Upcoming Events

See also: Calendar View

Friends of the Library Book Sale

July 20, 2019, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Friends of the Library hold their first-Saturday-of-the-month book sale in the library’s basement “Book Nook” from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Each month there a special collections and sales, so watch the library email for details. There is also a cart of library withdrawals for 25 cents each! Most books are still only a… Read more »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

July 22, 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

July 22, 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

July 23, 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

July 23, 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!

Lecture: Vivaldi’s Venice with Sheila ffolliott

July 23, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The library will host a lecture in conjunction with Blue Hill Bach on “Vivaldi’s Venice.” Retired art history professor and summer resident Sheila ffolliott will share an illustrated lecture on Vivaldi’s Venice, focusing on the music academy where he taught, the architectural settings, and the life of the city in his time. More information to… Read more »

Lecture: Katharine Butler Hathaway

July 23, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The library and the Blue Hill Historical Society will co-sponsor a lecture about Maine author Katharine Butler Hathaway, author of “The Little Locksmith.” More information to come.

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

July 24, 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.

Lego Club

Lego Club

July 24, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Come build and create with Legos! Every other Wednesday, starting March 13, from 3:00-4:00 pm, kids are invited to create anything within their imagination and an optional special challenge will be provided. The Legos will be provided by the library and creations will be on display in the Larchwood Room for one week. This event… Read more »

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concert Series

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concert Series

July 24, 2019, 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kneisel Hall children’s concerts are back at the Blue Hill Public Library this summer! Five concerts will be performed on the following Wednesdays: June 26, July 3, 10, 24 & 31, from 4:30 to 5:15 PM (there will be no concert on July 17th). Musicians from Kneisel Hall’s Young Artist program will be performing a… Read more »

Mystery Author Panel

July 24, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

A panel of mystery authors will be led by Chris Knopf. More information to come. This event is co-sponsored by the library and Blue Hill Books. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Garlic Harvest and Pesto Party

July 25, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:30 am Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Join us for the annual Garlic Harvest across the street in Healthy Peninsula’s community demonstration garden. We’ll make pesto, plant new seeds, and enjoy a thematically inspired tale. Bring your picnic blanket and garden stories for a fun filled morning. All ages welcome! This event is co-sponsored by the library and Healthy Peninsula. For more… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

July 25, 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

July 25, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Performance: Kelly O’Brien, Postings from Home

July 25, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The library and Annex Arts will co-sponsor a live performance of “Postings from Home,” a narrated slideshow of O’Brien’s photography. More information to come.

On The Lawn Storytime with Magic Food Bus

July 26, 2019, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Every Friday morning at 11:30 AM from June 28th through August 30th, join us for a nature themed storytime on the library lawn! Each week, we’ll read a picture book and do a craft or coloring sheets outside (weather permitting). The Magic Food Bus will be making a stop on the lawn as well, providing… Read more »

Climate Change Campaign

July 26, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

This group discussion is to facilitate a real, strategic campaign to change the course of the State of Maine’s energy generation and use. The discussions are to be coordinated with the GSA Climate Conference on July 20, 2019.

Crafternoons!

Crafternoons!

July 27, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

On the last Saturday of each month, come to the library from 1:00-3:00 pm to make a craft! There will be a different project each month, no experience is necessary and materials will be provided by the library. Kids of all ages are welcome, but children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by… Read more »

Friends of the Library Book Sale

July 27, 2019, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Friends of the Library hold their first-Saturday-of-the-month book sale in the library’s basement “Book Nook” from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Each month there a special collections and sales, so watch the library email for details. There is also a cart of library withdrawals for 25 cents each! Most books are still only a… Read more »