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Storytime

Storytime

July 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

July 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 »

Firefly Farm Nature Classes

July 3, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

The Natural History of Fireworks Increase your enjoyment of tomorrow night’s display by discovering the chemical magic of fireworks. Learn how they work, how different colors, shapes and sounds are made. Knowing pyrotechnic secrets will give you a bigger bang out of the 4th!

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

July 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.

Kneisel Hall Children's Concert Series

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concert Series

July 5, 2018, 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kneisel Hall children’s concerts are back at the Blue Hill Public Library this summer. The five concerts will be performed on the following dates:June 27July 5July 11July 25August 1 All concerts are on Wednesdays, with the exception of the concert the 5th which will be on Thursday due to the Independence Day holiday. Musicians from… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

July 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

Knitting Club

July 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.

Art: History and Hands On

July 6, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Margret Baldwin will re-run her Art: History and Hands-On film and workshop series, back by popular demand.

Art: History and Hands On

July 7, 2018, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Margret Baldwin will re-run her Art: History and Hands-On film and workshop series, back by popular demand.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

July 7, 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 »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

July 9, 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.

Explore Outdoors! Puffins & Seabirds

“Explore Outdoors!” Storytime: Puffins & Seabirds

July 10, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:15 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Puffins & Seabirds – Description to follow. 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

July 10, 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 »

Young Artists' Club

Young Artists’ Club

July 10, 2018, 9:30 am - 11:45 am in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Artist and teacher, Mary Ternus, will be hosting a Young Artists’ Club this summer at BHPL. Youth in grades 4 (rising 5th graders) through high school are invited bring their art supplies, their creativity, and learn from an artist how to make the most of their materials. Whether you like working in pencil, paint, charcoal,… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

July 11, 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.

Kneisel Hall Children's Concert Series

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concert Series

July 11, 2018, 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kneisel Hall children’s concerts are back at the Blue Hill Public Library this summer. The five concerts will be performed on the following dates:June 27July 5July 11July 25August 1 All concerts are on Wednesdays, with the exception of the concert the 5th which will be on Thursday due to the Independence Day holiday. Musicians from… Read more »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

July 12, 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

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

July 12, 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

July 12, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

To the Ends of the Earth: The Truth Behind the Glory of Polar Exploration

July 12, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

John Dippel will give a talk about his new book, “To the Ends of the Earth: The Truth Behind the Glory of Polar Exploration.” The book takes a behind-the-scenes looks at the accomplishments of 19th- and 20th-century polar explorers, showing how their “heroic” image obscured a more dubious and self-serving aspect of their characters. From… Read more »