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Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

June 25, 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

June 25, 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!

Conservation Kids: Bird Houses

June 25, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to build birdhouses for chickadees at the Blue Hill Public Library on Tuesday,June 25th from 2:00-4:00 pm. Interns from Holbrook Island Sanctuary will be on hand to help kids assemble birdhouse kits designed for black-capped chickadees. The workshop is free and each child can take a finished birdhouse home, but space and… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

June 26, 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

June 26, 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

June 26, 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 »

PrideFest Feature: “Hearts Beat Loud”

June 27, 2019, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

The library will screen “Hearts Beat Loud” as part of our LGBTQ+ PrideFest celebration. The film, set in Brooklyn, tells the story of a single dad and record store owner Frank is preparing to send his hard-working daughter Sam off to college while being forced to close his shop. Hoping to stay connected through their… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

June 27, 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

June 27, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

PrideFest Feature: “The Favourite”

June 27, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The library will screen “The Favourite” as part of our LGBTQ+ PrideFest celebration. This 2018 film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos is set in early 18th century England, where a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm… Read more »

Crafternoons!

Crafternoons!

June 29, 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 »

Beyond Labels

July 1, 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

July 1, 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 2, 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 2, 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

July 3, 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.

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concert Series

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concert Series

July 3, 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 »

Climate Change Campaign

July 5, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

In this colloquy the desired end result is to design 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.

First Friday: Art & Antiques Walking Tour

July 5, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Blue Hill Public Library will participate in Blue Hill’s series of First Friday events this summer by staying open later, until 7:00 PM, and by hosting walking tours of the library’s art & antiques on display from the museum collection. Tours, led by Brad Emerson, will take place from 6:00 to 7:00 PM each first… Read more »