Programs & Events

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

D&D Startup

D&D Startup

October 18th, 3:45pm - 5:45pm

Main Branch

Interested in playing D&D? Local D&D experts will show you the ropes!

Youth Cafe

Drop-In Youth Cafe (Ages: 16-26)

October 16th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Branch

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. Program runs all year with our Child & Youth Worker.

Youth Advisory Group Meetings

Youth Advisory Group Meetings

October 28th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Branch

Earn volunteer hours helping to develop BPL’s youth programs and services. These meetings will have pizza and games! Contact Anna at for info.

Youth Opportunities Info Session

Youth Opportunities

November 6th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Branch

Get involved at your library and earn volunteer hours!
Drop-in to our monthly Youth Volunteer Info Session to learn more about volunteer opportunities at BPL.

BPL Chess Club

BPL Chess Club (Ages: 8+)

October 19th, 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Main Branch

Members of the Brantford Chess Club offer basic instruction and tips on improving your game.

Tween Club

Tween Club

October 26th, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Main Branch

Join us on Saturdays for fun tech, craft, and food related activities!

September 28 – Sphero Art
October 26 – Zombie Barbies
November 23 – Blind Food Challenge
December 7 – Hack this Christmas Painting


SoundFest - A Family Event (Ages: all)

October 19th, 11:00 - 3:00 pm

Main Branch

Let’s make some noise in the Library!
Calling all rock stars! Join us for a special MakerSpace event where we’ll be experimenting with sound.
Design your own rock star logo, make some weird sound effects, make a music video with green screen and more! This is a great event for the whole family.

This is a Lifelong Learning Month event.

Interactive Game Exhibit

Interactive Game Exhibit (Ages: all)

November 8th, 9:30 - 12:00 pm

Main Branch

Drop-in for an interactive game exhibit featuring games designed by local high school students. Student game designers will share their design process and encourage hands on play with their unique games. In partnership with the BCI Laurier Program, Laurier Library and Laurier Game Design and Development Program.

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