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Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

November 3, 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

November 5, 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.

Blue Hill Hackers

Blue Hill Hackers

November 5, 2018, 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 »

Storytime

Storytime

November 6, 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!

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

November 6, 2018, 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

November 7, 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

November 7, 2018, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Local quilt and needlework designer/maker Carrie Palmer will present a seven-week counted cross stitch course for kids, “Stitch Club,”at the Blue Hill Public Library on Wednesdays, starting on October 3rd. Program participants will complete two small projects over the course of the seven weeks, while learning basic vocabulary, how to hold & thread a needle,… Read more »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

November 8, 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

November 8, 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

November 8, 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: Network

Friends of the Library Film Series: Network

November 8, 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. November’s film will be “Network” from 1976, directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Faye Dunaway and William Holden. “In this lauded satire, veteran news anchorman Howard Beale discovers that he’s being put out to pasture, and he’s none… Read more »

Blue Hill Co-op Movie Series

November 9, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 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-Albatross- This documentary reveals the horrible effects of plastic waste on albatross chicks in the North Pacific, while deepening viewers appreciation for the beauty of life on earth…. Read more »

Alzheimer’s Resource Fair

November 10, 2018, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Choices That Matter campaign, from Healthy Peninsula, will organize a resource fair about dealing with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Various organizations and community resources will be available to talk and distribute literature during a drop-in fair. More information to come.

Advance Care Planning: Clinic of Expertise

Advance Care Planning: Clinic of Expertise

November 10, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Healthy Peninsula’s “Choices That Matter” campaign and the Blue Hill Library will sponsor a “Clinic of Expertise” about advance care planning on Saturday, November 10th, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Retired local M.D. Susan Ostertag, retired clinical psychologist Barbara Sinclair, and Charles Guilford will be available at the library for drop-in help with those… Read more »

Readings on Race Book Discussion Group

November 10, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

There will be a monthly book discussion group on issues of race, led by Kate Mrozicki.

Val Libby Horticulture Class

November 13, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

New England Garden History

Storytime

Storytime

November 13, 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!

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

November 13, 2018, 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

November 14, 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.