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  • Fall Foreign Language Film Series
    Shoplifters (Japan)

    When an impoverished family that uses petty theft to supplement the parents poor wages takes in a seemingly abandoned and abused young girl, their devotion to one another grows even stronger.  Running afoul of the law, however, the family is torn apart as its secrets are revealed.
    Wednesday, October 23, 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)

  • Special Fall Concert
    Friday, November 1, 2019
    7:00 p.m.

    Folk duo made up of Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson who have earned a reputation for quality and authenticity in their songwriting.  Their music has received extensive radio airplay worldwide and appeared on several TV shows, including Portlandia.  They return to the JBPL for the first time in two years for a great evening of music.  Click here for more information about the band.

    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.

  • 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.



If you are experiencing trouble reserving a museum pass online, please call the library at (508)759-0600 X6101 or 6102 during library hours and a staff member will be happy to make the reservation for you.