Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Preschool Story Hour
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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.

Drop-in group - no registration required.




Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Teen Tuesdays
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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.



Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Knitters Book Club
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitters' Book Club will meet Tuesday, April 28th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. The next selection is The Glass Kitchen : a novel of sisters by Linda Francis Lee. Non-knitters welcome, too!


Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Family Story and Play at Canalside Apartments
10:00 AM -
Residents of Canalside Apartments are invited to join us at the Canalside Community Building. This group is for children from birth to 5 years old and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group - no registration required.


**This group is provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.




Thursday, April 30, 2015
Lap Babies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for babies, birth to 15 months, and their parent or caregivers.

Drop-in group - no registration is required.




Thursday, April 30, 2015
Toddler Story and Play
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This group is for children, birth to 5 years old, and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group - no registration required!




Friday, May 01, 2015
Preschool Story Hour
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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.

Drop-in group - no registration required.



Friday, May 01, 2015
Toddler Stories and Play**
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for children, birth to 3 years old, and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group - no registration is required.



**This group provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.




Friday, May 01, 2015
Family Hop Skip and Read**
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This active group is for children, 15 months to 5 years, and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group -- no registration required.


**This group provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.


Friday, May 01, 2015
2nd iPad basics class
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Want to learn the basics on how to use your iPad?

Brian will be offering a session showing you how to use your device to the fullest and answer any questions that you may have. Make sure to have your device username and password handy.

Registration is required. Space is limited.
Please sign up at the library or give us a call @ 508-759-0644



Saturday, May 02, 2015
Science Saturday - Kim Torres - Elements
10:00 AM -
The Jonathan Bourne Public Library welcomes Kim Torres for Science Saturday. This program is appropriate for children in preschool through 2nd grade.
Questions?? Call the Children's Room at 508-759-0644!

Science Saturday is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.



Monday, May 04, 2015
Hop Skip and Read with Miss Gayle - Toddler*
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
This group meets in the gym at the Bourne Community Building in Buzzards Bay for an active story hour! Toddlers should be steady walkers.

Drop-in group no registration is required.


*This group provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.



Monday, May 04, 2015
Hop Skip and Read with Miss Gayle - Preschoolers*
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
This group meets in the gym at the Bourne Community Building in Buzzards Bay for an active story hour! Preschoolers must be 3 years or older.

Drop-in group no registration is required.

*This group provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.



Monday, May 04, 2015
Family Story & Play - Joint Base Cape Cod
10:00 AM -
First Monday of each month at 10 am resuming April 6th
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.
Drop-in group - No registration required.



Monday, May 04, 2015
Tech Buddies Session 2
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Join us for assistance with your electronic devices such as Laptops, Tablets, and E-Readers with help from Bourne Middle School students!

Held at the Bourne Middle School
77 Waterhouse Road, Bourne, MA 02532

Registration is required, space is limited.
Interested or know someone who would be?
Please contact us @ (508) 759-0644

If you have a Middle School student who's interested in being a Tech Buddy, contact Lynn Weeks at LWeeks@bourneps.org




Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Preschool Story Hour
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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.

Drop-in group - no registration required.




Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Teen Tuesdays
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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.



Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Family Story and Play at Canalside Apartments
10:00 AM -
Residents of Canalside Apartments are invited to join us at the Canalside Community Building. This group is for children from birth to 5 years old and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group - no registration required.


**This group is provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.




Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Book Club for Kids
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1st and 2nd graders book club will meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 4 - 5pm.. Participants should read Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen Levine and Kadir Nelson for this meeting.


Thursday, May 07, 2015
Lap Babies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for babies, birth to 15 months, and their parent or caregivers.

Drop-in group - no registration is required.




Thursday, May 07, 2015
Toddler Story and Play
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This group is for children, birth to 5 years old, and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group - no registration required!




Friday, May 08, 2015
Preschool Story Hour
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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.

Drop-in group - no registration required.



Friday, May 08, 2015
Toddler Stories and Play**
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for children, birth to 3 years old, and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group - no registration is required.



**This group provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.




Friday, May 08, 2015
Family Hop Skip and Read**
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This active group is for children, 15 months to 5 years, and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group -- no registration required.


**This group provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.


Monday, May 11, 2015
Hop Skip and Read with Miss Gayle - Toddler*
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
This group meets in the gym at the Bourne Community Building in Buzzards Bay for an active story hour! Toddlers should be steady walkers.

Drop-in group no registration is required.


*This group provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.



Monday, May 11, 2015
Hop Skip and Read with Miss Gayle - Preschoolers*
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
This group meets in the gym at the Bourne Community Building in Buzzards Bay for an active story hour! Preschoolers must be 3 years or older.

Drop-in group no registration is required.

*This group provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.



Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Preschool Story Hour
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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.

Drop-in group - no registration required.




Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Teen Tuesdays
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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.
At this meeting the book club for grades 5 and up will discuss City of Ember by Jean DuPrau and see the movie based on the book if time permits.



Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Family Story and Play at Canalside Apartments
10:00 AM -
Residents of Canalside Apartments are invited to join us at the Canalside Community Building. This group is for children from birth to 5 years old and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group - no registration required.


**This group is provided through a collaboration by the Bourne Early Childhood Council & the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.




Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Book Club for Kids
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3rd and 4th grade book club meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 4 - 5pm. Students will discuss the book Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater.



Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Book Club for Kids
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3rd and 4th grade book club meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 4 - 5pm. Students will discuss the books The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton or One and Only Ivan by K. A. Applegate.



Thursday, May 14, 2015
Lap Babies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group is for babies, birth to 15 months, and their parent or caregivers.

Drop-in group - no registration is required.




Thursday, May 14, 2015
Toddler Story and Play
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This group is for children, birth to 5 years old, and their parent or caregiver.

Drop-in group - no registration required!




Thursday, May 14, 2015
Romance of the Rose Courtship Tea
7:00 PM -
Join Donna and Ron Lasko for a courtship tea on Thursday, May 14th.

The Laskos will present a program entitled "The Romance of the Rose" giving the history and evolution of the world's oldest known favorite flower.

Tickets are $10.00 per person and must be purchased in advance - available at the library circulation desk.



Friday, May 15, 2015
Preschool Story Hour
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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.

Drop-in group - no registration required.