Adults Programs

Nov 17

BPL Chess Club (Ages: 8+)

Have you ever wanted to learn chess?  Here’s an opportunity to learn the game, or to practice the skills that you already have. A member of the Brantford Chess Club will offer basic  instruction and tips on how to improve your game. Just drop-in! 

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Nov 19

Onsite Settlement Specialist

YMCA Immigrant Services offers free settlement and integration services including information, referrals to community resources, one-to-one advice and mentorship, help accessing social and professional networks, and other ways to help you navigate Canadian life and culture. Just drop in, or call 519-752-4568 for more information. 

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Nov 19

Tech Time! Tech Help Clinics

Looking for help with e-books and audio-books or using our online services? Grab you latest gadget - tablet, e-reader, cell phone, laptop, MP3 player, and we'll get you started.

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.

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Nov 19

Creative Support Circle

Sit down with the Brantford Writers Circle, a small group of writers who meet as equals in a friendly exchange of ideas about each other's work. Contact Robin at rharding@brantford.library.on.ca for more information and to register.

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Nov 19

Urban Farming Series: Beekeeping - Taking Care of Pollinators

Ever dream of having your own farm but can't afford to live in the country? There are many ways that you can have a small backyard farm. Join us for this 3-part series on Urban Farming where you will find out how to save seeds, keeps chickens and produce honey. 

Programs in this series include: 

City Chickens: How to keep poultry in the city 

Presented by Joanna St. Jacques, a member of the Brant County Poultry, Pigeon & Pet Stock Association. 

Saving Seeds Workshop

Presented by Andy Tonkin of Equal Ground Community Gardens. 

Beekeeping: Taking care of our pollinators

Presented by Kari Raymer Bishop of Bishop Family Bees. 

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Nov 20

English Conversation Circles (Ages: 19+)

For newcomers to Canada, 18 years and older, who want to improve their English speaking skills and make new friends. A partnership of YMCA Immigrant Settlement Services – YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford and Brantford Public Library, supported by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Registration required. 
Call 519-752-4568 ext. 3645 for information.

Note: Program runs until December 18th and then resumes on January 15. 

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Nov 20

3D Certification Program (Ages: 13+)

Here's your chance to bring creativity to the next level!

The Library now offers card holders the chance to print 3D designs that last up to eight hours.

This certification program is mandatory for customers that want to print items that take longer than one hour.

The program will provide an introduction to 3D printing and cover resources needed to get you started creating and modifying designs.

The certification program is open to people ages 13+ and no previous experience is required.

The Library has a range of professional 3D printers, including one that prints in multiple colours.

Registration for the certification sessions is required. If you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Note – Customers can still drop in and print projects that last less than one hour without completing the certification program.

Registration is available for the following program times:

November 10, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register Online

November 14, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register Online

November 20, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register Online

November 27, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register Online

November 29, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register Online

December 11, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register Online

December 13, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register Online

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Nov 21

The Thinking Place: A Lunchtime Speaker Series

Every week will feature a new speaker and perspective on a topic of interest in the community, with opportunity for discussion to follow.

Upcoming speakers include:

November 21 - Jessica Delaney from the Brant County Health Unit, Cannabis and Your Health
November 28 - David Neumann, Brantford: Taking the Long View

December 5 - Aaron Wallace, Director of Strategic Planning and Community Partnerships with the City of Brant, How Does Cannabis Legalization Work?

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