Registered Programs

Dec 17

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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Dec 18

English Conversation Circles (Ages: 19+)

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

Note: Program runs until December 18th and then resumes on January 8. 

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Dec 21

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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Dec 29

Book Buddies Registration Day

Struggling readers, Grades 2 to 6, will be paired with a university student volunteer from the Laurier Students for Literacy Club. A regular weekly meeting time will be assigned for this one-on-one session. This year we are also implementing sibling groups, so parents may register more than one of their children to be paired with a buddy.

Program runs from January 14 to April 4, except when closed February 18 to 22 for University
Reading Week and March 11 to 14 for March Break. Email LSFLclub@gmail.com for more information.

Registration required. Note: There will be a registration limit of 10 children per day to allow for equal opportunity to sign up. A wait list will be available once all spots have been filled.

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Jan 3

Stop Smoking Workshop

Join a representative from the Brant County Health Unit, for a 3-hour program where you will receive information and resources, including a FREE 5-week kit of NRT patches. Registration Required.

Call 519-753-4937 EXT. 455 to register.

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Jan 5

Book Buddies Registration Day

Struggling readers, Grades 2 to 6, will be paired with a university student volunteer from the Laurier Students for Literacy Club. A regular weekly meeting time will be assigned for this one-on-one session. This year we are also implementing sibling groups, so parents may register more than one of their children to be paired with a buddy.

Program runs from January 14 to April 4, except when closed February 18 to 22 for University
Reading Week and March 11 to 14 for March Break. Email LSFLclub@gmail.com for more information.

Registration required. Note: There will be a registration limit of 10 children per day to allow for equal opportunity to sign up. A wait list will be available once all spots have been filled.

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Jan 8

Get Ready for Kindergarten - January Intake (Ages: 3-4)

Preschoolers ages 3+ will enjoy this Kindergarten readiness group focusing on curriculum milestones. Parents are encouraged to leave the room, but may observe their child from outside our glass program room. 

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

Runs from January 8 to February 26.

Register online for the January session beginning, Wednesday, January 2nd. 

Register Online

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Jan 8

Brantford Reading Group

This a community-based book discussion group that meets once a month to share and discuss observations about selected titles. Space is limited and registration is required. Please contact rharding@brantford.library.on.ca for more information. 

Upcoming titles: 

Sept. 11 - All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews

Oct. 9 - The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick

Nov. 13 - Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

Dec. 11 - Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

Jan. 8 - Bruno, Chief of Police, by Martin Walker

Feb. 12 - Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah

Mar. 12 - Home for Unwanted Girls, by Joanna Goodman

Apr. 9 - The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, by Jan-Philipp Sendker
 

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