Programs & Events

Teen programs are for youth ages 13+ unless otherwise noted.

Youth Cafe

Drop In Youth Cafe (Ages: 16-26)

February 27th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Branch

Are you 16 to 26 and trying to figure out adulting? 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 while having the chance to talk about housing, job search and who can support you in your community! Program runs all year with our Child & Youth Worker.

D&D Startup

D&D Startup (Ages: 13+)

March 1st, 3:45pm - 5:45pm

Main Branch

Interested in playing D&D, but have limited to no experience? Local D&D experts will show you the ropes. In partnership with the Laurier Library and the Laurier Game Design and Development Program. 

BPL Chess Club

BPL Chess Club (Ages: 8+)

February 23rd, 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Main Branch

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! 

Youth advisory group

Youth Opportunities

March 18th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Branch

Get involved at your library and earn volunteer hours! Learn about the Youth Advisory Group and other youth volunteering opportunities. Come to an info session with pizza, games and library staff excited to meet youth interested in working together to create a library environment that is welcoming and relevant for youth. If you can't make an info night, contact Anna at aflaherty@brantford.library.on.ca.

3d printer

3D Certification Program - March 7 (Ages: 13+)

March 7th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Main Branch

Here's your chance to bring creativity to the next level!

The Library now offers card holders the chance to print 3D designs that last up to eight hours.

This certification program is mandatory for customers that want to print items that take longer than one hour.

The program will provide an introduction to 3D printing and cover resources needed to get you started creating and modifying designs.

The certification program is open to people ages 13+ and no previous experience is required.

The Library has a range of professional 3D printers, including one that prints in multiple colours.

Registration for the certification sessions is required. If you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220.

Note – Customers can still drop in and print projects that last less than one hour without completing the certification program.

 Register Online

Class Visits & Outreach

We'd love to have your class visit the library for orientation and a tour. If you can't come to us, let us bring the library to you! Using a multimedia presentation, we introduce the research process and show how the library can assist students 24/7.

For info, telephone 519-756-2220 or email info@brantford.library.on.ca.