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Digital E-Books and Audio Materials Available
Overdrive - Ebooks and Audio
Massachusetts E-Book Project
Ebooks and Audio
eBook Project Catalog Link
(Bourne card holders only)
Freegal - Music
(Bourne card holders only)
Zinio - Magazines
(Bourne card holders only)
Tumblebooks are animated e-books for young readers. Database also includes games, puzzles and language skills, and read along stories. PLEASE NOTE: You will need a valid Bourne Library Card to Sign in.
OVERDRIVE HELP - Direct assistance from Overdrive 24/7 365
E-Book Help: The following links provide quick help guides for using CLAMS Overdrive. Contact the library if you need further assistance.
NOOK / KOBE
AMAZON KINDLE FIRE
Discover your next great read
Book Clubs at the JBPL
Knitters' Book Club will meet Tuesday, June 23rd from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. The next selection is The Aviator's Wife : a novel by Melanie Benjamin. Non-knitters welcome, too!
Mystery Book Club usually meets the 4th Thursday of the month. Next meeting will be - May 28th, 6:45 - 7:45 pm. Next selection: Drink with the Devil by Jack Higgins. New members always welcome.
Ex Libris Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 11am in the Adult Program Room. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, June 9th. The next selection to be discussed is The Liar's Diary : a Novel by Patry Francis.
Wednesday Readers Book Club meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 2pm. This month the club will be discussing Mockingbird : a Portrait of Harper Lee by Charles Shields .
Next meeting on June 17th.
Copies of all books available at the circulation desk.
New members always welcome.
Library Long Range Plan
Check out the JBPL Long Range Plan here.
Public Fax service is available at the library. Credit or debit payment only.
Gardening Is Murder
Wednesday, June 10 at 7:00 p.m.
Join Neal Sanders (mystery writer and blogger of The Principal Undergardener) as he brings his unique and humorous observations on gardening and gardens from the spouse's point of view. Neal lives and gardens in Medfield, MA with his master gardener wife Betty, and is the author of several books combining intrigue, gardening themes and settings that may sound familiar to many. Program is free and light refreshments will be served.
Click on Neal's book to check out some of his blogs.
Technology programs coming up at the JBPL
All technology events require registration. Sign up at the Bourne Library or call us at 508-759-0644.
*Click on the program title to look at the full flyer.
iPad, Android, and Nook HD/Color:
Saturday, June 13th from 3:00pm-4:30pm and Wednesday, June 24th from 6:00pm-7:30pm
Kindle and Kindle Fire:
Thursday, June 18th from 3:00pm-4:30pm.
Wednesday, June 17th from 6:00pm-7:30pm
1st iPad: Saturday, July 11th from 2:30pm-4:30pm
2nd iPad: Tuesday, July 28th from 2:30pm-4:30pm
Kindle Fire: Saturday, July 25th from 2:30pm-4:30pm
Android (Samsung, Nexus, etc.): Tuesday, July 14th from 2:30pm-4:30pm
Tech Buddies - Internet Basics
Want to learn how to navigate the internet and improve your computing skills?
You need a Tech Buddy!
Our Tech Buddies are here to help! These Bourne Middle School students will help you learn more about the web and how to use it to your benefit.
Session is on Monday, June 1st from 2:30pm-3:30pm
Held at: Bourne Middle School Computer Lab Room 112
77 Waterhouse Road, Bourne, MA 02532
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The Jonathan Bourne Public Library is now on Pinterest! Follow us to get book recommendations, information about library programs, some library humor, and more.
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Wireless Printing now available at the JBPL!
Beacon of Support
New Database - AtoZ Databases
Free: Job search, Business/People profiles, Mailing Lists and more
AtoZ is the premier job search, reference and mailing list database for libraries. Search area businesses and get a detailed profile, find persons (relatives, long-lost friends) and search companies for employment opportunities. Develop free mailing lists and sales leads to help your small business. There is so much available, try it out today.
MUST BE A BOURNE LIBRARY CARD HOLDER TO ACCESS. Access available from home or in-library all with your Bourne library card.
hoopla Now Available
Download videos, audios and music wherever you are.
hoopla Digital is now available to customers with Bourne issued library cards. Download music, video
and audiobooks from wherever you are. hoopla is an online service allowing you to check out these items
for free. Even better, THERE IS NO WAITING for any items. That's right, no holds, no overdue fines, just
quick and instant access to materials you want. There are hoopla apps for iOS and Android devices. Click
on the banner above to begin your hoopla experience today. PLEASE NOTE: There is a 10 item limit a month for downloading per person.
UPDATE 5/13/15: eBooks and Comics are now available on Hoopla!
The app has to be updated to the newest version to take advantage of these new items. Enjoy!
Click here for further instructions on how to download from hoopla.
Teen Tuesdays - 2:30 - 5:00 pm
Program will resume Tuesday, January 13
Bourne Middle School students, grade 5 and older, are invited to join us at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library each Tuesday afternoon. Activities include WII games, art and more, homework help and just hanging out with your friends.
For more information contact Terry Johnson (508)759-0644 X106 or email email@example.com.