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+)

April 21st, 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!


St. Paul Knitters Circle (Ages: 18+)

April 30th, 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.


BPL Genealogy Club

April 29th, 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.


Memories of Brantford

May 13th, 2:30 - 4:00 pm

Main Library Auditorium

Brian Moore returns to share more guided heritage walking tours with us. In this event, Brian will present a sampling of past and upcoming tours as well as a virtual tour of our celebrated but often overlooked canal. Highlights will include a glimpse into his Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem tour.

Basic Computer 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

April 20th, 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.