Home Based Activities

Our popular programs are now delivered online! Below are links to regular events, like children's storytimes, and to special events, like Zoom talks with celebrated authors and memoir writing.

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Karma Brown
Karma Brown Author Talk

Bestselling author Karma Brown joins us for our next Thursday Night Author Talk event. Join us for a live virtual discussion with Karma!

October 19-23 Highlights

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Virtual Storytimes

Join Laura and Kim for some fun spooky reads with The Monster at the End of this Book and Frankenstein Doesn't Wear Ear Muffs.

STEAM Challenge

Val goes step-by-step to help you make your own kaleidoscope with easy-to-find materials!

Programs for adults

Our own crafty Chris shares a short history of the arts and crafts movement, and talks about geometric art in this short video.

Last week, author Helen Humphreys joined us virtually to talk about her latest book, Rabbit Foot Bill. For a limited time, watch the recording. Don't miss out on our next author talks with Karma Brown and Farzana Doctor.

This Tuesday we're running our first session of the season for Lifescapes. Every year we invite people with life experiences to learn about memoir writing and then submit a short memoir for our annual anthology. Email rharding@brantfordlibrary.ca for details.


Next week, join Leanne Giavedoni for an online workshop about Physical and Emotional Wellness.

Register now! Your kids won't want to miss out on these events run by Scientists in School:

Activities for Children


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Virtual Storytimes

Visit our YouTube page to see a new storytime each week.

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STEAM Activities

Our STEAM videos provide fun new challenges each week. 

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Home Learning

Check out all of the resources available to help kids learn at home.

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Juice Box Book Talks

Our Children and Teen programmers provide book recommendations in this fun monthly podcast. 

Activities for Adults

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Author Talks, Literacy and Reading

Talks from renowned authors, memoir writing and more.

 Lifescapes Memoir Writing Program

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Crafting Corner

Check our YouTube page for crafting events.


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Lifelong Learning

Special events for all interests. From music to family research.

Events will be listed soon!

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Let's Talk Brantford Podcast

We've partnered with the Brant County Health Unit to deliver a regular health and wellness podcast for the Brantford community.


Special Virtual Events that Require Registration

Candy Chemistry

The organization Scientists in School will lead kids through an interactive experiment using Skittles!


Thursday Night Author Talks

Join some of our country's biggest and best authors for intimate online discussions through our Thursday Night Author Talks Series.

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Essential Oils

Discover how essential oils can help improve digestion, sleep and stress levels. A live virtual event with Leanne Giavedoni


Military Records Info Session

Learn the ins and outs of researching military service records during this live virtual event.