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The Visual Literature of Warren Lehrer

The Visual Literature of Warren Lehrer

July 30, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library invites the community to join an online presentation on Thursday, July 30th at 7:00 PM, “The Visual Literature of Warren Lehrer,” with guests Judith Sloan and Dennis J Bernstein. Artist/author Warren Lehrer, known as a “pioneer of visual literature and design authorship,” will present an overview of his books and… Read more »

Author Event: “Kept Animals” with Kate Milliken

August 6, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The library and Blue Hill Books will host author Kate Milliken to share from her new novel, “Kept Animals” on Thursday, August 6 at 7:00 PM. It’s 1993, and Rory Ramos works as a ranch hand at the stable her stepfather manages in Topanga Canyon, California, a dry, dusty place reliant on horses and hierarchies…. Read more »

August Art Show Opening

August 7, 2020, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library will host an opening reception for the August Art Show on Friday, August 7th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. This highly anticipated show is an August tradition at the library. A portion of the proceeds from the sales of artwork will benefit the library. The Blue Hill Library is an… Read more »

Author Event: “In Pursuit of History” with H. Richard Dietrich III

August 13, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The library will host editor H. Richard Dietrich III to share from his new book, “In Pursuit of History: A Lifetime Collecting Colonial American Art and Artifacts.” A tribute to a major collection and its founder, this beautiful book illuminates life in colonial America This book showcases highlights from the Dietrich American Foundation, established in… Read more »

Mike Coffin Talk

August 20, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

Mike Coffin will discuss the research from one of his recent voyages in a virtual program. Register to receive the meeting link.

Author Event: “Poetic License” with Gretchen Cherrington

August 27, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Brooksville summer resident and author Gretchen Cherrington will share from her new memoir, “Poetic License.” This event is co-sponsored by the library and Blue Hill Books. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

September 1, 2020, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Do you have questions about using your computer, tablet, or phone? Maybe you just got a new device and need some help setting it up, or you want to learn a new software program, or perhaps you’d just like that annoying error message to stop popping up on your screen. Whatever your tech help need,… Read more »

Storytime

Storytime

September 1, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:15 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

On Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am, children ages 0-5 and their families are invited to come hear a story and make a craft to take home!

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

September 2, 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.

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

September 3, 2020, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids of all ages are invited to the weekly Chess Club for Kids at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:00 PM. Brookville resident Tom Batt will be on hand to teach beginners how to play chess. More experienced players can jump right in and play. Participants of all experience levels… Read more »

Dungeons & Dragons Group

Dungeons & Dragons Group

September 3, 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, September 3rd 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 »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

September 3, 2020, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts meet every Thursday night for “pick-up games” at the Blue Hill Public Library from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. The public is invited to join these weekly fun games of chess, and all levels of expertise are welcome. No registration is necessary. Chess boards will be supplied by the library, or… Read more »

Knitting Club

Knitting Club

September 3, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

Come and knit around the fireplace every Thursday night and share a laugh.

Fixit Clinic

Fixit Clinic

September 5, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

In the spirit of reducing waste and teaching the community new skills, the Blue Hill Public Library hosts a first-Saturday-of-the-month “Fixit Clinic” from September-June. Local experts coach people in the community to disassemble and troubleshoot a variety of items, such as appliances, bicycles, jewelry, clothing, toys, electronics and, well, whatever. Attendees are expected to actively… Read more »

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

September 5, 2020, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Book Nook, Library-sponsored Adult Event

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 still only a dollar or two, and each child may select a free book…. Read more »

Summer Reading Bingo

Summer Reading Bingo

September 7, 2020, 9:00 am - 9:30 pm Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Read a book, donate to a good cause! Everyone is invited to participate in the library’s fun Summer Reading Bingo starting Wednesday, July 1st and going to Labor Day. Bingo cards will have special reading challenges, like “read a book that explores another culture” or “read a book about nature.” For each square completed, the… Read more »

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

September 8, 2020, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Do you have questions about using your computer, tablet, or phone? Maybe you just got a new device and need some help setting it up, or you want to learn a new software program, or perhaps you’d just like that annoying error message to stop popping up on your screen. Whatever your tech help need,… Read more »

Storytime

Storytime

September 8, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:15 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

On Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am, children ages 0-5 and their families are invited to come hear a story and make a craft to take home!

Wild Sun Catchers

September 8, 2020, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

This workshop is part of a series called Wild Sun Catchers, celebrating the wild plants of the Blue Hill Peninsula with focus on a different plant each month, and meeting on the first Tuesday at the library. Workshops will take place both indoors and outdoors so please come prepared for the weather.

“Shelf-Care” Discussion Group

September 8, 2020, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library’s book group, “Shelf-Care,” cosponsored by Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital, meets each second Tuesday of the month 5:30 PM. The group is led by licensed clinical social workers (LCSW) Dede Ragot, and Patty Bergstrom, and meets on the second Tuesday of the month. Every month the group will discuss a… Read more »