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12/5/2016 - 7:00 PM
Aine Minogue -

12/6/2016 - 10:00 AM
Gingerbread House Decorating at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library

12/6/2016 - 4:00 PM
After-School Science Club at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library

12/7/2016 - 6:00 PM
Brick by Brick Building @ the Library

12/8/2016 - 6:30 AM
Mystery Book Club

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  • Brick by Brick Building @ the Library
    Wednesday, December 7th, 6 - 7 pm

    Come build with us on Wednesday, December 7th from 6:00 - 7:00 pm. Bring your imagination and we will supply the LEGO bricks. This activity is drop-in and for kids 5 years and older.

    Questions?? Call or email Terry at (508) 759-0644 X106 or email:

  • Gingerbread House Decorating at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library
    Tuesday,December 6th @ 10am

    Please bring one bag of any of the following to share with the group:
    Gumdrops, small Mini Marshmallows, Snowcaps, Mini candy canes, Necco Wafers, Pretzel sticks (not rods), M&M's, Chocolate Chips, Marshmallow Christmas Trees, Gummy Bears, or Hershey Miniatures.

    To register please call (508) 759-0644 X106 or email

    Look for more Christmas events on the Kids Page!


  • A Caring Christmas Wonderland at the
    Jonathan Bourne Public Library

    Community members and organizations are invited to decorate tabletop-sized Christmas Trees or other seasonal items which will be silent-auctioned to benefit the charity of the creators' choosing.
    Trees and other items should be delivered to the library
    November 8th - 30th from 2 - 6pm.
    Please complete the attached form and bring it with you when you drop off your tree / item.
    idding ends @5pm on Saturday, December 10th.

    Questions?? Please call

    Barbara Berler (508) 743-8333
    Fran Bogden (508) 563-7938
    Bobbie Dwyer (508) 743-5448

    This program is sponsored by the Friends of the JBPL.

  • After-School Science Club at the
    Jonathan Bourne Public Library

    Join Hoxie Center Educators for hands-on interactive activities in exploration, experiments, and discovery.

    Tuesdays ~ 4-5:30 pm
    December 6th & December 20th
    January 10th & January 24th

    February 7th & February 28th
    March 7th & March 27th

    Registration required and $5.00 materials fee per class.

    Call Terry Johnson (508)759-0644 X106 or
    email: for more information.

    These programs are appropriate for kids 6 - 12 years and are presented through a collaboration by the Cape Cod 4-H Cooperative Extension, Hoxie Center and the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.


  • Make & Take Holiday Crafts
    Thursday, Dec. 8th and Tuesday, Dec. 13th, 10-11:00am

     No registration is required.


    A Celtic Winter Celebration
    Aine Minogue invites you to join her on a spellbinding journey through ancient Celtic lore.  Mixing music and poetry, this show embodies a contemplative mood and features music tailored to the celebration of Celtic mid-winter traditions.  By turns solemn and joyous, "To Warm a Winter's Night" offers an emotional and evocative musical experience.

    Monday, December 5th at 7:00 p.m.
    Bourne Library Meeting Room
    Admission is free and light refreshments will be served.

    Sponsored by Friends of JBPL Inc.


Business Sponsor of the Month
Falmouth Toyota, Inc.
290 MacArthur Blvd.
Bourne, MA 02532
FAX: 508-759-8504
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NEW* Flipster - Online Magazines *NEW
New Online Magazines @ your library. 
The JBPL is pleased to announce the addition of Flipster to its online collections.  Flipster provides free online access to the following magazines: Beer Connoisseur, Bicycling, ConsumerReports, MacWorld, People Weekly, Us Magazine and Yoga Journal.  All you need is your Bourne Library Card.  Check these magazines out today.  (Other online magazines still found under Zinio). 

Consumer Reports Online
The Jonathan Bourne Public Library is pleased to offer Consumer Reports Online - Access available from anywhere you are.  Type in your Bourne Library card number and get all the reviews and information you need.  The JBPL - Your Library, when you want it and where.

InstantFlix now available

Get unlimited streaming access to 7,000+ independent films and classic television series.  Available with your Jonathan Bourne Public Library Card. 
(Please note: If you use Zinio through JBPL, your account e-mail and password are the same and you are registered already)

Tumblebooks - eBooks for Children
(Bourne card holders only)
TUMBLEBOOKSTumblebooks are animated e-books for young readers. Database also includes games, puzzles and language skills, and read along stories. 
PLEASE NOTE: You will need a valid Bourne Library Card to Sign in.