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The Brantford Public Library challenges you to read diverse books this fall!

Explore reading challenges to discover new characters, stories and authors.  Join the reading challenge at brantfordlibrary.readsquared.com or using our ReadSquared app. Track each challenge you complete and earn points towards a prize draw for completing challenges.

Need help finding books to read? We've created book bundles that are available at both our Main and St. Paul Branches.

We'll also post monthly videos from Canadian authors on our Brantford Reads Diverse webpage. In these videos, authors will read from their books, discuss their writing process, and recommend reads.

Kids, families and teens are welcome to join the challenge. The Reading Challenge runs from September 13 to November 30.

21 Sep
Book a Librarian

05:00 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.

Want to create quality videos that impress your audience?  Adam Hislop of Atomic Spark will share some tips and techniques to help you shoot better videos.  Learn about framing your shot, lighting and some specific ideas for using a GoPro camera. 

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. After registration, monitor your email for details and updates in the weeks leading up to the event. Registration begins Friday, August 20.

The Brantford Public Library challenges you to read diverse books this fall!

Explore reading challenges to discover new characters, stories and authors.  Join the reading challenge at brantfordlibrary.readsquared.com or using our ReadSquared app. Track each challenge you complete and earn points towards a prize draw for completing challenges.

Need help finding books to read? We've created book bundles that are available at both our Main and St. Paul Branches.

We'll also post monthly videos from Canadian authors on our Brantford Reads Diverse webpage. In these videos, authors will read from their books, discuss their writing process, and recommend reads.

Kids, families and teens are welcome to join the challenge. The Reading Challenge runs from September 13 to November 30.

Are you looking for friendship with other knitters and crocheters?  Share some tips?  Show and tell your projects? You have come to the right place.  Sit down with a drink and your current project and join us for some conversation and fun on Zoom.

Click “Register Online” to register now!  After registering, you will receive updates and information on how to attend closer to the date of the event. Registration begins Friday, August 20.

22 Sep
Book a Librarian

05:00 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.

The Brantford Public Library challenges you to read diverse books this fall!

Explore reading challenges to discover new characters, stories and authors.  Join the reading challenge at brantfordlibrary.readsquared.com or using our ReadSquared app. Track each challenge you complete and earn points towards a prize draw for completing challenges.

Need help finding books to read? We've created book bundles that are available at both our Main and St. Paul Branches.

We'll also post monthly videos from Canadian authors on our Brantford Reads Diverse webpage. In these videos, authors will read from their books, discuss their writing process, and recommend reads.

Kids, families and teens are welcome to join the challenge. The Reading Challenge runs from September 13 to November 30.

23 Sep
Preschool Stars Storytime

10:30 AM | 173 Colborne Street

Join us at the library for stories, games, and early literacy activities to keep your preschooler learning and engaged!
Please register for each date you would like to attend Preschool Stars to secure a spot for you and child(ren) in this program.

Each adult and child must be registered in order to attend. Please provide the parent/caregiver's email and telephone when registering a child.

23 Sep
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.