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4 Dec
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.

6 Dec
STEAM Challenge

12:05 AM | Online

STEAM Challenge is a bi-weekly activity that challenges you to use your problem solving and creative thinking to complete a project. We'll share a new activity that explores Science, Technology, Art, Engineering or Math. The next STEAM Challenge is always a surprise and you never know what it could be...a LEGO build, a Scratch coding project or even a DIY project!

You can watch all our STEAM Challenge videos on our YouTube channel.

6 Dec
Virtual Storytime

12:15 AM | Online

Join us for stories, games, and early literacy activities to keep your preschooler learning and engaged.

This event will be available as a pre-recorded video. Check out the Home Based Activities page monthly for a link to the video. More videos from the Library are available on the Library's YouTube Channel.

You can watch all our Virtual Storytime videos on our YouTube channel.

6 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.

6 Dec
Baby & Me

10:30 AM | 173 Colborne Street

Babies start learning right from birth! Join us at the library for this baby storytime focusing on baby-parent bonding, rhythm and rhyme, interactive stories and songs.

Registration instructions
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.

Proof of Vaccination Requirement

Provincial legislation requires all in-person program attendees ages 12-years and older to provide proof of vaccination and ID prior to participating in a live program

Please have your proof of vaccination and ID ready prior to entering a library program or event.

If you do not have a proof of vaccination, you may print and laminate your proof of vaccination at the Library for free.
Individuals who cannot receive the vaccine due to medical exemptions will be permitted entry with a doctor’s note.

6 Dec

Join us for a 12-week course all about memory and techniques for enhancing your memory.  Class time with Laurie Bell (Alzheimer's of Brant) will include opportunities to practice skills and challenge your brain.  

Session topics will include:
Memory & Aging
Learning Styles
Mental Aerobics
Strategies for Memory Improvement
Brain Dominance
Five Senses
Stress
Optimism and Humour
Nutrition
Socialization 

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

7 Dec
Juice Box Book Talks

12:05 AM | Online

Parents and kids will love this monthly podcast covering books for kids grades 1-8. Hosted by Liana and Laura of the Brantford Public Library, each podcast will be accompanied by a list of links to the books/eBooks/Audiobooks in our catalogue. This means you can download it straight to your phone or place a hold on it to pick up at our Main or St. Paul Branch right away. Check out all episodes on the podcast page.

7 Dec
Juice Box Take and Make Kits

09:00 AM | Main and St. Paul branch

Our popular Take & Make program is back with a juicy twist. Listen to our Juice Box Book Talks podcast and pick up a unique activity kit related to each episode! The take and make kits have all the supplies you need try an engaging hands-on activity.

New take and make kits are available for in-person pick up September 14, October 5, November 2, and December 7. Kits are available on first come first serve basis while supplies last until the next kits are released. One kit per child.

7 Dec
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.