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Preschool Playgroup in the Park

November 24, 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 »

Closed for Thanksgiving

November 25, 2021, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Holiday

The library will be closed in observation of Thanksgiving.

Teen Anime Club

November 26, 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 »

Readings on Race Discussion Group

November 27, 2021, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Howard Room, Discussion Group

New members are invited to the library’s monthly discussion group, "Readings on Race," on Saturday, November 27 at 2:00 PM. This month, the book for discussion is Women of the Dawn by Bunny McBride. Telling the stories of four remarkable Wabanaki women who lived in North America during the four centuries that devastated their traditional world and their courageous… Read more »

Beyond Labels Discussion Group

November 29, 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

November 29, 2021, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Howard Room, Activity

Tweens and Teens are invited to come play Magic the Gathering every Monday afternoon from 3:30-5:30 pm. 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 participants are welcome to bring their own… Read more »

On the Lawn Storytime

November 30, 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

December 1, 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

December 2, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Howard Room, Activity

Kids of all ages are invited to come play chess at the library on Thursdays at 3:00 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 players can jump right in and play. Participants of all… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

December 2, 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

December 2, 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.

A Conversation on Instrument Making with Leslie Ross and Hawk Henries

December 2, 2021, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Howard Room, Lecture/Presentation

The Blue Hill Public Library will sponsor an event with Leslie Ross, bassoon maker, musician, composer and sound artist on Thursday, December 2 at 6:00pm in the Howard Room.  Leslie Ross will be joined by Hawk Henries, a member of the Chaubunagungamaug band of Nipmuc who composes original flute music and builds flutes using only hand tools… Read more »

Teen Anime Club

December 3, 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 »

Fixit Clinic

December 4, 2021, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Howard Room,

Everyone is welcome to come to the Fixit Clinic in the Howard Room of the library on the first Saturday of the month at 3:30PM.  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 by volunteer Fixit Coaches who generously… Read more »

Beyond Labels Discussion Group

December 6, 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

December 6, 2021, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Howard Room, Activity

Tweens and Teens are invited to come play Magic the Gathering every Monday afternoon from 3:30-5:30 pm. 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 participants are welcome to bring their own… Read more »

On the Lawn Storytime

December 7, 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 »

Salut! French Conversation with Rich and Claire

December 7, 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 7th. … Read more »

Preschool Playgroup in the Park

December 8, 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 »