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 Our Winter Early Literacy group registration is now available through our Event Calendar.
The goal of these Early Literacy groups is to foster an early love of community and learning in familiar settings within the town of Bourne. All groups have been created for parent/ caregiver participation. These groups are offered through a collaboration between the Jonathan Bourne Public Library and Bourne for Children.

Our Winter session runs January 7th through March 22nd.  More details on our Events Calendar or "Things to do" page.

Question or help with online registration?? Contact Terry Johnson in the Children's Room  (508)-759-0600 X6106 or email: tjohnson@bournelibrary.org or
Maura Dankert (508) 743-3800 or email: mdankert @bourneps.org.

Brick by Brick Building at the JBPL
Come build with us on Wednesdays, October 3rd, November 7th, and December 5th 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) 759-0600 X6106 or
       email: tjohnson@bournelibrary.org.

Make &Take Holiday Craft
Thursdays, December 6th &13th

These groups are Drop-in ~ no registration required!

Cardboard Box Drive-in Movie
Tuesday, December 11th, 10 am
Use your imagination to decorate your own cardboard box vehicle.
We will view Dr. Suess' The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.

Cars can be dropped off to the library on Monday, Dec. 10th
Registration required through our
Event Calendar.

December 27th, 11 - 12 noon
Bourne Middle School Gym
Join us to celebrate our Boston Bruins Pajama Drive Win!
Children 5 - 13 years old are welcome to participate.
Registration Required through our Event 
Questions?? Please call Terry (508) 759-0600 X6106 or
email: tjohnson@bournelibrary.org



Hoopla is now even better for kids!

Hoopla has introduced a Kids’ Mode feature that instantly weeds out all teen and adult-targeted content to customize the hoopla experience for children. The feature can be turned on in "Settings". App is available for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire. Computer users just have to visit the website to start. Popular series such as Disney, Frozen, Minions, My Little Pony, Batman, Superman, and Angry Birds are available for free with your Bourne Library Card. Limited to 10 titles per calendar month.

Tumblebooks are animated e-books for young readers. Database also includes games, puzzles and language skills, and read along stories.

(You will need a valid Bourne Library Card to use)


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Visit where fun, learning and development happen, provided by the Massachusetts Dept. of Early Education and Care.

For videos of favorite picture books read by entertainers.


Looking for a children's book in another language?

A Mighty Girl book clubs provide girls with tremendous educational, social, and self-esteem-boosting benefits and parent-child book clubs also provide great bonding opportunities. 


For information about homeschooling in Massachusetts.

Since 1999, the number of children who are home schooled nationwide has grown by 75%. This website has all the information you need to get started homeschooling, as well as support and resources for you along the way.