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Beyond Labels Discussion Group

January 18, 2021, 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

January 19, 2021, 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 »

Salut! French Conversation with Rich and Claire

January 19, 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Online, Discussion Group

In an effort to help fight isolation and keep up our French language skills, BHPL staff members Rich Boulet and Claire Malina will host Salut!, a weekly online French language conversation group, a seasonal program expected to last through the winter. The group will meet on Zoom at 2:00 PM on Tuesdays, beginning December 15th. … Read more »

Homework Help

January 19, 2021, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Online,

For junior and senior high school students looking for extra homework help, you can join Amy Archer on Tuesday, January 19 at 4 PM via Zoom. Reserve an appointment through our interactive library calendar and from the comfort of your home, receive assistance in subjects such as reading comprehension, essay and general writing, vocabulary and… Read more »

Chickadee Book Award Voting

January 20, 2021, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Online, Activity

On January 20, Claire will read I Am Not A Fish by Peter Raymundo. The Chickadee Award: A Maine Children’s Choice Picture Book Project is a picture book award program for children in kindergarten through fourth grade. Starting on Wednesday, January 6, participants will receive a link by email each week for ten weeks to… Read more »

Storytime

January 21, 2021, 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 »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

January 21, 2021, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Online, 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. Register by calling 374-5515 or using the online calendar at bhpl.net to receive the link to join the group by Zoom. Participants are… Read more »

Crafternoons: Pom Pom Caterpillars

January 23, 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Online, Activity

Join Teen Services Librarian Kendall Chapman on Saturday January 23 at 2pm on the library's YouTube channel (or through the link provided) for an online edition of Crafternoons. Kendall will be demonstrating how to make fuzzy pom pom caterpillars! Register through our library calendar to reserve a craft kit with the materials needed to make… Read more »

Beyond Labels Discussion Group

January 25, 2021, 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 »

Maine Student Book Award Voting

January 25, 2021, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Online, Lecture/Presentation

Join Teen Services Librarian Kendall Chapman for Maine Student Book Award voting starting Monday, January 25 at 4 PM. Participants will receive a link by email each Monday for the next 10 weeks to a new recording of a book talk presented by Kendall on one of the nominated middle grade or young adult books…. Read more »

Storytime

January 26, 2021, 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 »

Salut! French Conversation with Rich and Claire

January 26, 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Online, Discussion Group

In an effort to help fight isolation and keep up our French language skills, BHPL staff members Rich Boulet and Claire Malina will host Salut!, a weekly online French language conversation group, a seasonal program expected to last through the winter. The group will meet on Zoom at 2:00 PM on Tuesdays, beginning December 15th. … Read more »

Homework Help

January 26, 2021, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Online,

For junior and senior high school students looking for extra homework help, you can join Amy Archer on Tuesday, January 26 at 4 PM via Zoom. Reserve an appointment through our interactive library calendar and from the comfort of your home, receive assistance in subjects such as reading comprehension, essay and general writing, vocabulary and… Read more »

Chickadee Book Award Voting

January 27, 2021, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Online, Activity

On January 27, Claire will read Sea Glass Summer by Michelle Houts and illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline. The Chickadee Award: A Maine Children’s Choice Picture Book Project is a picture book award program for children in kindergarten through fourth grade. Starting on Wednesday, January 6, participants will receive a link by email each week for… Read more »

Wild Sun Catchers – Balsam Fir

January 27, 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Online, Activity

Kids are invited to check out Wild Sun Catchers online on Wednesday, January 27 at 2:00 PM on the library website (or by using the link that will be provided below). Join Landere Naisbitt from Blue Hill Heritage Trust and Claire Malina from the Blue Hill Library for an online workshop on balsam fir.  Come… Read more »

Teen Book Talk: Elatsoe

January 27, 2021, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Online, Lecture/Presentation

Join Teen Services Librarian Kendall Chapman Wednesday, January 27 at 4pm as she features a young adult book. Kendall will highlight themes within the book, discuss positives and negatives and most importantly why it's worth reading. This week's selection is recently released title Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger. Every other Wednesday, a new book talk… Read more »

Storytime

January 28, 2021, 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 »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

January 28, 2021, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Online, 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. Register by calling 374-5515 or using the online calendar at bhpl.net to receive the link to join the group by Zoom. Participants are… Read more »

Beyond Labels Discussion Group

February 1, 2021, 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 »