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Storytime

Storytime

September 25, 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!

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

September 26, 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.

Colloquy Downeast – Crime and Punishment

September 26, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

The focus of this colloquy will be crime in America and the punishment people get upon conviction. Crime of all sorts is pervasive in America and the stuff of news, novels, TV and movies. Why does the US has the largest prison population in the world? What is life like in prison?

Colloquy Downeast: Trends in Sustainable Landscape Design

September 26, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

This colloquy will consider the current climate of landscape design as it moves towards a more native plant palette and considers landscapes that can serve the natural world while providing a more sustainable solution for the built environment. We all remember the “mixed border” as a designing tool, which gave way to naturalistic plantings using… Read more »

Colloquy Downeast – How Democracies Die

September 27, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

This colloquy will address the American context of democracy, human nature and the drive for power, the crisis of competing ideologies and the dangers inherent in the present American moral and political mood.

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

September 27, 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

September 27, 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

September 27, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Hunger in Maine: A Solvable Problem

September 27, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Kristen Miale, President of Good Shepherd Food Bank, will give a presentation about the state of hunger in Maine, and what her organization is doing to address it. Hunger is a significant problem in Maine. More than 16 percent of the population here is food insecure, including one in five children. Maine ranks seventh in… Read more »

Inklings: A Wrinkle In Time

Inklings: A Wrinkle In Time

September 29, 2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

The Blue Hill Public Library invites kids to join the “Inklings” book and movie club on Saturday, September 29th at 2:00 PM. Inklings explores stories of clever children who use their wits to overcome insurmountable odds. This month’s book is “A Wrinkle In Time” by Madeline L’Engle and we will be watching the 2018 film… Read more »

Beyond Labels

October 1, 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

October 2, 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!

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

October 3, 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.

Colloquy Downeast – Crime and Punishment

October 3, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

The focus of this colloquy will be crime in America and the punishment people get upon conviction. Crime of all sorts is pervasive in America and the stuff of news, novels, TV and movies. Why does the US has the largest prison population in the world? What is life like in prison?

Stitch Club

Stitch Club

October 3, 2018, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Carrie Palmer will lead beginners in counted cross stitch and embroidery for this 7 week course. Program participants will complete two small projects while learning a few simple stitches. Students will learn:Basic vocabularyHow to hold & thread a needleHow to start & finish a threadStitches including cross stitch, back stitch, & running stitchThread tensionFinishing options… Read more »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

October 4, 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.

Colloquy Downeast: The Vietnam War – Looking Back 50 Years

October 4, 2018, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

This colloquy will be a conversation about the Vietnam War, offering one man’s personal experience as anti-war protester, as a GI in training in the US and in combat in Vietnam, and as a veteran of the war. The facilitator, John O’Shea, offers his own story and invites others to share theirs, as they to… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

October 4, 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 »