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22 Apr
Writers Support Circle

5:30 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Sit down with members of the Brantford Writer’s Circle, a group of writers who meet as equals in a friendly exchange of ideas about each other’s work.

Contact Robin at rharding@brantfordlibrary.ca before your first visit for more information on participating.

Click Register Online to register at any time. After registering, you will receive updates and information on how to attend closer to the date of the event.

Registration opens December 22.

22 Apr
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 Apr
Baby & Me Storytime (St. Paul Branch)

10:30 AM | 441 St. Paul Avenue

Join us every Tuesday 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.

23 Apr
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 Apr

Preschoolers ages 3+ will enjoy this eight-week-long, kindergarten readiness program focusing on curriculum milestones and social skills. Parents & caregivers must remain in the Library while children participate independently in the program. Register once for this session.

Registration opens February 19.

23 Apr
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 Apr
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 Apr
Kids Night Out

6:00 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Kids ages 6 - 12 can drop-in at Main on Tuesday nights for hands-on activities and explore challenges with science, technology, engineering, art and math. We invite you to challenge your brain critically and creatively!

 

24 Apr
Storytime at St. Paul

10:30 AM | 441 St. Paul Avenue

In this weekly storytime hosted every Wednesday, preschoolers will develop a love for reading by learning easy rhymes, repeating phrases, exploring story props, and strengthening comprehension, together! Books from our collection will be carefully selected to help bring the learning home.

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