Jonathan Bourne Public Library

Bourne, MA

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Tuesday July 24, 2018
   10:00 AM Rock Around Bourne  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Join us at the

Army Corps. of Engineers Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center

for stories & activities by the canal.

   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Libraries Rock! Beach Theme Canvas Workshop  
    Contact: Diane Ranney   15087590644   dranney@bournelibrary.org
   

 

Make your summer rock with a unique piece of artwork for your cottage walls!  Artist Sharon Kantzer leads the workshop. Registration required.  $20 materials fee.

                                


Wednesday July 25, 2018
   1:00 PM It's Elementary! Just for kids 1st - 4th grade!  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Paint Party!!

Kreativ Paint Parties will guide kids in creating a

Pete the Cat themed canvas.

Kindergarteners are also welcome at this event.

There is a $10 co-pay per participant due the day of the event & 

Registration is required.

 

   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Concerts On The Lawn - Denya Levine & Julie Charland  
   

This duo preforms ancient and contemporary Irish songs, new and classic country favorites, sea shanties and lively jigs and reels, with a pinch of poetry and comedy.  They play guitar, fiddle, Irish drum, and ukeleles.  Their vocal harmonies on sea shanties and folk songs sparkle and inspire.  They have a zest for life that is contagious!

Donation to the Bourne Food Pantry is your ticket into the show.  Concert is held inside if weather is uncooperative.

For more information about the performers, go to www.denya.us/bands.html


Thursday July 26, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-in Family Stories & Play  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, play & crafts.

Appropriate for kids 1-6 years old with a parent or caregiver.

   1:00 PM Tween/Teen Zone  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Card Making w/Kate

Learn techniques to create your own greeting cards for friends and family.

There is a $5 co-pay per participant, due at the time of class.

This group is for kids in 5th -12th grade.

Registration is required.

   5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Knitters Book Club  
    Contact: Diane Ranney   5087590644   d
   

Knitters' Book Club  will meet next on Thursday, July 26th from 5:30 - 7:30pm. The next selection is Still Life by Louise Penny. Non-knitters welcome too.

   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Mystery Book Club  
    Contact:    5087590644   
   

Mystery Book Club usually meets the 4th Thursday of the month. Next meeting will be on Thursday, July 26th from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Members will be reading Down Among the Dead Men by Peter Lovesey. New members always welcome.

   7:00 PM Family Fun on the Lawn  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Bring a blanket and join us in the Children's Garden

for songs & stories with Davis Bates & Roger Tincknell.


Tuesday July 31, 2018
   10:00 AM Rock Around Bourne  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Join us at the

National Marine Life Center 

for sea themed stories & activities.

   7:00 PM Libraries Rock! Author/Speaker Series  
    Contact: Diane Ranney   (508) 759-0644 X103   dranney@bournelibrary.org
   
Multi-media Presentation
"Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail" with Sam Ducharme

Sam rocks with his rendering of how he traversed the Appalachian Trail, not once, but many times!

No registration required. Questions? (508) 759-0644 or dranney@bournelibrary.org
2018 Adult Summer Reading Program @the Jonathan Bourne Public Library
Thanks to the Friends of the Jonathan Bourne Public Library, Inc. for funding.

Wednesday August 1, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Coastal Explorer Visit  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Drop by the library and check out the Coastal Explorer!

This unique 31 foot educational vehicle is equipped with

hands-on marine science displays, activities, computers, and aquariums.

   1:00 PM It's Elementary! Just for kids 1st - 4th grade!  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Building Stories with Big Ryan

Come and explore the world of crafting your own stories!

Different skills will be taught at each session, attend 1, 2, or all 3.

1st & 2nd graders need to be accompanied by a parent.

Registration is required.

   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Concerts On The Lawn - Andy & Judy Daigle  
   

As conteporary folk singer/songwriters, Andy & Judy Daigle have been able to explore many different genres and facets of folk music.  Their original music is inspired by the expriences and wisdoms they have gained through everyday living.  Some of their songs have their genesis in historical events where they bring to light a significant time or place.  The selection of music that they cover ranges from "old-timey" traditional songs right through the tunes by folk music stalwarts.  Donation to the Bourne Food Pantry is your ticket into the show.  Concert is held inside if weather is uncooperative.

For more information about the performers, go to www.andyjudysing.com  


Thursday August 2, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-in Family Stories & Play  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, play & crafts.

Appropriate for kids 1-6 years old with a parent or caregiver.

   1:00 PM Tween/Teen Zone  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Games Galore ~ Board Games

Hang out with friends and play board games

some classic, some new.

This group is for kids in 5th -12th grade.

Registration is required.

   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Beach Buddy Book Club  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Beach Buddy Book Club

Register here, you will receive an e-mail with the free links to download these ebook titles.

Undertow  ~  by K.R Conway

Any Way You Slice It  ~  by Kristine Carlson Asselin

Descent  ~  by Katie O'Sullivan

Divine Fall  ~   by Kathryn Knight

Read them with your "Buddy" (friends, parent, etc)

All books are listed as "YA" ideal for tweens, teens, and adults.

Meet the Authors in person on August 2nd, 6-7:30pm.

   7:00 PM Family Fun on the Lawn  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Bring a blanket and join us in the Children's Garden

for interactive stories with Diane Edgecomb.


Tuesday August 7, 2018
   10:00 AM Rock Around Bourne  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Join us at 

Tumble Time Gymnastics for an active story hour with friends.

   7:00 PM Libraris Rock ! Author/Speaker Series  
    Contact: Diane Ranney   (508)759-0644 X103   dranney@bournelibrary.org
   

" A History of the 1950's and 60's Through Popular Song"

with Marc Black

Relive (or experience for the first time!) the music that made America.

2018 Adult Summer Reading Program @ the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.
Thanks to the Friends of the Jonathan Bourne Public Library, Inc. for funding.
 


Wednesday August 8, 2018
   1:00 PM It's Elementary! Just for kids 1st - 4th grade!  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Building Stories with Big Ryan

Come and explore the world of crafting your own stories!

Different skills will be taught at each session, attend 1, 2, or all 3.

1st & 2nd graders need to be accompanied by a parent.

Registration is required.

   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Concerts On The Lawn - The skiffs  
   

The Skiffs are a high energy trio consisting of Sean Brennan, Bob Dunlap and Kathi Taylor that play a "Celtic Americana Stew of Roots, Rock, Blues and Greens". The band's creative interpretation of original and classic songs, driving rhythms, outstanding solos, infectious beats and three-part harmonies, combine to create a big sound and soulful performance, whether delivering a sensitive ballad or rocking the house. Come enjoy some great music as the Skiffs close out our summer concert series.  Donation to the Bourne Food Pantry is your ticket into the show.  Concert is held inside if weather is uncooperative.

For more information about the performers, go to www.robertemmetdunlap.com


Thursday August 9, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-in Family Stories & Play  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, play & crafts.

Appropriate for kids 1-6 years old with a parent or caregiver.

   1:00 PM Tween/Teen Zone  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Karaoke Coding w/the Rhode Island Computer Museum

In this workshop, kids will be introduced to coding concepts and basic sound design using simple programs to record/modify their voices and design a beat box.

This group is for kids in 5th -12th grade.

Registration is required.

   7:00 PM Family Fun on the Lawn  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Bring a blanket and join us in the Children's Garden

& meet some awesome animals with Creature Teachers.


Wednesday August 15, 2018
   1:00 PM It's Elementary! Just for kids 1st - 4th grade!  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   1(508)759-0644x106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Building Stories with Big Ryan

Come and explore the world of crafting your own stories!

Different skills will be taught at each session, attend 1, 2, or all 3.

1st & 2nd graders need to be accompanied by a parent.

Registration is required.

   2:00 PM Wednesday Readers' Book Club  
    Contact:    (508)759-0644   
   

Wednesday Readers Book Club meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 2pm. Next meeting will be on Wednesday, August 15th. Members will be reading The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje. New members always welcome.


Thursday August 16, 2018
   6:30 PM Libraries Rock! Author Series  
    Contact: Diane Ranney   (508)759-0644   dranney@bournelibrary.org
   

Rescheduled!

All in My Head : How a Hypochondriac Beat Brain Cancer with Author Marie Fricker

Marvel as the author relates how she used laughter and love to overcome brain cancer.

No registration required. 
2018 Adult Summer Reading Program @ the Jonathan Bourne Public Library.

Thanks to the Friends of the Jonathan Bourne Public Library, Inc. for funding.


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