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   Wednesday, August 20, 2014
2:00 PM
Wednesday Readers Book Club
Event Location: Adult Program Room
Contact:    508-759-0644
Wednesday Readers Book Club meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 2pm. This month the club will be discussing Love, Water, Memory by Jennie Shortridge.  Next meeting - August 20th.


   Wednesday, August 27, 2014
7:00 PM
Meet the Author - David Ostrowsky
Event Location: JBPL Meeting Room
Contact:    508-759-0644 X103
dranney@bournelibrary.org
Game Over or Game On - What happens to professional athletes once they retire?  This book focuses on the stories of athletes who have leveraged their resources for positive influences in their communities.  Book includes profiles of Mo Vaughn, Shawn Kemp, Tony Amonte and others.  Program is free and no registration is required.  Copies of the book will be available for purchase this evening.



   Monday, September 08, 2014
10:00 AM
Strategic Path to Employment
Event Location: JBPL Meeting Room
Contact:    508-759-0644
Learn how to prepare yourself for the job search ahead. There is more to it than just a resume and interview.


   Monday, September 15, 2014
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Carreer Change
Event Location: JBPL Meeting Room
Contact:    508-759-0644
If you are looking to change careers or just starting over, this workshop is for you.  Participants must be comfortable using a computer (internet, e-mail, etc) as this is a hands on workshop.  Space is very limited so sign up at the main desk.  Program is funded through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with funds from LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act), a Federal source of library funding provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.



9:15 AM- 9:45 AM
Hop, Skip and Read with Miss Gayle*
Event Location: Bourne Community Building, Main Street, Buzzards Bay
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
This group meets in the gym of the Bourne community Building for an active story hour. Toddlers should be steady walkers up to 3 years old.

Registration is required!

*Provided through a collaboration between the Bourne Early Childhood Council and the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.



10:00 AM- 10:45 AM
Hop, Skip and Read with Miss Gayle*
Event Location: Bourne Community Building, Main Street, Buzzards Bay
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
This group for preschoolers older than 3 years meets at the Bourne Community Building for an active story hour.

Registration required!

*Provided through a collaboration between the Bourne Early Childhood Council and the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.



   Tuesday, September 16, 2014
1:00 PM- 1:30 PM
Intergenerational Stories and More
Event Location: Bourne Community Building, Main Street, Buzzards Bay
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
This group will meet at the Bourne Community Building with the participation of the Bridging the Years Adult Day Program.

Program appropriate for children 3 years and older and their parent or caregiver.

Registration required.



9:30 AM
Parent Talk with Julie Sacchetti
Event Location: Adult Program Room
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
Parent Talk with Julie Sacchetti
Parenting is full of beautiful moments, laughs and love, but it's not always easy! Come and talk parenting with Julie Tuesdays this season.



9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
Preschool Story Hour
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
This group is for children 3 years or older. Children should be able to separate from their parent or caregiver and be able to participate in stories, songs, and crafts for this hour class.

Registration is required!




   Wednesday, September 17, 2014
6:00 PM- 8:00 PM
eReader training workshop - OverDrive
Event Location: Adult Program Room
Contact: Brian   508-759-0644 x104
bmeneses@bournelibrary.org

Do you need help downloading eBooks and Audiobooks to your eReader, tablet, or smartphone?

Bring your own device(s) and become familiar with using OverDrive to checkout eBooks and Audiobooks for free.

Sign-up is required. Call us at 508-759-0644 and let us know which session(s) you’d like to attend.




10:00 AM
Family Story and Play at Canalside Apartments
Event Location: Canalside Apartments Community Building, 7 Scotch Pine Rd, Buzzards Bay
Contact: Terry Johsnon   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournlibrary.org
Residents of the Canalside Apartments are welcome to join us at the Canalside Community Building.This group is for children birth to 5 years old & their parent or caregiver.

No registration required.



   Thursday, September 18, 2014
1:00 PM- 3:00 PM
eReader training workshop - OverDrive
Event Location: Adult Program Room
Contact: Brian   508-759-0644 x104
bmeneses@bournelibrary.org

Do you need help downloading eBooks and Audiobooks to your eReader, tablet, or smartphone?

Bring your own device(s) and become familiar with using OverDrive to checkout eBooks and Audiobooks for free.

Sign-up is required. Call us at 508-759-0644 and let us know which session(s) you’d like to attend.




11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Family Story and Play with Miss Kathy
Event Location: Adult Program Room
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
This drop-in group is for children birth to 5 years  and their parent or caregiver.

No registration required.



1:00 PM
Family Story and Play at Joint Base Cape Cod
Event Location: Chapel Suppot Building, Joint Base Cape Cod
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
Residents of the Joint Base Cape Cod are welcome to join us at the Chapel Support Building.This group is for children birth to 5 years old & their parent or caregiver. No registration required.


9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
Lap Babies
Event Location: Adult Program Room
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
This group is for babies, birth to walking, and their parent or caregiver.

Registration is required!



   Friday, September 19, 2014
11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Family Hop, Skip and Read with Miss Gayle
Event Location: Adult Program Room
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
This active group is for children 15 months to 5 years and their parent or caregiver.

No registration required.



9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
Toddler Stories and Play *
Event Location: Adult Program Room
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
This group is for children birth to 3 years old and their parent or caregiver.

Registration is required!

*Provided through a collaboration between the Bourne Early Childhood Council and the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.



9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
Preschool Story Hour
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
This group is for children 3 years or older. Children should be able to separate from their parent or caregiver and be able to participate in stories, songs, and crafts for this hour class.

Registration is required!




   Monday, September 22, 2014
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Online Applications
Event Location: JBPL Meeting Room
Contact:    508-759-0644
Many jobs today are found and applied for online.  In this workshop, users will learn where to search and how to handle the online process.  Participants must be comfortable using a computer (internet, e-mail, etc) as this is a hands on workshop.  Space is very limited so sign up at the main desk.  Program is funded through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with funds from LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act), a Federal source of library funding provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.



   Wednesday, September 24, 2014
6:00 PM- 8:00 PM
eReader training workshop - OverDrive
Event Location: Adult Program Room
Contact: Brian   508-759-0644 x104
bmeneses@bournelibrary.org

Do you need help downloading eBooks and Audiobooks to your eReader, tablet, or smartphone?

Bring your own device(s) and become familiar with using OverDrive to checkout eBooks and Audiobooks for free.

Sign-up is required. Call us at 508-759-0644 and let us know which session(s) you’d like to attend.




6:00 PM
Wednesday Evenings Sleepy Time Stories
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
This drop-in group will meet at 6pm the last Wednesday of each month on 9/24, 10/29 and 11/19. Wear your pj's for soothing stories and songs with Miss Kathy.
All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
No registration required.



   Thursday, September 25, 2014
5:30 PM- 7:00 PM
Library Card Night at the JBPL
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Terry johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
Library Card Night at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library
Anyone 5 and older is invited to join us to get a library card. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian with a valid picture ID. Click here to print an application.

Please feel free to stop by the Children's Room with your ID and completed form prior to Library Card Night so your child's card will be ready and waiting. Participating children & their parent/guardian are also invited to read with our special guests, Companion dogs, certified by the Companion Animal Program.

This event is co-sponsored by the JBPL & The Bourne CFCE.




   Saturday, September 27, 2014
10:00 AM
Saturday Stories with Miss Kathy
Event Location: Adult Program Room
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
Meets on the fourth Saturday of each month - 9/27, 10/25, and 11/22 at 10am. This  Family Story and Play is appropriate for children, birth to 5 years old accompanied by a parent / caregiver.



   Saturday, October 25, 2014
10:00 AM
Saturday Stories with Miss Kathy
Event Location: Adult Program Room
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
Meets on the fourth Saturday of each month - 9/27, 10/25, and 11/22 at 10am. This  Family Story and Play is appropriate for children, birth to 5 years old accompanied by a parent / caregiver.



   Wednesday, October 29, 2014
6:00 PM
Wednesday Evenings Sleepy Time Stories
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
This drop-in group will meet at 6pm the last Wednesday of each month on 9/24, 10/29 and 11/19. Wear your pj's for soothing stories and songs with Miss Kathy.
All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
No registration required.



   Wednesday, November 19, 2014
6:00 PM
Wednesday Evenings Sleepy Time Stories
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
This drop-in group will meet at 6pm the last Wednesday of each month on 9/24, 10/29 and 11/19. Wear your pj's for soothing stories and songs with Miss Kathy.
(The library will be closing early on 11/26 for Thanksgiving.)
 All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
No registration required.



   Saturday, November 22, 2014
10:00 AM
Saturday Stories with Miss Kathy
Event Location: Adult Program Room
Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 X106
tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
Meets on the fourth Saturday of each month - 9/27, 10/25, and 11/22 at 10am. This  Family Story and Play is appropriate for children, birth to 5 years old accompanied by a parent / caregiver.