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5/31/2016 - 9:30 AM
Preschool Story Hour with Miss Terry

6/1/2016 - 9:30 AM
Joint Base Cape Cod Neighborhood Story Hour*

6/3/2016 - 9:30 AM
Toddler Hop Skip Read with Miss Gayle*

6/3/2016 - 9:30 AM
Preschool Story Hour with Miss Terry

6/3/2016 - 11:00 AM
Family Hop Skip Read with Miss Gayle*

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  • Teddy Bear Picnic at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library
    Wednesday, June 15th, noon

    Bring your teddy bear, blanket, and a picnic lunch.
    Join us in the Children's Garden for lunch and Big Ryan's Tall Tales.

    Co-sponsored by the Bourne Early Childhood council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.

  • New Library Hours Effective May 17th

    We're excited to announce that beginning Tuesday, May 17th
    the Bourne Library will be open its original hours.

    Hours of operation will be:

    Tuesday         9 to 8
    Wednesday   9 to 8
    Thursday       9 to 8
          Friday            9 to 5:30
         Saturday        9 to 5:30

         Closed Sunday and Monday


    Tuesday, June 14
    6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

    Sign-up and details at the circulation desk.

    Light refreshments served.

    Destress with a relaxing project or make an artful card for Father's Day or Graduation.

    All materials supplied, but feel free to bring your own pencils, markers, etc. if you wish.

  • Author of the Month, Kathryn Knight,

    Tuesday, June 21st - 7:00pm Adult Program Room

    Join us for a Book Talk and Signing by Cape author, Kathryn Knight, who will read from her latest book, Haunted Souls. The novel, set in the village of Barnstable, incorporates "steamy romance, dangerous secrets, spooky suspense
    , and mysterious hauntings".

    Light refreshments will be available as well as books for purchase.

  • Cardboard Box Drive-in Movie @ the JBPL
    Friday, June 17th, 10:00 am
    How does it work??
    • Sign up in the Children's Room / you will be given 1 flat cardboard box per participating child.
    • Take your box/boxes home and transform them into cars.
    • Finished vehicles can be dropped off at the library by Thursday, June 16th, noon - 7:00 pm.
    • Friday, June 17th, 10:00am is Movie Day! We will watch "Zootopia"
    • The library will provide popcorn - please bring your own beverages.

  • Taking great photos and video with your mobile device

    This upcoming program in partnership between Bourne TV and the Jonathan Bourne Public Library is all about learning how to shoot and capture photos and video with your smartphone, tablet, digital camera, etc. like a pro. This 4 week set of classes will be taught by Bourne TV and Brian at the library. Come join us for some handy tips and tricks and most importantly, have fun!

    Class #1 - Tuesday, June 7th:
    Working with your device - Taking a picture 

    Class #2 - Tuesday, June 14th:
    Working with your device - Capturing video

    Class #3 - Tuesday, June 21st:
    Creating a project with your photos and video

    Class #4 - Tuesday, June 28th:
    Sharing your photos and video

    Classes are held from 2:00pm - 4:00pm in the
    Bourne Library Adult Program Room.

    These classes require registration. Space is limited.
    It is recommended that anyone interested sign up for all 4 classes.
    Sign up at the Bourne Library or call us at 508-759-0644.

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