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This month in the Britton Gallery

Mother of the Groom, from the current show, Peruvian Quest,  by Nancy Dewey. (through March 28)
In the Howard Room Cases

Brass Figures from the current exhibit, Miss Pearson Brings the World To Blue Hill (Through March 28)
In the Larchwood Children's Cases

Chinese Dog Vessel, from the current exhibit, Animal Sculptures From Around the World, from the collection of Frederica Marshall (Through April 30)
Ongoing Youth Events
Pre-school Storytime for kids ages 2 to 5: Tuesdays 10:30 to 11:15
Playgroup for Babies and Toddlers up to age 3: in the Howard Room Wednesdays 10:30 to noon.
Reader Dog (sign up for a slot): Every two weeks: Tuesdays, 3:10 to 4:40 PM Saturdays 10:30 to noon
Chess Club for kids 7 and up: Fridays 3:00 to 3:45 PM when school is in session.
LEGO Club for kids 7 to 12:
First Saturday of the month 10:30 AM to noon.
Ongoing Adult Events
Beyond Labels Discussion Group: Mondays, 10:30-12:30 Click here for topics.
Play Reading: 3rd Wednesday of the month, 6:30 PM
Film Series: 2nd Thursday of the month, 7:00 PM
Book sales in the basement "Book Nook": First Saturday of the month, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
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to our direct-to-you library events newsletter!  Unless otherwise noted these events are free and open to everyone. Many of these free events are made possible by generous funding from the  Friends of the Blue Hill Library. If you like what you see, thank a Friend. Or better yet, become one! There are many ways you can help support the Library.

 Events This Week...
  •  Music and Movement and Preschool Playgroup for infants and toddlers TOMORROW! Wednesday March 25 10:30 AM.Events More info here.
Want to Volunteer? Yes you do!

The Friends of the Library are looking for some new volunteers to help with the Book Sales and their monthly newsletter, The Library Page.

Used Book Prep Team: Meet weekly (on-going Monday or Friday mornings)  to help clean and sort donations for the Book Nook and online book sales. Perks include getting a first peek at new-to-us titles. Contact Ellie at

Newsletter Editor: Coordinate the publication of the Friend's monthly newsletter. This is a 4-5 hour/month job for 10 issues (no July or August) each year. Must be organized, and have a knack and technical skills for making a layout work. Patience and a good sense of humor are most helpful. Contact Lisa at for more info.
Please Help Us Fill the Cart!

We're doing pretty well but we'd like to do more! If you haven't yet, please consider bringing some food to donate to the Hancock County Food drive to help out folks who are struggling! foodWith the cold hanging on so long we don't want people to have to choose between heat and food! Suggested items include whole grain pastas, healthy soups, canned vegetables, low sugar cereals, whole grain rice, canned fruits, peanut butter, canned tuna, and canned meats.
Annual Student Art Show Starts Next Week
The Library will be hosting the annual Student Art Show during the month of April.student Schools and homeschoolers from surrounding areas have been invited to participate with the goal of sharing with the community the talent and creativity of local young people -- expressed in watercolors, pen and ink, ceramics, sculpture, collages, yarn and woven items, and much more. Creative energy will abound throughout the entire library, on almost every wall and counter, upstairs and down.  This show is a favorite with the public every year.

Everyone is invited to a reception to celebrate the artists and their teachers on Friday, April 3, from 4:30 to 6:00 PM. Supported by the Friends of the Library, this reception is a good time to view the artwork, meet some of the artists, and enjoy some refreshments.  For more information, please call Pat at 374-5515.
Yoga For Pre-Schoolers
The Library will be offering a 4 session yoga class for children from 3 to 5 years of age on Thursdays April 2nd to 30th, except for the 23rd (which is school vacation) from 9:00 to 10:00 The class, taught by Rebecca Rose Tousignant, introduces children to the practice of yoga through stories, games, songs, and creative movement. The classes are free, thanks to the Friends of the Library. For more information call the Library at 374-5515.
Sixth Annual Stuffed Animal Pet Show
Kids ages 4 to 8 years are invited to groom and dress their favorite stuffed animals, and parade them down to the Library for the sixth annual "Stuffed Animal Pet Show," on Saturday April 4.stuffed The festivities start at 10:30 and will include stories, games, prizes and refreshments.
Registration is required so participants may sign up using the Library's interactive web calendar or by calling the Library at 374-5515.
More From Peruvian Quest
Local photographer Nancy Dewey is showing images of Peru in the Library's Britton Gallery this month.Quest  Peruvian Quest , is a mix of both black and white and color photos that she took on trips to Peru in 1979 and 2013.  It will only be up until the end of the week so make sure to stop by if you haven't seen it yet!
Dancers- Father and Daughters


Inca Wall, Cuzco

Don't hesitate to call us for more information at 207-374-5515.
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