Upcoming Events

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Family Story and Play
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for children from birth to 5 years old and their parent or caregiver.

No registration required.




Thursday, July 24, 2014
Mystery Book Club
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Mystery Book Club usually meets the 4th Thursday of the month. Next meeting - July 24, 2014,  6:45 - 7:45 pm. Next selection: The Professional by Robert Parker. New members always welcome.


Thursday, July 24, 2014
Family night in the Children's Garden
7:00 PM -
Circus Minimus, the one-man circus in a suitcase will entertain. Everyone is welcome!



Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Books Around Bourne
10:00 AM -
Join us in the Children's Garden with the Vermont Puppet Tree, who will perform Leo Lionni's "Swimmy"



Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Building Stories Workshop with Big Ryan
1:00 PM -
In this 2 week program participants will explore crafting and telling their own stories.
Registration is required / space is limited. Participating children must be entering 1st - 5th grade.



Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Concerts on the Lawn - Gerry Johnston
7:00 PM -
Solo jazz and classical guitarist Gerry Johnston returns to the JBPL for the first time in four years performing selections from the Great American Songbook and many classical guitar works. Come enjoy our final concert of the season.   Go to www.gerryjohnston.com for more information about the performer.   A donation to the Bourne Food Pantry is your ticket into the show.  Bring a blanket, bug spray and a picnic dinner to enjoy.  Concert will be held inside should weather dictate.



Thursday, July 31, 2014
Family Story and Play
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for children from birth to 5 years old and their parent or caregiver.

No registration required.




Thursday, July 31, 2014
Cooking 103
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
We'll make Smoothies and Burritos. For Teens/Tweens - 5th grade or older.

Registration required / space is limited.




Thursday, July 31, 2014
Family Night in the Children's Garden
7:00 PM -
Bring a blanket and join Davis Bates & Roger Tincknell for stories and songs for everyone!



Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Books Around Bourne
10:00 AM -
Join us at the National Marine Life Center for story time. All are welcome!



Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Meet the Author - Genie Lee Perron
7:00 PM -
Things I Wish My Mother had Said (or Maybe She Did) - A self-empowering, inspirational and motivational book that is full of good advice for leading a well balanced, joyful life.  Program is free and no registration is required.  Copies of the book will be available for purchase this evening.



Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Kitchen Chemistry with Kim Torres
1:00 PM -
If you'd like to make your own gumdrops, explore different volcano recipes, test diapers, and more...then you'll love Kitchen Chemistry!

Registration is required / space is limited.
Participating children should be entering 2nd - 4th grades.



Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Meet the Author - Joe Hurley
7:00 PM -
Ten Million Steps On Route 6 - Enjoy a trip across the U.S. A. as Joe Hurley discusses his walk across the country.  Ten Million Steps is a fresh look at America and Americans from Cape cod to California.  Program is free and no registration is required.  Copies of the book will be available for purchase this evening.



Thursday, August 07, 2014
Family Story and Play
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for children from birth to 5 years old and their parent or caregiver.

No registration required.




Thursday, August 07, 2014
Game Day
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Game Day! Board games galore!!. For Teens/Tweens - 5th grade or older.

Registration is required / space is limited.




Thursday, August 07, 2014
Family night in the Children's Garden
7:00 PM -
Storyteller Diane Edgecomb will perform "Water Wizards" Everyone is welcome!



Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Ex Libris Book Club
11:00 AM -
Ex Libris Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 11am in the Adult Program Room. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, August 12th. The selection is The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman.



Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Meet the Authors - Jane Merrill and Chris Filstrup
7:00 PM -
I Love Those Earrings: A Popular History From Ancient to Modern- Raid the jewelry boxes of the glamorous, legendary, and everyday chic women alike.  See what earrings they have worn, when, why and how jewelry carries family and cultural heritage with style.  Program is free and no registration is required.  Copies of the book will be available for purchase this evening.



Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Wednesday Readers Book Club
2:00 PM -
Wednesday Readers Book Club meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 2pm. This month the club will be discussing Love, Water, Memory by Jennie Shortridge.  Next meeting - August 20th.


Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Meet the Author - David Ostrowsky
7:00 PM -
Game Over or Game On - What happens to professional athletes once they retire?  This book focuses on the stories of athletes who have leveraged their resources for positive influences in their communities.  Book includes profiles of Mo Vaughn, Shawn Kemp, Tony Amonte and others.  Program is free and no registration is required.  Copies of the book will be available for purchase this evening.



Monday, September 08, 2014
Strategic Path to Employment
10:00 AM -
Learn how to prepare yourself for the job search ahead. There is more to it than just a resume and interview.


Monday, September 15, 2014
Carreer Change
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
If you are looking to change careers or just starting over, this workshop is for you.  Participants must be comfortable using a computer (internet, e-mail, etc) as this is a hands on workshop.  Space is very limited so sign up at the main desk.  Program is funded through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with funds from LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act), a Federal source of library funding provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.



Monday, September 22, 2014
Online Applications
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Many jobs today are found and applied for online.  In this workshop, users will learn where to search and how to handle the online process.  Participants must be comfortable using a computer (internet, e-mail, etc) as this is a hands on workshop.  Space is very limited so sign up at the main desk.  Program is funded through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with funds from LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act), a Federal source of library funding provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.