Upcoming Events

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Magician Phil Smith

July 13, 2022, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Howard Room, Activity

Kids and their families are invited for a performance by Magician Phil Smith on Wednesday July 13 at 1 PM in the Howard Room.  There will be magic, comedy and juggling! After the show, Phil will be holding a magic workshop to teach some beginner tricks which will include skills in hand/eye coordination, creative problem… Read more »

Slaven Lecture Series Author Event: Anne Biklé 'What Your Food Ate'

July 13, 2022, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Howard Room, Author Event

The Blue Hill Public Library and Blue Hill Books will sponsor an author talk with Anne Biklé, for her book What Your Food Ate on Wednesday, July 13 at 6:00 PM. In What Your Food Ate, authors Anne Biklé and David R. Montgomery take us far beyond the well-worn adage to deliver a new truth: the roots of good… Read more »

Paint the Peninsula Fresh Paint Auction Fundraiser

July 14, 2022, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Main Reading Room, Fundraiser

The Blue Hill Peninsula, home to some of the most iconic views in the state, will be rendered in paint, pencil, and pastel by 90 local artists, whose paintings will be auctioned during the week of July 11 to 16, as a fundraiser for the library.  Paintings will be done during a six hour window… Read more »

Kneisel Hall Children's Concerts

July 14, 2022, 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Howard Room, Activity

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concerts are back at the library this summer! Five concerts will be performed Thursday July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4 from 4:00-4:45 PM.   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… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

July 14, 2022, 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.

Paint the Peninsula Fresh Paint Auction Fundraiser

July 15, 2022, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Main Reading Room, Fundraiser

The Blue Hill Peninsula, home to some of the most iconic views in the state, will be rendered in paint, pencil, and pastel by 90 local artists, whose paintings will be auctioned during the week of July 11 to 16, as a fundraiser for the library.  Paintings will be done during a six hour window… Read more »

Paint the Peninsula Fresh Paint Auction Fundraiser

July 16, 2022, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Main Reading Room, Fundraiser

The Blue Hill Peninsula, home to some of the most iconic views in the state, will be rendered in paint, pencil, and pastel by 90 local artists, whose paintings will be auctioned during the week of July 11 to 16, as a fundraiser for the library.  Paintings will be done during a six hour window… Read more »

Paint the Peninsula Reception and Auction Finale

July 16, 2022, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Larchwood Room, Main Reading Room, Fundraiser

Join us for a fun evening from 6 to 8 pm, the culmination of our week-long Paint the Peninsula "fresh paint" online auction fundraiser, a much anticipated event every year! Artists create their works in a six hour period sometime between June 24th and July 1, and over 100 works go up for auction online… Read more »

Beyond Labels Discussion Group

July 18, 2022, 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

July 19, 2022, 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. You're invited to bring your own picnic blanket! In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be held inside the library. For more information, contact… Read more »

Preschool Playgroup in the Park

July 20, 2022, 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 »

Kneisel Hall Children's Concerts

July 21, 2022, 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Howard Room, Activity

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concerts are back at the library this summer! Five concerts will be performed Thursday July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4 from 4:00-4:45 PM.   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… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

July 21, 2022, 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.

Beyond Labels Discussion Group

July 25, 2022, 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 »