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 Our Spring 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 Spring session runs April 1st through June 7th.  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.

Science Saturday @ the Library 

Weather Wonders
June 1st, 10:00 am
This class will blow you away! Learn all about sun, wind, and water. Make and take home your own windsock!!
Questions?? Please call Terry (508) 759-0600 X6106 or
email: tjohnson@bournelibrary.org

Free Fun Family Activities co-sponsored through a collaboration between Bourne For Children & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.


It's a Teddy Bear Picnic
at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library
Friday, June 7th, 12 noon
Bring your teddy bear, blanket and a picnic lunch.

Join us in the Children's Garden for lunch and
Big Ryan's Tall Tales.

This event is co-sponsored by the Jonathan Bourne Public Library and Bourne for Children CFCE with a grant from the Dept of Early Education and Care.

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.