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Kneisel Hall Children’s Concerts at the Blue Hill Public Library

By Sheri Sweet on June 13, 2014, at 1:50 p.m.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net Kneisel Hall children’s concerts are back at the Blue Hill Public Library this summer. The six concerts will be performed Wednesdays June 25th, July …
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Arts Series: “Three Artists: Three Visions”

By Sheri Sweet on June 13, 2014, at 1:48 p.m.
Thursday, June 26, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net The Blue Hill Public Library’s “Art Adventures” series continues on Thursday June 26th at 7:00 PM with Three Artists: Three Visions. From the spiritual, …
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Maine: Beyond the Usual

By Sheri Sweet on June 06, 2014, at 1:26 p.m.
Thursday, June 19, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net Longtime Orono residents Marisue and John Pickering will share photographs and short essays from their new book, Maine Beyond the Usual: A Travel Guide …
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Film: The Show that Shook the World

By Sheri Sweet on June 06, 2014, at 1:15 p.m.
Friday, June 20, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net Filmmaker Richard Miller will present and talk about his new film, The Show That Shook the World: Marcel Duchamp and the 1913 Armory Show, …
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Summer Reading Program: Have a Blast At Your Library

By Sheri Sweet on June 06, 2014, at 1:14 p.m.
Saturday, June 21, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net Non-readers and readers ages 4 through 11 are invited to the kick-off party for the Blue Hill Public Library summer reading program on Saturday …
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Poetry Reading at the Blue Hill Library

By Sheri Sweet on May 17, 2014, at 10:29 a.m.
Paul Weiss, Director of the Whole Health Center in Bar Harbor, will read from his new book of poetry, You Hold This, on Thursday May 29th at 7:00 PM at the Blue Hill Public Library. He will also include selections from a forthcoming book, Moonlight Leaning Against an Old Rail …
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Library Plant Sale Saturday May 24th

By Sheri Sweet on May 10, 2014, at 1:19 p.m.
Calling all gardeners! The ever popular Blue Hill Public Library Plant Sale will take place on Saturday May 24th from 8:00 to 11:00 AM on the Library’s front lawn—light rain or shine. (extreme weather date is Sunday May 25th) Kick off the holiday weekend and start the gardening season right …
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Discussion: 60 Years on, Living the Good Life in Maine

By Sheri Sweet on May 03, 2014, at 11:04 a.m.
Bangor Daily News reporter Abigail Curtis will talk about her part in the newspaper’s recent multimedia retrospective, Living the Good Life In Maine about the 60-year-old“Back to the Land Movement,” on Thursday, May 15th at 7:00 PM at the Blue Hill Public Library. The retrospective is a five part series …
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Opera Preview: La Cenerentola

By Sheri Sweet on April 25, 2014, at 1:19 p.m.
Giacomo Rossini’s opera “La Cenerentola” (Cinderella) comes to the Grand in Ellsworth on Saturday, May 10, by live simulcast from the Metropolitan Opera in New York. To help music lovers prepare for this event, the Bagaduce Music Lending Library and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will join together …
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Blue Hill Library Film: Young Frankenstein

By Sheri Sweet on April 25, 2014, at 1:18 p.m.
The Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library Film Series continues on Thursday, May 8th at 7:00 PM with Young Frankenstein (1943), directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle, Madeline Kahn and Terri Garr. The film is a satirical comedy poking fun at the various …
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Workshop: Washi Paper Dolls

By Sheri Sweet on April 25, 2014, at 1:18 p.m.
Deer Isle artist Frederica Marshall will present a workshop on Japanese washi paper dolls for girls and boys age 7 and up on Saturday May 10 at 1:00 PM. The workshop will start with a kamishibai paper theater story about Issun-bōshi “Little One Inch”, a boy who is only one …
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Exhibit: Kokeshi Dolls

By Sheri Sweet on April 19, 2014, at 10:42 a.m.
Deer Isle artist and art instructor Frederica Marshal will display her collection of kokeshi dolls in the Larchwood Case at the Blue Hill Public Library for the months of May and June. Kokeshi dolls are very stylized, cylindrical, no arms or legs and made of wood by hand, originally from …
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Exhibit: Jonathan Fisher: Art, Spirit and Nature

By Sheri Sweet on April 19, 2014, at 10:41 a.m.
The Blue Hill Public Library will host an exhibit: Jonathan Fisher: Art, Spirit and Nature in the Howard Room glass cases at the Blue Hill Library starting in May and going through the end of July. The exhibit is put together by Rick Sawyer, vice-president of the Jonathan Fisher House …
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Teacher Art Month at the Blue Hill Library

By Sheri Sweet on April 19, 2014, at 10:41 a.m.
The Blue Hill Public Library will be hosting Teacher Art Month during the month of May, following the popular Student Art Month in April. Teachers from the Blue Hill Peninsula– both current and retired, art teachers and teachers of other subjects– have been invited to participate by submitting up to …
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Opera Preview: Cosi Fan Tutte

By Sheri Sweet on April 12, 2014, at 11:53 a.m.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera “Cosi Fan Tutte” comes to the Grand in Ellsworth on Saturday, April 26, by live simulcast from the Metropolitan Opera in New York. To help music lovers prepare for this event, the Bagaduce Music Lending Library and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will join …
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Library Arts Series: Found Object Art

By Sheri Sweet on April 12, 2014, at 11:53 a.m.
Blue Hill Public Library’s monthly series of free Art Adventures for adults and interested teens continues on Thursday, April 24th at 7:00 PM with a program—Found Object Art—by Maine sculptor and engineer Wally Warren. A dreamer of resurrection and transformation, he likes using found objects, partly just to keep them …
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Boredom Busters: Fun Physics

By Sheri Sweet on April 12, 2014, at 11:53 a.m.
As part of the Blue Hill Public Library’s “Boredom Busters” activities for school vacation week, on Thursday April 24th at 1:00 PM, Local teacher, Sharon Longley, will present a very exciting program based on the book, Mirette On The Highwire by Emily Arnold McCully (there is no need to pre-read-she …
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Oceanographer/ Author Presentation at the Blue Hill Public Library

By Sheri Sweet on April 04, 2014, at 1:07 p.m.
Maine oceanographer and non-fiction author Mary Cerullo, will do a presentation for all ages at the Blue Hill Public Library on Tuesday, April 15th at 4:00 PM. Her books and life’s work focus on the ocean and she describes herself as a “science interpreter.” Mary will share photographs and anecdotes …
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Blue Hill Public Library Play Reading

By Sheri Sweet on April 04, 2014, at 1:07 p.m.
The public is invited to participate in the Blue Hill Public Library Play Reading Group on Wednesday, April 16th 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 The Second Shepherd’s Play from Wakefield Mystery …
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“STAR” Party at the Blue Hill Public Library

By Sheri Sweet on April 04, 2014, at 1:06 p.m.
The Blue Hill Public Library will host a “STAR” (Sharing Telescopes and Astronomical Resources) Party to introduce the public to a new telescope for the Library to circulate to patrons on Monday, April 21 at 7:00 PM weather permitting. Alternate dates are Wednesday the 23rd or Thursday the 24th in …
 
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