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7/5/2016 - 10:00 AM
Books Around Bourne

7/5/2016 - 5:30 PM
Knitters' Book Club

7/6/2016 - 9:30 AM
Canalside Neighborhood Story Hour

7/6/2016 - 1:00 PM
Free-style Frisbee

7/6/2016 - 7:00 PM
Concerts On the Lawn - Twangtown Paramours

See complete list of events here...

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A book return drop box is available in the Buzzards Bay Community Building lobby on 239 Main Street

Find links to the 2016 Summer Reading Lists for Bourne students here.


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  • Jonathan Bourne Public Library
    Summer Reading Registration starts

    Tuesday, June 28th
    Call or visit the Children's Room
    (508) 759-0644 X106 or

  • 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

  • Adult Summer Reading Author Talk
    with Tom MacDonald

    Tuesday, July 12th - 7:00pm Adult Program Room

    Join Tom MacDonald, author of “The Revenge of Liam McGrew” and explore Boston’s Underworld with a slightly different kind of detective, Dermot Sparhawk, an Irishman transplanted to Charleston.  “…a cracking good novel” (Michael Palmer)

    Light refreshments will be available.

  • Concerts on the Lawn - Twangtown Paramours
    Wednesday, July 6th, 7:00 - 8:00pm at the JBPL

    Join us as we kick off another great summer concert series.  Twangtown Paramours are an acoustic folk/Americana duo from Nashville, TN.  Their music has been called, "Sophisticated Americana" and is a hybrid of the Nashville and Austin music scenes.  The group is a three time finalist in the prestigious Kerrville New Folk contest and they are winners of the Wildflower contest.  For more info about the band go to  A donation to the Bourne Food Pantry is your ticket into the show.  Bring a lawnchair, bug spray and a picnic to enjoy.  Concert is held inside if weather is not cooperative.

  • The JBPL Online Summer Reading program is here!

    Wandoo Reader is a fun and interactive way to log the books you read during our Summer Program and also complete in various challenges.
    (You will need to complete Challenge #1 to be eligible for random drawings.)

    It only takes a few minutes to sign up!
    Just click on your program (Adult, Teen, or Children's) link below then
    click on “Join here” to register.

    Adult Program

    Teen Program

    Children's Program

    Registration begins on June 28th, and you can continue to record your summer reading progress and complete challenges until August 31st!

    Be sure to share your progress on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter
    with the hashtag #JBPLSummer

    Register, log your reading, complete challenges, and attend programs to win prizes!


Free Fun Fridays begin June 24th. Click on the image for a full schedule of museums and other venues that offer free admission Fridays this summer.

Beacon of Support
Ask how you can become a Beacon of Support for the library. Sponsors needed! Call 508-759-0644 X106.