Check out a listing of current programs below.
The Library also offers tutoring and homework help programs. Information on those programs can be found under the Homework Help tab.
For further information on any programs, call 519-756-2220.
August 22nd, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Register for either July or August for this 4-week Kindergarten readiness program. Each week we will focus on curriculum milestones, STEM learning and social skills in a fun and interactive format. Registration Required.
Registration for the 4-week program in July or August opens on May 2nd. To register call 519-756-2220.
August 24th, 10:30am - 11:00am
Let's all read together! Parents, grandparents and caregivers will enjoy stories, puppets, songs and more with their toddlers and preschoolers.
September 11th, 10:30am - 11:00am
It's time to move! Let's jump and groove while we share stories, songs, play games and get active.
September 12th, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Preschoolers ages 3+ will enjoy this kindergarten readiness group focusing on curriculum milestones, STEM learning, and social skills. Registration is required for this 6-week workshop. Registration begins September 5.
Session 1: September 12 to October 17
Session 2: October 24 to November 28
August 23rd, 10:30am - 11:15am
Babies start learning early literacy skills right from birth. This baby storytime focuses on baby-parent bonding, rhythm and rhyme, and interactive stories and songs. After storytime, stay and play with us and meet other families.
September 14th, 10:30am - 11:15am
St. Paul Branch
Babies start learning right from birth! Join us for this baby storytime focusing on baby-parent bonding, rhythm and rhyme, interactive stories and songs. After storytime, stay and play with us and meet other families.
September 15th, 10:30am - 11:15am
Join us for our interactive STEM storytime for toddlers and preschoolers. Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and a hands-on activity. Note: No program on November 3rd.
August 19th, 10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library and St. Paul Branch
Spend time with your family while you read, play and learn together at your own pace with self-directed learning activities.
6:30 - 7:15 pm
Turn off your technology and make Mondays your tech free family night. Join us for STEM activities, crafts and games based on our book of the week. Take the tech free fun home with a selection of great read-alike books to choose from.
September 12th, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Discover new ways to be creative with STEM. Join us for this Makerspace group focusing on learning while playing with experiements, challenging puzzles, and collaboration.
September 13th, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Think it, try it! Experiment with unique technologies, learn the basics of block coding, complete challenges with robots or build simple circuit projects.
September 14th, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
The creations of your imagination come to life with art! Experiment with creative making, crafting, and painting. Come dressed to get messy!
September 23rd, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Have you ever wanted to learn chess? Here’s an opportunity to learn the game, or to practice the skills that you already have. A member of the Brantford Chess Club will offer basic instruction and tips on how to improve your game. Just drop-in!
All programs are Drop in and children of all ages are welcome but programs are geared to children ages 0-6. These programs run all year (except when the library is closed).
September 7th, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Parents and their children can learn about healthy child development, school preparation, positive parenting, attachment, breast feeding support, and healthy lifestyle choices. In partnership with the Brant County Health Unit.
Note: Program runs until Thursday, July 13th and will resume on Thursday, September 7th.
September 7th, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Come play and learn through activities that foster children's expression and readiness to learn and promote a strong foundation for lifelong learnig. In partnership with the Family Counselling Centre of Brant.
Note: There will be no program on July 27, August 24th and August 31st.
August 21st, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
If you are a mom who is in need of emotional support and have kids aged 0-12 months, this group is for you! A light lunch is served and a free taxi is available if needed. Call Jane at 519-755-9482 for more information. In partnership with Kids Can Fly.