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2/27/2017 - 9:15 AM
Hop Skip Read with Miss Jayne - Toddlers

2/27/2017 - 10:15 AM
Hop Skip Read with Miss Jayne - Preschoolers

2/28/2017 - 9:30 AM
Preschool Story Hour with Miss Terry

2/28/2017 - 2:30 PM
Tech Buddies - Jan through May (Twice a month)

2/28/2017 - 4:00 PM
After-School Science Club at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library

See complete list of events here...

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

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1040 Form
1040 Instructions

1040A Form
1040A Instructions

1040EZ Form
1040EZ Instructions

Tax Return Extension Form

To order forms/instructions to be delivered by mail:
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• 1-800-829-3676


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  • Weekly Drawing for the PJ Drive

    Sponsored by The Friends of the Jonathan Bourne Public Library, we will be holding weekly drawings from February 1st through March 15th to help benefit the Cradles to Crayons Pajama Drive.

    1 pair of pajamas or a $10 donation = 2 raffle tickets

    Help make us #1 for a third year in a row!

    Week #4: A hostess basket perfect for your next dinner party.
  • Pajama Drive Ice Time Raffle

  • Open Art Studio
    Wednesdays, February 8th, March 8th 4:00 - 5:30 pm

    Drop in to the Jonathan Bourne Public Library to explore an assortment of art supplies and materials that will be available to you to express your creativity.
    A Hoxie Center educator
    will be on hand with an optional guided project.

    Appropriate for kids 6 - 12 years
    $10 materials fee

    Please call Terry at (508) 759-0644 X 106 or

    This program is provided through a collaboration by the Jonathan Bourne Public Library and the Hoxie Center.
  • Massachusetts and Federal Tax Forms

    Update 2/16/17: We have received all 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ federal tax forms and instructions. Also available, Mass Resident and Nonresident booklets.

    ☒ Massachusetts Resident
    ☒ Massachusetts Non-Resident
    ☒ 1040 forms
    ☒ 1040A forms
    ☒ 1040EZ forms
    ☒ 1040 instructions
    ☒ 1040A instructions
    ☒ 1040EZ instructions

    The library staff can help you locate forms, instructions, and publications online to print them. However, staff cannot help you prepare or answer questions about your tax return. The most popular forms and instructions are also available on the left hand side of our website to download/print.

    To order federal tax forms/instructions to be delivered by mail:
    Website link
    Form to send by mail
    • 1-800-829-3676

  • The Jonathan Bourne Public Library is partnering with the Boston Bruins and Cradles to Crayons to provide new pajamas for local children in need across the Commonwealth.

    You can make a difference by bringing in new pajama donations to the JBPL Children's Room between February 1st and March 15th!!

  • 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.


  • Pajamas for fines at the JBPL

    From February 1 through March 15 The Jonathan Bourne Public Library will accept pairs of new children's pajamas to forgive fines.

    1 pair of pj's = up to $5.00 in fines
    2 pair of pj's = up to $10.00 in fines (Etc.)
    (Billed or damaged item fees not included.)
    Ask a library staff member for details.


  • Science Saturdays are back!

    February 11, 2017: Mad Mixtures
    March 11, 2017: Space Frontiers
    April 8, 2017: World of Worms

    Science Saturdays will take place at the Bourne Library Adult Program Room from 10:00-11:00am.

    Great for children in Preschool-Grade 2, but all are welcome!

    This free event is cosponsored by the JBPL and the Bourne Early Childhood Council CFCE through a grant from the Dept. of Early Education and Care.


Just a reminder:
If Bourne Public Schools cancel or delay due to inclement weather, the Children's programs at the library will be cancelled for the day.

Business Sponsor of the Month
Falmouth Toyota, Inc.
290 MacArthur Blvd.
Bourne, MA 02532
FAX: 508-759-8504
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