Featured Events


March 2023

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26 Mar
Bell City Strummers: A Community Ukulele Group

02:00 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Everyone is welcome to join in as Catherine Gorecki and Genevieve Rochette lead this bi-weekly ukulele drop-in. Attendees can play beginner or more advanced material, depending on skill level. A limited number of ukuleles and music stands will be available to borrow. Email Robin at for more info and an orientation.

27 Mar
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.

27 Mar
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.

27 Mar
Book Buddies (Grades 2 to 6)

04:00 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Struggling readers, Grades 2 to 6, will be paired with a university student volunteer from the Laurier Students for Literacy Club. A regular weekly meeting time will be assigned for this one-on-one session. We also offer sibling groups, so more than one child can be paired with a buddy.

The program will run Monday to Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Main Branch as well as online via Zoom.

Email for more information. Registration is required.


27 Mar
Reading Club (Grades 7 and 8)

04:00 PM | 173 Colborne Street and Online

Students in Grades 7 and 8, will meet once a week to read a novel and participate in comprehension activities. Students will be matched into a small group based on reading level. 

This program runs from Monday to Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Main Brannch.

Email for more information. Registration is required.

27 Mar
Homework Help Drop-In (Grades 3-8)

05:00 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Students in Grades 3 through 8 can drop-in for homework help with a university student volunteer from the Laurier Students for Literacy Club.

The program runs Mondays and Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Main Branch and Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. online through Zoom.

Email for registration information for one-on-one tutoring.

27 Mar
Writers' Support Circle

05:30 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.

Click “Register Online” to register at any time.  After registering, you will receive updates and details about attending.

Or contact Robin at for information about this program! All questions welcome.

Registration begins August 15.

27 Mar
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.

28 Mar

At times all parents feel lost or without a clue about what our child might need from us. Imagine what it might feel like if you were able to make sense of what your child was really asking from you. The Circle of Security Parenting™ program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened.

Learning Objectives of the Program:
• Understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read the emotional needs
• Support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions
• Enhance the development of your child's self-esteem
• Honor your innate wisdom and desire for your child to be secure

To register, or for more information, please call (519) 209-3574 or email