Jonathan Bourne Public Library

Bourne, MA

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Tuesday July 25, 2017
   10:00 AM Build a Better World - National Marine Life Center  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext.106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Join us at the National Marine Life Center, 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, and learn about how they help to Build a Better World.

   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Meet the Author and More! Paul Clerici A History of the Falmouth Road Race  
    Contact: Diane Ranney   508-759-0644   dranney@bournelibrary.org
   

   Author Paul Clerici not only writes about his subject, he takes part in it! Hear firsthand about the origins of, the mishaps and the stunning victories in a local race that started with 98 runners in 1973 and grew exponentially to over several thousand runners in 2016.


Wednesday July 26, 2017
   1:00 PM Jungle Encounters - Wildcats and Conservation  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext.106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Learn how small wild cats survive in the wild and the challenges they face.

This live animal show is appropriate for children 6 years and older. NO EXCEPTIONS!

   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Concerts On The Lawn - Swing Fever Trio  
    Contact: Patrick Marshall   508-759-0644   pmarshall@bournelibrary.org
   

This dynamic trio will get your toes tapping as they apply their distinctive jazz styling to the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, Frank Sinatra and much more...And don't forget about Elvis!  It's a joyous sampling of the best of American popular music of the 30s, 40s and 50s.  For more information about the band, go to www.steverudolphmusic.com.  A donation to the Bourne Food Pantry is your ticket into the show.  Bring a blanket or chair, picnic snack and bug spray.  Concerts are held rain or shine and are moved indoors if weather is uncooperative. 


Thursday July 27, 2017
   10:00 AM Drop-in Family Stories & Play  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext.106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

This group is appropriate for families with children from birth to 5 years old and their parent or caregiver.

No registration required.

   2:00 PM Tanglewood Marionettes Puppet Manipulation Workshop  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext.106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

This hands-on workshop is appropriate for kids 8 years and older.

Registration Required!

   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Mystery Book Club  
    Contact:    (508) 759-0644   
   


Mystery Book Club usually meets the 4th Thursday of the month. Next meeting will be on Thursday, July 27th from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Members will be reading Gone for Good by Harlan Coben. New members always welcome.

   7:00 PM Family Night - Tanglewood Marionettes  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext.106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Bring a blanket and join us in the Children's Garden for a fun-filled night with the Tanglewood Marionettes. They will perform Sleeping Beauty.


Saturday July 29, 2017
   2:00 PM Star Wars Symposium  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext.106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

 

Join us for Star Wars history & trivia, show & tell, name that character, and much, much more.

Please come in costume if you wish!


Tuesday August 1, 2017
   10:00 AM Build a Better World - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext 106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Join us at the Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center

60 Ed Moffitt Dr. Sandwich

to learn how th U.S Army Corps of Engineers is helping to build a better world.

   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Meet the Author and More! C.J. Verburg  
    Contact: Diane Ranney   508-759-0644   dranney@bournelibrary.org
   

What’s a woman to do when her marriage is crumbling around her and she is the daughter of a “take no prisoners” attitude detective? Go to Paris to investigate a case, of course! Spend the evening with mystery writer, drama teacher and publisher C.J. Verburg to find out how she does it all.


Wednesday August 2, 2017
   1:00 PM Venomous Sea Creatures  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext 106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Learn about some venomous marine animals and participate in making one of your own. This program is appropriate for kids 8 years and older.

Registration Required!

   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Concerts On The Lawn - Moby Dick & The Wailers  
    Contact: Patrick Marshall   508-759-0644   pmarshall@bournelibrary.org
   

The Wailers are led by Quincy native and trombonist John DeMasi, whose career includes playing with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and accompanying such stars as Kenny Rogers.  The band will be playing Chicago-style swing music and ballads from the late 30s through the 70s.  A donation to the Bourne Food Pantry is your ticket into the show.  Bring a blanket or chair, picnic snack and bug spray.  Concerts are held rain or shine and are moved indoors if weather is uncooperative. 


Thursday August 3, 2017
   10:00 AM Drop-in Family Stories & Play  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext.106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

This group is appropriate for families with children from birth to 5 years old and their parent or caregiver.

No registration required.

   1:00 PM Cupcake Wars  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext 106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

 

 

Get creative decorating cupcakes!! This program is appropriate for kids 5th grade & older.

Registration Required!

   7:00 PM Family Night -Mr Vinny's Big Little Puppets  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext.106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

 

Bring a blanket and join us in the Children's Garden for a fun-filled night with Mr. Vinny's Big Little Puppets.


Tuesday August 8, 2017
   10:00 AM Build a Better World - Habitat for Humanity  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext 106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

 Join us in the Children's Garden to learn about Habitat for Humanity 

and how they help Build a Better World.

We will 'build' bird houses too!

   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Meet the Author and More! Ellen Alden  
    Contact: Diane Ranney   508-759-0644   dranney@bournelibrary.org
   

Finding letters from her great-great-grandfather set this first-time author on a quest to make his story live for today’s generation. Ellen’s experience from the discovery of the letters to her completed book make a story just as wonderful as her grandfather’s.


Wednesday August 9, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Coastal Explorer  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext 106   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, computer and aquariums.
 

   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Concerts On The Lawn - Homegrown String Band  
    Contact: Patrick Marshall   508-759-0644   pmarshall@bournelibrary.org
   

Join the Jackofsky Family for a great evening of music as they put their stamp on a repertoire drawn from the classics of rural American music, including blues, bluegrass, country and folk.  Come enjoy the final concert of the 2017 series.  For more information on the band, go to www.homegrownstringband.com.   A donation to the Bourne Food Pantry is your ticket into the show.  Bring a blanket or chair, picnic snack and bug spray.  Concerts are held rain or shine and are moved indoors if weather is uncooperative. 


Thursday August 10, 2017
   10:00 AM Drop-in Family Stories & Play  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext.106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

This group is appropriate for families with children from birth to 5 years old and their parent or caregiver.

No registration required.

   1:00 PM Library Escape Room - Zombies  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext.106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Use your puzzle-solving skills and work with others to find clues in our Zombie-themed library escape room. This program is for kids 5th grade and older.

Registration is required!

   3:00 PM Library Escape Room - Zombies  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext.106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

Use your puzzle-solving skills and work with others to find clues in our Zombie-themed library escape room. This program is for kids 5th grade and older.

Registration is required!

   7:00 PM Family Night -Rick Goldin  
    Contact: Terry Johnson   508-759-0644 ext.106   tjohnson@bournelibrary.org
   

 

Bring a blanket and join us in the Children's Garden for a fun-filled night with Rick Goldin.


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