Upcoming Events

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

July 6, 2019, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Friends of the Library hold their first-Saturday-of-the-month book sale in the library’s basement “Book Nook” from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Each month there a special collections and sales, so watch the library email for details. There is also a cart of library withdrawals for 25 cents each! Most books are still only a… Read more »

Beyond Labels

July 8, 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 8, 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 9, 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 9, 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!

Book Event: “William Irvine: At Home”

July 9, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Artist William Irvine and local poets will share from a new book, “William Irvine: At Home,” featuring a unique collection of William Irvine’s small white house paintings. The book also features poems or excerpts by Irvine and several writers, including William Carpenter, Deborah Joy Corey, Carl Little, Elizabeth Rees, Dindy Rosyter, and John Tagliabue. Irvine’s… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

July 10, 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

July 10, 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

July 10, 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 »

Blue Hill Community Issues Forum

July 10, 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.

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

July 11, 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

July 11, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Blue Hill and the California Gold Rush

July 11, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Co-sponsored with Blue Hill Historical Society. Presentation by Jan Eakins.

Climate Change Campaign

July 12, 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.

Art Reception

July 12, 2019, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

A reception for the July art show of Malcolm Purvis’s Bangladeshi art.

Film Screening & Talk: Threads

July 12, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Malcolm Puvis will lead a screening and discussion of “Threads,” in conjunction with the July exhibit of Bangladeshi artworks. “Torn from her family, her paintings, and her beloved Calcutta after the partition of India, artist Surayia Rahman finds a new life in Bangladesh teaching impoverished mothers to embroider her story-telling designs. An inspirational example of… Read more »

“Threads” matinee screening

July 13, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

An screening of “Threads” documentary in conjunction with the July art exhibit.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

July 13, 2019, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Friends of the Library hold their first-Saturday-of-the-month book sale in the library’s basement “Book Nook” from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Each month there a special collections and sales, so watch the library email for details. There is also a cart of library withdrawals for 25 cents each! Most books are still only a… Read more »

Beyond Labels

July 15, 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 15, 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 »