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Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

July 11, 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.

Kneisel Hall Children's Concert Series

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concert Series

July 11, 2018, 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. The five concerts will be performed on the following dates:June 27July 5July 11July 25August 1 All concerts are on Wednesdays, with the exception of the concert the 5th which will be on Thursday due to the Independence Day holiday. Musicians from… Read more »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

July 12, 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

July 12, 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

July 12, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

To the Ends of the Earth: The Truth Behind the Glory of Polar Exploration

July 12, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

John Dippel will give a talk about his new book, “To the Ends of the Earth: The Truth Behind the Glory of Polar Exploration.” The book takes a behind-the-scenes looks at the accomplishments of 19th- and 20th-century polar explorers, showing how their “heroic” image obscured a more dubious and self-serving aspect of their characters. From… Read more »

Art: History and Hands On

July 13, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Margret Baldwin will re-run her Art: History and Hands-On film and workshop series, back by popular demand.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

July 14, 2018, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Book Nook, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Join Friends of Blue Hill Public Library for their book sale in the Library’s basement “book nook,” 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Also, don’t forget the ongoing paperback sale on the Library’s second floor, accessible anytime the Library is open! Book sale proceeds enable the Friends to sponsor many of the special programs offered at… Read more »

Art: History and Hands On

July 14, 2018, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Margret Baldwin will re-run her Art: History and Hands-On film and workshop series, back by popular demand.

Beyond Labels

July 16, 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.

Equal Rights Maine

July 16, 2018, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

A presentation about what is currently going on with the Equal Rights Amendment, both at the state and national levels.

Downeast Audubon

July 16, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Public presentation– Michael Goode

Storytime

Storytime

July 17, 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!

Rainbow Warriors Teen Writing Group

Rainbow Warriors Teen Writing Group

July 17, 2018, 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

Rainbow Warriors is a writing and discussion group for youth ages 13-18. We meet Tuesdays at 4:00 PM and work collectively on an original publication. You do NOT have to be a writer to attend, we welcome artists, gamers, music fans, meme enthusiasts, book lovers, and everyone in between. The library will provide coffee, and… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

July 18, 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.

Author Event: Lincoln’s Generals’ Wives

July 18, 2018, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Candice Hooper will read from and discuss her book, “Lincoln’s Generals’ Wives.” The story of the American Civil War is not complete without examining the extraordinary and influential lives of Jessie Frémont, Nelly McClellan, Ellen Sherman, and Julia Grant, the wives of Abraham Lincoln’s top generals. They were their husbands’ closest confidantes and had a… Read more »

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime

July 19, 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

July 19, 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

July 19, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Sowing Seeds in Haiti

July 19, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Lee Lehto will speak about her work on seed preservation and exchange in Haiti, building and supporting urban gardens in the Redzone of Port Au Prince in association with The Seed Barn in Blue Hill. Like the work they are doing in Maine, there is a dual focus on wildland restoration and heirloom preservation. More… Read more »