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    The Jonathan Bourne Public Library invites you to our annual 
    "Toe Jam Halloween Spooktacular"
    Tuesday, October 31st, 10 am
    at The Bourne United Methodist Church.
    Costumes are welcome - No food or beverages please!!

    Questions? contact Terry Johnson (508) 759-0644 X106 or email:
  • Travel The World Concert - The Harper & The Minstrel
    Historically inspired performances of Medieval, Renaissance and Celtic Music sung and played on a variety of traditional plucked, bowed, hammered and woodwind instruments.  The Harper & The Minstrel specialize in beautiful Ayres and Ballads, but are quite adept at Jigs, Reels and Dances.  Come enjoy an evening of great music at the library.  Click on the picture for more information about the band.
    Friday, November 10th @ 7:00 p.m.
      Please note: Library is closes at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the show. 


  • Tech Buddies is back for 2017-2018!
    In partnership with the Bourne Middle School and the Bourne Public Library, we are offering tech help from our Tech Buddies.
    The Tech Buddies will help you learn more about your device (laptop, tablet, phone, etc.) and answer any questions that you have. All are welcome to attend.
    Sessions are held on Tuesdays
    from 2:30-3:30pm

    November 7th    November 28th   December 12th

    January 9th January 23rd      February 6th
    February 27th March 13th     March 27th
    April 10th April 24th     May 8th
      May 22nd      

    Held at: Bourne Middle School Computer Lab Room 112
    77 Waterhouse Road, Bourne, MA 02532

    Sign up is required.
    Register at the library or call us at 508-759-0644.
  • Backyard Astronomy: Scanning November Skies
    Come see how to use the new library telescope!!!
    Please plan to attend this family friendly PowerPoint presentation to learn how to use the new library telescope to observe objects from your own backyard using a technique called "Star Hopping" and see how easy it is to use.  The new telescope was funded by the Jonathan Bourne Public Library Gift Fund and will be maintained by the by the Aldrich Astronomical Society, Inc. as part of their Library Telescope Aldrich Astronomical Society logoProgram. The telescope will be available for library users to check out and enjoy. Spacey door prizes will be offered for children, along with outside viewing for all, weather permitting.   Program is free and no registration required. 
    Thursday - November 16, 2017
    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Library Program Room

We are so excited that so many people are interested in attending our Fairytale Princess Party on Dec. 28!!
 Tickets will be available on November 1, 2017 @ the library. More details to follow.