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11 Aug
Come Play! - EarlyOn

01:30 PM | 173

Come play with us as we learn and explore through art, music, physical movement and sensory play to build imagination, language, social relationships, growth and development. 

All babies and children from birth to age six and their parents/caregivers are welcome to join us at the Main Branch for a free play and inquiry-based program. 

Fun activities will include messy art, storytelling, and a group song circle.  We might get messy and we might get loud, but we will always have fun!

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

11 Aug
A Place To Be

02:00 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Please join us on the 2nd floor open area at the Main Branch every Thursday from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. for pleasant conversation, snacks, and coffee. Belonging Brant is proud to host this community drop-in space where you can come and make it what you wish.

For the first time, we have a special community member hosting an art space during A Place to Be! Come out to use free art supplies and get creative with us.

11 Aug
Tech Time @ St. Paul

02:00 PM | 441 St. Paul Avenue

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 St. Paul Library. 

11 Aug
Book a Librarian

02:00 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
  • Family history research

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.

Calling all Tween readers! Do you love books and talking about books? Meet us every Thursday this summer at the library, where we’ll discuss our favourite reads in July and explore creative writing in August. The Tween Club is for ages 9-12. No registration required - just drop in!

July 7

Book Tasting event with ice cream! Discover new authors and genres to prep for your Summer Reading.

July 14

Let’s chat Non-Fiction and paint rocks!

July 21

Let’s chat Novels in Verse and explore different ways to create poetry!                                  

July 28

Let’s chat Graphic Novels and create your own comic book!

August 4

Let’s chat Culinary Reads and make candy sushi!

August 11

Let’s chat Art books and create post-it note doodles!

August 18

Let’s chat Adventure Books and participate in a fun Scavenger Hunt!

August 25 Bullet Journaling & Dream Boards - Learn how to set up a bullet journal and create a dream board to keep yourself on track to reach all your goals for the upcoming school year!

 

12 Aug
Read On Summer Tutoring

09:30 AM | Main and St. Paul branches

Registration opens Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. through links listed below

Boost your child’s literacy, math and French skills with our free Summer Read-On Tutoring program. 

Our Summer Read-On Tutoring program is for children entering grades 2 to 6 in the upcoming September. Online registration opens 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 4.

Children are paired with trained tutors for two weeks of daily personalized one-on-one tutoring sessions. There are four blocks of sessions to choose from. Sessions at the Main Branch will run from Monday to Friday and sessions at the St. Paul Branch will run from Tuesday to Saturday.

Two-week session blocks to choose from run from (click a link to go to specific registration page): 

1) July 4 – 16
2) July 18 – 30
3) August 2 – 13 (no session Monday, August 1)
4) August 15 – 27

Program notes: 

  • All tutors have had considerable experience in working directly with children and receive intensive training before the program begins. Please note, however, this program is not designed (nor are the tutors qualified) to teach children who have been classified with special needs.

  • at this time we are only allowing one session per child. Please do not register your child(ren) for more than one session or all of their registered sessions will be removed.
  • Absence Policy: If your child is absent for 2+ consecutive days, they will be removed from the program.
12 Aug
Book a Librarian

10:00 AM | 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
  • Family history research

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.

12 Aug
Yoga In the Library

11:00 AM | 441 St. Paul Avenue

Wind down the week with a session of yoga at the St. Paul library!

Drop in to join Catherine Labrecque-Rowntree (Sacred Spaces) in exploring that day’s choice of gentle yoga, chair yoga, or even yoga out by the garden if the weather is nice. If you have them, come prepared with your own mat and SPF protection.

12 Aug
Community Connections

02:00 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Join us for a weekly adult drop-in program every Friday afternoon at the Main branch from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. designed to link people to community resources and provide a helping hand. 

Community organizations will attend when available. There will be coffee, snacks, and conversation.