Adults Programs

Jan 21

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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Jan 21

Writers’ Support Circle

Sit down with members of the Brantford Writer's Circle, a 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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Jan 22

Computer Basics: Introduction to Digital Archiving

Do you have important photos or documents that you want to preserve? Our new large format scanner can convert photos into digital images and paper reports into searchable electronic documents. Get started on building your digital archive at one of our 1-hour workshops.

Register for all or one of the programs in this series.

Programs in the Computer Basics Series include:

Introduction to Learning 24/7

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Introduction to Smartboards

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Tuesday, January 22, 2:00 p.m.        Register Online

Wednesday, February 27, 2:00 p.m. Register Online

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Jan 22

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 8. 

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Jan 22

BPL Craft Series: Paper Bookmarks - Main Branch

Join us for an afternoon or evening of crafting. Let us show you how you can make these simple items, perfect for giving or for decoration. Make interesting paper bookmarks. All materials provided. Registration required.

Other programs in the BPL Craft Series include:

Heart-Felt Ornaments

Mason Jar Picture Vases

LED Pins

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. 

Register Online

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Jan 23

The Thinking Place: A Lunchtime Speaker Series with David Neumann

Let's build a culture of inquiry! Join us every week at 12:30 p.m. for a new speaker and persepective on topics of interest in the community. Past speakers have included a range of experts from storm chasers to local political icons to paranormal investigators. 

November 28 - David Neumann, Brantford: Taking the Long View

When Dave Neumann announced he wasn't seeking re-election in October 2018, it marked a milestone in a rich and varied career in politics. He has served Brantford as alderman, mayor, and city councilor and provincially in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. In addition to teaching at Pauline Johnson Collegiate and Vocational School, he has coordinatred adult education, advocated for literacy, and participated in several committees dedicated to community and heritage development. 

Have you watched Brantford grow and change over the years? If anyone can offer the long view on Brantford as a city, it might well be David Neumann. Come see whether his perspective will offer new insights to your own recollections and memories of Brantford as a vibrant and dynamic place to live and work. 

Upcoming Speakers: 

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

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Jan 24

Brant County Health Unit Family Drop In (Ages: 0-5)

Parents/caregivers and their children can learn about healthy pregnancy, breast feeding, healthy child development, attachment, school preparation, positive parenting, and healthy lifestyle choices. In partnership with the Brant County Health Unit and EarlyON Family and Child Centre.

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Jan 24

Stay & Play EarlyON Family Drop-In

Come play and learn through activities that foster children’s expression and readiness to learn and promotes a strong foundation for lifelong learning. In partnership with Brant Family and Children’s Services.

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