Programs & Activities

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

Weekly Storytimes

Storytime

Books & Play (Ages: 2-5)

April 27th, 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!

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Twist & Shout (Ages: 2-5)

April 29th, 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 29th, 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!

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Pyjama Time (Ages: 2-5)

April 29th, 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!

Library-fun

Family Fun (Ages: 2-5)

April 30th, 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!

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

April 30th, 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

Kids

Kids’ Night Out (Ages: 6-12)

April 28th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Library Children's Program Room

Join us for an evening of creativity.  Come and tinker with our 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.

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

May 23rd, 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!

Note: There will not be a chess club meeting on May 9th.

Science

Get Your Geek On (Ages: 8-12)

April 30th, 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

Maker Kids (Ages: 6-12)

June 5th, 10:00 - 2:00 pm

Main Library Community Room

Discover your inner artist and scientist as you explore what you can create with the Library's vast collection of electronic gadgets and maker activities.  Just drop in!