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Storytime

October 29, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Online, Preschool Program

Join Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina for Online Storytime twice a week! Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library's YouTube channel. Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each week. We hope you can join us for fun… Read more »

Finding Your Way: Navigating the College Search Process

October 29, 2020, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Online, Lecture/Presentation

Join Blue Hill Public Library and guest speaker Jackie Su from Bowdoin College, Thursday, October 29 at 5:30 pm via Zoom. Jackie will be sharing valuable information about the college selection process including tips on aspects to consider about colleges (cost/size/location/etc.), how to learn more about colleges you're interested in, suggested questions to ask colleges… Read more »

Discussion Group: Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

October 29, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Online, Discussion Group

The library will host an online book discussion series about Isabel Wilkerson's new book, Caste: The Origins of our Discontents, on five Thursdays from 7:00 to 8:30 pm, running from October 15 through November 12, led by Bernadette and Vivodh Anand. In this book, Isabel Wilkerson explores, through an immersive, deeply researched narrative and stories… Read more »

Trick or Read!

October 31, 2020, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Outdoors,

The Blue Hill Public Library will be celebrating Halloween with “Trick or Read” for children.  This year, Trick or Read will take place on the library lawn and kids in costume are invited to stop anytime between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM on Saturday, October 31st, and choose a free BOO-k!  Books for all ages… Read more »

Beyond Labels Discussion Group

November 2, 2020, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Online, 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 »

Storytime

November 3, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Online, Preschool Program

Join Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina for Online Storytime twice a week! Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library's YouTube channel. Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each week. We hope you can join us for fun… Read more »

Land Justice & Rematriation

November 4, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Online, Lecture/Presentation

The library will host Alivia Moore of Eastern Woodlands Rematriation Collective to speak about land justice and rematriation efforts in our area. Eastern Woodlands Rematriation is a collective of Indigenous people restoring the spiritual foundation of our livelihoods through regenerative food systems, with a focus on restoring polycultural food systems and local fisheries, assuring transmission… Read more »

Storytime

November 5, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Online, Preschool Program

Join Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina for Online Storytime twice a week! Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library's YouTube channel. Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each week. We hope you can join us for fun… Read more »

Discussion Group: Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

November 5, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Online, Discussion Group

The library will host an online book discussion series about Isabel Wilkerson's new book, Caste: The Origins of our Discontents, on five Thursdays from 7:00 to 8:30 pm, running from October 15 through November 12, led by Bernadette and Vivodh Anand. In this book, Isabel Wilkerson explores, through an immersive, deeply researched narrative and stories… Read more »

Beyond Labels Discussion Group

November 9, 2020, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Online, 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 »

Storytime

November 10, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Online, Preschool Program

Join Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina for Online Storytime twice a week! Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library's YouTube channel. Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each week. We hope you can join us for fun… Read more »

Closed for Veterans Day

November 11, 2020, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Holiday

The library will be closed in observation of Veterans Day.

Storytime

November 12, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Online, Preschool Program

Join Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina for Online Storytime twice a week! Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library's YouTube channel. Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each week. We hope you can join us for fun… Read more »

Discussion Group: Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

November 12, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Online, Discussion Group

The library will host an online book discussion series about Isabel Wilkerson's new book, Caste: The Origins of our Discontents, on five Thursdays from 7:00 to 8:30 pm, running from October 15 through November 12, led by Bernadette and Vivodh Anand. In this book, Isabel Wilkerson explores, through an immersive, deeply researched narrative and stories… Read more »

Readings on Race Discussion Group

November 14, 2020, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Online, Discussion Group

New members are invited to the library’s monthly discussion group, "Readings on Race," on Saturday, November 14 at 2:00 PM for a virtual meeting. Readings and more information can be found on the Readings on Race webpage. Surry resident Kate Mrozicki facilitates the group. Kate is a farmer who believes in the power of difficult… Read more »

Beyond Labels Discussion Group

November 16, 2020, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Online, 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 »

Storytime

November 17, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Online, Preschool Program

Join Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina for Online Storytime twice a week! Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library's YouTube channel. Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each week. We hope you can join us for fun… Read more »

Storytime

November 19, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Online, Preschool Program

Join Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina for Online Storytime twice a week! Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library's YouTube channel. Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each week. We hope you can join us for fun… Read more »

Slaven Lecture Series: Issac J. Bailey, “Why Didn't We Riot?”

November 19, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Online, Author Event

As part of the library's Robert K. & Linda B. Slaven Lecture Series, author Issac J. Bailey will share from his new book Why Didn't We Riot?: A Black Man in Trumpland. In the book, Bailey turns his lens on a wider story of the cyclical forces of deeply rooted, systematic racism, the legacy of the Jim… Read more »

Crafternoons: Tissue Paper Painting

November 21, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Online, Activity

Join Teen Services Librarian Kendall Chapman on Saturday November 21 at 2pm on the library website (or through the link provided) for an online edition of Crafternoons. Kendall will be demonstrating how to create a beautiful piece of art using tissue paper! Register through our library calendar to reserve a craft kit with the materials… Read more »