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Update (1/09/18):
The box return drop box at the Community Center will be inaccessible while the building is closed.

The 11th Annual PJ Drive is starting back up on Feb. 1st.


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  • Massachusetts and Federal Tax Forms
    Update 1/19/18: We have received Mass Resident and Nonresident booklets. We are still waiting for 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ federal tax forms and instructions to arrive.
    Massachusetts Booklets
    ☒ Massachusetts Resident 
    ☒ Massachusetts Non-Resident

    Federal Forms
    ☐ 1040   ☐ 1040A   ☐ 1040EZ

    Federal Instructions
    ☐ 1040   ☐ 1040A   ☐ 1040EZ

    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


  • Tech Buddies is back for 2018!
    In partnership with the Bourne Middle School and the Bourne Public Library, we are offering tech help from our Tech Buddies.
    The Tech Buddies will help you learn more about your device (laptop, tablet, phone, etc.) and answer any questions that you have. All are welcome to attend.
    Sessions are held on Tuesdays
    from 2:30-3:30pm

    2018 Dates
          January 23rd     February 6th      February 27th
          March 13th     March 27th     April 10th
          April 24th May 8th     May 22nd

    Held at: Bourne Middle School Computer Lab Room 112
    77 Waterhouse Road, Bourne, MA 02532

    Sign up is required.
    Register at the library or call us at 508-759-0644.

  • Going away for the holidays? Take the library with you.
    Our digital library resources are available
    to Bourne library card holders 24/7.

          Magazines                                Movies, TV, and Music

    Flipster and RBDigital                              Freegal Music, Hoopla,
        (Formerly Zinio)                                          and Instantflix

     eBooks and eAudio                                  For Kids

    OverDrive and Axis 360                                 TumbleBooks, OverDrive,
                                                                     and Hoopla (Kids Mode)

    All of the resources listed above have free apps you can download for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire devices except for InstantFlix (Must be accessed on a web browser). For further assistance on how to setup these apps, check out our FAQs page.

  • Check out our new Playaway Locks
    Playaway Lock is the first ever pre-loaded E-reader exclusively created for Public libraries.

    Each Lock contains 4-5 titles and can be checked out for 2 weeks.
    We have multiple Playaway Locks available with different titles.