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Blue Hill Hackers

Blue Hill Hackers

February 11, 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 »

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

February 12, 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 12, 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!

Main Street Community Group

February 12, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

“Main Street” Blue Hill meeting

Pre-school Playgroup

February 13, 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. For more information, give us a call at 374-5515.

Blue Hill Community Issues Forum

February 13, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

A monthly forum for issues facing the Blue Hill community and beyond, with a new topic each month.

Inclusive Storytime

Inclusive Storytime

February 14, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:30 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Join us for an inclusive storytime for all ages and all abilities. Each week we will read several picture books, make a fun craft, and have time for coloring and socializing.

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

February 14, 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 14, 2019, 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: The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Friends of the Library Film Series: The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

February 14, 2019, 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. February’s film will be “The Ghost and Mrs Muir” from 1947, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and starring Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, and George Sanders. “In 1900, strong-willed widow Lucy Muir goes to live in Gull Cottage by… Read more »

Colloquy Downeast: Trump in Historical Context

February 15, 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 »

Down East Audubon

February 15, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

monthly meeting–Maine Cats

Camden Conference Series

February 19, 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 »

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

February 19, 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 19, 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 20, 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. For more information, give us a call at 374-5515.

Friends of the Library Play Reading Group

February 20, 2019, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm in the Wilder Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The public is invited to participate in the Blue Hill Public Library’s monthly Play Reading Group and every 3rd Wednesday of the month until the summer. The group welcomes inexperienced and experienced readers alike. The only criteria are the love of plays and the joy of reading them aloud among like-minded theater fans. For further… Read more »

Colloquy Downeast: Bioluminescence: Myth, Mystique and Science

February 21, 2019, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

In this colloquy we will explore the occurrence, the stories and the scientific explanations and use of bioluminescence (the production of visible light by living organisms). Early observations and explanations of foxfire, maritime phosphorescence, fireflies and other dramatic living, cold, night light were often tied to mystical events or beings. We will explore the poetic… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

February 21, 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 »

The Blues Spectrum with Scott Cleveland

The Blues Spectrum with Scott Cleveland

February 21, 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Local pianist Scott Cleveland will present his docu-concert “The Blues Spectrum,” a solo presentation that spans everything from 18th century field hollers to astringent and lush Jazz Blues with a lot in between. The Blues Spectrum is a unique concert experience. Scott Cleveland sings, plays and speaks through the history of the Blues from 18th… Read more »