Programs

For programs requiring registration, sign up at the Information Desk at either library location or call the Main Branch at 519-756-2220 or the St. Paul Branch at 519-753-2179.

Drop-In Programs

BPL knitting circle

BPL Knitting Circle - Main Branch

January 24th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Main Branch

Drop-in for company, conversation and advice from other knitters. 

BPL Chess Club

BPL Chess Club (Ages: 8+)

January 26th, 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Main Branch

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! 

English Conversation Cafe

English Conversation Circles (Ages: 19+)

January 22nd, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Branch

For newcomers to Canada, 18 years and older, who want to improve their English speaking skills and make new friends. A partnership of YMCA Immigrant Settlement Services – YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford and Brantford Public Library, supported by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Registration required. 
Call 519-752-4568 ext. 3645 for information.

Note: Program runs until December 18th and then resumes on January 8. 

BPL knitting circle

BPL Knitting Circle - St. Paul Branch (Ages: 18+)

January 31st, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

St. Paul Branch

Drop in for company, conversation and advice from other knitters. 

Genealogy Club

BPL Genealogy Club

January 30th, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Main Branch

Are you interested in tracing your family tree but unsure where to start? Or perhaps you've hit a brick wall in your research. We are here to help! The BPL Genealogy Club meets monthly - just drop in! 

Restorative Meditation

Restorative Meditation

February 11th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Branch

Release stress and tension! Enjoy guided mantra meditations led by representatives from Lotus Meditation.

Puzzle Exchange

Puzzle Exchange

January 24th, 1:00 - 6:00 pm

St. Paul Branch

Calling jigsaw puzzle lovers! Tired of completing the same puzzle over and over again? Come on in, help us work a puzzle, and make a trade (or two).
Contact cferrell@brantford.library.on.ca for more information.

Seniors Events

Investment Planning

Financial Planning for Life - Investment Planning

January 31st, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

St. Paul Branch

Get information on investment strategies.

Register for all or one of the programs in this series. 

Programs in the Financial Planning for Life Series include:

Retirement Planning
Wills and Estates

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Register Online

Grand river grannies

Seniors @ BPL Event: Grand River Grannies

February 13th, 2:30 - 4:00 pm

Main Branch

The Grand River Grannies raise awareness and generate funds to support Grandmothers, the unsung heroes of Africa, through donations to the Stephen Lewis Foundation.

Retirement Planning

Financial Planning for Life - Retirement Planning

February 21st, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

St. Paul Branch

Local bank representatives provide you with information on retirement planning.

Register for all or one of the programs in this series. 

Programs in the Financial Planning for Life Series include:

Investment Planning 
Wills and Estates

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Register Online

Bonnieheath Estate Lavender and Winery

Seniors @ BPL Event: Bonnieheath Estate Lavender and Winery

March 20th, 2:30 - 4:00 pm

Main Branch

Anita Buehner will speak about Bonnieheath Estate Lavender & Winery. Learn more about one of the loveliest places in Norfolk County.

Wills & Estates

Financial Planning for Life - Wills & Estates

March 21st, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

St. Paul Branch

Learn about wills and estates from a local lawyer.

Register for all or one of the programs in this series. 

Programs in the Financial Planning for Life Series include:

Investment Planning 
Retirement Planning

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Register Online

Save the evidence

Seniors @ BPL Event: Save the Evidence

April 10th, 2:30 - 4:00 pm

Main Branch

The Brantford Public Library welcomes Carlie Myke, Outreach Coordinator, Woodland Cultural Centre, who will speak about the Save the Evidence Program and the renovations taking place at the Mohawk Institute.

Ready, set, plant

Ready, Set, Plant

April 13th, 10:00 - 2:00 pm

Main Branch

Find out how you can get your flower and vegetable gardens ready for planting. Learn about Equal Ground Community Gardens, vermiculture (worm composting), poultry keeping, and saving seeds. Featuring Gloria Ord, children’s activities, and local horticultural vendors.

Home & Hobbies

BPL knitting circle

BPL Knitting Circle - St. Paul Branch (Ages: 18+)

January 31st, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

St. Paul Branch

Drop in for company, conversation and advice from other knitters. 

BPL knitting circle

BPL Knitting Circle - Main Branch

January 24th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Main Branch

Drop-in for company, conversation and advice from other knitters. 

Paper bookmarks

BPL Craft Series: Paper Bookmarks - Main Branch

January 22nd, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Main Branch

Join us for an afternoon or evening of crafting. Let us show you how you can make these simple items, perfect for giving or for decoration. Make interesting paper bookmarks. All materials provided. Registration required.

Other programs in the BPL Craft Series include:

Heart-Felt Ornaments

Mason Jar Picture Vases

LED Pins

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. 

Register Online

Puzzle Exchange

Puzzle Exchange

January 24th, 1:00 - 6:00 pm

St. Paul Branch

Calling jigsaw puzzle lovers! Tired of completing the same puzzle over and over again? Come on in, help us work a puzzle, and make a trade (or two).
Contact cferrell@brantford.library.on.ca for more information.

Heart felt ornaments

BPL Craft Series: Heart-Felt Ornaments - St. Paul Branch

February 6th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

St. Paul Branch

Join us for an afternoon or evening of crafting. Let us show you how you can make these simple items, perfect for giving or for decoration. Sew some cute ornaments with felt and thread. All materials provided. Registration required.

Other programs in the BPL Craft Series include:

Paper Bookmarks

Mason Jar Picture Vases

LED Pins

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. 

Register Online

Heart felt ornaments

BPL Craft Series: Heart-Felt Ornaments - Main Branch

February 12th, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Main Branch

Join us for an afternoon or evening of crafting. Let us show you how you can make these simple items, perfect for giving or for decoration. Sew some cute ornaments with felt and thread. All materials provided. Registration required.

Other programs in the BPL Craft Series include:

Paper Bookmarks

Mason Jar Picture Vases

LED Pins

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. 

Register Online

Introductory card making workshop

Introductory Card-Making Workshop

February 16th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Main Branch

Create a thoughtful, well-crafted card with Craftin' Granny, an independent Stampin' Up! demonstrator. A great opportunity to make a Family Day card. Registration required. 

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. 

Register Online

Mason jar picture vases

BPL Craft Series: Mason Jar Picture Vases - St. Paul Branch

March 6th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

St. Paul Branch

Join us for an afternoon or evening of crafting. Let us show you how you can make these simple items, perfect for giving or for decoration. Put your favourite picture on a jar. All materials provided. Registration required.

Other programs in the BPL Craft Series include:

Paper Bookmarks

Heart-Felt Ornaments

LED Pins

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. 

Register Online

Mason jar vases

BPL Craft Series: Mason Jar Picture Vases - Main Branch

March 19th, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Main Branch

Join us for an afternoon or evening of crafting. Let us show you how you can make these simple items, perfect for giving or for decoration. Put your favourite picture on a jar. All materials provided. Registration required.

Other programs in the BPL Craft Series include:

Paper Bookmarks

Heart-Felt Ornaments

LED Pins

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. 

Register Online

LED pins

BPL Craft Series: LED Pins - St. Paul Branch

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

St. Paul Branch

Join us for an afternoon or evening of crafting. Let us show you how you can make these simple items, perfect for giving or for decoration. Make a beautiful and unique Easter pin for someone special. All materials provided. Registration required.

Other programs in the BPL Craft Series include:

Paper Bookmarks

Heart-Felt Ornaments

Mason Jar Picture Vases

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. 

Register Online

Ready, set, plant

Ready, Set, Plant

April 13th, 10:00 - 2:00 pm

Main Branch

Find out how you can get your flower and vegetable gardens ready for planting. Learn about Equal Ground Community Gardens, vermiculture (worm composting), poultry keeping, and saving seeds. Featuring Gloria Ord, children’s activities, and local horticultural vendors.

LED pins

BPL Craft Series: LED Pins - Main Branch

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

Main Branch

Join us for an afternoon or evening of crafting. Let us show you how you can make these simple items, perfect for giving or for decoration. Make a beautiful and unique Easter pin for someone special. All materials provided. Registration required.

Other programs in the BPL Craft Series include:

Paper Bookmarks

Heart-Felt Ornaments

Mason Jar Picture Vases

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. 

Register Online

Arts & Culture

The thinking place speaker series

The Thinking Place: A Lunchtime Speaker Series - Redefining Retirement Living in Brantford

January 23rd, 12:30 - 1:00 pm

Main Branch

Let's build a culture of inquiry! Join us every week at 12:30 p.m. for a new speaker and perspective on topics of interest in the community. Past speakers have included a range of experts from storm chasers to local political icons to paranormal investigators. 

Carrie Freeman, Leasing Manager for Seasons Brantford will be visiting to give a presentation about redefining retirement living in Brantford. 

The thinking place speaker series

The Thinking Place: A Lunchtime Speaker Series - Game-bling: A Blurring of Boundaries

January 30th, 12:30 - 1:00 pm

Main Branch

Let's build a culture of inquiry! Join us every week at 12:30 p.m. for a new speaker and perspective on topics of interest in the community. Past speakers have included a range of experts from storm chasers to local political icons to paranormal investigators. 

Online gaming opens worlds of fun and exploration to gamers of all ages, but have you ever noticed the blurred boundaries between online gaming and gambling? Come hear Emily Harrison (YMCA Youth Gambling Awareness Program) share the signs of problem gambling and some of the harm reduction strategies available. 

The thinking place speaker series

The Thinking Place: A Lunchtime Speaker Series - From Legacy to Leadership

February 6th, 12:30 - 1:00 pm

Main Branch

Let's build a culture of inquiry! Join us every week at 12:30 p.m. for a new speaker and perspective on topics of interest in the community. Past speakers have included a range of experts from storm chasers to local political icons to paranormal investigators. 

Curtis Bell grew up watching his uncle, the notable Lincoln Alexander, make history and shape Canadian society.  (Among many other achievements, Alexander was the first black Member of Parliament, the first black federal Cabinet Minister, and 24th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario). Bell identifies as an African-Canadian/Indigenous man, and he has carried on the family tradition of multifaceted community leadership as a trailblazer in mental health support for at-risk urban youth. A father himself, this former wide receiver with the CFL and sometime author has been recognized for creating successful ‘gang exit’ strategies using restorative practices and other tools of culture.     

The thinking place speaker series

The Thinking Place: A Lunchtime Speaker Series with Dr. Stacey Cooper

February 13th, 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Main Branch

Let's build a culture of inquiry! Join us every week at 12:30 p.m. for a new speaker and perspective on topics of interest in the community. Past speakers have included a range of experts from storm chasers to local political icons to paranormal investigators. 

Dr. Stacey Cooper - author, Doctor of Chiropractic and Founder of Lifestyle Balance Solutions will be here to discuss the question: "What's Self Love Got to Do With It?". Drop in for the discussion. 

GSOB annual spring concert

Guitar Society of Brantford Annual Spring Concert Series

April 6th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Main Branch

Future stars of the guitar! Please join us for our annual free concert series, created in partnership with the Guitar Society of Brantford. Performers can range from talented local students to international recording artists, and you're always guaranteed an afternoon of gorgeous classical guitar. Everyone and all ages welcome. 

Pen, polish & publish

Pen, Polish & Publish: A Brantford Writers’ Circle & Brantford Public Library Author’s Symposium (Ages: 16+)

April 27th, 10:00 - 4:00 pm

Main Branch

The Brantford Writers' Circle and the Brantford Public Library will bring together Brantford's most successful authors and aspiring writers for a day of fellowship and development. Join us for workshops on writing, methods for improving technique, and taking steps to get your work published. Registration required.

2019 Featured Authors: 

Marsha Skrypuch, Making Bombs for Hitler

Sean Dixon, The Many Adventures of Kip Flynn

Carl Wilson, All About Love

C.A. King, The Portal Prophecies

Larry Brown, Satellite and Talk

 

Optional ticketed Author's Banquet and awards ceremony to follow (offsite). There are three registration options: 

  • Symposium Only (Free)
  • All Inclusive Symposium and Banquet Pass ($40.00)
  • Author's Banquet Only ($40.00)

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. 

Register Online

Health & Wellness

Stop Smoking Workshops

Stop Smoking Workshop

February 7th, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Main Branch

Join a representative from the Brant County Health Unit, for a 3-hour program where you will receive information and resources, including a FREE 5-week kit of NRT patches. Registration Required.

Call 519-753-4937 EXT. 455 to register.

Restorative Meditation

Restorative Meditation

February 11th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Branch

Release stress and tension! Enjoy guided mantra meditations led by representatives from Lotus Meditation.

Goal setting & essential oils

Essential Oils Series: Goal Setting & Essential Oils - Main Branch

January 24th, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Main Branch

Quality essential oils can be used to lift your mood, boost your immune system, and are healthy alternatives for household cleaners and stress reduction! Join a doTERRA representative for free monthly workshops. Samples or DIY projects included as applicable.

Registration required for each session.

Beat Those Winter Blues with Essential Oils

Safe Use of Essential Oils for Kids & Babies

Essential Cleaning with Natural, Safe & Affordable Solutions

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Register Online

Beat those winter blues

Essential Oils Series: Beat Those Winter Blues with Essential Oils - St. Paul Branch

February 27th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

St. Paul Branch

Quality essential oils can be used to lift your mood, boost your immune system, and are healthy alternatives for household cleaners and stress reduction! Join a doTERRA representative for free monthly workshops. Samples or DIY projects included as applicable.

Registration required for each session.

Goal Setting & Essential Oils

Safe Use of Essential Oils for Kids & Babies

Essential Cleaning with Natural, Safe & Affordable Solutions

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Register Online

Beat those winter blues with essential oils

Essential Oils Series: Beat Those Winter Blues with Essential Oils - Main Branch

February 28th, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Main Branch

Quality essential oils can be used to lift your mood, boost your immune system, and are healthy alternatives for household cleaners and stress reduction! Join a doTERRA representative for free monthly workshops. Samples or DIY projects included as applicable.

Registration required for each session.

Goal Setting & Essential Oils

Safe Use of Essential Oils for Kids & Babies

Essential Cleaning with Natural, Safe & Affordable Solutions

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

 

Register Online

Safe use of essential oils

Essential Oils Series: Safe Use of Essential Oils for Kids & Babies - St. Paul Branch

March 28th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

St. Paul Branch

Quality essential oils can be used to lift your moood, boost your immune system, and are healthy alternatives for household cleaners and stress reduction! Join a doTERRA representative for free monthly workshops. Samples or DIY projects included as applicable.

Registration required for each session.

Goal Setting & Essential Oils

Beat Those Winter Blues with Essential Oils

Essential Cleaning with Natural, Safe & Affordable Solutions

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Register Online

Safe use of essential oils for kids & babies

Essential Oils Series: Safe Use of Essential Oils for Kids & Babies - Main Branch

March 28th, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Main Branch

Quality essential oils can be used to lift your mood, boost your immune system, and are healthy alternatives for household cleaners and stress reduction! Join a doTERRA representative for free monthly workshops. Samples or DIY projects included as applicable.

Registration required for each session.

Goal Setting & Essential Oils

Beat Those Winter Blues with Essential Oils

Essential Cleaning with Natural, Safe & Affordable Solutions

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Register Online

Essential cleaning

Essential Oils Series: Essential Cleaning with Natural, Safe & Affordable Solution - St. Paul Branch

April 18th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

St. Paul Branch

Quality essential oils can be used to lift your mood, boost your immune system, and are healthy alternatives for household cleaners and stress reduction! Join a doTERRA representative for free monthly workshops. Samples or DIY projects included as applicable.

Registration required for each session.

Goal Setting & Essential Oils

Beat Those Winter Blues with Essential Oils

Safe Use of Essential Oils for Kids & Babies

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Register Online

Essential cleaning with natural, safe, affordable, solutions

Essential Oils Series: Essential Cleaning with Natural, Safe & Affordable Solutions - Main Branch

April 25th, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Main Branch

Quality essential oils can be used to lift your mood, boost your immune system, and are healthy alternatives for household cleaners and stress reduction! Join a doTERRA representative for free monthly workshops. Samples or DIY projects included as applicable.

Registration required for each session.

Goal Setting & Essential Oils

Beat Those Winter Blues with Essential Oils

Safe Use of Essential Oils for Kids & Babies

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Register Online

Writing & Language

English Conversation Cafe

English Conversation Circles (Ages: 19+)

January 22nd, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Branch

For newcomers to Canada, 18 years and older, who want to improve their English speaking skills and make new friends. A partnership of YMCA Immigrant Settlement Services – YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford and Brantford Public Library, supported by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Registration required. 
Call 519-752-4568 ext. 3645 for information.

Note: Program runs until December 18th and then resumes on January 8. 

Lifescapes

Lifescapes: A Memoir Writing Program Orientation

January 29th, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Main Branch

We meet biweekly from October to May for writing guidance and support, and publish an annual anthology of short memoirs. It is a challenge to begin midway through, but we'll help you catch up. 

Please contact rharding@brantford.library.on.ca for more information and to register. 

Writers' Support Circle

Writers’ Support Circle

January 21st, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Main Branch

Sit down with members of the Brantford Writer's Circle, a group of writers who meet as equals in a friendly exchange of ideas about each other's work. 

Contact Robin at rharding@brantford.library.on.ca for more information and to register. 

Genealogy & Local History

Genealogy Club

BPL Genealogy Club

January 30th, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Main Branch

Are you interested in tracing your family tree but unsure where to start? Or perhaps you've hit a brick wall in your research. We are here to help! The BPL Genealogy Club meets monthly - just drop in! 

Ancestry.com an introduction

Introduction to Ancestry.com

February 28th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Main Branch

Are you new to Ancestry and having problems navigating the site? We'll get you started.

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. Only 9 spaces available.

Register Online

First World War Military records

First World War Military Records

March 21st, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Main Branch

Learn about searching WWI military service records online, including Attestation Papers, War Diaries, the London Gazette, and other sources.

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. Only 9 spaces available.

Register Online

Technology & Computer Skills

3d printer

3D Certification Program (Ages: 13+)

January 24th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Main Branch

Here's your chance to bring creativity to the next level!

The Library now offers card holders the chance to print 3D designs that last up to eight hours.

This certification program is mandatory for customers that want to print items that take longer than one hour.

The program will provide an introduction to 3D printing and cover resources needed to get you started creating and modifying designs.

The certification program is open to people ages 13+ and no previous experience is required.

The Library has a range of professional 3D printers, including one that prints in multiple colours.

Registration for the certification sessions is required. If you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Note – Customers can still drop in and print projects that last less than one hour without completing the certification program.

Registration is available for the following program times:

January 19, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Register Online

January 24, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Register Online

January 30, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Register Online

February 7, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.   Register Online

February 12, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register Online

February 13, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register Online

February 16, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register Online

February 19, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register Online

March 7, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.       Register Online

March 12, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.     Register Online

March 13, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.     Register Online

March 16, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.     Register Online

March 19, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.     Register Online

March 27, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.     Register Online

Introduction to Learning 24/7

Computer Basics Series: Introduction to Learning 24/7

April 16th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Main Branch

Learn about the many opportunities to learn online using free databases and services offered by the Library. These databases offer world-class learning opportunities in almost every area imaginable.

Register for all or one of the programs in this series.

Introduction to Digital Archiving

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Introduction to Smartboards

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

January 15, 2:00 p.m. Register Online

April 16, 2:00 p.m.      Register Online

Introduction to digital archiving

Computer Basics: Introduction to Digital Archiving

January 22nd, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Main Branch

Do you have important photos or documents that you want to preserve? Our new large format scanner can convert photos into digital images and paper reports into searchable electronic documents. Get started on building your digital archive at one of our 1-hour workshops.

Register for all or one of the programs in this series.

Programs in the Computer Basics Series include:

Introduction to Learning 24/7

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Introduction to Smartboards

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Tuesday, January 22, 2:00 p.m.        Register Online

Wednesday, February 27, 2:00 p.m. Register Online

Introduction to word

Computer Basics Series: Introduction to Microsoft Word

January 29th, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Main Branch

Learn how to create, format, and save a word processing document.

Register for all or one of the programs in this series.

Programs in the Computer Basics Series include:

Introduction to Learning 24/7

Introduction to Digital Archiving

Introduction to Smartboards

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

January 29, 11:00 a.m. Register Online

March 26, 11:00 a.m.    Register Online

Create a website

Create with Technology: Create a Website

January 29th, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Main Branch

Learn to create your own website using a free online web hosting platform to showcase your organization, small business, or hobby. Basic computer skills required.

Register for all or one of the programs in this series. 

Programs in the Create with Technology Series include:

Create with Silhouette Cameo

Create with Arduino

Create Home Business Marketing Documents

Create Easy-to-Use Budgeting Tools

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Register Online

Introduction to Smartboards

Computer Basics: Introduction to Smartboards

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

Main Branch

Smartboards are everywhere - at school, at work, and at the library! Learn how to set them up as portable monitors, explore touchscreen features, and develop confident presentation skills.

Register for all or one of the programs in this series.

Programs in the Computer Basics Series include:

Introduction to Learning 24/7

Introduction to Digital Archiving

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Register Online

Introduction to Excel

Computer Basics Series: Introduction to Excel

February 26th, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Main Branch

Learn how to create, format, and save an Excel workbook.

Register for all or one of the programs in this series.

Programs in the Computer Basics Series include:

Introduction to Learning 24/7

Introduction to Digital Archiving

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Introduction to Smartboards

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

February 26, 11:00 a.m. Register Online

April 9, 11:00 a.m.          Register Online

Silhouette cameo

Create with Technology: Create with Silhouette Cameo

February 26th, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Main Branch

The Silhouette Cameo allows a person to make precision custom cuts from paper, vinyl, fabric and other thin materials. Learn the basics and take your maker projects to the next level! 

Register for all or one of the programs in this series.

Programs in the Create with Technology Series include:

Create a Website

Create with Arduino

Create Home Business Marketing Documents

Create Easy-to-Use Budgeting Tools

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Register Online

Create with Arduino

Create with Technology: Create with Arduino

March 26th, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Main Branch

Join us as we experiment with Arduino kits to learn about basic electronics and coding, then borrow one of our kits to continue your exploration.

Register for all or one of the programs in this series. 

Programs in the Create with Technology Series include:

Create a Website

Create with Silhouette Cameo

Create Home Business Marketing Documents

Create Easy-to-Use Budgeting Tools

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. 

Register Online

Create home business marketing documents

Create with Technology: Create Home Business Marketing Documents

April 16th, 11:00 - 12:00 pm

Main Branch

Are you looking for cost-effective ways to make flyers, brochures, and business cards? Learn how with Microsoft Office. 

Register for all or one of the programs in this series. 

Programs in the Create with Technology Series include:

Create a Website

Create with Silhouette Cameo

Create with Arduino

Create Easy-to-Use Budgeting Tools

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. 

Register Online

Easy to use budgeting tools

Create with Technology: Create Easy-to-Use Budgeting Tools

April 30th, 11:00 - 11:59 pm

Main Branch

Impress yourself and gain confidence in your money management skills. See how templates made with Microsoft Excel can help you set budgets, track incoming funds and outgoing expenses, and make financial calculations easy. 

Register for all or one of the programs in this series. 

Programs in the Create with Technology Series include:

Create a Website

Create with Silhouette Cameo

Create with Arduino

Create Home Business Marketing Documents

Online registration required, if you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. 

Register Online

Tech Help Clinics

Clinics are held from time to time and will appear below. One-on-one assistance with digital devices can be scheduled with the Library's  Book a Librarian service.

Tech Time

Tech Time! Tech Help Clinics

January 21st, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Main Branch

Looking for help with e-books and audio-books or using our online services? Grab you latest gadget - tablet, e-reader, cell phone, laptop, MP3 player, and we'll get you started.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are unable to make the drop in time then give us a call and “Book A Librarian” for
some one-on-one help.

Tech Time

Tech Time! Tech Help Clinics @ St. Paul Branch

February 7th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

St. Paul Branch

Need some help downloading e-books, audio books and using our online services? Then drop-in for Tech Time! We can help get you started.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are unable to make the drop in time then give us a call and “Book A Librarian” for
some one-on-one help.