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  • Library Escape Rooms - July 20th and August 10th

  • Star Wars Symposium
    Saturday, July 29th, 2pm


    Join us for Star Wars history & trivia, show & tell, name that character, and much, much more.

    Please come in costume if you wish!

    Contact Terry Johnson in the Children's Room  (508)-759-0644 X106 or email:

  • Meet the Author and More!
    Paul Clerici ~ A History of the Falmouth Road Race
    Tuesday, July 25th, 7:00pm, JBPL Adult Program Room

    Author Paul Clerici not only writes about his subject, he takes part in it! Hear firsthand about the origins of, the mishaps and the stunning victories in a local race that started with 98 runners in 1973 and grew exponentially to over several thousand runners in 2016.   

    Join authors and filmmakers, tapestry artists and more for the Tuesday evening free programs in the Program Room. 
    Light refreshments will be served. 
    Every week features a “Build a Better World” door prize. 
    All July and August programs at 7pm.
  • Concerts On the Lawn - Swing Fever Trio
    This dynamic trio will get your toes tapping as they apply their distinctive jazz styling to the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, Frank Sinatra and much more...and don't forget about Elvis! It's a joyous sampling of the best of American popular music of the 30s, 40s and 50s.  For more information about the performer, click on their image above. 
    It's a great evening of music and fun for everyone.  A donation to the Bourne Food Pantry is your ticket into the show.  Bring a blanket, bug spray and picnic snack to enjoy.  Concert held inside in the event of bad weather.

    Wednesday, July 26th 7:00 p.m.
    JBPL Memorial Garden


  • Jungle Encounters - Wildcats and Conservation
    Wednesday, July 26th, 1pm

    Learn how small wild cats survive in the wild and the challenges they face.

    This live animal show is appropriate for children 6 years and older. NO EXCEPTIONS!
    Questions?? Contact Terry Johnson (508) 759-0644 X106 or


  • Tanglewood Marionettes visit the JBPL
    Thursday, July 27th

    2pm ~ Puppet Manipulation Worshop for kids 8 years and older.
    Registration Required!
    7pm ~ Family Night in the Children's Garden
    They will perform Sleeping Beauty.
    Bring a blanket ~ Everyone invited.