All programs are Drop In, unless otherwise noted. Unless otherwise noted programs run all year except when the library is closed.
Registration for summer programs begins on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.
August 18th, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Youth volunteers get together to work on group projects while enjoying delicious snacks. Those interested in becoming a youth volunteer are welcome to come and learn more. Program runs all year.
Note: There will be no program on Friday, August 25th.
August 23rd, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Hang out with friends or chat with our Child & Youth Worker and other professionals about issues affecting you. Enjoy games, colouring, crafts, fun projects, and snacks! Program runs all year.
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Calling all gamers! It's time to learn a new game and see if you have what it takes to become an expert. In partnership with the WLU Game Design and Development Program.
August 19 - DC Deck Building Game
September 11th, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Calling all gamers! Come to our monthly board game cafe to learn a new game or play a favourite. You and your friends will have your pick of games from the Laurier Library game collection.
The Library is a proud partner of the Laurier Library and the Laurier Game Design and Development Program.
September 15th, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Drop by for crafts, games and other activities with friends or chat with our Child & Youth Worker. Program runs all year. Note: No program August 25, September 1 & 8, November 3.
September 15th, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Interested in playing D&D, but have limited to no experience? Local D&D experts will show you the ropes. Note: No program November 3rd. Registration required.
September 15th, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Design a digital avatar for your role-playing games. When your design is complete, print a prototype on the Library’s 3D printer.
September 23rd, 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!
September 30th, 11:00am - 12:00pm
St. Paul Branch
Read a book, ANY BOOK, and come hang out to talk about it! Registration required.
10:00 - 4:00 pm
Our books are going missing and we need your help to discover the culprit. Find the Phantom's lair and recover the missing books before he takes them all! Register as an individual or team to attempt this 30 minute challenge. E-mail email@example.com for more information and to register. Hosted by Wilfrid Laurier Game Design and Development students, Dayna Duckers and Adam Kajgenic.
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Register your team to foil Darth Vader's plans. Solve the mystery, then visit the cantina for refreshments and cheer on entries in our costume contest. Activities are suitable for all ages; minimum one adult required per team. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to register.
2:30 - 3:15 pm
On your mark, get set, go! Join Laurier Students for Literacy for an amazing race around the Library. Filled with challenges, pit stops and prizes.
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Vision Boards are a fun way to express your dreams and inspire you to achieve goals. Bring your imagination and aspirations to this creative program and start 2018 on a positive note. Registration required.
Please Note: The Library is currently not accepting Youth Action Group Volunteer applications at this time. Watch for more opportunities coming in Fall of 2017.
Earn volunteer hours and make a difference in your community and get involved at your library! Volunteer to assist with children's programs and special events or join our advisory board to share your ideas for a youth friendly library.
Be a Library Youth Volunteer any day and time that works for you! Print out a Youth Volunteer Application Form from the Teens page of the website or pick one up at the Library.