Upcoming Events

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February Art Show Take Down

February 28, 2018, 8:00 am - 10:00 am in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Taking down of February’s art show.

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

February 28, 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.

Audubon Afterschool

February 28, 2018, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Details TBA

Girls Who Code

February 28, 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

February 28, 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

Special Needs Storytime

March 1, 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

March 1, 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

March 1, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Good Humor with a Camera

Good Humor with a Camera

March 1, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Join Kim Kosinski of Belfast for a lively presentation that takes a look at traditions of humor in photography from its early days to the present. You’ll get plenty of good ideas whether you’re a student, teacher, avid amateur, perspiring pro or just plain interested in photography. Laugh and learn with a slide show of… Read more »

Teen Film Series: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Teen Film Series: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

March 2, 2018, 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

BHPL is excited to offer a film series just for teens. We will be watching films from a variety of genres including indie/science fiction, action, anime/foreign, horror, comedy, and drama. Several of our films are based on young adult novels and they explore everything from social justice issues, to mental health, to time travel! March’s… Read more »

Potential Library Fundraiser

March 2, 2018, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The library may hold a dance fundraiser on this date.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

March 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 »

Blue Hill Heritage Trust

March 3, 2018, 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Maple Sugaring Presentation by Lynn Havsall. Open to the public.

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

March 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.

Storytime

Storytime

March 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!

Blue Hill Garden Club

March 6, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Lecture by Alison Dibble on native bees

Rainbow Warriors Teen Writing Group

Rainbow Warriors Teen Writing Group

March 6, 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

March 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.

American Forests and Changing Climate

March 7, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

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

Lotions

Lotions, Potions & Scientific Notions

March 7, 2018, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

The Maine Discovery Museum brings this exciting workshop to BHPL! While making their own personal hygiene products, kids will explore the principle of molecules! In additions, kids will learn about olfactory perception and the structures and purposes of medicinal herbs and plants. Each program participant will take home a lotion or potion they have made… Read more »