Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Heroes Around Bourne
10:00 AM -
Join us at the Bourne Fire Department, in Buzzards Bay for story hour.

No Registration required.



Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Street Hockey Clinic with Boston Bruins Alum, Tommy Songin
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Open to kids ages 6 - 13. Equipment will be provided.

Space is limited and registration is required.




Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Escape the Ordinary - Meet the Authors
7:00 PM -
Our guest on July 7th is Kathleen Kanavos, author of Surviving Cancerland : Intuitive Aspects of Healing.

This book reveals Kathleen's own story of her medical odyssey with cancer that took her and her loved ones on a seemingly endless roller-coaster ride of fear and frustration, hope and healing, and profound spiritual growth.

Program is free and no registration is required. Books will be available for sale and signing on the evening of the program. Call (508) 759-0644 for more information.


Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Story Hour at Canalside Apartments
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Story hour for residents of the Canalside Apartments.



Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Building Stories with Big Ryan, Session 1
1:00 PM -
Open to kids entering grades 1 through 4.

Space is limited  -  Registration is required.



Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Concerts on the Lawn - Cerise and the Charlie Jamieson Trio
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Four piece band including piano, bass, drums and voice performing songs from the great American songbook and their own repertoire of Latin, Blues and Jazz.  Cerise returns to the JBPL with the Charlie Jamieson Trio to blow you away with their music while, at the same time, sooth your soul. A donation to the Bourne Food Pantry is your ticket into the show.  Bring a blanket, bug spray and a picnic dinner and come enjoy some great music.  Concert is held inside the library should the weather not cooperate.



Thursday, July 09, 2015
Drop-in Story and Play
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Drop-in Story and Play for children birth to 5 years and their parent or caregiver.

No registration required.



Thursday, July 09, 2015
Cooking with Miss Kathy
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
For kids entering 5th grade and older. We'll make smoothies and veggie quesadillas.

Space is limited - registration is required.




Thursday, July 09, 2015
Family Night in the Childrens Garden
7:00 PM -
Come enjoy a night of fun with the Toe Jam Puppet Band!

All are welcome. No registration required.



Saturday, July 11, 2015
iPad basics class
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Want to learn the basics on how to use your iPad, Kindle Fire, or Android (Samsung, Nexus, etc.) tablets? You're in luck!

Brian is offering sessions 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 Bourne library or give us a call @ 508-759-0644




Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Heroes Around Bourne
10:00 AM -
Join us in the Children's Garden with officers from the Bourne Police Dept for story hour.

No Registration required.



Tuesday, July 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 selection to be discussed is The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty.


Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Android basics class
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Want to learn the basics on how to use your iPad, Kindle Fire, or Android (Samsung, Nexus, etc.) tablets? You're in luck!

Brian is offering sessions 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 Bourne library or give us a call @ 508-759-0644


Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Escape the Ordinary - Meet the Authors
7:00 PM -
Courage in our Hearts : a Family's Love Story by Alex, Raz, Larry and Charisma Stephen.

Join Alex as he  talks about how this book is a lifesaver, life changer and an incredible love story, painting an unforgettable portrait of what is possible when two people decide to create an awesome life for their child. It is a story of courage, faith and determination. Open it, and take your life to the next level.

Program is free and no registration is required. Books will be available for sale and signing on the evening of the program. Call (508) 759-0644 for more information.


Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Story Hour at Canalside Apartments
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Story hour for residents of the Canalside Apartments.



Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Building Stories with Big Ryan, Session 2
1:00 PM -
Open to kids entering grades 1 through 4.

Space is limited  -  Registration is required.



Wednesday, July 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 Still Life With Breadcrumbs by Anna Quindlen.


Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Concerts on the Lawn - Robert Emmet Dunlap w Kathi Taylor and Laird Boles
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for an evening of Irish and American music with local musicians Bob and Kathi accompanied by Laird Boles on Bass. A donation to the Bourne Food Pantry is your ticket into the show.  Bring a blanket, bug spray and a picnic dinner and come enjoy some great music.  Concert is held inside the library should the weather not cooperate.



Thursday, July 16, 2015
Drop-in Story and Play
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Drop-in Story and Play for children birth to 5 years and their parent or caregiver.

No registration required.



Thursday, July 16, 2015
Bite Into Reading Author Festival at the Bourne Library
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 10 Young Adult authors will be signing their books and talking to fans. Come by for this rare chance to meet so many popular storytellers gathered together at one time. Browse the raffles and giveaways as well! Proceeds from the raffle items will benefit the children's and Young Adult programs at the library.

Authors : Kristine Carlson Asselin, Reade Scott Whinnem, Trisha Leaver, Jen Brooks, Hillary Monahan, Lori Goldstein, Jen Malone, Katie O'Sullivan, K. R. Conway, and Skylar Dorset


For more information, please contact Children's Librarian Terry Johnson.



Thursday, July 16, 2015
Family Night in the Childrens Garden
7:00 PM -
Join us in the Children's Garden for Big Ryan's Tall Tales.

All are welcome. No registration required.



Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Heroes Around Bourne
10:00 AM -
Join us in the Bay State Conference Room at Massachusetts Maritime Academy for story hour with Admiral Gurnon.

No Registration required.



Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Escape the Ordinary - Meet the Authors
7:00 PM -
Our guest on July 21 is Ron Lasko, author of Bloody Monday - January 26, 2009, a novel of corporate greed based on actual events. Refusing to be dishonest, Brian Stone is fired and sets off against the backdrop of the Great Recession of 2009-2011, in an attempt to recover what is rightfully his and to clear his reputation.

Program is free and no registration is required. Books will be available for sale and signing on the evening of the program. Call (508) 759-0644 for more information.


Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Story Hour at Canalside Apartments
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Story hour for residents of the Canalside Apartments.



Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Beach Discoveries with 4-H Coastal Connections
1:00 PM -
For kids 8 years and older.

Space is limited  -  Registration is required.



Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Concerts on the Lawn - Two New Moons
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Returning to the JBPL, Two New Moons will provide a wonderful evening of Native American flute accompanied by acoustic guitar. A donation to the Bourne Food Pantry is your ticket into the show.  Bring a blanket, bug spray and a picnic dinner and come enjoy some great music.  Concert is held inside the library should the weather not cooperate.



Thursday, July 23, 2015
Drop-in Story and Play
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Drop-in Story and Play for children birth to 5 years and their parent or caregiver.

No registration required.



Thursday, July 23, 2015
Tanglewood Marionettes
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Puppet Manipulation with the puppeteers of the Tanglewood Marionettes.

For kids entering 5th grade and older.
Space is limited - registration is required.




Thursday, July 23, 2015
Mystery Book Club
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Mystery Book Club usually meets the 4th Thursday of the month. This month's  meeting will be - July 23rd, 6:45 - 7:45 pm. Next selection: A Wanted Man : a Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child. New members always welcome.



Thursday, July 23, 2015
Family Night in the Childrens Garden
7:00 PM -
The Tanglewood Marionettes will perform The Fairy Circus.

All are welcome. No registration required.



Saturday, July 25, 2015
Kindle Fire basics class
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Want to learn the basics on how to use your iPad, Kindle Fire, or Android (Samsung, Nexus, etc.) tablets? You're in luck!

Brian is offering sessions 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 Bourne library or give us a call @ 508-759-0644


Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Heroes Around Bourne
10:00 AM -
Join the Companion Animal Program in the Children's Garden for story hour.

No Registration required.



Tuesday, July 28, 2015
2nd iPad basics class
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Want to learn the basics on how to use your iPad, Kindle Fire, or Android (Samsung, Nexus, etc.) tablets? You're in luck!

Brian is offering sessions 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 Bourne library or give us a call @ 508-759-0644




Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Knitters Book Club
5:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitters' Book Club will meet Tuesday, July 28th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. The next selection is Elegy for Paula : a Novel by M.A. Dennison. Non-knitters welcome, too!


Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Escape the Ordinary - Meet the Authors
7:00 PM -
This week's author is Kevin Symmons, author of Out of the Storm.

Program is free and no registration is required. Books will be available for sale and signing on the evening of the program. Call (508) 759-0644 for more information.