Adults Programs

Jan 26

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! 

Main LibraryAdultsKidsChessTeensClubDrop-in

Jan 28

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.

Main LibraryAdultsDrop-in

Jan 29

Computer Basics Series: Introduction to Microsoft Word

Learn how to create, format, and save a word processing document.

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 Digital Archiving

Introduction to Smartboards

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

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

January 29, 11:00 a.m. Register Online

March 26, 11:00 a.m.    Register Online

Main LibraryAdultsComputerCourseRegistered Program

Jan 29

Lifescapes: A Memoir Writing Program Orientation

We meet biweekly from October to May for writing guidance and support, and publish an annual anthology of short memoirs. It is a challenge to begin midway through, but we'll help you catch up. 

Please contact rharding@brantford.library.on.ca for more information and to register. 

Main LibraryAdultsLifescapesDiscussion

Jan 29

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. 

Main LibraryAdultsClubDrop-inRegistered Program

Jan 29

Create with Technology: Create a Website

Learn to create your own website using a free online web hosting platform to showcase your organization, small business, or hobby. Basic computer skills required.

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

Programs in the Create with Technology Series include:

Create with Silhouette Cameo

Create with Arduino

Create Home Business Marketing Documents

Create Easy-to-Use Budgeting Tools

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

Register Online

Main LibraryAdultsComputerCourseRegistered Program

Jan 30

The Thinking Place: A Lunchtime Speaker Series - Game-bling: A Blurring of Boundaries

Let's build a culture of inquiry! Join us every week at 12:30 p.m. for a new speaker and perspective 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. 

Online gaming opens worlds of fun and exploration to gamers of all ages, but have you ever noticed the blurred boundaries between online gaming and gambling? Come hear Emily Harrison (YMCA Youth Gambling Awareness Program) share the signs of problem gambling and some of the harm reduction strategies available. 

St. Paul BranchAdultsSpecial EventDiscussionDrop-in

Jan 30

BPL Genealogy Club

Are you interested in tracing your family tree but unsure where to start? Or perhaps you've hit a brick wall in your research. We are here to help! The BPL Genealogy Club meets monthly - just drop in! 

Main LibraryAdultsGenealogyClubDrop-in

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