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Brick by Brick Building at the JBPL
Come build with us on Wednesday, March 21st, April 18th and May 16th 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: tjohnson@bournelibrary.org.

Easter Egg Hunt at the JBPL!
 Bring your basket.

Friday, March 30th 10:00am, Library Grounds

Rain or Shine!!

Don't be late - it's over in a flash!

For children age 6 and younger.


Science Saturdays - Bubble Wonders
April 7th, 10:00 am
Lots and lots of bubbles of all types and sizes!
This program is appropriate for children 3 - 6 years old and their parent / caregiver.
Questions?? Please call Terry (508) 759-0644 X106 or
email: tjohnson@bournelibrary.org

This free program is co-sponsored by the Jonathan Bourne Public Library and the Bourne for Children  Council with a grant from the Department of Early Education and Care.

Learn to Become a Responsible Babysitter.
Friday, April 20th, 2018, 9:00 - 4:00 pm
@ the Jonathan Bourne Public Library
19 Sandwich Rd, Bourne MA 02532
Preregistration is required - register online through our Events Calendar

Participants must be 11 years or older.
Come & learn about child safety, first aid & emergencies, feeding & nutrition, stages of child development, discipline and creative ways to entertain, as well as the business of babysitting. Instructed by a 4-H Program Associate.

If you have difficulty with the online registration, contact Terry Johnson by email: tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
Register early - Class size is limited to 15. 
 Fee = $25 make check payable to Barnstable County

Participants should bring a bag lunch, a drink, and snack.

For more information on this or any other Barnstable County 4-H program contact Judy Vollmer at (508)-375-6696 or email:jvollmer@barnstablecounty.org.

Barnstable County 4-H Youth Development Program, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and UMASS Extension offers Equal Opportunity in Programs and Employment. www.capecodextension.org


Come experience the library and reading in a fun and positive manner!
Companion Animal Program will be at the
Jonathan Bourne Public Library.

Peebles Elementary Screen Free Week on Thursday, April 26th, 5:30-7:00pm.
Bournedale Elementary Screen Free Week on Thursday, May 3, 5:30-7:00pm.
Come & read with the dogs. They are great listeners!


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.