Programs & Activities

All programs will be held at the Main Library unless otherwise noted. Register at the Info desk, call 519-756-2220.

Weekly Storytimes


Books & Play (Ages: 2-5)

September 22nd, 10:30am - 11:15am

Main Auditorium

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

No Program on Oct. 13.  On Oct. 20 Books and Play will change to the program Alligator Pie.

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

September 24th, 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!


Twist & Shout (Ages: 2-5)

September 24th, 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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Pyjama Time (Ages: 2-5)

September 24th, 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)

September 25th, 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! 

Drop In Programs at Main


Kids’ Night Out (Ages: 6-12)

September 23rd, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Library - Program Room

Join us for an evening of creativity.  Try out the new electronic gizmos and gadgets at the library.  We have Lego, we have crafts.  Make new friends, explore and create.  Just drop-in.


Kid Trekkers (Ages: 8-12)

October 1st, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Main Library - Children's Program Room

Each week in this 8 week program we will trek to a different country, learning about the people and their culture.  Come and have some fun making crafts, sampling food and learning words in other languages!  Just drop in!

Maker faire

Maker Kids (Ages: 8-12)

September 25th, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Main Children's Program Room

Come and join us and spark your imagination.  See what you can create with the Library's new gizmos and gadgets.  Make new friends, have a snack and hang out.  Just drop in!


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

September 27th, 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. Drop-in.