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Mon: 9 - 5
Tues, Wed & Thurs:  9 - 8
Fri & Sat: 9 - 5
Sun: Closed

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Public Fax service is available at the library. Credit or debit card.

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Pay your overdue fines or donate to the library here.  Please note that overdue fines will be cleared from your CLAMS account within 1 to 2 business days. 

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(Replaced the Virtual Catalog)
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OverDrive - eBooks and eAudio

Find links to the 2019 Summer Reading Lists for Bourne students here.

  • Special Fall Concert
    Peking & The Mystics
    Friday, September 20, 2019
    7:00 p.m.

    PATM has toured nationally and internationally (including trips to the Far East and South America).  Their eclectic A cappella repertoire, made up of original arrangements by PATM members themselves, incorporates swing, jazz, doo-wop, and pop music of every decade from the 1890s to the 2000s.  A great evening of song for the entire family. For more information about the group, go to https://pekingandthemystics.com/

    Program is free and no registration is required.  Please note that the library closes at 5:00 p.m. on Fridays.  Doors for the show will open at 6:30 p.m.

  • Building Stories @ the Jonathan Bourne Public Library
    Saturdays, 10 - 11am
    (Dates recently changed)
    September 7th, 21st, 28th, and October 5th
    An interactive Parent/Child (ages 2-6) workshop where families will learn new tips and tricks to make children's literature more exciting and fun! Families will learn how to use voices and puppets, taking stories out of the book and re-telling them in different mediums and much more.
    Attend 1 session or all 4. 

    Registration is required through our Event Calendar.
    For more information contact Terry at (508) 759-0600 X6106 or
           email: tjohnson@bournelibrary.org.


    Saturday, Sept 21st 1:30 - 2:30pm
    Join us as we celebrate the opening of our new play space with bubbles, music & fun!!
    Our new play space was created with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  • Two new genealogy resources available for JBPL card holders
    Fold 3: Library Edition
    Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos and documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.

    Heritage Quest Online
    A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. HeritageQuest Online provides genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s.

    Both resources are accessible from home and will need your library card to connect. Click on one of the pictures above to get started.

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Virus Confirmed in Mosquitoes from Bourne
Click here to learn more

For EEE fact sheet, click here

Read the Draft Final Report for the Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study here

Access and read the Mueller Report Here

BEACON OF SUPPORT - Business Sponsor of the Month

Dr. Timothy Biliouris, M.D.
65 Route 134,  South Dennis, MA
Phone - (508) 394-7113

DOT Examinations ; Occupational Medicine 
Pre-employment Physicals
Police and Fire Physicals ; Urine Drug Screening