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Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

January 15, 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

January 15, 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!

Colloquy Downeast: Jazz Improvisation: Spontaneous composition

January 15, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

The goals of this colloquy are: 1. To give both musical and non-musical participants a historic overview of different approaches to improvisation under the large headings of Blues and Jazz. 2. To interact with a diverse “discography” of improvisation through guided listening (CD’s and YouTube). 3. To actually do improvisation. These goals will be achieved… Read more »

Playgroup Yoga for Preschoolers

January 16, 2019, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

For the month of January, the first 30 minutes of playgroup we will be offering yoga with Rebecca Rose Tousignant! This is a fun, lively approach to teaching children yoga through use of stories, songs, and games. Parents and children move together through this dynamic class, which teaches the basics of breath work, yoga asanas,… Read more »

Friends of the Library Play Reading Group

January 16, 2019, 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’s monthly Play Reading Group every 3rd Wednesday of the month until next summer. The group welcomes inexperienced and experienced readers alike. The only criteria are the love of plays and the joy of reading them aloud among like-minded theater fans. For further information,… Read more »

Inclusive Storytime

Inclusive Storytime

January 17, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:30 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Join us for an inclusive storytime for all ages and all abilities. Each week we will read several picture books, make a fun craft, and have time for coloring and socializing.

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

January 17, 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 »

Colloquy Downeast: Marsden Hartley: His Poetry, Prose and Paintings

January 17, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

Poetry and painting often spring from the same imaginative and creative impulse. Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) was a master of both. His prose, poetry, and painting will be examined and discussed as an entire oeuvre of this Maine master.

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

January 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 »

Knitting Club

Knitting Club

January 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.

Far Away Documentary Screening

January 17, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Captain LeCain Smith will host a showing of his inspirational documentary film Far Away, which showcases the adventures filmed during from his six-year sailing voyage around the world on the good ship Perelandra, his custom-designed, forty-four foot ketch. You will delight in scenes of life on the high seas, dancing dolphins, wild waves, sunsets, waterfalls,… Read more »

National Geographic Bee

National Geographic Bee

January 18, 2019, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Blue Hill Public Library will be hosting the annual National Geographic Bee for 4th to 8th grade homeschoolers on Friday January 18th, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Every year thousands of schools across the country participate in the event, which is sponsored by the National Geographic Society. The contest is intended to increase public awareness… Read more »

Down East Audubon

January 18, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

monthly program–Channel Islands National Park

Genealogy Help Desk

Genealogy Help Desk

January 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 »

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

January 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

Storytime

January 22, 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!

Colloquy Downeast: Jazz Improvisation: Spontaneous composition

January 22, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Colloquy Downeast

The goals of this colloquy are: 1. To give both musical and non-musical participants a historic overview of different approaches to improvisation under the large headings of Blues and Jazz. 2. To interact with a diverse “discography” of improvisation through guided listening (CD’s and YouTube). 3. To actually do improvisation. These goals will be achieved… Read more »

Playgroup Yoga for Preschoolers

January 23, 2019, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

For the month of January, the first 30 minutes of playgroup we will be offering yoga with Rebecca Rose Tousignant! This is a fun, lively approach to teaching children yoga through use of stories, songs, and games. Parents and children move together through this dynamic class, which teaches the basics of breath work, yoga asanas,… Read more »

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

January 24, 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 »