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5 Dec
Tech Time

10:00 AM | 173 Colborne Street

Need help getting started with the Library’s digital services or with your device in general? Bring your gadget - tablet, e-reader, cell phone, laptop -- for help!

This program is a live, in-person event to be held at the Main Library in accordance with all applicable COVID guidelines, including physical distancing and the wearing of face coverings.

5 Dec
Baby & Me Storytime

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.

Join our CAPC Facilitator to sing songs, learn new finger plays, and listen to stories.  There will be different make and take activities each week for families to create together and then take home to continue the learning. To register please call (519) 209-3574 or email capc@niwasa.ca.

6 Dec
Lifescapes

02:30 PM | 173 Colborne Street

What are your stories? Are you ready to tell them?

We meet biweekly from fall until spring for instruction and peer support, then publish an annual anthology of short memoirs every summer. For more information and to register, contact Robin at rharding@brantfordlibrary.ca.

Featured topics and resources will be updated on the Lifescapes page.

6 Dec
Social Insurance Number Card Clinic for Newcomers

04:00 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Service Canada, in partnership with Brantford Immigration Partnership (BIP), is offering Social Insurance Number (SIN) card clinics for newcomers to Brantford. SIN cards are required to work in Canada and it is the responsibility of all newcomers to apply for a SIN card. Representatives from Brantford Public Library, Service Canada and St. Leonard’s Community Services, will provide helpful information on additional services available for newcomers.

Mandatory documents to bring with you include:

1. An original valid primary identity document that proves your identity and your legal status in Canada, such as: A Permanent Resident Card or a Confirmation of Permanent Residence, a work or study permit issued by the IRCC, or a diplomatic identity card issued by Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.

2. An original valid secondary document to confirm your identity, such as a passport or a provincial or territorial identification issued by a Canadian Government (federal, provincial or territorial).

Drop-in during designated hours, or register in advance by emailing bip@brantford.ca

6 Dec
English Conversation Circles

06:00 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Would you like to practice your English speaking skills? Join our Conversation Circle and meet new friends, learn about Library services and talk about your community, culture and customs.

This group is for permanent residents and convention refugees. In partnership with YMCA of Hamilton, Burlington, Brantford Immigrant Services.

6 Dec
Holiday Sign DIY (Main Branch)

06:30 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Come create a painted holiday-themed sign using a stencil created on the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutter! We'll provide everything needed (while supplies last).

Registration is required and space is limited. Click the register button to reserve your seat.

Registration begins August 15.

6 Dec
Kids Night Out (Main)

06:30 PM | 173 Colborne Street

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!

6 Dec
Holiday Photos

06:30 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Bring your family and friends to the library for a FREE Holiday Photo from a professional photographer from Newtown Images! Create your own picture frame with us too!