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5/24/2017 - 9:30 AM
Joint Base Cape Cod Neighborhood Story Hour

5/24/2017 - 11:00 AM
Canalside Apartments Neighborhood Story Hour

5/25/2017 - 9:30 AM
Toddler Learn & Play

5/25/2017 - 11:30 AM
Babies & Books Story Time with Miss Gina

5/25/2017 - 6:30 PM
Mystery Book Club

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  • At the Jonathan Bourne Public Library
    Friday, June 9th, noon

    Bring your teddy bear, blanket and a picnic lunch.
    Join us in the Children's Garden for lunch and Big Ryan's Tall Tales.

    This event is co-sponsored by Bourne Early Childhood Council, CFCE, and the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.


  • Brick by Brick Building @ the Library
    Come build with us on Wednesday, May 17th 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:

  • 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
    April 11th & April 25th

    May 9th & May 23rd
    June 6th

    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.


    Intro to TV Production
    Bourne TV and JBPL presents

    ‘How to Make Your Own TV Show’!

    Easy to Learn - No experience necessary. We're excited to team up with BourneTV for a 4 week series of classes next month. A 4 week interactive workshop where you'll learn the basics of TV production and be a guest host on BTV's Classic TV & Classic Movie series
    . By the end of this fun workshop you’ll be a star!

    Class #1 - Tuesday, June 6th:
    Basic Studio Skills & Behind the Scenes Roles
    Class #2 - Tuesday, June 13th:
    Producing & Writing for TV
    Class #3 - Tuesday, June 20th:
    Classic TV & Classic Movie Workshop Part I
    Class #4 - Tuesday, June 27th:
    Classic TV & Classic Movie Workshop Part 2

    Classes are held from 2pm - 4pm at BourneTV in Bourne HS
    Address: 75 Waterhouse Rd. Bourne, MA 02532
    Use the back entrance on Trowbridge Rd. to park.

    These classes require registration. Space is limited.
    It is recommended that anyone interested sign up for all 4 classes.
    Sign up at the Bourne Library or call us at 508-759-0644.


  • Tech Buddies is back for 2017!
    Bourne Middle School students will help you learn more about your electronic device and answer any questions you have. There will also be a 5-10 minute Tech Teaser at the beginning of each session highlighting a Tech topic.
    Sessions are held twice a month on Tuesdays
    Only 1 session left for the school year
    5/23 from 2:30pm - 3:30pm

    Held at: Bourne Middle School Computer Lab Room 112
    77 Waterhouse Road, Bourne, MA 02532
    Sign up at the Bourne Library or call us at 508-759-0644.


  • Friends of the JBPL Annual Book Sale

    Membership Appreciation Day Tuesday, June 20, 3:00 to 7:00 pm
    (for members only).

    Anyone is welcome to renew their membership or
    join the Friends of the JBPL at the door.
    Stock up on books, videos, & music for entertainment as the summer begins!

    Wednesday - Saturday dates are open to the general public
    Wednesday and Thursday, June 21 and 22, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
    Friday, June 23, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
    Saturday, June 24, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

    Book donations in good condition are being accepted now through June 10 at the library during business hours. No encyclopedias or textbooks, please!

    Volunteers are needed now to help sort books and during the book sale week for set up and sales. Please contact Chris Crane at or Tina Prodouz at to volunteer.

    Anyone interested in helping to evaluate vintage books before the sale should contact Chris Crane at (508) 759-5418.
  • Cooking and Gardening With Edible Flowers
    Cooking and Gardening With Edible Flowers
    Thursday, June 15, 2017 @7:00 p.m.

    Join Chef Liz Barbour for a slide show and cooking demonstration of edible flowers.  Take in the varieties of ornamental and edible plants with tips on how to plant your own garden.  Learn how to use every inch of a small garden to maximize its beauty and its bounty using edible flowers as part of an edible landscape.  Enjoy a cooking demonstration of two delicious recipes and sampling featuring fresh edible flowers. 


    Program is free but space is limited.  Sign up at the library service desk or call the library at 508-759-0644 to reserve your spot. 

    This is a repeat of the April class.  Space will fill up quickly.  Sign up today

  • Check out our newest museum passes that are available.
    Toad Hall Classic
    Sports Car Museum

    Pass will take 50% off regular admission for up to 2 adults $4 each and 2 children $2 each.
    288 Scudder Avenue
    Hyannis Port, MA


    Whydah Pirate Museum

    Discounted admission for up to 4 people at $12 per ticket.

    674 MA Route 28
    West Yarmouth, MA