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Preschool Storytime

May 28, 2024, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Larchwood Room, Preschool Program

Join Youth Services Librarian Claire for preschool storytime on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am.  We will read a few picture books, sing songs and make a craft.  This is a great way to meet and connect with other families in the area, read stories and . . . Details »

Magic the Gathering for Teens and Tweens

May 28, 2024, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Howard Room, Activity

Tweens and Teens are invited to come play Magic the Gathering every Tuesday afternoon from 3:30-5:00 pm in the library's Howard Room. This will be a casual and fun opportunity for players of all experience levels to get together and test out various decks. Decks . . . Details »

Preschool Playgroup in the Park

May 29, 2024, 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 . . . Details »

Youth Chess Club

May 30, 2024, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Howard Room, Activity

Kids of all ages are invited to come play chess at the library on Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.  Chess enthusiasts Tom Batt and Woody Petry will be on hand to teach beginners how to play chess and offer tips on chess strategy, while more experienced . . . Details »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

May 30, 2024, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Main 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 . . . Details »

Knitting Group

May 30, 2024, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Wilder 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: Kathy Elkind, 'To Walk It Is To See It'

May 30, 2024, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Howard Room, Uncategorized

The Blue Hill Public Library and Blue Hill Books are cosponsoring an author event with author Kathy Elkind for her new book To Walk It Is To See It on Thursday May 30 at 7:00pm in the library's Howard Room.  In 2018, Kathy Elkind and her husband . . . Details »

Teen Anime Club

May 31, 2024, 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, participate in an anime themed activity and have . . . Details »

Beyond Labels Discussion Group

June 3, 2024, 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 . . . Details »

Preschool Storytime

June 4, 2024, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Larchwood Room, Preschool Program

Join Youth Services Librarian Claire for preschool storytime on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am.  We will read a few picture books, sing songs and make a craft.  This is a great way to meet and connect with other families in the area, read stories and . . . Details »

Magic the Gathering for Teens and Tweens

June 4, 2024, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Howard Room, Activity

Tweens and Teens are invited to come play Magic the Gathering every Tuesday afternoon from 3:30-5:00 pm in the library's Howard Room. This will be a casual and fun opportunity for players of all experience levels to get together and test out various decks. Decks . . . Details »

Preschool Playgroup in the Park

June 5, 2024, 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 . . . Details »

Youth Chess Club

June 6, 2024, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Howard Room, Activity

Kids of all ages are invited to come play chess at the library on Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.  Chess enthusiasts Tom Batt and Woody Petry will be on hand to teach beginners how to play chess and offer tips on chess strategy, while more experienced . . . Details »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

June 6, 2024, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Main 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 . . . Details »

Knitting Group

June 6, 2024, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Wilder 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.

Art History and Hands on – Film Screening

June 6, 2024, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Howard Room, Lecture/Presentation

The Blue Hill Public Library is sponsoring a film and hands-on arts series with local artist and gallery-owner Margret Baldwin. Margret will host an art history film screening, followed a week later with a hands-on art project. Georigia O'Keefe is the topic for June and everyone . . . Details »

Teen Anime Club

June 7, 2024, 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, participate in an anime themed activity and have . . . Details »

Fixit Clinic

June 8, 2024, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Howard Room, Activity

Everyone is welcome to come to the Fixit Clinic in the Howard Room of the library on Saturday June 8 at 3:00PM.  Building resilient communities by conveying critical thinking and troubleshooting skills through repair, Fixit Clinics are do-it-together hands-on fix-n-learn community-based exploration and discovery workshops staffed . . . Details »

Beyond Labels Discussion Group

June 10, 2024, 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 . . . Details »