Upcoming Events

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

October 2, 2021, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Book Nook, Fundraiser

The Friends of the Library hold their first-Saturday-of-the-month book sale in the library's basement "Book Nook" from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Each month there are special collections and sales, so watch the library's email newsletter for details. Most books are only a dollar or two, and each child may select a free book. The… Read more »

Fixit Clinic

October 2, 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 »

Hunter Safety

October 3, 2021, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Howard Room, Activity

The Blue Hill Public Library is hosting the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s Firearms Hunter Safety Course. This course will be offered as an Online Course with an in-person Field Day conducted on Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. During the Field Day students must demonstrate to the instructor… Read more »

Beyond Labels Discussion Group

October 4, 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 »

On the Lawn Storytime

October 5, 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

October 6, 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

October 7, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Outdoors, Activity

Kids of all ages are invited to come play chess on the library lawn on Thursdays at 3 PM starting on September 16.  Brooksville resident Tom Batt and Blue Hill resident Woody Petry will be on hand to teach beginners how to play chess, while more experienced players can jump right in and play. Participants… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

October 7, 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

October 7, 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.

Teen Anime Club

October 8, 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 »

Author Event: Advocating for the Environment with Susan Inches

October 13, 2021, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Howard Room, Author Event

The Blue Hill Public Library and Blue Hill Books will co-sponsor an author talk with Susan Inches on Wednesday, October 13 at 6:30pm in the library's Howard Room. Susan will speak about her book Advocating for the Environment.  Advocating for the Environment is based on a vision where all life is respected, revered and nurtured. The… Read more »

Youth Chess Club

October 14, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Outdoors, Activity

Kids of all ages are invited to come play chess on the library lawn on Thursdays at 3 PM starting on September 16.  Brooksville resident Tom Batt and Blue Hill resident Woody Petry will be on hand to teach beginners how to play chess, while more experienced players can jump right in and play. Participants… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

October 14, 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

October 14, 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.

Teen Anime Club

October 15, 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 »

Beyond Labels Discussion Group

October 18, 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 »