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  • Thursday, November 14th, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Anyone age 5 or older is invited to join us to get their library card.
    Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian with a valid picture ID. An application can be downloaded here. Please feel free to stop by the Children's Room with your ID and completed form prior to Library Card Night so your child's card will be made ahead and waiting.


    The Companion Animal Program will be our special visitors, come and read to the dogs ~ they are great listeners!!

    Registration is required. To register for this event go to the Events Calendar at bournelibrary.org

  • Fall Foreign Language Film Series
    The Salesman (Iran)
    After their flat becomes damaged, Emad and Rana, a young couple living in Tehran, must move to another apartment.  Once relocated, a sudden eruption of violence linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes their lives, creating a simmering tension between husband and wife.
    Thursday, November 21, 2019
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    Jonathan Bourne Public Library 

    This event is free and no registration required. 
    Collection for the Bourne Food Pantry

    Sponsored by the Jonathan Bourne Public Library and Bourne Neighbors & Newcomers (BNN)

  • A'ine Minogue
    Monday, December 9th
    7:00 p.m.

    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 expeirence.  Click here for more information about the artist.

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

  • A Caring/Sharing Winter Wonderland
    at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library

    Community members and organizations are able to decorate the library with tabletop-sized Christmas Trees and other seasonal items which will be silent-auctioned to benefit the charity of the creator's choice.
    The auction will end at 5:00pm on Friday, December 13th and items will be awarded to the highest bidders.
     Donations may be dropped off at the library beginning Thursday, November 21st. 
    In order to accomodate all donation displays, only 3 items per person or organization will be accepted.
      Entry forms will be available at the library circulation desk.
    This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Jonathan Bourne Public Library, Inc.