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  • LIBRARY CARD NIGHT at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library
    Thursday, October 12th, 5:30 - 7:00pm

    Anyone age 5 or older is invited to join us to get their library card.
    Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian with a valid picture ID. An application can be downloaded here. Please feel free to stop by the Children's Room with your ID and completed form prior to Library Card Night so your child's card will be made ahead and waiting.
    Participating children and their parent/guardian are also invited to read with our special guests, companion dogs certified by the Companion Animal Program.

    Registration is required. To register for this event go to the Event Calendar at bournelibrary.org. Questions? Call Terry (508)759-0644 X106 or email: tjohnson@bournelibrary.org.

    This event is co-sponsored by the Jonathan Bourne Public Library and the Bourne CFCE.

  • Author of the Month
    Jack Dewitt



    Tuesday, October 3, 7pm, Adult Program Room

    Jonathan Bourne Public Library
    19 Sandwich Rd, Bourne


    Light refreshments; Book Signing
  • Travel The World Concert - North Sea Gas
    Consisting of traditional, contemporary and self-penned material put together in a style all their own, North Sea Gas is one of Scotland's most popular folk bands with great vocals and tremendous three part harmonies.  They have received Gold and Silver Disc awards from the Scottish Music Industry Association and regularly have sold out shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Come enjoy some great music this Columbus Day at the library.  Click on the picture for more information about the band.
    Monday, October 9th @ 3:00 p.m.
    sponsored by Friends of the JBPL Inc.  Please note: Library is closed on Mondays.  Doors will open at 2:30 for the show. 

     




  • CLAMS System Maintenance
    Sept 24th from 5pm - 9pm



    The Classic Catalog/Encore Catalog and 3rd party products such as OverDrive, ComCat, and Axis 360 will be unavailable during this maintenance window.

     
    Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 5 PM (ET).
    This outage is expected to last 2 to 4 hours.
     

  • Fall Festival
    Saturday, September 23rd
    10 am - noon
    Join us in the Children's Garden at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library for a variety of family fun activities, including a concert by Roger Tincknell who will perform Under One Sky, a festive, multicultural and multilingual folk music program of international children's songs, singing games and sing-a-longs from around the world.

    This event is provided through a collaboration by the  Bourne Early Childhood Council and the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.

  • Family Kick-ball at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library
    Saturday, October 7th, 10 am


    Bring the family and play Kick-ball with us (and DJ OOch!!)
    Kids should be 4 years or older and at least one adult per family must play.
    Registration is required & available at bournelibrary.org through the event calendar.


    This event is provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council and the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.


  • Throughout the month of September, all new library card applicants will be entered into a raffle to win a JBPL book bag.

    It only takes a few minutes.
    Apply for your library card today!!



CLAMS System Manintenance - Sept 24th from 5pm - 9pm

The Classic Catalog/Encore Catalog and 3rd party products such as OverDrive, ComCat, and Axis 360 will be unavailable during this maintenance window.
 
Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 5 P.M. Eastern Time.
This outage is expected to last 2 to 4 hours.