Spring/Summer Programs

For programs requiring registration, sign up at the Information Desk at the Main Library or call 519-756-2220. Registration for summer programs starts Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Drop-In Programs


BPL Genealogy Club

August 17th, 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

The Seniors @ BPL committee is still going strong! All programs are
free of charge and start at 2:30 p.m. in the Auditorium at the Main Library unless otherwise indicated.
Registration is required. Call 519-756-2220 and ask for the Information Desk to register.

Health & Wellness

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Mindful Relaxation

August 20th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Main Library Program Room

Discover relaxation techniques for everyday life situations and creative ways to enhance personal wellness in your life. Join Brad Mears to learn about deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation and guided imagery.

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Restorative Meditation

August 8th, 6:00pm - 7:00pm


Join representatives from Lotus Meditation for guided mantra meditation and tension relieving stretches.

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Smoking Cessation Workshop - Stop Smoking

August 2nd, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Main Library

Serious about quitting smoking? Join Barbara Dawson of the Brant County Health Unit for a 3-hour program where you will receive information and resouces, including a FREE 5-week kit of NRT patches. Registration Required.

Call 519-753-4937 EXT. 455 to register.

Basic Computer Course Series


Macs for Beginners

August 2nd, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Main Library Computer Lab

Learn to navigate desktops, dashboards and Safari using our Digital Lab iMacs. Basic computer skills required. Registration required. Only 6 spaces available for this workshop.


3D Scan-O-Rama

August 16th, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Main Library Computer Lab

Join us as we use our 3D scanner to turn real life things (and people!) into 3D printed objects. Registration Required. 9 spaces only.

Writing & Language

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Brantford Writers Circle: Creative Support

August 2nd, 6:30pm - 7:30pm


For writers working with the goal to publish! We meet each month to share and discuss our works in progress. Interested? Bring copies of your work for review. Contact BWC President Ken Lefebvre at kenlefebvre@live.ca for more information.

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

August 8th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Main Library Community Room

Need help with your new device? Then drop in for Tech Time!
Bring in your MP3 player, tablet, e-reader, cell phone, laptop .. or whatever device you have, and we will get you started. We won’t make you an expert, but we can help you get that e-book or audiobook downloaded! 

PLEASE NOTE: If you are unable to make the drop in
time then give us a call and “Book A Librarian” for
some one-on-one help.

Adult Summer Reading


June 30 to August 27

Are you planning on relaxing with some good books this summer? Then join the Adult Summer Reading Club! It is free, easy, and open to all BPL cardholders 19 years of age or older. Simply submit brief
reviews of the books you have read in person at the Library or through this online form between June 30 and August 27. The more you read and review, the more chances you have to win prizes!