Upcoming Events

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Authentic Science Investigations

January 31, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Nell Herrmann, 7/8 Science Teacher at Blue Hill Consolidated School, and Megan Flenniken, science teacher at George Stevens Academy, will give a presentation about science education. The two teachers are finding new ways to collaborate with one another, and to get BHCS and GSA students to work together too. They want to raise awareness in… Read more »

Opera Preview: Carmen

February 1, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:15 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 Georges Bizet’s opera, “Carmen,” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Friday February 1st at 1:00 PM. A live performance of the opera will be simulcast at The Grand in Ellsworth the following day, Saturday, February 2nd,… Read more »

Fixit Clinic

Fixit Clinic

February 2, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

In the spirit of reducing waste and teaching new skills to the community, the library is hosting a monthly “Fixit Clinic” on the first Saturday of the month until summer. The idea is to coach people in the community to disassemble and troubleshoot a variety of items, such as appliances, bicycles, jewelry, clothing, toys, electronics… Read more »

Anime Your Way

Anime Your Way

February 2, 2019, 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Anime Your Way is a comprehensive step by step drawing program developed over 10 years by former Simpson’s artist Carlos Nieto III that teaches the participant how to create and modify an anime character from scratch, no matter what their drawing level! Using simple shapes and easy to understand instructions, participants will gain an insight… Read more »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

February 4, 2019, 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

February 4, 2019, 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 »

Hannah Arendt Discussion Group

February 5, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

Book group to discuss the book: Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt, moderated by Denis Sweet. The group will meet for an estimated 13 times, monthly, on the first Tuesday. If interested contact Denis at dsweet@bates.edu.

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

February 5, 2019, 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 »

Storytime

Storytime

February 5, 2019, 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!

Pre-school Playgroup

February 6, 2019, 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

February 7, 2019, 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

February 7, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Colloquy Downeast: Trump in Historical Context

February 8, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

The conventional wisdom is that Trump’s approach to foreign policy marks a real departure from that of his predecessors in terms of partisanship, disregard for allies, isolationist/nationalist tendencies and populist predilections. This colloquy will look at a series of articles, mostly from Foreign Affairs, written over the last 90 years, addressing U.S. foreign policy, which… Read more »

Blue Hill Co-op Movie Series

February 8, 2019, 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-RGB- At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. Explore her… Read more »

Genealogy Help Desk

Genealogy Help Desk

February 9, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library will host a “Drop-In Genealogy Help Desk” from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the library’s main room next to the reference desk. Local expert Liffey Thorpe will be on hand to answer questions from the public on library and online resources for doing genealogy research, as well as offering… Read more »

Readings on Race Discussion Group: Talking to Children about Race

February 9, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

A group dedicated to reading and discussing issues of race will be meeting on the second Saturday of the month at the Blue Hill Public Library from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. Each month, the group will focus on a different topic related to race and racism. New members are always invited to join. In February,… Read more »

Camden Conference Series

February 11, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library will be holding a three session discussion series hosted by former U.S. Diplomat Bob Sargent, in connection with the 3nd annual Camden Conference. The sessions will take place on three dates: Monday, February 11th, Tuesday, February 18th, and Monday, March 4th, all from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. The Camden Conference… Read more »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

February 11, 2019, 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.