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)

March 2nd, 10:30am - 11:15am March 9th, 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!

Kidsplaying2

Twist & Shout (Ages: 2-5)

March 4th, 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!

Dreamstime 2086602

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

March 4th, 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)

March 4th, 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)

March 5th, 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)

March 5th, 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)

March 3rd, 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.

Funky painting

Kids - Art Explorers (Ages: 8-12)

March 5th, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Main Library Children's Program Room

Join us as we have fun discovering different artists and replicating their unique art forms with our own special twist. Just drop in!<

Kidschess3

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

March 14th, 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!

Pirate

Laurier Students for Literacy - Pirates (Ages: 5-11)

March 21st, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Main Library Auditorium

Ahoy and shiver me timbers!  Join us for some swashbuckling pirate fun at Brantford Public Library.  Literacy based games, activities, and even some treasure will be available.  All you have to do is drop in.