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  • Bourne Middle School students will help you learn more about your electronic device (smartphone, tablet, computer, etc.) and answer any questions that you have. All are welcome to attend.

    Sessions are held on Tuesdays from 2:30-3:30pm
    DATES ARE: November 13 November 27 December 11
    January 15 January 29 February 12 February 26
    March 12 March 26 April 9 April 23
    Held at: Bourne Middle School Computer Lab Room 112
    77 Waterhouse Road, Bourne, MA 02532


    Sign up is required. Click Here to Sign Up
    Call Brian at 508-759-0600 ext.6105 if you have any questions.

  • Holiday Book Sale
    at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library
    Friday, November 16th  10AM - 4PM
    Saturday, November 17th  10AM - 4PM

    Christmas Mysteries and Novels
    Holiday Cookbooks
    Christmas Classics for Children of all ages
    Holiday-themed DVD's
    Craft Books for the Holidays
    Audiobooks and CD's all for the Holidays
    Priced to sell at 50 cents to $1.00. Proceeds to benefit JBPL Museum Passes and children's programming.
    Sponsored by the Friends of the Jonathan Bourne Public Library, Inc.

  • To Warm A Winter's Night
    Aine Minogue
    A Celtic Winter Celebration

    Monday, December 10 at 7:00 p.m.
    "And so the shortest day came and the year died and everywhere down the centuries of the snow-white world came people, singing, dancing, to drive the dark away"
    Aine Minogue invites you to join her on a spellbinding journey through ancient Celtic lore.  Mixing music and poetry, this show embodies a contemplative mood and features music tailored to the celebration of Celtic mid-winter traditions.  By turns solemn and joyous, "To Warm a Winter's Night" offers an emotional and evocative musical experience.

    Program is free and no registration is required.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Jonathan Bourne Public Library Inc.

  • A Pleasant Pairing: Tea and Fine Chocolate
    Tuesday, December 4th, 6:30PM

    Kim Larkin presents a fun educational talk highlighting the history and health benefits of tea and dark chocolate. She'll discuss how to brew a perfect cuppa, the tenants of the Tea Ceremony, including samplings of tea infusions, tea-infused food, various chocolates, trivia, fun poetry, antique teapot/lace display, and more.
    Admission is $5.00 and registration is required through our Event Calendar


    Questions? Contact Diane Ranney
    (508) 759-0600 X6103 or email: dranney@bournelibrary.org

     

  • Meet Local Author Cynthia Coffin
    Saturday, November 17th, 10:00 am
     
    Join us at the National Marine Life Center, 120 Main St, Buzzard Bay for a reading of
    Ridley's Tale : a Turtle's Adventure.
    Learn about Kemp Ridley Turtles & make a fun craft.
    Questions?? Please call Terry (508) 759-0600 X6106 or
    email: tjohnson@bournelibrary.org

     
    This program is provided through a collaboration between the National Marine Life Center & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library. 
     

  • A Caring/Sharing Winter Wonderland
    at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library

    Community members and organizations are invited to decorate tabletop-sized Christmas Trees and other seasonal or gift items which will be silent-auctioned to benefit the charity of the creator's choice.
    Trees and other items should be delivered to the library from November 13 - 16 during library hours. Please print out the attached form and bring it with you when you drop off your tree/item.
    Questions? Please call Barbara (508) 743-8333 or Fran (508) 563-7938

    This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Jonathan Bourne Public Library, Inc.