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Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

September 11, 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

September 11, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Come build and create with Legos! Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month 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…. Read more »

Blue Hill Community Issues Forum

September 11, 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.

Youth Chess Club

September 12, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to our new 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… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

September 12, 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

September 12, 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

September 12, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00 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. All films are shown free of charge on the library’s “pretty big” screen in the Howard Room. For more information, call the library at 374-5515.

Readings on Race Discussion Group: “Seeing White” Podcast

September 14, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

New members are invited to the Blue Hill Public Library’s monthly discussion group, “Readings on Race.” September’s meeting will be to discuss the “Seeing White” podcast series from Scene on Radio. The podcast has many episodes that can be heard for free online at https://www.sceneonradio.org/seeing-white/. Transcripts are also available at https://www.sceneonradio.org/seeing-white/seeing-white-transcripts/. If you need help… Read more »

Beyond Labels

September 16, 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.

Main Street Community Group

September 16, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

“Main Street” Blue Hill meeting

Blue Hill Hackers

September 16, 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 »

Storytime

Storytime

September 17, 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!

Colloquy Downeast: Gun Violence – Gun Rights – Gun Regulation

September 18, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

In a polarized society rife with diametrically opposed points of view, the issue of gun rights vs. gun regulation stands out as particularly divisive. In its exploration of this contentious topic, the colloquy will examine the legal bases supporting gun rights and gun control, the history of the gun debate, the human costs of gun… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

September 18, 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

September 18, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The public is invited to participate in the Blue Hill Public Library Play Reading Group 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 information, contact… Read more »

Youth Chess Club

September 19, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to our new 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… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

September 19, 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

September 19, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

You Count!: The 2020 Census

September 19, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The library and Healthy Peninsula will co-sponsor a program on the 2020 Census. Becky Hayes Boober of the U.S. Census Bureau will share how the 2020 Census is safe, important, and even easier to complete than before. Census results determine the federal funds coming to your community to pay for roads, schools, hospitals, and many… Read more »

Panels & Pizza: Teen Graphic Novel Club

September 20, 2019, 3:30 pm - 5:00 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 3:30 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 »