Home Based Activities

No matter your age or interests, we have a number of videos and activities you can watch at home.
Don't forget to check our online events calendar for all upcoming live and recorded events.  

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Read for your Ward Sign
Summer Reading Contests

Summer Reading contests run from July 4 to August 26. 
There are more than $5,000 worth in weekly and grand prizes available for people of all ages. 

All reading goes towards the Read for your Ward challenge, which will see which Brantford neighbourhood can read the most!

Check out our events calendar to see what we have coming up! 

We have partnered with a number of local organizations to offer a range of in-person programs at our Main Branch. See our upcoming kids events.

For this month's video storytime on YouTube, Laura gets ready for summer reading with Unplugged.

If you're looking for some reading recommendations for the kids, check out the latest Juice Box Book Talks episode.

 


Activities for Children

 

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Virtual Storytimes

Visit our YouTube page to see dozens of pre-recorded storytimes.

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STEAM Activities

Our STEAM videos provide fun new challenges. 

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Home Learning

Check out all of the resources available to help kids learn at home. This is in addition to our popular summer tutoring program.

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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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Podcast: For the Love of Brantford

A podcast created in 2021 that explores the evolving story of our community.