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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.

Early Literacy Groups at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library
Spring session April 3 - June 9 (no regular groups 4/14, 4/17 - 4/21, 5/26, or 5/29

Early Literacy group registration is now available. These groups are offered through a collaboration between the Jonathan Bourne Public Library and the Bourne Early Childhood Council. All groups have been created for parent/caregiver & child participation.
 Families will be notified for registered groups during the last week of March.
Download a registration form here.
Questions?? Please contact Terry at (508) 759-0644 X106 or or Maura Dankert at (508) 743-3800 or

Mondays  ~  Hop Skip Read w/ Miss Jayne ~ @ the Bourne Recreation Center. Registration required.

9:15 - 10:00am ~ Toddlers (15 months - 3 years old)
10:15 - 11:15am ~ Preschool (3 years & older)

Tuesdays ~ 9:30 - 10:30am ~ Preschool Story Hour with Miss Terry

This group is for children age 3 and older. Registration required.

Thursdays ~ 9:30 - 10:30 ~ Toddler Play & Learn ~ 15 months to 3 years. This group is drop-in - no registration required.
11:30 - 12:30 ~ Babies & Books Story Time w/ Miss Gina ~ for infants, birth-15 months. Registration required.

~ 9:30 - 10:30am ~ Preschool Story Hour with Miss Terry
This group is for children age 3 and older. Registration is required.

9:30 - 10:30am ~ Toddler Hop, Skip, Read w/ Miss Gayle
For children 15 months to 3 years old. Registration is required.

11:00 -  noon ~ Family Drop-in Hop, Skip, Read w/ Miss Gayle
This active group is for children 15 months to 5 years. No registration required.

Story Hours Beyond the Library
Drop-in Groups April 5 - June 7
Wednesdays ~ 9:30 - 10:30 ~ Joint Base Cape Cod Neighborhood Story Hour*

Wednesdays ~ 11:00 - 12:00 noon ~ Canalside Apartments Neighborhood Story Hour*
These groups are for neighborhood residents, birth to 5 years old, and their parent or caregiver.
No Registration Required!

*These groups are provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.


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