Upcoming Events

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Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

March 29, 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

March 29, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Author Event: Douglas Rooks “Rise, Decline and Renewal”

March 29, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Author Douglas Rooks will read from his new book, a history of the Maine Democratic Party since 1954, and a recipe for its revival, called “Rise, Decline and Renewal,” coming out in March from Hamilton Books.

Homeschool Library Tour

Homeschool Library Tour

March 30, 2018, 10:00 am - 10:00 am Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

We invite all homeschooling families to come to Blue Hill Public Library for a tour on Friday, March 30th. Youth Services Librarian, Libby Edwardson, will instruct kids on using the card catalog, familiarize them with where to find what they are looking for, and talk about programs and services available through the library. Please call… Read more »

Opera Preview: Cosi fan Tutte

Opera Preview: Cosi fan Tutte

March 30, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Bagaduce Music Lending Library and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will present a preview of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera, Cosi fan Tutte, at the Blue Hill Public Library. A live performance of the opera will be simulcast at the Grand in Ellsworth the following day, Saturday, March 31st, from the Metropolitan Opera… Read more »

Peninsula Peace & Justice

March 30, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:45 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

monthly film/talk series. Specifics to be announced

Inklings Book & Movie Club: Wonder

Inklings Book & Movie Club: Wonder

March 31, 2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

The Blue Hill Public Library invites kids to join the “Inklings” book and movie club on Saturday, March 31st at 2:00 PM. Inklings explores stories of clever children who use their wits to overcome insurmountable odds. This month’s book is “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio and we will be watching the film of the same name…. Read more »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

April 2, 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.

The Thinking Brain

April 2, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

Colloquy Downeast Event please see ColloquyDowneast.org for a description and to register.

Storytime

Storytime

April 3, 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!

Rainbow Warriors Teen Writing Group

Rainbow Warriors Teen Writing Group

April 3, 2018, 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Rainbow Warriors is a writing and discussion group for youth ages 13-18. We meet Tuesdays at 4:00 PM and work collectively on an original publication. You do NOT have to be a writer to attend, we welcome artists, gamers, music fans, meme enthusiasts, book lovers, and everyone in between. The library will provide coffee, and… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

April 4, 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.

American Forests and Changing Climate

April 4, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

Colloquy Downeast event: Please visit ColloquyDowneast.org for description and registration.

Girls Who Code

April 4, 2018, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Program Location: George Stevens Academy Girls Who Code was founded with a single mission: to close the gender gap in technology. Tech jobs are among the fastest growing in the country, yet girls are being left behind. When girls learn to code, they become change agents in their communities. Whether it’s a game to illustrate… Read more »

Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

April 4, 2018, 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 28th to April 18th, 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 »

Special Needs Storytime

April 5, 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.

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

April 5, 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

April 5, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

MOFGA Grow Your Own Organic Garden Workshop

April 5, 2018, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Are you interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Blue Hill Public Library will host an evening-long workshop on how to grow your own organic garden Wednesday, April 5th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. Topics that will be covered include basics of soil science, how to enrich soil to… Read more »