Programs & Activities

All programs will be held at the Main Library unless otherwise noted. For further information, call 519-756-2220.

Weekly Storytimes


Books & Play (Ages: 2-5)

April 13th, 10:30am - 11:15am

Main Auditorium

This 45 minute drop-in session is divided into three sections of: storytime, playtime, and craft time. Come try our new approach on traditional storytime!


Twist & Shout (Ages: 2-5)

April 1st, 10:30am - 11:00am April 8th, 10:30am - 11:00am

St. Paul Branch

Shake it up, shake it out! Come and join us for this energetic program that includes music, movement and stories to enjoy. Just drop in!

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Shake, Rattle & Read (Ages: 0-3)

April 1st, 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Main Children's Program Room

This weekly 45 minute program consists of rhymes, songs, bounces, stories and activities for you and your little ones. It's also a great way to meet other moms!  Just drop in!

Dreamstime pyjama boy

Pyjama Time (Ages: 2-5)

April 1st, 6:30pm - 7:00pm

St. Paul Branch

Almost ready for bed? Want to encourage your sleepy time imagination? Join us for a weekly 30 minute family pajama storytime. Pajamas are encouraged, teddy bears are welcome.  Just drop in!


Family Fun (Ages: 2-5)

April 2nd, 10:30am - 11:00am

Main Library - Auditorium

Families, friends and children will enjoy this lively 30 minute program combining stories, puppets, rhymes, songs, and fun.  Just drop in!

Kids reading

St. Paul Shake, Rattle and Read (Ages: 0-3)

April 2nd, 10:30am - 11:00am

St. Paul Branch

This weekly 45 minute program consists of rhymes, songs, bounces, stories and activities for you and your little ones.  It's also a great way to meet other moms!  Just drop in!

Drop In Programs at Main

Scissors (craft)

Kids - Easter Craft Table (Ages: all ages)

April 4th, 10:00 - 12:00 pm

Main and St. Paul Libraries

Just drop in at the Main Library or St. Paul Avenue Library from 10 - 12 and make a craft. 

Dog who saved easter

Kids - Easter Movie - The Dog Who Saved Easter (Ages: All)

April 4th, 2:30 - 4:00 pm

Main Library - Children's Program Room

It's Easter and everyone's favourite K-9 is back!  Zeus has been sent to Doggie Day care.  Zeus will meet new friends and new enemies to save the daycare and Easter from their Doggie day care rivals.  87 mins. Rated PG.  


Kids’ Night Out (Ages: 6-12)

April 7th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Library Children's Program Room

Join us for an evening of creativity.  Come and tinker with our new electronic circuit boards, check out littleBits or get creative with the Magformers construction set.  We have Lego, we have crafts, we have ENTHUSIASM. Make new friends, explore and create.  Just drop-in.


BPL Chess Club (Ages: (8+ ADULTS TOO))

April 11th, 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Main Library - Community Room

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!


Get Your Geek On (Ages: 8-12)

April 2nd, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Main Library - Children's Program Room

Join us as we explore the wonderful world of science and technology through activities and experiments.  Just drop in!<

Maker faire

Kid Maker Mornings (Ages: 6-12)

April 24th, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Discover your inner artist and scientist as you explore what you can create with the Library's new gizmos and gadgets.  Just drop in!


Kids - PD Day Movie - Penguins of Madagascar : The Flipping Awesome (Ages: all)

April 24th, 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Main Library Third Floor Auditorium

Bring your pillow and a "peanut-free" snack and join us for the newly released movie The Penguins of Madagascar : the Flipping Awesome.  Rated G. 92 mins.