Every day, residents of Brantford enjoy free access to amazing programs, books, online learning and research tools and more through the Brantford Public Library.
For Canadian Library Month and Ontario Public Library Week (Oct. 20-26), we ask all of Brantford to come to a program, take out a book or try one of our many online services. 
 
Not familiar with what the Brantford Public Library offers? Check out the links below for a quick view of what the Library offers. We think you'll be surprised!
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eBooks and Audiobooks

cloudLibrary (more than 100,000 eBooks and audiobooks)
Libby
RBdigital (full issues of digital magazines)
 

Learning Databases

Lynda.com (Linkedin Learning)
Transparent Language 
Universal Class
G1 and M1 Practice Tests
Grant Connect
 

Movie and Television Streaming and Graphic Novels

Hoopla 
 

Music Streaming and Downloading

Freegal
Hoopla
 

Local and Family History

Ancestry.com (must be in the Library to use this service)
Birth, Marriage, Death Index
Proquest Newspaper and Journal Database
Virtual War Memorial
 

Technology and Computers

STEM, Coding and Circuit Kits
3D Printing
Digital Media Lab (with greenscreen, Adobe Creative Suite and sound recording tools)
Singer Sewing Machines
WiFi Hotspots
Videogames - PS4, PS3, XBox One, XBox 360, Nintendo WiiU
 

Programs and Events

Child 
Teen
Adult 
 

Children's Learning Resources and Programs

Tutoring and Homework Help
Curriculum Kits
Launchpad Learning Tablets
Sesame Street eBooks and Readalongs (online)
 

Tips from Library Heroes

  1. Library cards are free for anyone living in Brantford, County of Brant and Six Nations, along with owners of businesses in Brantford
  2. You can return books and most materials to either the St. Paul or Main Branch- whichever is convenient for you!
  3. You can use our online catalogue to reserve and renew items and pay fines. 
  4. Library card holders can get an additional free card that allows them to borrow books from Wilfrid Laurier University, Univesrity of Guelph and University of Waterloo