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Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

March 6, 2019, 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 27th to April 17th, 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 »

Colloquy Downeast: Bioluminescence: Myth, Mystique and Science

March 7, 2019, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

In this colloquy we will explore the occurrence, the stories and the scientific explanations and use of bioluminescence (the production of visible light by living organisms). Early observations and explanations of foxfire, maritime phosphorescence, fireflies and other dramatic living, cold, night light were often tied to mystical events or beings. We will explore the poetic… Read more »

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

March 7, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to our new 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… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

March 7, 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

March 7, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Home Heating Efficiency

March 7, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The library will host a program on home heating efficiency, exploring different ways to keep your home warmer in the winter months. Speakers will include Ray Yardy from Window Dressers, who will speak about the benefits of window inserts for insulating homes and how that organization can provide them for community members free of charge;… Read more »

Blue Hill Co-op Movie Series

March 8, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00 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 and educate.This month-TBA

Readings on Race Discussion Group: An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the US

Readings on Race Discussion Group: An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the US

March 9, 2019, 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 Saturday March 9th, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. This month, the group will be discussing An Indigenous People’s History of the United States, by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. Copies will be available at the library in advance for check out…. Read more »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

March 11, 2019, 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.

Blue Hill Hackers

Blue Hill Hackers

March 11, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Hackers group (not just for “hackers”) will be meeting at the Blue Hill Library on Mondays from 6-8 PM. Blue Hill Hackers is a community resource, open to everyone – young and old, novices and experts who are passionate about technology and devices. The group’s goal is to share what they know… Read more »

Main Street Community Group

March 11, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

“Main Street” Blue Hill meeting

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

March 12, 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

March 12, 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!

Hospital Book Club: The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning

Hospital Book Club: The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning

March 12, 2019, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital and the library will co-sponsor a monthly book club on social issues and self help books. March’s book will be “The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter,” by Margareta Magnusson. According to the publisher, “In Sweden there is… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

March 13, 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.

Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

March 13, 2019, 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 27th to April 17th, 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 »

Blue Hill Public Issues Forum

March 13, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm in the Wilder Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library is starting a new monthly series of discussions on issues affecting our community, the state and the world: the “Blue Hill Public Issues Forum.” The series will be organized and moderated by retired history professor, Dr. Gregory Bush, with the goal of stimulating in-person civic dialogue about important but sometimes… Read more »

Colloquy Downeast: Bioluminescence: Myth, Mystique and Science

March 14, 2019, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

In this colloquy we will explore the occurrence, the stories and the scientific explanations and use of bioluminescence (the production of visible light by living organisms). Early observations and explanations of foxfire, maritime phosphorescence, fireflies and other dramatic living, cold, night light were often tied to mystical events or beings. We will explore the poetic… Read more »

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

March 14, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to our new 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… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

March 14, 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 »