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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
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!

7 Dec
Genealogy Club

02:00 PM | 173 Colborne Street

Are you interested in genealogy or local history? Have you been researching your family history, and running into dead ends? Perhaps you're simply looking to connect with others in your community to share and discuss your findings.

Drop in and join the conversation! This program is for history enthusiasts of all skill levels and experience.

7 Dec
Holiday Sign DIY (St. Paul Branch)

02:30 PM | 441 St. Paul Avenue

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.

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.

8 Dec
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.

8 Dec
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.

8 Dec
Grand River Book Club

02:00 PM | 441 St. Paul Avenue

The Grand River Book Club meets once a month at the St. Paul Branch. Space is extremely limited and registration is required. If you are interested in joining this book club, please contact Robin at rharding@brantfordlibrary.ca for more information.

Upcoming titles:


November 10 – A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman
December 8 – Born on a Blue Day: A Memoir of Asperger’s and An Extraordinary Mind, by Daniel Tammet
January 12 – Firewall, by Henning Mankell
February 9 – The Measure of a Man, by Sidney Portier
March 9 – The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Arthur Conan Doyle
April 13 – The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein
May 11 – The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, by Lisa See