Winter/Spring Programs

For programs requiring registration, sign up at the Information Desk at the Main Library or call 519-756-2220. Registration for winter/spring programs starts Monday, January 5, 2015.

Drop-In Programs

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English Conversation Cafe (Ages: 19+)

March 31st, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Library

Practice your spoken English in a relaxed social setting. Newcomers to Canada, 19 years and older, who want to improve their English and make new friends are welcome. The program runs every Tuesday evening at the Main Library from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. starting on January 6, 2015 Just drop in!

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St. Paul Knitters Circle (Ages: 18+)

April 2nd, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

St. Paul Branch

This informal knitting group meets at the St. Paul Library on the first and third Thursday of every month from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Drop in for company, conversation, tea and advice from other knitters. No registration required. Just don't forget your knitting projects! For ages 18 and up. Drop in.

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BPL Genealogy Club

April 1st, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Main Library Auditorium

Interested in tracing your family tree? Not sure where to start or perhaps you’ve hit a dead end in your research. The BPL Genealogy Club meets once a month. Learn about various resources that may help you with your research and talk to fellow genealogists. New members welcome!

Seniors @ BPL

Our new Seniors @ BPL group is happy to present an afternoon of learning and connecting. Please join us for these very informative programs. These programs are free and you don't have to be a Brantford Public Library cardholder to attend.
Registration is required. Call 519-756-2220 and ask for the Information Desk to register.

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Downsizing

April 8th, 2:30 - 4:00 pm

Main Library Auditorium

Moving to a smaller home, or is it just time to get rid of stuff you've had around for years? Alex Felsky (a.k.a. Alex the Organizer) will tell us how to make that whole process easier.

Basic Computer Course Series

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Drop-In Facebook Program (NEW!)

April 14th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Main Library - Computer Lab

Drop in and learn how to set up your own Facebook account, find friends, upload photos, and choose privacy settings. Participants must have a current, active email account.

Basic Genealogy Course Series

Tech Help Clinics

Clinics are held from time to time and will appear below. One-on-one assistance with digital devices can be scheduled with the Library's  Book a Librarian service.

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Tech Help Clinics

March 30th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Main Library Community Room

If you have a question about your new E-reader, drop in to our Tech Help clinic on Monday from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Children's Programming Room. No registration required. Please note: If this drop in time doesn't work for you just give us a call or fill out the Book A Librarian form for some one-on-one help.

Evergreen Award

Evergreen Award LogoThe Evergreen Award is part of the Ontario Library Association's Forest of Reading program. It gives adult library customers the opportunity to vote for their favourite work of Canadian fiction or non-fiction.

 

The nominated titles for the 2015 Evergreen award are:

Start reading now and be ready to enter the monthly prize draw. For every title you read, you may fill out a ballot at the library for a chance to win a prize basket. Ballots are available at the library or on our website. The winner of the 2015 Evergreen Award will be announced in the fall of 2015.