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Conservation Kids: Bird Houses

Conservation Kids: Bird Houses

August 8, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

This summer we have a series of five “Conservation Kids” projects that will engage youth volunteers in projects which will positively impact the environment and community on the Blue Hill Peninsula while teaching them skills to help preserve the natural world around them and showing them proactive steps they can take to make a difference!… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

August 8, 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.

Lucas Mandarin

August 8, 2018, 9:45 am - 12:30 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

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Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

August 9, 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 9, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Earth’s Mass Extinctions

Earth’s Mass Extinctions, Past and Present

August 9, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Geologist and Surry summer resident, Dr. Millard F. (Mike) Coffin, PhD, will give a talk about “Earth’s Mass Extinctions, Past and Present,” on Thursday, August 9 at 7:00 pm at the Blue Hill Public Library. Our planet has experienced five mass extinctions of life – defined as when >75% of Earth’s total estimated species become… Read more »

Magic Food Bus Storytime

August 10, 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 »

Art: History and Hands On - Mr Turner

Art: History and Hands On – Mr Turner

August 10, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Local artist and gallery-owner Margret Baldwin will host a five-week series of art history film screenings at the Blue Hill Public Library, each paired with an optional, related hands-on workshop the following day. The August 10th film will be “Mr. Turner,” (2014) directed by Mike Leigh. The film is an exploration of the last quarter… Read more »

Lucas Mandarin

August 10, 2018, 9:45 am - 12:30 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

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Genealogy Help Desk

Genealogy Help Desk

August 11, 2018, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Back by popular demand, the Blue Hill Public Library will host a “Drop-In Genealogy Help Desk” on two Saturdays each month all summer, on June 2 & 23, July 14 & 28, and August 11 & 25, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the library’s main room next to the reference desk. Local expert… Read more »

Art: History and Hands On - Atmospheric Painting Workshop

Art: History and Hands On – Atmospheric Painting Workshop

August 11, 2018, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Local artist and gallery-owner Margret Baldwin will host a five-week series of art history film screenings at the Blue Hill Public Library, each paired with an optional, related hands-on workshop the following day.The August 10th film will be “Mr. Turner,” (2014) directed by Mike Leigh. The film is an exploration of the last quarter century… Read more »

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

August 11, 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 13, 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 13, 2018, 9:45 am - 12:30 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

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Explore Outdoors! Ocean

“Explore Outdoors!” Storytime: Ocean

August 14, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:15 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Ocean – Details to come. Children ages 0-5 are invited to come hear a story and make a craft to take home!

Lucas Mandarin

August 14, 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 15, 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.

Lucas Mandarin

August 15, 2018, 9:45 am - 12:30 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

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Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

August 16, 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 16, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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