Summer Programs & Events

All programs will be held at the Main Library unless otherwise noted. Programs are for ages 11-18. Register at the Info desk, call 519-756-2220 or register online. Registration starts on Monday, July 6, 2015.

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Magnetic Photo Props (Ages: 11-18)

July 14th, 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Main Library Auditorium

We're making magnetic mustaches, hats, tiaras and speech bubbles to decorate your favourite pictures. A great way to keep them in place in your locker. Come and bring your imagination. Drop in.

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DIY Henna (Ages: 11-18)

July 20th, 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Main Children's Program Room

Henna tattoo artist Fareena Singh will be visiting Brantford Public Library to demonstrate the lovely art of Mehndi. Participants are invited to choose a Mehndi henna tattoo design from Fareena's examples or create their own. Drop in.


Build a Portable Speaker (Ages: 11-18)

August 6th, 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Main Library Auditorium

Use a singing greeting card and ear-buds to create a customized speaker for your phone or music player. Registration required.


Paper Towns Book Chat (Ages: 11-18)

August 18th, 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Main Library Auditorium

Join us for a chat about John Green's book, and recently released film, Paper Towns. Meet other teens who love books and enjoy some snacks. Drop in.


T-Shirt Makeover (Ages: 11-18)

August 27th, 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Main Library Program Room

Join us as we make over t-shirts to create styles you'll love to wear. Drop in.

Class Visits & Outreach

We'd love to have your class visit the library for orientation and a tour. If you can't come to us, let us bring the library to you! Using a multimedia presentation, we introduce the research process and show how the library can assist students 24/7.

For info, telephone 519-756-2220 or email

T.A.G. @ your library

T.A.G. is BPL's Teen Advisory Group — an enthusiastic group of teen volunteers! At our monthly meetings, we discuss teen collections and programs, plan events, work on our newsletter and more! New members are always welcome — come out and enjoy snacks, meet great people, contribute ideas and earn volunteer hours!

All meetings run from 2:30-3:30 pm at Main unless otherwise noted.

Meeting dates: TBA in Fall 2014