Adults Programs

Oct 22

Lifescapes: A Memoir Writing Program

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. 

Click here to find out more about the Lifescapes 2019 Book Launch

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

Main LibraryAdultsLifescapesDiscussionRegistered Program

Oct 22

English Conversation Circles (Ages: 18+)

This program is 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.

Call 519-752-4568 ext. 3645 for information.
 

Main LibraryAdultsWeeklyClubDrop-in

Oct 22

Smart Home Technology

Could your home systems and appliances have the capability of remote monitoring and access? Learn more about being connected to the Internet of Things.

Main LibraryAdultsDiscussionDrop-in

Oct 23

Hands On History: Crimes and Criminals (Ages: all)

Dive into some weird and shocking criminal cases from Brantford’s history. It’s your turn to play detective, as some of these cases are still unsolved! In honour of Ontario Public Library Week, we’ll share some of the best investigatory tools in the library for hunting down clues.

Presentations at:

11:00 a.m. - Main Branch

2:00 p.m. - St. Paul Branch

St. Paul BranchMain LibraryAdultsKidsTeensSpecial EventDiscussionDrop-in

Oct 23

Hands On History: Crimes and Criminals (Ages: all)

Dive into some weird and shocking criminal cases from Brantford’s history. It’s your turn to play detective, as some of these cases are still unsolved! In honour of Ontario Public Library Week, we’ll share some of the best investigatory tools in the library for hunting down clues.

Presentations at:

11:00 a.m. - Main Branch

2:00 p.m. - St. Paul Branch

St. Paul BranchMain LibraryAdultsKidsTeensSpecial EventDiscussionDrop-in

Oct 23

Military Records: An Introduction

Most Canadians have ancestors who served in the military during both World Wars and earlier conflicts. Let the BPL help you learn more about their service. Topics will include: searching online military service records, Attestation Papers, War Diaries, the London Gazette, Canadian Virtual War Memorial and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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

Register Online

Main LibraryAdultsGenealogyDiscussionRegistered Program

Oct 24

I.D. Clinics

Do you need help getting government I.D.?

Drop in to free ID Clinics, which run every Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon in the Group Study room at the Main Branch of the Brantford Public Library.

These clinics will help people get ID like birth certificates (all provinces), Ontario health cards, Ontario photo ID card and Social Insurance Numbers.

No appointment necessary, first come first served.

This program is provided through a partnership with: Brantford Public Library, Brant County Health Unit, Community Legal Clinic and Grand River Community Health Care.

Main LibraryAdultsTeensWeeklyDrop-in

Oct 24

Speakers School

Strengthen your public speaking skills, meet people, and expand your creativity. Developed by Carrie Sinkowski, Community Developer for the Brant-Haldimand-Norfolk Community Legal Clinic.

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

Register Online

Main LibraryAdultsLife and StyleDiscussionCourseRegistered Program

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