Programs & Events

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, May 2, 2017.
 

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Drop In Youth Cafe (Ages: 16+)

June 28th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Library

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. 

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Youth Action Group Meetup (Ages: 13+)

June 30th, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Main Library

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.
 

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Get Your Game On! (Ages: 16+)

July 8th, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Main Library

Calling all gamers! It's time to learn a new game and see if you have what it takes to become an expert.


• May 13 - Settlers of Catan
• June 10 - Smash Brothers Tournament
• July 8 - Magic: The Gathering
• August 19 - DC Deck Building Game

The Library is a proud partner of the WLU Game Design and Development Program and WLU Library.

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Zentangle (Ages: 10+)

July 3rd, 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Main Library

Untangle your imagination with this meditative process of creating art. If you can draw a line and a circle - you can Zentangle! Registration Required.

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3D Avatar Design (Ages: 10+)

July 13th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Main Library

Learn how to desgin an avatar for your game play. When your final design is complete, print a prototype on the Library's 3D printer. Registration Required.

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Book Trailers (Ages: 10+)

July 20th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Main Library

The Youth Action Group will be demonstrating how to create book trailers for some popular Teen fiction. Learn the basics and create your own! Registration Required.

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Cartoon Fandom Event (Ages: 16+)

July 26th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Main Library

Are you a fan of Adventure Time, Pokemon, My Little Pony or just an all-around cartoon fan? Dress up in your favourite cosplay (if you dare)! Take a picture with our green screen, make cosplay accessories and particpate in activities. Registration Required.

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Button Making (Ages: 10+)

July 31st, 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Main Library

Is you backpack lacking some bling? Add a button! Create your own or choose from one of our designs. Registration Required.

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Robots for Teens (Ages: 10+)

August 10th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Main Library

Learn the basics of block coding with our Lego Mindstorms and Dash robots. Registration Required.

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Henna (Ages: 16+)

August 14th, 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Main Library

Henna tattoo artist Fareena Syed will be creating beautiful Henna tattoos on participants from a selection of her designs. 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 info@brantford.library.on.ca.

Youth Action Group

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!

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.