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Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

October 1, 2018, 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.

Storytime

Storytime

October 2, 2018, 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!

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

October 3, 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.

Colloquy Downeast – Crime and Punishment

October 3, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

The focus of this colloquy will be crime in America and the punishment people get upon conviction. Crime of all sorts is pervasive in America and the stuff of news, novels, TV and movies. Why does the US has the largest prison population in the world? What is life like in prison?

Stitch Club

Stitch Club

October 3, 2018, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Carrie Palmer will lead beginners in counted cross stitch and embroidery for this 7 week course. Program participants will complete two small projects while learning a few simple stitches. Students will learn:Basic vocabularyHow to hold & thread a needleHow to start & finish a threadStitches including cross stitch, back stitch, & running stitchThread tensionFinishing options… Read more »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

October 4, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:30 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Please join us for an inclusive story time for adults and teens with special needs. Each week we will read a story, make a fun craft, and have time for coloring and socializing.

Colloquy Downeast: The Vietnam War – Looking Back 50 Years

October 4, 2018, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

This colloquy will be a conversation about the Vietnam War, offering one man’s personal experience as anti-war protester, as a GI in training in the US and in combat in Vietnam, and as a veteran of the war. The facilitator, John O’Shea, offers his own story and invites others to share theirs, as they to… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

October 4, 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

October 4, 2018, 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 Book Sale

October 6, 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 »

Storytime

Storytime

October 9, 2018, 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!

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

October 10, 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.

Stitch Club

Stitch Club

October 10, 2018, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Carrie Palmer will lead beginners in counted cross stitch and embroidery for this 7 week course. Program participants will complete two small projects while learning a few simple stitches. Students will learn:Basic vocabularyHow to hold & thread a needleHow to start & finish a threadStitches including cross stitch, back stitch, & running stitchThread tensionFinishing options… Read more »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

October 11, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:30 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Please join us for an inclusive story time for adults and teens with special needs. Each week we will read a story, make a fun craft, and have time for coloring and socializing.

Colloquy Downeast: The Vietnam War – Looking Back 50 Years

October 11, 2018, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

This colloquy will be a conversation about the Vietnam War, offering one man’s personal experience as anti-war protester, as a GI in training in the US and in combat in Vietnam, and as a veteran of the war. The facilitator, John O’Shea, offers his own story and invites others to share theirs, as they to… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

October 11, 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

October 11, 2018, 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: Moonstruck

Friends of the Library Film Series: Moonstruck

October 11, 2018, 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. October’s film will be “Moonstruck” from 1987, directed by Norman Jewison and starring Cher and Nicholas Cage. No sooner does Italian-American widow Loretta accept a marriage proposal from her doltish boyfriend, Johnny, then she finds herself falling for… Read more »

Blue Hill Co-op Movie Series

October 12, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Join the Blue Hill Co-op on the 2nd Friday each month for a 6 month movie series (Oct-March) featuring movies and documentaries chosen to inform and educate.This month-Seeds: the Untold Story- As many irreplaceable seeds near extinction, Seed reveals the harrowing and heartening story of passionate seed keepers as they wage a David and Goliath… Read more »