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Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

October 9, 2019, 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.

Lego Club

Lego Club

October 9, 2019, 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 »

Sashiko Stitch Club

Sashiko Stitch Club

October 9, 2019, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Local quilt and needlework designer/maker Carrie Palmer will present a four-week Sashiko stitch course for teens on Wednesdays, October 2nd to 23rd, at the Blue Hill Public Library. This introductory series will focus on the Japanese textile arts of sashiko & boro. Sashiko, meaning ‘little stabs,’ is a simple running stitch used for decorative embroidery… Read more »

Blue Hill Community Issues Forum

October 9, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

A monthly forum for issues facing the Blue Hill community and beyond, with a new topic each month.

Down East Writers

October 10, 2019, 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: The Remains of the Day

Friends of the Library Film Series: The Remains of the Day

October 10, 2019, 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. October’s film will be “The Remains of the Day” (1993), starring Sir Anthony Hopkins and Dame Emma Thompson. Based on the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro, this historical fiction film follows… Read more »

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

October 10, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to chess club! Do you want to learn how to play chess? Do you already know how to play and are interested in playing more? Come learn and play at the library! We will provide chessboards, but participants are welcome to bring their own. Snacks will be provided. This event is free… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

October 10, 2019, 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

October 10, 2019, 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: The Remains of the Day

Friends of the Library Film Series: The Remains of the Day

October 10, 2019, 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. October’s film will be “The Remains of the Day” (1993), starring Sir Anthony Hopkins and Dame Emma Thompson. Based on the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro, this historical fiction film follows… Read more »

Opera Preview: Turandot

Opera Preview: Turandot

October 11, 2019, 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 Giacomo Puccini’s opera, “Turandot,” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Friday October 11th at 1:00 PM. A live performance of the opera will be simulcast at The Grand in Ellsworth the following day, Saturday, October 12th, from the Metropolitan… Read more »

Blue Hill Co-op Movie Series

October 11, 2019, 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

Japanese Folk Storytelling

Japanese Folk Storytelling

October 12, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Join us for Japanese Folk Tale story telling with a kamishibai with Frederica Marshall, local Deer Isle artist. She will be telling old folk tales from Japan, accompanied by illustrations with her sumi-e paintings in this special traditional format. This program is for kids ages 5-10 and is free! For more information, call the library… Read more »

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

October 15, 2019, 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 »

Storytime

Storytime

October 15, 2019, 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!

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

October 16, 2019, 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.

Sashiko Stitch Club

Sashiko Stitch Club

October 16, 2019, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Local quilt and needlework designer/maker Carrie Palmer will present a four-week Sashiko stitch course for teens on Wednesdays, October 2nd to 23rd, at the Blue Hill Public Library. This introductory series will focus on the Japanese textile arts of sashiko & boro. Sashiko, meaning ‘little stabs,’ is a simple running stitch used for decorative embroidery… Read more »

Colloquy Downeast: Climate Change, Global to Local

October 16, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

This colloquy will address the following areas of discussion:1) Introduction to climate change – background, consensus, and skeptics.2) US climate change impacts.3) Climate Futures and Plausible Scenario Planning. and 4) Moving Forward: Mitigation, Adaptation and Opportunity.

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

October 17, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to chess club! Do you want to learn how to play chess? Do you already know how to play and are interested in playing more? Come learn and play at the library! We will provide chessboards, but participants are welcome to bring their own. Snacks will be provided. This event is free… Read more »