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Jonathan Bourne Public Library
Early Literacy Groups run from
April 3rd through June
9th.
The goal of these groups is to foster an early love of community & learning in familiar settings within the town of  Bourne.

Call or visit the Children's Room
(508) 759-0644 X106 or email:tjohnson@bournelibrary.org

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



 

Just a reminder:
If Bourne Public Schools cancel or delay due to inclement weather, the Children's programs at the library will be canceled for the day.

Brick by Brick Building at the JBPL
Come build with us on Wednesday, April 12th from 6:00 - 7:00 pm and the third Wednesday of each month. 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.

 

After-School Science Club at the
Jonathan Bourne Public Library


Join Hoxie Center Educators for hands-on interactive activities in exploration, experiments, and discovery.

Tuesdays ~ 4-5:30 pm
January 10th & January 24th

February 7th & February 28th
March 7th & March 28th

Registration required and $5.00 materials fee per class.

Call Terry Johnson (508)759-0644 X106 or
email: tjohnson@bournelibrary.org for more information.


These programs are appropriate for kids 6 - 12 years and are presented through a collaboration by the Cape Cod 4-H Cooperative Extension, Hoxie Center and the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.

 

Easter Egg Hunt
Friday, March 25th, 10:00 am - Jonathan Bourne Public Library grounds

Easter Egg Hunt at the JBPL!
 Bring your basket.


Friday, April 14th 10:00am -
Rain or Shine!!

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


 

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.
www.hoopladigital.com


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)


 

Links You Might Like
For fun, games and videos from the folks at Public Broadcasting www.pbskid.org.http://www.bournelibrary.org/jbl/images/sitepics/brain%20building.jpg

Try www.sproutonline.com sponsored by the Children’s Network.

Or visit www.BrainBuildingInProgress.org where fun learning and development happen, provided by the Massachusetts Dept. of Early Education and Care.


Visit www.storylineonline.net for videos of favorite picture books read by entertainers.

http://www.bournelibrary.org/jbl/images/sitepics/mighty%20girl%20logo.jpg
Check out a new Book Club - just for girls at www.amightygirl.com!

International Children's Digital Library

http://www.bournelibrary.org/jbl/images/sitepics/icdllogo.jpgLooking for a children's book in a foreign language?
 
The International Children's Digital Book Library Foundation's mission is to build a digital library of outstanding children's books from around the world and supporting communities of children and adults in exploring and using this literature through innovative technology designed in close partnership with children for children. Click here to enter the Digital Library.

 

Visit www.AHEM.info 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.


 
Summer Reading Lists
Find links to 2016 Summer Reading Lists for Bourne students on our Teen / Young Adults page.
HELPFUL INTERNET LINKS
Visit the Bourne Early Childhood Council  website for information on parenting workshops and activities for the whole family.
 
WORLD BOOK ONLINE is now available to Bourne Library patrons. Have your library card ready to sign in.

Check out databases designed for kids such as Britannica Learning Zone, Tumblebooks, and Kids InfoBits on our Online Resources page.