Upcoming Events

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Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

August 29, 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.

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

August 30, 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

August 30, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

What is Cryptocurrency?

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

Are you curious about cryptocurrency, such as BitCoin, how it works, and what it means for the future of the economy? Kiril Ravensong, who has years of experience with various types of cryptocurrency, will give a brief presentation about the basics of this anonymous, digital medium of payment, and answer your questions.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

September 1, 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

September 4, 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!

ERAMaine

September 4, 2018, 12:45 pm - 3:15 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Steering Committee meeting

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

September 5, 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.

Choices that Matter: Optimizing Healthcare Choices for Difficult Times

Choices that Matter: Optimizing Healthcare Choices for Difficult Times

September 5, 2018, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Retired local M.D. Susan Ostertag and retired clinical psychologist Barbara Sinclair will facilitate another workshop exploring people’s goals, values, and options for future healthcare decisions at the Blue Hill Public Library on two Wednesdays, September 5th and 12th from 4:00 to 5:30 PM. The program is free of charge but space is limited to 10… Read more »

Colloquy Downeast – How Democracies Die

September 6, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

This colloquy will address the American context of democracy, human nature and the drive for power, the crisis of competing ideologies and the dangers inherent in the present American moral and political mood.

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

September 6, 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

September 6, 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

September 6, 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 - Basquiat

Art: History and Hands On – Basquiat

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

Local artist and gallery-owner Margret Baldwin will host a five-week series of art history film screenings at the Blue Hill Public Library, each paired with an optional, related hands-on workshop the following day. The September 7th film will be “Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child,” (2010) directed by Tamra Davis. The film pays homage and also… Read more »

Gear Parent Network

September 8, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Parenting With Dignity Program: Workshop Day 1 – registration required, contact Misty Day c/o 207-485-4253

Readings on Race Book Discussion Group

September 8, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

A book group dedicated to reading and discussing issues of race will be meeting once a month at the Blue Hill Public Library, on the second Saturday of the month from 2 to 4 pm. Kate Mrozicki will be facilitating the group. This group is free and open to all.

Art: History and Hands On - Graffiti Workshop

Art: History and Hands On – Graffiti Workshop

September 8, 2018, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Local artist and gallery-owner Margret Baldwin will host a five-week series of art history film screenings at the Blue Hill Public Library, each paired with an optional, related hands-on workshop the following day. The September 7th film will be “Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child,” (2010) directed by Tamra Davis. The film pays homage and also… Read more »

Beyond Labels

September 10, 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.