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1/24/2017 - 9:30 AM
Preschool Story Hour with Miss Terry

1/24/2017 - 2:30 PM
Tech Buddies - Jan through May (Twice a month)

1/24/2017 - 4:00 PM
After-School Science Club at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library

1/25/2017 - 9:30 AM
Joint Base Cape Cod Neighborhood Story Hour

1/25/2017 - 11:00 AM
Canalside Apartments Neighborhood Story Hour

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  • 4-H Babystting Course
    Tuesday, February 21st, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm @ the Jonathan Bourne Public Library

    Learn to Become a Responsible Babysitter.

    Preregistration is Required.
    Participants must be 11 years or older.
    Come learn about first aid, feeding & nutrition, discipline and more.
    Certificates and I.D. cards will be awarded upon successful completion of course.
    To register : Call the Children's Room (508) 759-0644 X106 to register,
    or contact Terry Johnson by email:
    Register early - Class size is limited! Fee = $25
    Participants should bring a bag lunch & a drink. Snack will be provided.


  • Bedtime Stories with Big Ryan

    Thursday, February 2nd, 6:30 pm

    Put on your PJs and join us for stories, cookies & milk!
    Admission per child = 1 pair of new pajamas.

    Call Terry at (508) 759-0644 X106 or email:

  • After-School Science Club at the
    Jonathan Bourne Public Library

    Join Hoxie Center Educators for hands-on interactive activities in exploration, experiments, and discovery.

    Tuesdays ~ 4-5:30 pm
    January 10th & January 24th

    February 7th & February 28th
    March 7th & March 28th

    Registration required and $5.00 materials fee per class.

    Call Terry Johnson (508)759-0644 X106 or
    email: for more information.

    These programs are appropriate for kids 6 - 12 years and are presented through a collaboration by the Cape Cod 4-H Cooperative Extension, Hoxie Center and the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.


  • Tech Buddies is back for 2017!
    Bourne Middle School students will help you learn more about your electronic device and answer any questions you have. There will also be a 5-10 minute Tech Teaser at the beginning of each session highlighting a Tech topic.
    Sessions are held twice a month on Tuesdays
    1/10, 1/24, 2/7, 2/28, 3/14, 3/28, 4/11,
    4/25, 5/9
    and 5/23 from 2:30pm - 3:30pm

    Held at: Bourne Middle School Computer Lab Room 112
    77 Waterhouse Road, Bourne, MA 02532
    Sign up at the Bourne Library or call us at 508-759-0644.


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.

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