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Online Storytime

Online Storytime

June 2, 2020, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina will offer an online version of Storytime twice a week during the library’s closure. Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library’s YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUHOkBmgd4J3vCAJ_Z6bl8w Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each… Read more »

Online Storytime

Online Storytime

June 4, 2020, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina will offer an online version of Storytime twice a week during the library’s closure. Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library’s YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUHOkBmgd4J3vCAJ_Z6bl8w Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each… Read more »

Online Weekly Trivia

Online Weekly Trivia

June 5, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

The Blue Hill Library invites everyone to join us in online trivia on Friday, June 5th from 1-2 PM. Test your knowledge of book to movie adaptations with 20 challenging questions. Are you ready to put your book smarts to the test? Go to www.kahoot.it or download the Kahoot! app on your smart device and… Read more »

Online Storytime

Online Storytime

June 9, 2020, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina will offer an online version of Storytime twice a week during the library’s closure. Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library’s YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUHOkBmgd4J3vCAJ_Z6bl8w Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each… Read more »

Wild Sun Catchers: Dandelions

Wild Sun Catchers: Dandelions

June 10, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to check out Wild Sun Catchers online on Wednesday, June 10 at 2:00 PM on the library website. Join Landere Naisbitt from Blue Hill Heritage Trust and Claire Malina from the Blue Hill Library for an online workshop on dandelions. Wild Sun Catchers is a monthly program for kids and families that… Read more »

Online Storytime

Online Storytime

June 11, 2020, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina will offer an online version of Storytime twice a week during the library’s closure. Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library’s YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUHOkBmgd4J3vCAJ_Z6bl8w Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each… Read more »

Online Weekly Trivia

Online Weekly Trivia

June 12, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

The Blue Hill Library invites everyone to join us in online trivia on Friday, June 12th from 1-2 PM. Test your knowledge of the fantasy classic Lord of the Rings with 20 challenging questions. Will you be the one to rule them all? Go to www.kahoot.it or download the Kahoot! app on your smart device… Read more »

Online Storytime

Online Storytime

June 16, 2020, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina will offer an online version of Storytime twice a week during the library’s closure. Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library’s YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUHOkBmgd4J3vCAJ_Z6bl8w Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each… Read more »

Online Storytime

Online Storytime

June 18, 2020, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina will offer an online version of Storytime twice a week during the library’s closure. Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library’s YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUHOkBmgd4J3vCAJ_Z6bl8w Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each… Read more »

Online Weekly Trivia

Online Weekly Trivia

June 19, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

The Blue Hill Library invites everyone to join us in online trivia on Friday, June 19th from 1-2 PM. Test your knowledge of famous Maine author Stephen King with 20 challenging questions. Will you prove to be King’s biggest fan? Go to www.kahoot.it or download the Kahoot! app on your smart device and enter the… Read more »

Online Storytime

Online Storytime

June 23, 2020, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina will offer an online version of Storytime twice a week during the library’s closure. Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library’s YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUHOkBmgd4J3vCAJ_Z6bl8w Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each… Read more »

Slaven Lecture Series: Cynthia Anderson, “Home Now”

June 24, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

As part of the library’s Robert & Linda Slaven Lecture Series, author Cynthia Anderson will share from her book, “Home Now: How 6000 Refugees Transformed an American Town.” Like so many American factory towns, Lewiston, Maine, thrived until its mill jobs disappeared and the young began leaving. But then the story unexpectedly veered: over the… Read more »

Online Storytime

Online Storytime

June 25, 2020, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina will offer an online version of Storytime twice a week during the library’s closure. Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library’s YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUHOkBmgd4J3vCAJ_Z6bl8w Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each… Read more »

Online Weekly Trivia

Online Weekly Trivia

June 26, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

The Blue Hill Library invites everyone to join us in online trivia on Friday, June 26th from 1-2 PM. Test your knowledge of LGBTQ+ authors and their books with 20 challenging questions. Will you gain the most pride? Go to www.kahoot.it or download the Kahoot! app on your smart device and enter the game PIN,… Read more »

Bird Houses

Bird Houses

June 30, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to build birdhouses at the Blue Hill Public Library on Tuesday, June 30th at 1:00 PM. Interns from Holbrook Island Sanctuary will help kids assemble birdhouse kits designed for black-capped chickadees. The workshop is free and each child can take a finished birdhouse home, but space and materials are limited so registration… Read more »

Online Storytime

Online Storytime

June 30, 2020, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Youth Services Librarian Claire Malina will offer an online version of Storytime twice a week during the library’s closure. Every Tuesday and Thursday, a new video of Claire reading a story will be posted to the library’s YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUHOkBmgd4J3vCAJ_Z6bl8w Videos will be up for one week, and new stories will be added each… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

July 1, 2020, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Pre-school Playgroup meets in the Howard Room every Wednesday at 10:30 am except for July and August when it meets at the town park. Playgroup is a great opportunity to meet other local parents with young children while your kids engage in play with one another. For more information, give us a call at 374-5515.

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concert Series

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concert Series

July 1, 2020, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kneisel Hall children’s concerts are back at the Blue Hill Public Library this summer! Musicians from Kneisel Hall’s Young Artist program will be performing a variety of chamber music pieces and engaging their young audiences with questions and information about the music and their instruments. They will be playing some combination of violin, viola, cello… Read more »

Contemporary Russia Film Series: The Cranes are Flying

July 1, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Blue Hill Public Library invites the public to a series of four films on contemporary Russia, once a week for four weeks. The series is hosted by Professor of Russian literature and cinema, Tony Anemone. On Monday, July 6th at 6:30 PM, the library will screen “The Cranes are Flying,” directed by Mikhail Kalatoov in… Read more »

Dungeons & Dragons Group

Dungeons & Dragons Group

July 2, 2020, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Bass Meeting & Archive Room, Library-sponsored Young Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library invites teens from 12 to 18 years of age to join in playing the beloved game Dungeons & Dragons, on Thursday, July 2nd at 3:00 PM. Participants can make their own characters and play an adventure full of magic and mayhem. No experience is needed, just imagination and fun. All… Read more »