Adults Programs

Dec 10

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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Dec 10

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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Dec 11

Brantford Reading Group

This a community-based book discussion group that meets once a month to share and discuss observations about selected titles. Space is limited and registration is required. Please contact rharding@brantford.library.on.ca for more information. 

Upcoming titles: 

Sept. 11 - All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews

Oct. 9 - The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick

Nov. 13 - Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

Dec. 11 - Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

Jan. 8 - Bruno, Chief of Police, by Martin Walker

Feb. 12 - Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah

Mar. 12 - Home for Unwanted Girls, by Joanna Goodman

Apr. 9 - The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, by Jan-Philipp Sendker
 

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Dec 11

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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Dec 11

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 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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Dec 11

Essential Oils: Series: Happy (Healthy) Holidays - Main Branch

The use of quality essential oils can lift your mood and reduce stress, boost your immune system, and offer healthier alternatives for household cleaners. Let representatives from doTERRA International lead you through free monthly workshops on all of these topics, and more! All materials for “make and take” products supplied. 

Make 'n Take Project: Scented Holiday Ornament

Other upcoming programs in this series: 

Back 2 School

Battling Seasonal Threats

Holiday Hacks: DIY Gift Ideas

Happy (Healthy) Holidays

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

Register Online

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Dec 12

Seniors @ BPL Event: Annual Seasonal Celebration

Celebrate the season! Hear Brian Moore’s talk about Canadian Christmas over Time and enjoy entertainment by the Beckett Serenaders, door prizes, and refreshments. Sponsored by Charlotte Villa (Revera Retirement Living).

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Dec 13

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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