Discussion Groups

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. 

Main LibraryAdultsLife and StyleDiscussionDrop-in

Nov 21

The Thinking Place: A Lunchtime Speaker Series

Every week will feature a new speaker and perspective on a topic of interest in the community, with opportunity for discussion to follow.

Upcoming speakers include:

November 7 – Discover Brantford Municipal Airport with a representative of the Brantford Municipal Airport and Flight Centre
November 14 - Tarah Brookfield, Our Voices Must Be Heard

November 21 - Speaker to be announced
November 28 - David Neumann, Brantford: Taking the Long View

Main LibraryAdultsSpecial EventDiscussionDrop-in

Nov 21

Drop In Youth Cafe (Ages: 16-26)

Are you 16 to 26 and trying to figure out adulting? This drop-in group gives young adults a safe space to hang out, have fun and learn new skills with friends. Enjoy activities and snacks while having the chance to talk about housing, job search and who can support you in your community! Program runs all year with our Child & Youth Worker.

Main LibraryTeensWeeklyDiscussionCraftsDrop-in

Nov 22

Looking for Work after 45 - A St. Paul & CareerLink series - Interview Skills (Ages: 45+)

Representatives from CareerLink will guide you through getting ready for today's job market. 

Register for one, or all three! 

Programs in this series include:

Job Search Techniques

How to Create an Effective Resume

Interview Skills

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

Register Online

St. Paul BranchAdultsDiscussionRegistered Program

Nov 24

Author Visit: Beau Johnson - Writer, Husband, Father, Writer Again

Come meet Beau Johnson (A Better Kind of Hate, The Big Machine Eats) and find out how a local writer survives life changing events to emerge as a published author. Book signing to follow.

Main LibraryAdultsSpecial EventDiscussionDrop-in

Nov 28

The Thinking Place: A Lunchtime Speaker Series

Every week will feature a new speaker and perspective on a topic of interest in the community, with opportunity for discussion to follow.

Upcoming speakers include:

November 7 – Discover Brantford Municipal Airport with a representative of the Brantford Municipal Airport and Flight Centre
November 14 - Tarah Brookfield, Our Voices Must Be Heard

November 21 - Speaker to be announced
November 28 - David Neumann, Brantford: Taking the Long View

Main LibraryAdultsSpecial EventDiscussionDrop-in

Nov 28

Drop In Youth Cafe (Ages: 16-26)

Are you 16 to 26 and trying to figure out adulting? This drop-in group gives young adults a safe space to hang out, have fun and learn new skills with friends. Enjoy activities and snacks while having the chance to talk about housing, job search and who can support you in your community! Program runs all year with our Child & Youth Worker.

Main LibraryTeensWeeklyDiscussionCraftsDrop-in

Nov 29

Main Library Book Club

Join us for pleasant conversation about some great books. Everyone is welcome.

We will be discussing:

Nov. 29 - Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya

Jan. 31 - The Great Alone, by Kristen Hannah

Feb. 28 - Alias Grace, by Margaret Atwood

Mar. 28 - Every Note Played, by Lisa Genova

Apr. 25 - Behold the Dreamers, by Imbolo Mbue

May 30 - Educated, by Tara Westover

Contact arowe@brantford.library.on.ca for more information and to register.

Main LibraryAdultsBook ClubDiscussionClubRegistered Program

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