Teen programs are for youth ages 13+ unless otherwise noted.
September 19th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Are you 16 to 26 and trying to figure out adulting? This drop-in group gives young adults a safe space to hang out, have fun and learn new skills with friends. Enjoy activities and snacks while having the chance to talk about housing, job search and who can support you in your community!
Program runs all year with our Child & Youth Worker.
September 21st, 3:45pm - 5:45pm
Interested in playing D&D, but have limited to no experience? Local D&D experts will show you the ropes.
September 22nd, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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!
October 15th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Learn about how you can earn volunteer hours helping to develop the BPL’s youth programs and services. These info sessions will have pizza, games and library staff excited to meet youth interested in working together to create a library environment that is welcoming and relevant for youth.
2:30 - 3:15 pm
Discover how stories and art come together with award winning picture book maker Elly MacKay. In celebration of Ontario Public Library Week, Elly will give an interactive demonstration of her unique picture book making process. Kids can also make a craft insprired by Elly's art, which was featured in O magazine.
11:00 - 4:00 pm
Don’t miss the opportunity to learn about the maker movement that includes art, technology and DIY communities! With hands on interactive exhibits, this family friendly event will inspire your creativity and spark your curiosity.