Main Branch Opening Ceremony


Friday, April 27th
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Come to our official opening ceremony celebration recognizing the completion of the construction project at our Main Branch. 
This event begins at 2 p.m. and will feature refreshments and speeches from local dignitaries. 

This is the first event in a weekend of celebrations, which will also include. 

Saturday, April 28:
From 10 a.m. to 12 noon, Doug the Great will perform magic and other fun tricks while Willy B creates balloon animals. Twinkle Strings Suzuki School will also perform from 10-10:30 a.m. More details here.
At 2:30 p.m., the Canadian Raptor Conservancy will bring live birds of prey into the new space. This demonstration will also feature baby Great Horned Owls. More details here. 

Sunday, April 29:
Four of Brantford's most-notable citizens will share the story behind their story of success at this event. 
This event begins at 2 p.m. and will feature: 
Comedian Graham Chittenden
Olympic marathoner Krista DuChene
Young philanthropist Ethan Golden
Author Marsha Skrypuch
More details here.

Plus, the Library has partnered with the Brantford Food Bank to offer a Food for Fines program from Friday, April 27 to May 4. Through this, customers can donate a non-perishable food item in exchange for overdue fines. Each can is worth $5 and up to $20 can be forgiven on each account. Lost or damaged items do not qualify. 

For more information about our facade redesign project, visit:

Main Library Adults Kids Special Event