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.
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
This program is for newcomers to Canada, 18 years and older, who want to improve their English speaking
Runs from September 11 to December 18. Program breaks for holidays and resumes on January 15.
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:
October 23, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register Online
October 30, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register Online
November 1, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register Online
November 6, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register Online
November 10, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register Online
November 14, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register Online
November 20, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register Online
November 27, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register Online
November 29, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register Online
December 11, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register Online
December 13, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register Online
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:
Presented by Joanna St. Jacques, a member of the Brant County Poultry, Pigeon & Pet Stock Association.
Presented by Andy Tonkin of Equal Ground Community Gardens.
Presented by Kari Raymer Bishop of Bishop Family Bees.
Every week will feature a new speaker and perspective on a topic of interest in the community, with opportunity for discussion to follow.
November 7 – Heather McNally, Discover Brantford Municipal Airport
Parents/caregivers and their children can learn about healthy pregnancy, breast feeding, healthy child development, attachment, school preparation, positive parenting, and healthy lifestyle choices.
Come play and learn through activities that foster children’s expression and readiness to learn and promotes a strong foundation for lifelong learning. In partnership with Brant Family and Children’s Services.