The public is invited to participate in the Blue Hill Public Library Play Reading Group on Wednesday, September 20 from 6:30 to 9:00 PM at the library, and every 3rd Wednesday of the month until next summer. This month the group will read Blood Knot, by South African… Read More
    Colby College professor Hong Zhang will present a talk on China’s one-child policy and how it has changed over time on Thursday, September 21 at 7:00 PM at the Blue Hill Public Library. This presentation is part of the library’s series, “The World in Your Library” supported by… Read More
    The Blue Hill Public Library has a new exhibit in the children’s Larchwood case for September and October: Lego Creations and Art, by library patrons, brothers, Dylan, Wyatt and Theo Richardson, ages 8, 7 and 5 respectively. The boys will be showing what they love to build: fictional… Read More
    The Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library Film Series starts up again for the fall season, with The Taking of Pelham 123(1974), starring Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam and Hector Elizondo, on Thursday, September 14th at 7:00 PM at the library. This thriller, directed by Joseph… Read More
    Hope, Maine author and personal historian Meghan Vigeant will share stories and recordings she has gathered from the elders she has worked with around New England over the last decade, at the Blue Hill Public Library on Tuesday, September 12th at 7:00 PM. The program is cosponsored by… Read More
    During the month of September, the Blue Hill Public Library will showcase artwork from more than 65 local artists, in a show titled The Peninsula Painters. All of the artists represented in this show participated in the library’s Paint the Peninsula fundraiser in July. For this exhibit they… Read More
    The Friends of Blue Hill Public Library will hold their first-Saturday-of-the-month book sale on September 2nd in the Library’s basement “book nook” from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Featured this month are mini collections of children’s books (Muppets, cowboys, and Japanese), and lots of how-to books on art… Read More
    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Thomas Ricks will discuss his new book, Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom at the Blue Hill Public Library on Wednesday, August 30th at 7:00 PM. The book is a “dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, whose farsighted vision and… Read More
    – The Blue Hill Public Library will present a panel discussion on journalistic ethics and the current state of the industry on Thursday August 31st at 6:30 PM. Three panelists with extensive experience in journalism will field questions about how things work in a newsroom, how decisions are… Read More
    Blue Hill summer resident Elizabeth Rees will read from her new book of poetry, Every Root a Branch, on Thursday August 24th at 7:00 PM. The book is a collection of poems that express the wonder and challenge of being human in a conflicted world. Elizabeth… Read More
    The Blue Hill Public Library invites kids ages 8 and up to join the “Inklings” Book and Movie Club on Saturday August 26th at 2:00 PM. Inklings explores stories of clever children who use their wits to overcome insurmountable odds. This month the book is The Spiderwick Chronicles:… Read More
    Blue Hill digital artist Sandy Cohen will present a workshop at the Blue Hill Public Library on photography apps for smart phones and tablet computers on Saturday August 26th at 10:30 AM. The workshop presents four selected apps that open digital photos and let you distort,… Read More
    Steuben sculptor and Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium founder Jesse Salisbury will introduce a newly published book, Creating the Maine Sculpture Trail: Legacy of the Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium, edited by Donna Salisbury and Tilan Copson, on Tuesday August 29th at 7:00 PM. Salisbury will do a visual presentation… Read More
    BLUE HILL –International wildlife and travel photographer Gary Harmatz will present an illustrated talk called Animals, Animals, Animals on Saturday August 19th at 10:00 AM. This presentation is for both children and adults who love animals, especially baby lions, cheetahs, leopards, harp seals, mountain gorillas, polar bear. Gary… Read More
    BLUE HILL— Brooklin resident Carlos Enrique Maibeth-Mortimer will give a presentation on the little-known history that connects Nicaragua and its people to the world on Saturday, August 19th at 3:00 PM. He will discuss Nicaragua’s engaging, often conflict-prone geopolitics, both past and present. He will also take an… Read More