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  • In observance of Presidents' Day the library will be closed on Monday, February 17th.
  • February Genealogical Programs
    Building Your Family Tree
    A Special Two Part Series on Genealogical Research

    Thursday - February 13th - 2:30 p.m. - General Introduction to Genealogical Methods - Vital records, church records, the Census, overview of immigration, on-line research techniques, developing a record keeping system, and more. Register here.

    Thursday - February 27th, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. - DNA And Genealogy - Defining DNA, uses for different types of DNA, connecting family members through DNA analysis, how to interpret DNA results, and more. Register here.

    Join educators from the Cape Cod Genealogical Society as they lead us in how to find your family history.  Workshops designed not only for beginner researchers but also for those more experienced who are looking for a more systematic approach.  Program is free but registration is required.  You do not have to attend both programs.

  • Pajama Madness Events!
    Wednesday, February 19th @10am to noon
    PJ Dance Party with DJ Ooch@ the Bourne Middle School Gym
    Admission is one pair of new pajamas per person!

    Thursday, February 20th, 1pm
    PJ Story Hour with Big Ryan at the JBPL
    Milk and cookies will be provided!!

    Admission is one pair of new children's pajamas per person.
    Friday, February 21st 10am - noon
    Bowling for PJ's @Ryan Family Amusements
    200 Main St, Buzzards Bay

    Admission is one pair of new children's pajamas per person + $5 per bowler. (Admission includes shoes and bowling.)
    Questions? Please call Terry @(508)759-0600 X6106 or email: tjohnson@bournelibrary.org

  • Black History Month
    Film Showing #2

    Tuesday, February 18th @ 6 PM
    The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

    Free and open to all.

The Jonathan Bourne Public Library will benefit from each bag sold at the East Wareham Stop & Shop throughout the month of February.  The library will recieve $1 for every $2.50 Community Bag sold.  Please support the library, buy a bag (or two or three) and spread the word.  Thank you for supporting the JBPL.  Your library, when you want it and where.