Featured Events


July 2024

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22 Jul
Baby & Me Storytime (Main Branch)

10:30 AM | 173 Colborne Street

Join us every Monday for in-person rhymes, sensory development activities, motor skill methods, stories, and socializing among babies and caregivers. Books from our collection will be carefully selected with a particular theme in mind and available for borrowing.

This is a drop-in program. No registration is required.

On Mondays in July and August, we’ll host an exciting event for the whole family! 

Join Club Rex as we learn about dinosaurs, fossils and everything prehistory! See dinosaur skulls from museum collections around the world! Discover how fossils are made and get up close to pieces that are millions of years old! Learn everything about your favourite dinosaurs and explore all that's new from the field!


Date Event
July 8 Live Canadian Raptor Conservancy’s Birds of Prey show
July 15 Magic show with Scott Dietrich - voted “Best Children’s Entertainer” for eight straight years
July 22 Club Rex - an interactive show with dinosaur skulls from collections around the world
July 29 Little Ray’s Nature’s Ninjas - featuring live animals!
August 12 Miss T the Bubble Queen’s Bubbleology Show
August 19 Trolls Party with bubbles, music, face painting and a visit with Poppy!


22 Jul
Canada Connects: English Conversation Circles

6:00 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Canada Connects helps newcomers ages 18+ receive informal support enhancing their spoken language skills. Volunteer facilitators organize conversation circles along certain social themes that are discussed each session. These conversation groups provide newcomers and volunteers the opportunity to meet other newcomers, share experiences, socialize and make new friends.

A partnership of YMCA Immigrant Services – YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford and Brantford Public Library, supported by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

Call 519-752-4568 ext.3645 for information.

23 Jul
The Story Garden at St. Paul

10:30 AM | 441 St. Paul Avenue

Join us in the St. Paul backyard for a storytime filled with garden-inspired stories, songs and activities for the whole family. (In the event of rain, storytime will take place indoors.)

23 Jul
Brantford Native Housing

1:00 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Brantford Native Housing offers a housing search support for Indigenous populations every Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the 3rd floor computer lab.

23 Jul
Senior Storywriters

2:00 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Senior Storywriters is a creative writing group for seniors (55+). Through group discussion and peer support, participants will learn about the craft of writing, and practice turning story ideas into engaging narrative tales. Topics are decided upon by the group and led by a designated facilitator. Contact Heather at to find out more or register.

23 Jul

2:30 PM | 173 Colborne Street


Perler beads are plastic fuse beads that you place on a grid and melt together with an iron. Select a template or create a design from scratch for yourself or gift to a friend.

23 Jul
Book a Librarian

5:00 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Our Book a Librarian program provides you with one-hour of one-on-one help from Library staff. 
During this session, our staff can help you with:

  • Using the Internet
  • Using online databases
  • Accessing our digital collection and online tools
  • Searching and using our online catalogue
  • Finding books
  • Research tips
  • Introduction to family history resources

One-on-one sessions will be held at our Main Branch.

Note:  Library staff are unable to assist with troubleshooting personal computers/laptops, installing software, typing documents and forms and online purchases.

The Library’s LinkedIn Learning service offers free online courses on a variety of tech topics, including iPhones and iPads and Android phones and tablets. Sign in for free with your library card and PIN on our Research and Learning page.

23 Jul
Teen Switch Night

6:00 PM | 173 Colborne Street

This program is for youth aged 12-18. Join us for an evening of gaming. Bring some friends, enjoy some fun video games and have a snack!