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Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

June 23, 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 23, 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

June 24, 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 24, 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: Cynthia Anderson, “Home Now”

June 24, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

As part of the library’s Robert & Linda Slaven Lecture Series, author Cynthia Anderson will share from her book, “Home Now: How 6000 Refugees Transformed an American Town.” Like so many American factory towns, Lewiston, Maine, thrived until its mill jobs disappeared and the young began leaving. But then the story unexpectedly veered: over the… Read more »

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

Blue Hill Chess Enthusiasts

June 25, 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 25, 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: Jim Hornor with “Victoria Falls”

June 25, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

James Horner, author of Brunswick, will share from his new book “Victoria Falls,” published in January 2019 by Green Writers Press in VT. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Crafternoons!

Crafternoons!

June 27, 2020, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kids of all ages are invited to “Crafternoons” on the last Saturday of the month. All materials will be provided. There is a different craft project each month at Crafternoons, which is on the last Saturday of the month, and no experience is needed. Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by a… Read more »

Beyond Labels

June 29, 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.

Bird Houses

Bird Houses

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

Kids are invited to build birdhouses at the Blue Hill Public Library on Tuesday, June 30th at 1:00 PM. Interns from Holbrook Island Sanctuary will help kids assemble birdhouse kits designed for black-capped chickadees. The workshop is free and each child can take a finished birdhouse home, but space and materials are limited so registration… Read more »

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

Tech Tuesdays Help Desk

June 30, 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 30, 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

July 1, 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.

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concert Series

Kneisel Hall Children’s Concert Series

July 1, 2020, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Juvenile Event

Kneisel Hall children’s concerts are back at the Blue Hill Public Library this summer! 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 music and their instruments. They will be playing some combination of violin, viola, cello… Read more »

Contemporary Russia Film Series: The Cranes are Flying

July 1, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm in the Howard Room, Library-sponsored Adult Event

Blue Hill Public Library invites the public to a series of four films on contemporary Russia, once a week for four weeks. The series is hosted by Professor of Russian literature and cinema, Tony Anemone. On Monday, July 6th at 6:30 PM, the library will screen “The Cranes are Flying,” directed by Mikhail Kalatoov in… Read more »

Dungeons & Dragons Group

Dungeons & Dragons Group

July 2, 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, July 2nd 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

July 2, 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 »