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Readings on Race Discussion Group

December 17, 2022, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Howard Room, Discussion Group

Readings on Race is a monthly discussion group sponsored by the library, focusing on issues of race. The group generally meets once or twice a month on Saturdays, to discuss a book or other resources on a particular topic or theme. Attendance can be in . . . Details »

Beyond Labels Discussion Group

December 19, 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 . . . Details »

Magic the Gathering for Teens and Tweens

December 19, 2022, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Howard Room, Activity

Tweens and Teens are invited to come play Magic the Gathering every Monday afternoon from 3:30-5:00 pm in the library's Howard room. This will be a casual and fun opportunity for players of all experience levels to get together and test out various decks. Decks . . . Details »

Preschool Storytime

December 20, 2022, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Larchwood Room, Preschool Program

Join Youth Services Librarian Claire for preschool storytime on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am.  We will read a few picture books, sing songs and make a craft.  This is a great way to meet and connect with other families in the area, read stories and . . . Details »

Reader Dog

December 20, 2022, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Larchwood Room, Activity

Kids ages 5 and up are invited to come to the Blue Hill Public Library to read to a dog!  A Registered Therapy Dog will be available to hear children read on the first and third Tuesdays of the month beginning in October starting at . . . Details »

Preschool Playgroup in the Park

December 21, 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 . . . Details »

Youth Chess Club

December 22, 2022, 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 . . . Details »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

December 22, 2022, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Adelaide Pearson 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 . . . Details »

Knitting Group

December 22, 2022, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Wilder 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

December 23, 2022, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Howard Room, Discussion Group

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, participate in an anime themed activity and have . . . Details »

Closing Early for Holidays

December 24, 2022, 1:59 pm - 2:00 pm Holiday

The library will be closing at 2:00 pm in observation of Christmas Eve.

Closed for Christmas

December 26, 2022, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Holiday

Happy Holidays! The library will be closed in observation of Christmas.

Preschool Storytime

December 27, 2022, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Larchwood Room, Preschool Program

Join Youth Services Librarian Claire for preschool storytime on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am.  We will read a few picture books, sing songs and make a craft.  This is a great way to meet and connect with other families in the area, read stories and . . . Details »

Preschool Playgroup in the Park

December 28, 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 . . . Details »

Youth Chess Club

December 29, 2022, 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 . . . Details »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

December 29, 2022, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Adelaide Pearson 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 . . . Details »

Knitting Group

December 29, 2022, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Wilder 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

December 30, 2022, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Howard Room, Discussion Group

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, participate in an anime themed activity and have . . . Details »

Closing Early

December 31, 2022, 2:00 pm - 2:01 pm Holiday

The library will be closing at 2:00 PM in observation of New Year's Eve.

Closed for New Year's Day

January 2, 2023, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Holiday

Happy New Year! The library will be closed in observation of the holiday.