Discussion Groups

Nov 21

Brantford Public Library Board Meeting

Board meetings are open to the public and are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 4:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the Main Library. For further information, please call the Library's Chief Executive Officer at 519-756-2223.

To see what's on the agenda click here.

Main LibraryAdultsDiscussionDrop-in

Nov 21

Bell City Author Series - Emma Donoghue (Ages: 18+)

Donoghue’s 2010 book Room was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and adapted into an academy award nominated film. Since she has written bestselling books The Wonder and Frog Music. Her upcoming book - Akin - will be released this fall.

For more information and to purchase tickets click here.

Main LibraryAdultsSpecial EventDiscussionTickets Required

Nov 25

Youth Advisory Group Meetings

Earn volunteer hours helping to develop BPL’s youth programs and services. These meetings will have pizza and games! Contact Anna at aflaherty@brantford.library.on.ca for info.

Main LibraryTeensDiscussionDrop-in

Nov 27

Drop-In Youth Cafe (Ages: 16-26)

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. Program runs all year with our Child & Youth Worker.

Main LibraryTeensWeeklyDiscussionCraftsDrop-in

Nov 28

Main Library Book Club

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

We will be discussing:

Sept. 26 - The Gown, by Jennifer Robson
Oct. 31 - Indian Horse, by Richard Wagamese
Nov. 28 - By Chance Alone, by Max Eisen

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

Main LibraryAdultsBook ClubDiscussionClubRegistered Program

Dec 3

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

Dec 4

Hands On History: Auld Lang Syne

Enjoy New Years customs and celebrations from around the world, artifacts from a traditional North American new year celebration, and an invitation to upcoming Christmas festivities.

Presentations at:

11:00 a.m. - Main Branch

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

St. Paul BranchMain LibraryAdultsKidsTeensSpecial EventDiscussionDrop-in

Dec 4

EarlyON Drop-In for Grandparents and Grandchildren

Grandparents and grandchildren, let’s play, sing, and have fun while learning and making friends! In partnership with Brant Family and Children’s Services.

Main LibraryAdultsKidsDiscussionDrop-in

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