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Friends of the Library Film Series: It Happened One Night

Friends of the Library Film Series: It Happened One Night

November 14, 2019, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library Film Series screens films across genres and time periods, each second Thursday of the month from September-June. November’s film will be “It Happened One Night” (1934), starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. This classic comedy follows a spoiled heiress running away from her family, who is helped… Read more »

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

November 14, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to chess club! Do you want to learn how to play chess? Do you already know how to play and are interested in playing more? Come learn and play at the library! We will provide chessboards, but participants are welcome to bring their own. Snacks will be provided. This event is free… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

November 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

November 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: It Happened One Night

Friends of the Library Film Series: It Happened One Night

November 14, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library Film Series screens films across genres and time periods, each second Thursday of the month from September-June. November’s film will be “It Happened One Night” (1934), starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. This classic comedy follows a spoiled heiress running away from her family, who is helped… Read more »

Colloquy Downeast: The Roberts Court

November 15, 2019, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

This Colloquy will focus on the role of Chief Justice John Roberts as a moderating influence in the present equally divided conservative/liberal Supreme Court. Topics will be 1) the long period of liberal dominance and its enhancement of individual and civil rights has been followed by the impressive and successful conservative reaction as reflected academically,… Read more »

Panels & Pizza: Teen Graphic Novel Club

November 15, 2019, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Panels & Pizza is a graphic novel club for teens that meets on the third Friday of the month at 4:30 PM. Each month, we’ll be reading a different graphic novel and gather to discuss our thoughts on the story, art and work as a whole. Copies of the book will be available to check… Read more »

Blue Hill Co-op Movie Series

November 15, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Join the Blue Hill Co-op on the 2nd (or 3rd) Friday each month for a 6 month movie series (Oct-March) featuring movies and documentaries chosen to inform, educate and entertain.Movie: TBD

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

November 18, 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 https://beyondlabels.ustiger.net.

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

November 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

November 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

Pre-school Playgroup

November 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.

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

November 21, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to chess club! Do you want to learn how to play chess? Do you already know how to play and are interested in playing more? Come learn and play at the library! We will provide chessboards, but participants are welcome to bring their own. Snacks will be provided. This event is free… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

November 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 »

Knitting Club

Knitting Club

November 21, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Opera Preview: Akhnaten

Opera Preview: Akhnaten

November 22, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Bagaduce Music and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will present a preview of Philip Glass’s opera, “Akhnaten,” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Friday November 22nd at 1:00 PM. A live performance of the opera will be simulcast at The Grand in Ellsworth the following day, Saturday, November 23rd, from the Metropolitan… Read more »

Colloquy Downeast: The Roberts Court

November 22, 2019, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

This Colloquy will focus on the role of Chief Justice John Roberts as a moderating influence in the present equally divided conservative/liberal Supreme Court. Topics will be 1) the long period of liberal dominance and its enhancement of individual and civil rights has been followed by the impressive and successful conservative reaction as reflected academically,… Read more »

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

November 25, 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 https://beyondlabels.ustiger.net.

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

November 26, 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

November 26, 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!