Adults Programs

Nov 16

St. Paul Readers’ Circle

The St. Paul Readers’ Circle meets on the third Friday of the month at 2:00 p.m. at the St. Paul Avenue Branch. 

We will be discussing:  

Nov. 16 - Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman

Dec. 21 - The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Jan. 18 - The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, by Lisa See

Feb. 15 - Behold the Dreamers, by Imbolo Mbue

Mar. 15 - Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng

May 17 - Bel Canto, by Ann Patchett

Jun. 21 - Every Note Played, by Lisa Genova

Contact Robin for more information at: rharding@brantford.library.on.ca

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Nov 16

Weekly Skate Exchange (Ages: all)

Need a new pair of skates? Get them for FREE at this weekly skate exchange! 

Donations of skates in good condition are welcome.

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Nov 17

Holiday Giving: An Intermediate Card-Making Workshop

Keep in touch with your friends and family this holiday season with handsome handmade cards. This 2-hour workshop is for the experienced paper crafter interestedin developing stamping techniques. Featuring Kelly Pulham (aka the Craftin’ Granny) an independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. 

Also join us for Giving Gratitude: A Card-Making Workshop for Beginners

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

Register Online

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Nov 17

BPL Chess Club (Ages: 8+)

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! 

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Nov 19

Onsite Settlement Specialist

YMCA Immigrant Services offers free settlement and integration services including information, referrals to community resources, one-to-one advice and mentorship, help accessing social and professional networks, and other ways to help you navigate Canadian life and culture. Just drop in, or call 519-752-4568 for more information. 

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Nov 19

Tech Time! Tech Help Clinics

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.

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Nov 19

Creative Support Circle

Sit down with the Brantford Writers Circle, a small 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.

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Nov 19

Urban Farming Series: Beekeeping - Taking Care of Pollinators

Ever dream of having your own farm but can't afford to live in the country? There are many ways that you can have a small backyard farm. Join us for this 3-part series on Urban Farming where you will find out how to save seeds, keeps chickens and produce honey. 

Programs in this series include: 

City Chickens: How to keep poultry in the city 

Presented by Joanna St. Jacques, a member of the Brant County Poultry, Pigeon & Pet Stock Association. 

Saving Seeds Workshop

Presented by Andy Tonkin of Equal Ground Community Gardens. 

Beekeeping: Taking care of our pollinators

Presented by Kari Raymer Bishop of Bishop Family Bees. 

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