Upcoming Events

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Blue Hill Heritage Trust

April 30, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Community-sponsored Event

Spring Lecture Series

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

May 1, 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.

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

May 2, 2019, 3:00 pm - 3:45 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

May 2, 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

May 2, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

Authentic Science Investigations

May 2, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Local teachers Megan Flenniken and Nell Herrmann will talk about authentic science investigations with students.

Fixit Clinic

Fixit Clinic

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

In the spirit of reducing waste and teaching new skills to the community, the library is hosting a monthly “Fixit Clinic” on the first Saturday of the month until summer. The idea is to coach people in the community to disassemble and troubleshoot a variety of items, such as appliances, bicycles, jewelry, clothing, toys, electronics… Read more »

Friends of the Library Book Sale

May 4, 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

Beyond Labels

May 6, 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.

Colloquy Downeast: Nearby History, Tracking the Written Word

May 6, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

This colloquy focuses on extracting history from sources available close to home. We explore techniques for locating and analyzing original letters and diaries, historic newspapers, books and papers, vital records, and other published and unpublished sources. We learn to interweave bits of evidence to reveal long-hidden truths and stories. We confront historic myths and consider… Read more »

Blue Hill Hackers

Blue Hill Hackers

May 6, 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

May 7, 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

May 7, 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!

Hannah Arendt Discussion Group

May 7, 2019, 12:45 pm - 3:15 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Community-sponsored Event

Discussion group to discuss The Origins of Totalitarianism

Colloquy Downeast: Shells: Invertebrates of Maine shores and their conservation

May 7, 2019, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Howard Room, Colloquy Downeast

What used to be called beach combing can be a serious endeavor, given our increased awareness of the ways in which ocean acidification, invasive species, and over-exploitation are potentially altering ecoystems. We will focus our interest by preparing personal notebooks. Each participant will select 10-20 Maine marine invertebrate animals from our area, and design and… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

May 8, 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.

Blue Hill Community Issues Forum

May 8, 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

Youth Chess Club

May 9, 2019, 3:00 pm - 3:45 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

May 9, 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

May 9, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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