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Blue Hill Hackers

May 6, 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 »

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

May 7, 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 »

Explore Outdoors! Storytime: "The Secret Pool"

“Explore Outdoors!” Storytime: “The Secret Pool”

May 7, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:30 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Join Julianne Taylor from “Explore Outdoors!” for a special edition of the library’s weekly Pre-School Storytime. We will be reading “The Secret Pool” by local author Kimberly Ridely and illustrator Rebekah Raye. Through this story we will be introduced to the different inhabitants of a vernal pool, including spotted salamanders, spring peepers, and turtles. After… Read more »

Colloquy Downeast: Shells: Invertebrates of Maine shores and their conservation

May 7, 2019, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

What used to be called beach combing can be a serious endeavor, given our increased awareness of the ways in which ocean acidification, invasive species, and over-exploitation are potentially altering ecoystems. We will focus our interest by preparing personal notebooks. Each participant will select 10-20 Maine marine invertebrate animals from our area, and design and… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

May 8, 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

May 8, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Come build and create with Legos! Every other Wednesday, starting March 13, 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. This event… Read more »

Blue Hill Community Issues Forum: “Invisible Americans” Among Us?

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

The Blue Hill Public Library’s Community Issues Forum continues on Wednesday May 8th at 6:30. The topic will be: ‘Invisible Americans’ Among Us?: The Rights and Needs of Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities.” Panelists will include Libby Stone-Sterling, Director of Maine Vocational Rehabilitation; Janice M. Davis, M.A, Hancock County Vocational Rehabilitation Representative; and Annie Sargent,… Read more »

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

May 9, 2019, 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm in the Howard 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

May 9, 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

May 9, 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: High Noon

Friends of the Library Film Series: High Noon

May 9, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library’s second-Thursday-of-the-month film series will return from September through June. May’s film will be “High Noon” from 1952, directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly. “In this classic Western, Will Kane, the longtime Marshal of Hadleyville in New Mexico territory, has just retired following… Read more »

Museum Inventory

May 9, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

Museum Inventory

Opera Preview: Dialogues des Carmelities

May 10, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:15 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 Francis Poulenc’s opera, “Dialogues des Carmelites,” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Friday May 10th at 1:00 PM. A live performance of the opera will be simulcast at The Grand in Ellsworth the following day, Saturday,… Read more »

Readings on Race Film Screening: The Hate U Give

Readings on Race Film Screening: The Hate U Give

May 10, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library’s monthly discussion group, Readings on Race, will screen the 2018 film “The Hate U Give,” based on the young adult novel by Angie Thomas, on Friday, May 10th, at 6:00 PM. On Saturday May 11th, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, new members of all ages are invited to a discussion… Read more »

Readings on Race Discussion Group: The Hate U Give

Readings on Race Discussion Group: The Hate U Give

May 11, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library’s monthly discussion group, Readings on Race, will screen the 2018 film “The Hate U Give,” based on the young adult novel by Angie Thomas, on Friday, May 10th, at 6:00 PM. On Saturday May 11th, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, new members of all ages are invited to a discussion… Read more »

Beyond Labels

May 13, 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.

Colloquy Downeast: Nearby History, Tracking the Written Word

May 13, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

This colloquy focuses on extracting history from sources available close to home. We explore techniques for locating and analyzing original letters and diaries, historic newspapers, books and papers, vital records, and other published and unpublished sources. We learn to interweave bits of evidence to reveal long-hidden truths and stories. We confront historic myths and consider… Read more »

Blue Hill Hackers

May 13, 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

May 13, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

“Main Street” Blue Hill meeting

Storytime

Storytime

May 14, 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!