Upcoming Events

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New Thinking in the Anthropocene Film Series

June 2, 2020, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

As part of the “New Thinking in the Anthropocene” Discussion Group, there will be film screenings once a month. Films are free and open to all.

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

June 2, 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

June 2, 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 Program

June 2, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

more information to come

Book Event: At First Light

June 2, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Photographer Walter Smalling will share from the new book “At First Light: Two Centuries of Maine Artists, Their Homes & Studios” at the Blue Hill Library on Tuesday, July 2 at 7:00 pm. The book features the locales and landscapes of twenty-six artists who have lived, worked, and painted in the breathtaking state of Maine…. Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

June 3, 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.

Discussion Group: New Thinking in the Anthropocene

Discussion Group: New Thinking in the Anthropocene

June 4, 2020, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Blue Hill Public Library will hold a discussion group twice a month on Thursdays at 10:30 AM, from January 16 through June 18, 2020. The series will be hosted by Bates College Professor Emeritus Denis Sweet, on the topic, “Enlivenment, Entanglement, Sympoiesis: New Thinking in the Anthropocene.” The Anthropocene is defined as “that moment in… Read more »

Dungeons & Dragons Group

Dungeons & Dragons Group

June 4, 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, June 4th 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 »

Youth Chess Club

Youth Chess Club

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

Kids of all ages are invited to the weekly Kids’ Chess Club 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 are… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

June 4, 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

June 4, 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

June 6, 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 monthly “Fixit Clinic” on the first Saturday of the month. Local experts will coach people in the community to disassemble and troubleshoot a variety of items, such as appliances, bicycles, jewelry, clothing, toys, electronics and, well,… Read more »

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

June 6, 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 »

Beyond Labels

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

The Beyond Labels discussion group continues to discuss the issues of the day with a small but engaged group of “regulars” plus a few new faces each week. All are welcome to join the discussions every Monday from 10:30-12:30 at the Library, or join the discussion online at https://beyondlabels.ustiger.net.

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

June 9, 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 »

Wild Sun Catchers Storytime

June 9, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:15 am in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids are invited to a Wild Sun Catchers Storytime with Landere Naisbitt from Blue Hill Heritage Trust. The Wild Sun Catchers Storytime series celebrates the wild plants of the Blue Hill Peninsula and happens on the second Tuesday of the month. This program is co-sponsored by the library and Blue Hill Heritage Trust. There is… Read more »

Pre-school Playgroup

Pre-school Playgroup

June 10, 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.

Lego Club

Lego Club

June 10, 2020, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Larchwood Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Come build and create with Legos! Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 3:00-4:00 pm, kids are invited to create anything within their imagination and an optional special challenge will be provided. The Legos will be provided by the library and creations will be on display in the Larchwood Room for one week…. Read more »

Blue Hill Community Forum

June 10, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

The Blue Hill Public Library’s Community Forum explores different ideas of relevance to the peninsula community, through a variety of formats. This event is sponsored by the library, and is free and open to everyone. For more information contact the library at 374-5515.