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10/24/2016 - 9:30 AM
Hop, Skip & Read with Miss Jayne - Toddlers

10/24/2016 - 10:30 AM
Hop, Skip & Read with Miss Jayne - Preschoolers

10/25/2016 - 9:30 AM
Preschool Story Hour with Miss Terry

10/25/2016 - 5:30 PM
Knitters' Book Club

10/26/2016 - 11:00 AM
Canalside Apartments Neighborhood Story Hour

See complete list of events here...

A book return drop box is available in the Buzzards Bay Community Building lobby on 239 Main Street

Find links to the 2016 Summer Reading Lists for Bourne students here.


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  • Jonathan Bourne Public Library
     Registration for Fall Early Literacy Groups starts
    Print a registration form and information sheet.
    Call or visit the Children's Room
    (508) 759-0644 X106 or

    Check the Calendar of Events or Kids/Things To Do page for more information on programs!

  • Friday, October 28th, 10:00 am at the Bourne United Methodist Church, Sandwich Rd.

    The Jonathan Bourne Public Library invites you to join us and the
    Toe Jam Puppet Band for a

    "Toe Jam Halloween Spooktacular"

    Costumes are welcome.
    No food or beverages please!!


  • Brick by Brick Building @ the Library
    Wednesday, November 16th, 6 - 7 pm

    Come build with us on the 3rd Wednesday of each month 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:


    Drop in to the Jonathan Bourne Public Library to explore an assortment of art supplies and materials that will be available to you to express your creativity.
    A Hoxie Center educator
    will be on hand with an optional guided project.

    October 12th
    November 9th
    December 14th
    4:00 - 5:30 pm
    Appropriate for kids 6 - 12 years
    $10 materials fee

    Please call Terry at (508) 759-0644 X 106 or

    This program is provided through a collaboration by the Jonathan Bourne Public Library and the Hoxie Center.


NEW* Flipster - Online Magazines *NEW
New Online Magazines @ your library. 
The JBPL is pleased to announce the addition of Flipster to its online collections.  Flipster provides free online access to the following magazines: Beer Connoisseur, Bicycling, ConsumerReports, MacWorld, People Weekly, Us Magazine and Yoga Journal.  All you need is your Bourne Library Card.  Check these magazines out today.  (Other online magazines still found under Zinio). 

Consumer Reports Online
The Jonathan Bourne Public Library is pleased to offer Consumer Reports Online - Access available from anywhere you are.  Type in your Bourne Library card number and get all the reviews and information you need.  The JBPL - Your Library, when you want it and where.

InstantFlix now available

Get unlimited streaming access to 7,000+ independent films and classic television series.  Available with your Jonathan Bourne Public Library Card. 
(Please note: If you use Zinio through JBPL, your account e-mail and password are the same and you are registered already)

Tumblebooks - eBooks for Children
(Bourne card holders only)
TUMBLEBOOKSTumblebooks are animated e-books for young readers. Database also includes games, puzzles and language skills, and read along stories. 
PLEASE NOTE: You will need a valid Bourne Library Card to Sign in.