Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 26, 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, May 26, 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.



Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Knitters Book Club
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitters' Book Club will meet Tuesday, May 26th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. The next selection is A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar by Suzanne Johnson. Non-knitters welcome, too!


Wednesday, May 27, 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.




Thursday, May 28, 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, May 28, 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!




Thursday, May 28, 2015
Mystery Book Club
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Mystery Book Club usually meets the 4th Thursday of the month. Next selection: Drink with the Devil by Jack Higgins. New members always welcome.


Friday, May 29, 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, May 29, 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, May 29, 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.


Monday, June 01, 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, June 01, 2015
Tech Buddies - Internet Basics
2:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Want to learn how to navigate the internet and improve your computing skills?

You need a Tech Buddy!

Our Tech Buddies are here to help! These Bourne Middle School students will help you learn more about the web and how to use it to your benefit.

Session is on Monday, June 1st from 2:30pm-3:30pm

Held at: Bourne Middle School Computer Lab Room 112
77 Waterhouse Road, Bourne, MA 02532

Program requires registration. Space is limited. Please sign up at the library or call @ 508-759-0644


Tuesday, June 02, 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, June 02, 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, June 03, 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, June 03, 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 Stray Dog by Marc Simont. for this meeting.


Thursday, June 04, 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, June 04, 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, June 05, 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, June 05, 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, June 05, 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.


Saturday, June 06, 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.



Tuesday, June 09, 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, June 09, 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 Liar's Diary : a Novel by Patry Francis.


Tuesday, June 09, 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.
At this meeting the book club for grades 5 and up will discuss Old Yeller by Fred Gipson and watch the movie if time permits.



Wednesday, June 10, 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, June 10, 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 books The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton or One and Only Ivan by K. A. Applegate.



Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Gardening is Murder
7:00 PM -
Join writer and blogger Neal Sanders as he discusses his unique and humorous observations on gardening and gardens from the spouses point of view.  Light refreshments will be served.



Thursday, June 11, 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, June 11, 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!




Saturday, June 13, 2015
Free eBook/Audiobook - iPad, Android, and Nook HD/Color
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
iPad/iPhone, Android (Nexus, Samsung, etc.), and Nook HD/Color smartphones and tablets only

Need help downloading free eBooks and Audiobooks from OverDrive and Axis 360 with your library card?

Bring your own eReader, Tablet, or Smartphone and become familiar with using OverDrive and Axis 360 to checkout eBooks and Audiobooks for free. Be sure to bring your CLAMS library card and PIN number to log in.


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





Wednesday, June 17, 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 Mockingbird : a Portrait of Harper Lee by Charles Shields .


Wednesday, June 17, 2015
AtoZdatabase training session
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
AtoZ is the premier job search, reference and mailing list database for libraries. Access available from home or in-library with your Bourne library card.

Search area businesses and get a detailed profile, find persons (relatives, long-lost friends), and search companies for employment opportunities.  Develop free mailing lists and sales leads to help your small business.  There is so much available, try it out today.

Christine from AtoZdatabases will be teaching this session to show you how to help use this database. Feel free to bring a laptop, tablet, or smartphone to try out this database during this session.

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





Thursday, June 18, 2015
Free eBook/Audiobook - Kindle and Kindle Fire
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
*(Kindle E-ink display users will need a Laptop or Smartphone to checkout eBooks from OverDrive more efficiently)

Need help downloading free eBooks and Audiobooks from OverDrive and Axis 360 with your library card?

Bring your own eReader, Tablet, or Smartphone and become familiar with using OverDrive and Axis 360 to checkout eBooks and Audiobooks for free. Be sure to bring your CLAMS library card and PIN number to log in.


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




Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Free eBook/Audiobook - iPad, Android, and Nook HD/Color
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
iPad/iPhone, Android (Nexus, Samsung, etc.), and Nook HD/Color smartphones and tablets only

Need help downloading free eBooks and Audiobooks from OverDrive and Axis 360 with your library card?

Bring your own eReader, Tablet, or Smartphone and become familiar with using OverDrive and Axis 360 to checkout eBooks and Audiobooks for free. Be sure to bring your CLAMS library card and PIN number to log in.


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