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Dungeons & Dragons Group

Dungeons & Dragons Group

August 6, 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, August 6th 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

August 6, 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

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

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

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 »

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

August 8, 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

August 10, 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

August 11, 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

August 11, 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

August 12, 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

August 12, 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 »

Slaven Lecture Series: Journalism with Robert Krulwich

August 12, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Main Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

As part of the library’s Robert K. & Linda B. Slaven Lecture Series, Robert Krulwich, radio journalist and co-creator of the popular NPR program “Radiolab,” will present a lecture on the changing landscape of journalism. Robert Krulwich recently retired as co-host of Radiolab, WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning program about ‘big ideas’ He is also the author… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

August 13, 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

August 13, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Library-sponsored Adult Event

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

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 »

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

August 15, 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

August 17, 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

August 18, 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

August 18, 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

August 19, 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.