Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Lap Babies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for babies, birth to walking, and their parent or caregivers.

Registration is required.




Thursday, March 26, 2015
Family Story and Play with Miss Kathy
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This group is for children, birth to 5 years old, and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group - no registration required!



Thursday, March 26, 2015
Mystery Book Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mystery Book Club usually meets the 4th Thursday of the month. This month's meeting will be - March 26th, 2015, 6:45 - 7:45 pm. Next selection: The Kill List by Frederick Forsyth. New members always welcome.


Friday, March 27, 2015
Toddler Stories and Play*
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for children, birth to 3 years old, and their parent or caregiver.

Registration is required.



*This group provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.




Friday, March 27, 2015
Preschool Story Hour
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for children 3 years or older. Children should be able to separate from their parent or caregiver and be able to participate in stories, songs and crafts for this hour class.

Registration required.



Friday, March 27, 2015
Family Hop Skip and Read with Miss Gayle
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This active group is for children, 15 months to 5 years, and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group -- no registration required.



Friday, March 27, 2015
Too Human : The Women of Jazz
7:00 PM -
Too Human presents: The Women of Jazz

Women have historically struggled for acceptance, respect qand recognition when it came to Jazz....but they were there...playing, recording, leading bands, composing, arranging, producing albums, and managing groups.
Come join us as Too Human brings these women out of the shadows. Hear their stories, listen to their music, and celebrate the Women of Jazz.
Program is free and light refreshments will be served.



Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Book Club for Kids
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1st and 2nd graders book club will meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 4 - 5pm.. Participants should read The Empty Pot by Demi for this meeting.


Thursday, April 02, 2015
Lego Club at the library
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The JBPL Drop-in Lego Club for children in grades K-4 will meet on the 1st Thursday of each month from 6:00 - 7:30pm on
February 5th, March 5th, and April 2nd.

Legos supplied by the library, just bring your imagination!



Friday, April 03, 2015
Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the JBPL
10:00 AM -
Join us Friday, April 3rd, 10:00 am sharp! Bring your basket and collect eggs - they do go fast so parents and caregivers are encouraged to be here early to line up. Don't forget your camera for pictures with a "special guest".
For children, age 6 and under - no registration required.


Saturday, April 04, 2015
Science Saturday - Kim Torres - Elements
10:00 AM -
The Jonathan Bourne Public Library welcomes Kim Torres for Science Saturday. This program is appropriate for children in preschool through 2nd grade.
Questions?? Call the Children's Room at 508-759-0644!

Science Saturday is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.



Monday, April 06, 2015
Hop Skip and Read with Miss Gayle - Toddler*
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
This group meets in the gym at the Bourne Community Building in Buzzards Bay for an active story hour! Toddlers should be steady walkers.

Drop-in group no registration is required.


*This group provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.



Monday, April 06, 2015
Family Story & Play - Joint Base Cape Cod
10:00 AM -
First Monday of each month at 10 am resuming April 6th
Residents of the Joint Base Cape Cod are welcome to join us at the Chapel Support Building.This group is for children birth to 5 years old & their parent or caregiver.
Drop-in group - No registration required.



Monday, April 06, 2015
Hop Skip and Read with Miss Gayle - Preschoolers*
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
This group meets in the gym at the Bourne Community Building in Buzzards Bay for an active story hour! Preschoolers must be 3 years or older.

Drop-in group no registration is required.

*This group provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.



Monday, April 06, 2015
Tech Buddies Session 1
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Join us for assistance with your electronic devices such as Laptops, Tablets, and E-Readers with help from Bourne Middle School students!

Held at the Bourne Middle School
77 Waterhouse Road, Bourne, MA 02532

Registration is required, space is limited.
Interested or know someone who would be?
Please contact us @ (508) 759-0644

If you have a Middle School student who's interested in being a Tech Buddy, contact Lynn Weeks at LWeeks@bourneps.org




Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Preschool Story Hour
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
This group is for children 3 years or older. Children should be able to separate from their parent or caregiver and be able to participate in stories, songs and crafts for this hour class.

Drop-in group - no registration required.




Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Teen Tuesdays
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Bourne Middle School students, grade 5 and older, are invited to join us at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library each Tuesday afternoon. Activities include WII games, art and more, homework help and just hanging out with your friends. This week's meeting will include a Book Club meeting for 5th through 8th-graders and the book discussed will be City of Embers by Jean DuPrau.



Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Family Story and Play at Canalside Apartments
10:00 AM -
Residents of Canalside Apartments are invited to join us at the Canalside Community Building. This group is for children from birth to 5 years old and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group - no registration required.


**This group is provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.




Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Book Club for Kids
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3rd and 4th grade book club meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 4 - 5pm. Students will discuss the book December Dog by Ron Roy.



Thursday, April 09, 2015
Lap Babies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for babies, birth to 15 months, and their parent or caregivers.

Drop-in group - no registration is required.




Thursday, April 09, 2015
Toddler Story and Play
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This group is for children, birth to 5 years old, and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group - no registration required!




Friday, April 10, 2015
Preschool Story Hour
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for children 3 years or older. Children should be able to separate from their parent or caregiver and be able to participate in stories, songs and crafts for this hour class.

Drop-in group - no registration required.



Friday, April 10, 2015
Toddler Stories and Play**
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for children, birth to 3 years old, and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group - no registration is required.



**This group provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.




Friday, April 10, 2015
Family Hop Skip and Read**
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This active group is for children, 15 months to 5 years, and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group -- no registration required.


**This group provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.


Friday, April 10, 2015
iPad basics class
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Want to learn the basics on how to use your iPad?

Brian will be offering a session showing you how to use your device to the fullest and answer any questions that you may have. Make sure to have your device username and password handy.

Registration is required. Space is limited.
Please sign up at the library or give us a call @ 508-759-0644



Monday, April 13, 2015
Hop Skip and Read with Miss Gayle - Toddler*
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
This group meets in the gym at the Bourne Community Building in Buzzards Bay for an active story hour! Toddlers should be steady walkers.

Drop-in group no registration is required.


*This group provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.



Monday, April 13, 2015
Hop Skip and Read with Miss Gayle - Preschoolers*
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
This group meets in the gym at the Bourne Community Building in Buzzards Bay for an active story hour! Preschoolers must be 3 years or older.

Drop-in group no registration is required.

*This group provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.



Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Preschool Story Hour
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
This group is for children 3 years or older. Children should be able to separate from their parent or caregiver and be able to participate in stories, songs and crafts for this hour class.

Drop-in group - no registration required.




Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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, April 14th, 2015. The next selection to be discussed is The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian.




Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Teen Tuesdays
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Bourne Middle School students, grade 5 and older, are invited to join us at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library each Tuesday afternoon. Activities include WII games, art and more, homework help and just hanging out with your friends.



Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Family Story and Play at Canalside Apartments
10:00 AM -
Residents of Canalside Apartments are invited to join us at the Canalside Community Building. This group is for children from birth to 5 years old and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group - no registration required.


**This group is provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.




Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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 My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayer.



Thursday, April 16, 2015
Lap Babies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for babies, birth to 15 months, and their parent or caregivers.

Drop-in group - no registration is required.




Thursday, April 16, 2015
Toddler Story and Play
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This group is for children, birth to 5 years old, and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group - no registration required!




Friday, April 17, 2015
Preschool Story Hour
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for children 3 years or older. Children should be able to separate from their parent or caregiver and be able to participate in stories, songs and crafts for this hour class.

Drop-in group - no registration required.