Winter/Spring 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, January 5, 2015.

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Introduction to Arduino

March 7th, 10:00am - 11:00am

Main Computer Lab

Are you an interactive artist, a creative programmer, a maker or just interested in creating? If your answer is YES, then this Arduino workshop is for you. Led by our resident Technology Support Technician, this 6-session workshop will expose you to the Arduino hardware/software. This course is designed for beginners and will provide participants with a basic understanding of programming and electronics. You will be learning by doing as we lead you through several creative projects with the Arduino kits. Ages 14 & up. REGISTRATION REQUIRED, only 9 spots available.


3D Design (Ages: 13 & up)

March 16th, 10:00am - 11:00am

Third Floor Computer Lab

Come and learn the basics of 3D design. We’ll use a web-based program so you can finish your design and print it later on our 3D printer. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Must be 13 or older. Only 9 spots available.


Let’s Judge a Book by Its Cover (Ages: 11-18)

March 16th - March 20th 9:00 - 5:00 pm

Let's judging a book by its cover. Create an alternate design for your favourite YA book, and win the chance to see it framed in our YA section! Winner also receives a John Green boxset.


Overdrive Teen Page Tutorial (Ages: 11-18)

March 17th, 7:00 - 8:00 pm

BPL has tons of eBooks and eAudioBooks for Teens! Drop by and see what's available and find out how easy these books are to download. Registration required.


iPhone Photography (Ages: 11-18)

April 7th, 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Discover fun ways to create awesome photography using different apps on your iPhone. Registration required.

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