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Beyond Labels Discussion Group

September 20, 2021, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Howard Room, Discussion Group

Beyond Labels is a Blue Hill Peninsula-based group organized as a round table discussion of foreign, national and state/local issues. The goals of the group are to provide a forum for sharing and expanding our knowledge of the issues at hand, encourage a robust discussion of different "sides" or perspectives on a topic, and identify… Read more »

Magic the Gathering for Teens and Tweens

September 20, 2021, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Outdoors, Activity

Tweens and Teens are invited to come play Magic the Gathering every Monday afternoon from 3:30-5:30 pm out on the library lawn, weather permitting. This will be a casual and fun opportunity for players of all experience levels to get together and test out various decks. Decks of cards will be available to use, though… Read more »

On the Lawn Storytime

September 21, 2021, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Preschool Program

Join Youth Services Librarian Claire for storytime on the library lawn on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am.  We will read a few picture books, sing songs and make a craft.  This program will be weather permitting and cancelled if it is raining.  You're invited to bring your own picnic blanket! For more information, contact Claire… Read more »

Preschool Playgroup in the Park

September 22, 2021, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Outdoors, Preschool Program

Kids 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to playgroup in the Blue Hill town park with Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina on Wednesdays from 10:30-noon for a variety of activities and play. This is a great way to meet and connect with other families in the area and to play together outdoors! For more information,… Read more »

Evening for the Planet – A Dangerous New World: Maine Voices on the Climate Crisis

September 22, 2021, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Outdoors, Author Event

The Blue Hill Public Library and Blue Hill Books will cosponsor an author event with editor Kathleen Sullivan and contriubuting writer and musician Leonore Hildebrandt, with other area poets, writers, artists, and musicians, on Wednesday, September 22nd at 4:00pm to speak on the anthology A Dangerous New World: Maine Voices on the Climate Crisis. A Dangerous… Read more »

Youth Chess Club

September 23, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Outdoors, Activity

Kids of all ages are invited to come play chess on the library lawn on Thursdays at 3 PM starting on September 16.  Brooksville resident Tom Batt and Blue Hill resident Woody Petry will be on hand to teach beginners how to play chess, while more experienced players can jump right in and play. Participants… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

September 23, 2021, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Main Reading Room, Activity

The Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts meet each Thursday evening for pick-up games of chess. All experience levels are welcome to drop in for friendly games any time between 5:00 and 8:00 PM. Interested players can also join the Blue Hill Peninsula Chess Nuts group on lichess.org to play online games any time.

Knitting Group

September 23, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Main Reading Room, Activity

Knitters are invited to come sit by the library fireplace to work on and share projects with fellow knitters.The Knitting Group will meet every Thursday evening at 6 pm. Anyone is welcome to join this free event. Coffee and tea will be available to purchase.

Author Event: Hannah Burr

September 23, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Online, Author Event

The Blue Hill Public Library and Blue Hill Books are co-sponsoring an author talk with summer resident artist and author Hannah Burr on Thursday September 23, 2021 at 7:00pm on Zoom to speak about her book Contemporary Prayers to Whatever Works.  Contemporary Prayers to Whatever Works has simple prayers and meditations to help you connect, with bright color… Read more »

Teen Anime Club

September 24, 2021, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Howard Room, Activity

Teens ages 10+ are invited to join Teen Services Librarian Kendall Chapman every Friday from 3:30 – 5:00 pm for an anime filled afternoon! Each week the group will select an anime show or movie to watch and have an opportunity to socialize. Manga, anime drawing guides and drawing supplies will also be available for… Read more »

Beyond Labels Discussion Group

September 27, 2021, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Howard Room, Discussion Group

Beyond Labels is a Blue Hill Peninsula-based group organized as a round table discussion of foreign, national and state/local issues. The goals of the group are to provide a forum for sharing and expanding our knowledge of the issues at hand, encourage a robust discussion of different "sides" or perspectives on a topic, and identify… Read more »

Magic the Gathering for Teens and Tweens

September 27, 2021, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Outdoors, Activity

Tweens and Teens are invited to come play Magic the Gathering every Monday afternoon from 3:30-5:30 pm out on the library lawn, weather permitting. This will be a casual and fun opportunity for players of all experience levels to get together and test out various decks. Decks of cards will be available to use, though… Read more »

On the Lawn Storytime

September 28, 2021, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Preschool Program

Join Youth Services Librarian Claire for storytime on the library lawn on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am.  We will read a few picture books, sing songs and make a craft.  This program will be weather permitting and cancelled if it is raining.  You're invited to bring your own picnic blanket! For more information, contact Claire… Read more »

Preschool Playgroup in the Park

September 29, 2021, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Outdoors, Preschool Program

Kids 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to playgroup in the Blue Hill town park with Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina on Wednesdays from 10:30-noon for a variety of activities and play. This is a great way to meet and connect with other families in the area and to play together outdoors! For more information,… Read more »

Youth Chess Club

September 30, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Outdoors, Activity

Kids of all ages are invited to come play chess on the library lawn on Thursdays at 3 PM starting on September 16.  Brooksville resident Tom Batt and Blue Hill resident Woody Petry will be on hand to teach beginners how to play chess, while more experienced players can jump right in and play. Participants… Read more »

Diverse Universe Teen Book Club – Banned Book Edition

September 30, 2021, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm YA Area, Discussion Group

Teens are invited to join Teen Services Librarian Kendall Chapman for the banned book edition of the Diverse Universe Book Club on Thursday, September 30 from 4:00-5:00 pm. This book club focuses on a variety of young adult books to help participants gain new perspectives and understanding of the world we live in, including books… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

September 30, 2021, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Main Reading Room, Activity

The Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts meet each Thursday evening for pick-up games of chess. All experience levels are welcome to drop in for friendly games any time between 5:00 and 8:00 PM. Interested players can also join the Blue Hill Peninsula Chess Nuts group on lichess.org to play online games any time.

Knitting Group

September 30, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Main Reading Room, Activity

Knitters are invited to come sit by the library fireplace to work on and share projects with fellow knitters.The Knitting Group will meet every Thursday evening at 6 pm. Anyone is welcome to join this free event. Coffee and tea will be available to purchase.

Author Event: Margie Patlak 'More Than Meets the Eye'

September 30, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Howard Room, Author Event

The Blue Hill Public Library and Blue Hill Books will host an author event at the library on Thursday, September 30th at 7pm with Margie Patlak to speak about her book More Than Meets the Eye: Exploring Nature and Loss on the Coast of Maine. For award-winning science writer Margie Patlak, exploring the unique nature of the… Read more »

Teen Anime Club

October 1, 2021, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Howard Room, Activity

Teens ages 10+ are invited to join Teen Services Librarian Kendall Chapman every Friday from 3:30 – 5:00 pm for an anime filled afternoon! Each week the group will select an anime show or movie to watch and have an opportunity to socialize. Manga, anime drawing guides and drawing supplies will also be available for… Read more »