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.
Join us for some fun holiday themed stories and activities.
December 3 - Frosty the Snowman
December 10 - Holiday Caroling
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
Get involved at your library and earn volunteer hours! Learn about the Youth Advisory Group and other youth volunteering opportunities. Come to an info session with pizza, games and library staff excited to meet youth interested in working together to create a library environment that is welcoming and relevant for youth. If you can't make an info night, contact Anna at email@example.com.
Get into the holiday spirit with crafts, activities, and green screen photos.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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
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.
Note: Program runs until December 18th and then resumes on January 8.
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