markham

August 2, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Dr. Laura Markham trained as a Clinical Psychologist, earning her PhD from Columbia University. But she’s also a mom, so she translates proven science into the practical solutions you need for the family life you want. Dr. Laura is the author of the books Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting… Read more »

Magic Food Bus Storytime

August 3, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:30 am Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Every Friday morning at 10:30 AM starting June 29th and going through August 24th, the Healthy Peninsula Magic Food Bus will be making a stop at the Blue Hill Public Library! Each week kids can take home fresh produce and a book. While the bus is stopped, we will read a story and have coloring… Read more »

August Art Show Opening

August 3, 2018, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Opening reception for the August Art Show.

Lucas Mandarin

August 3, 2018, 9:45 am - 11:45 am in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

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Author Event: Walking a Labyrinth Daily with Christine Farrow-Noble

Author Event: Walking a Labyrinth Daily with Christine Farrow-Noble

August 4, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Seasonal resident and author Chris Farrow-Noble will share from her book, “Walking a Labyrinth Daily: Exploring a Spiritual Practice.” Chris Farrow-Noble sets out one January 1st to walk a labyrinth every day for one year and to record each day’s experience. As a lifelong seeker without a specific religious foundation, she views this commitment as… Read more »

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

August 4, 2018, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Book Nook, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Join Friends of Blue Hill Public Library for their book sale in the Library’s basement “book nook,” 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 the special programs offered at… Read more »

Beyond Labels

August 6, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 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.

Lucas Mandarin

August 6, 2018, 9:45 am - 12:30 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

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Storytime

Storytime

August 7, 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

August 7, 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 »

Author Event: Seaweed Chronicles with Susan Hand Shetterly

Author Event: Seaweed Chronicles with Susan Hand Shetterly

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

Join us for the book launch of Susan Hand Shetterly’s new book, “Seaweed Chronicles: A World at the Water’s Edge.” Seaweed has figured in coastal cultures for hundreds of years, and its uses are growing. This book is about seaweed species, the wild lives they feed and shelter, the harvesters who cut seaweeds, and the… Read more »

Lucas Mandarin

August 7, 2018, 9:45 am - 12:30 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

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