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Lobster War Screening

Lobster War Screening

October 17, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The library will host two screenings of “Lobster War,” an award-winning feature film about a climate-fueled conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War, on Thursday, October 17 at 4:00 pm and again at 6:00 pm. The disputed 277 square miles of… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

October 17, 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 »

Pajama Storytime

Pajama Storytime

October 17, 2019, 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Join us on Thursday, October 17 at 6:00 pm for Pajama Storytime! Wear your pajamas, bring a stuffed animal and come hear a story or two at the library. We will sing songs and color as well! This program is for kids ages 0-5. For more information, call the library at 374-5515.

Knitting Club

Knitting Club

October 17, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Lobster War Screening

Lobster War Screening

October 17, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The library will host two screenings of “Lobster War,” an award-winning feature film about a climate-fueled conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War, on Thursday, October 17 at 4:00 pm and again at 6:00 pm. The disputed 277 square miles of… Read more »

Panels & Pizza: Teen Graphic Novel Club

October 18, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Panels & Pizza is a graphic novel club for teens that meets on the third Friday of the month at 4:00 pm. Each month, we’ll be reading a different graphic novel and gather to discuss our thoughts on the story, art and work as a whole. Copies of the book will be available to check… Read more »

Hunter Safety Course

Hunter Safety Course

October 18, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Blue Hill Public Library will again be hosting the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s Firearms Safety Course for hunters. There are two options for participants to obtain a certificate, either: 1) attend both scheduled sessions at the library, Friday October 18th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and Sunday October 27th from 9:00 AM… Read more »

Crafternoons! Knit

October 19, 2019, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

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Genealogy Help Desk

Genealogy Help Desk

October 19, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library will host a “Drop-In Genealogy Help Desk” from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the library’s main room next to the reference desk. Local expert Liffey Thorpe will be on hand to answer questions from the public on library and online resources for doing genealogy research, as well as offering… Read more »

Readings on Race Discussion Group: Just Mercy

Readings on Race Discussion Group: Just Mercy

October 19, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

New members are invited to the Blue Hill Public Library’s monthly discussion group, “Readings on Race.” October’s book will be “Just Mercy” by Bryan Stevenson. Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the poor, the wrongly condemned,… Read more »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

October 21, 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 https://beyondlabels.ustiger.net.

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

October 22, 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

Special Animal Storytime

October 22, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:15 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Children 0-5 are invited to a special animal storytime at the library at 10:30 am on Tuesday, October 22. Leif Ray, a teen library patron, will bring a few of his exotic pets to share with the kids. For more information, call the library at 374-5515.

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

October 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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