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BLUE HILL — The public is invited to participate in the Blue Hill Public Library Play Reading Group on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the library.

The group will meet every third Wednesday of the month until summer.

The play selected for this month is Jules Feiffer’s “Hold Me!”

The group welcomes inexperienced and experienced readers alike.

For more information, contact the library at 374-5515 or Michael Donahue at 374-5248 or [email protected].

Local author Paul Von Till will read from two of his novels — “Greased Lightning” and “The Turgesius Curse” — at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m.

There is no charge, and all are welcome. Books will be available for sale and signing. For more information, call the library at 374-5515.

The library will also be hosting an opera preview event on Friday, Jan. 20, at 1 p.m.

“The Enchanted Island,” an inventive new baroque opera commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera, comes to The Grand in Ellsworth on Saturday, Jan. 21, by live simulcast.

Local opera enthusiast David Porter will summarize the plot, introduce the music and give some ideas of special ways to enjoy the Saturday simulcast.

For more information, call the library at 374-5515.

For more community news, pick up a copy of The Ellsworth American.

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