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This month in the Britton Gallery

Creatures Under the Heavens, Advent calendar, from the current show, Advent Calendars and Winter Works, by Annie Poole (through December 30)
In the Howard Room Cases

Card by Christopher Raphael, from the current exhibit, from the current show, Mail Art, representing decades of holiday greetings from artists (Through December 31)  
In the Larchwood Children's Cases

Winter 2013  from the current exhibit, Pictures Until Now, by Jasper Rossney (Through December 31)
Ongoing Youth Events
Preschool Storytime for kids up to age 5, Tuesdays 10:30 
Playgroup for Babies and Toddlers up to age 3:
Wednesdays in the Howard Room 10:30 to noon.
Chess Plus Club for ages 7 and up: Fridays, 3:00 to 3:45 PM
LEGO Club for ages 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
Monthly Book sales in the basement "Book Nook": First Saturday of the month, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
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Ice-in on the Bagaduce, oil on canvas, from the current show, Advent Calendars and Winter Works by Annie Poole
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Welcome to our library events newsletter, where we tell you what's going on @ BHPL!  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!
Tuesday, December 22, 2015-- In this issue:
Our Holiday Hours
The Library will be closing at 2:00 PM on Thursday December 24 and will reopen with normal hours on Saturday December 26.hours We wish you and yours very Happy Holidays and invite you to stop by and see us!

59 Donors this week! Thank You.

We are so grateful to those who choose to honor our service to the community by making a donation to our Annual Appeal.donors This week's 59 donors brings our total to $114,000! We are closing in on our year end goal -- "only" $26,000 to go.

If you have not donated this year (or ever!) please consider a gift to the library. Every donation makes the Blue Hill Public Library possible.  If you sign up for Four Seasons Giving by making a monthly donation of $10 or more, you will get a free BHPL tee shirt!

Andrew Abrams & Ann Sterling * G. M. Allen & Son, Inc. * Bill & Lanny Anderson * Anonymous * Pamela Aubuchon-Fields & George Fields * Edward Beach * Mr. & Mrs. Henry P. Becton Jr. * Mr. & Mrs. Jeffery Becton * Riva and Arnold Berleant * Robert Burns & Gary Schiro * Lucia & Peter Gill Case * Henrietta T. Clews * Julia Cluett & Robert Shepley * Ellen & Bruce D. Cummings * Martin & Semena Curlik * Edward & Elizabeth Curran * Suzanne & David Decrow * Margaret deRivera * Nina & William Doak * Sam & Linda Emerson * Sherry Fletcher * Mr. & Mrs. David Giroux * Edward B. Grimball * Fred & Prudy Heilner * Judyth S. Herrick * Daphne & Thomas Hinchcliffe * Ann Humphrey & Aaron Glazer * The Jenkins Family * John Ruger & Dee Knisley * Ronald & Lisa Lesko * William L. MacDowell * Debra & Frank Marsteller * Hugh McCall & Gary Freeman * Erin McCormick * Ms. Christina McHenry * Marcia McKeague & Christopher Austin * FM Global Foundation * Ray Merrill * Ms. Brook E. Minner * Edmund Murray * Duncan & Elinor Neuhauser * Rita O'Brien * Gene & Laura Pellerano * Mr. & Mrs. William A. Pettengill * Reg & Janice Puckett * Vivian Pyle & Anthony Anemone * Chris and Peggy Raphael * Virginia Royster & John Chapin * Jim & Bridget Saltonstall * Lynne Santerre * Jane & Bob Sargent * Mr. & Mrs. James Schatz * Tom Schaub & Jan Beaver * Joe & Ruthann Sitter * Louise Vialle * A. Ward Webster * Mr. & Mrs. Norman Whyte * John and Nancy Wilson
Fun Times at the BHPL Holiday Party
George Stevens Academy "High Five" Jazz Combo party

Magician Norman Ng entertains the crowd with a card trick

Some folks brought their own furniture complete with drink  holders!

Board members Lisa Arhontes-Marshall (L) and Lynn Cheney (R) share a laugh with Friends of the Library Board Chair Leslie Goode.

The gift drive for local children in need was a towering success!
Don't hesitate to call us for more information at 207-374-5515.
We are happy to help!