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Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

October 11, 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

October 11, 2018, 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: Moonstruck

Friends of the Library Film Series: Moonstruck

October 11, 2018, 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. October’s film will be “Moonstruck” from 1987, directed by Norman Jewison and starring Cher and Nicholas Cage. No sooner does Italian-American widow Loretta accept a marriage proposal from her doltish boyfriend, Johnny, then she finds herself falling for… Read more »

Blue Hill Co-op Movie Series

October 12, 2018, 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 and educate.This month-Seeds: the Untold Story- As many irreplaceable seeds near extinction, Seed reveals the harrowing and heartening story of passionate seed keepers as they wage a David and Goliath… Read more »

Readings on Race: Racism Workshop

October 13, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

This month’s meeting will be a workshop on confronting racism led by Carolyn Gage.

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

October 15, 2018, 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.

Val Libby Horticulture Class

October 15, 2018, 12:45 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

New England Garden Hisotry

Blue Hill Hackers

Blue Hill Hackers

October 15, 2018, 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 »

Storytime

Storytime

October 16, 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!

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

October 16, 2018, 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 »

Fit to a T: Osteoporosis

October 16, 2018, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The library will host local healthcare professional Janne MacPherson for a presentation, “Fit to a T,” about osteoporosis and how to maintain your bone health, organized by the United States Bone and Joint Initiative. Fit to a T is a program on fracture prevention, bone health and osteoporosis. The goal of the program is to… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

October 17, 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.

Stitch Club

Stitch Club

October 17, 2018, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Local quilt and needlework designer/maker Carrie Palmer will present a seven-week counted cross stitch course for kids, “Stitch Club,”at the Blue Hill Public Library on Wednesdays, starting on October 3rd. Program participants will complete two small projects over the course of the seven weeks, while learning basic vocabulary, how to hold & thread a needle,… Read more »

Friends of the Library Play Reading Group: "The Lady in the Van"

Friends of the Library Play Reading Group: “The Lady in the Van”

October 17, 2018, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm in the Wilder Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The public is invited to participate in the Blue Hill Public Library Play Reading Group every 3rd Wednesday of the month until the summer. Each month, the group reads a new play, with selections across a large variety of genres, time periods, and styles. October’s play will be “The Lady in the Van” by Alan… Read more »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

October 18, 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.

Colloquy Downeast: The Vietnam War – Looking Back 50 Years

October 18, 2018, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

This colloquy will be a conversation about the Vietnam War, offering one man’s personal experience as anti-war protester, as a GI in training in the US and in combat in Vietnam, and as a veteran of the war. The facilitator, John O’Shea, offers his own story and invites others to share theirs, as they to… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

October 18, 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

October 18, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Screening and Discussion: Dawnland

October 18, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

A screening of the new film “Dawnland,” about the Wabanaki Truth and Reconciliation Commission, followed by a discussion with the Wabanaki REACH organization.

Word: Slam Poetry Workshop, Part 1

October 19, 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

The library and Word: Blue Hill Literary Arts Festival will co-sponsor a slam poetry workshop, featuring one-on-one workshopping with slam poets Friday and Saturday, followed by a performance on Saturday at 4pm, when the kids will be sharing their work.