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Knitting Club

Knitting Club

March 14, 2019, 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: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Friends of the Library Film Series: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

March 14, 2019, 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. March’s film will be “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?” from 1988, directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, and Joanna Cassidy. Down-on-his-luck private eye Eddie Valiant gets hired by cartoon producer R.K Maroon to investigate an… Read more »

Gizmo Garden: Robopots!

Gizmo Garden: Robopots!

March 16, 2019, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Kids 10 to 18 years of age are invited to a workshop with “Gizmo Garden” to learn how to make a “Robopot,” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Saturday, March 16th at 1:30 PM. Each participant will design and construct their own artistic plant pot. Then they will attach and wire the mechanical parts… Read more »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

March 18, 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 http://beyondlabels.ustiger.net.

Blue Hill Hackers

Blue Hill Hackers

March 18, 2019, 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 »

Hannah Arendt Discussion Group

March 19, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

Book group to discuss the book: Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt, moderated by Denis Sweet. The group will meet for an estimated 13 times, monthly, on the first Tuesday. If interested contact Denis at dsweet@bates.edu.

Storytime

Storytime

March 19, 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!

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

March 19, 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 »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

March 20, 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.

Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

March 20, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Great Decisions foreign policy discussion series returns to the Blue Hill Public Library on eight Wednesdays, February 27th to April 17th, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Each meeting begins with a short topical documentary featuring international experts, followed by a lively group discussion. Participants receive a briefing book with background information and thought-provoking topical… Read more »

Friends of the Library Play Reading Group

March 20, 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 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, contact… Read more »

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

March 21, 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 »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

March 21, 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

March 21, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Film Screening: I Know a Man… Ashley Bryan

March 21, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The award-winning film I Know a Man … Ashley Bryan, winner at 15 film festivals, will be screening Thursday, March 21, 2019, 7pm, at the Blue Hill Public Library Howard Room, Main St., Blue Hill, ME. Presenting the film and to discuss Ashley Bryan’s life and art will be film director Richard Kane, director of… Read more »

Electronic Music Class

Electronic Music Class

March 23, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Come learn to play drum machines and synthesizers at the library! Local electronic musician, Sam Lothrop, will lead this workshop and teach the basics of programming and sequencing beats and melodies. Instruments will be provided, or bring your own drum machine or mini keyboard. Come have fun with the instruments and learn some new tricks!… Read more »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

March 25, 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 http://beyondlabels.ustiger.net.

Blue Hill Hackers

Blue Hill Hackers

March 25, 2019, 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 »

Blue Hill Garden Club/Blue Hill Heritage Trust

March 25, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Presentation entitled “The Diverse Ecological Types of Our Forest” by Terri Coolong, District Forester. The presentation will focus on types of forests on BHHT lands