Summer/Fall 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 Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

Register Online

Henna hands

Henna! (Ages: 11-18)

October 6th, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Main Children's Program Room

Henna tattoo artist Fareena Sayed will be visiting BPL 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.


Lego Mindstorms (Ages: Teens)

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

Main Library Computer Lab

Learn to program a Lego Mindstorms robot and complete hands on challenges. This course is designed for beginners. Registration Required.

Dreamstime money

Show Me the Money

November 16th, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Main Library Auditorium

If you plan to fund your post secondary education through scholarships , bursaries and loans - we can help. Find out about the kinds of things that are available to you and when and how to apply. Drop in.


Christmas Gifts on a Budget (Ages: Ages 11-18)

December 12th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Main Library Program Room

If you have a lot of gifts to buy but are short on cash, then stop by the library! Learn to create your own unique homemade gifts, tags, and bags! Drop in program.

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