Upcoming Events

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Blue Hill Hackers

August 5, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Wilder 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 »

Contemporary Russia Film Series: “Maidan”

August 5, 2019, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Following the fall of Communism in 1991, Russia began a frenzied period reinventing the longstanding and familiar structures of business, politics, culture, and society itself. Yet while on the surface, Russian life today shares little with that of the Soviet Union, under the surface the structures of power that define the relation of the state… Read more »

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

August 6, 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 »

Multilingual Storytime

Multilingual Storytime

August 6, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:30 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Join us for a special, multilingual storytime at 10:30 am on Tuesday, August 6th. We will be reading picture books in several languages, singing songs and doing a craft to take home. This event is part of the “Library Week” festivities. For more information, call the library at 374-5515.

Your Digital Library: An Introduction to BHPL’s e-Services

August 6, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Are you curious about the library’s digital services? This presentation will demonstrate electronic resources provided by the library, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, language-learning, databases, and more, and how you can access them on your own computer, tablet, or mobile device from anywhere, all year round. There will be plenty of time for questions on specific services… Read more »

Mini Golf at the library

August 6, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

more information to come

Author Event: "Night Watch" with David C. Taylor

Author Event: “Night Watch” with David C. Taylor

August 6, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Brooklin summer resident and author David Taylor will read from his new book “Night Watch” on Tuesday, August 6th at 7:00 PM at the Blue Hill Public Library. “Night Watch” is the third installment in a historical crime fiction series, following “Night Work,” published in 2016. In 1950s New York, Detective Michael Cassidy investigates a… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

August 7, 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.

Quakers & Quakerism

August 7, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Members and attenders from the Eggemoggin Reach Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends (Quakers) will present on topics related to Quaker history, beliefs, and manner of worship. There will also be time for questions. The Quaker movement began during a period of religious upheaval in England during the mid-1600s. The emerging faith community gathered… Read more »

Animal Tea Party

Animal Tea Party

August 7, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to a tea party at the library on Wednesday, August 7 from 2-3pm! Bring your pet or stuffed animal to share and to make friends. Snacks and tea will be provided by the library. Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by a caregiver at least 12 years of age…. Read more »

“Dishing Up Maine” with Brooke Dojny

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

Local cookbook author Brooke Dojny will give a presentation about Maine culinary traditions, including local clam shacks, restaurants, public suppers, farm stands, and where to buy fresh seafood. Small samples of a Maine specialty will be shared! Brooke Dojny is the author or co-author of more than twenty cookbooks, including “Dishing Up Maine” (Storey 2006),… Read more »

Story Trail: Three Bridges

Story Trail: Three Bridges

August 8, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids of all ages are invited to participate in a four session writing and drawing workshop on Thursdays from 10:00 AM to noon, July 18th to August 8th, with Blue Hill Public Library and Blue Hill Heritage Trust. Participants will create a story to post along the new Peter’s Brook Three Bridges Trail in Blue… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

August 8, 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

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

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

Teen Game Night

August 8, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Library, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Teens are invited to come play games in the YA area at the library on Thursday, August 8 from 7:00-8:30pm. There will be snacks!

Presentation: Adelaide Pearson

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

A joint presentation on Adelaide Pearson’s life and legacy.

On-The-Lawn Storytime with Magic Food Bus

On-The-Lawn Storytime with Magic Food Bus

August 9, 2019, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Every Friday morning at 11:30 AM from June 28th through August 23rd, join us for a nature themed storytime on the library lawn! Each week, we’ll read a picture book and do a craft or coloring sheets outside (weather permitting). The Magic Food Bus will be making a stop on the lawn as well, providing… Read more »

Summer Reading Party

August 9, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Summer Reading Party for everyone participating in BHPL Summer Reading Bingo 2019.

August Art Show Opening

August 9, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library is pleased to announce the opening reception of the August art show on Friday, August 9, 5:00 to 7:00 PM. The exhibition will be available for viewing during the month of August. This highly anticipated event is an August tradition at the library. It includes a variety of media and… Read more »

We Came By Sea with Rebekah Raye

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

Thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Library, local artist, author and illustrator Rebekah Raye will lead a workshop for kids on Saturday, August 10 at 10:30 am. Participants will create a mural with images of life at sea, from birds to fish, fishermen to boats. The mural will be scrolled through a… Read more »