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2022 Summer Program Guide

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For Teens Adults Seniors Summer Programs Events Summer 2022 Summer Highlights In person programs Adult Summer Reading Club Join the Adult Summer Reading Club Starting Tuesday June 21 Choose between two reading challenge formats our printed Summer Book Bingo or online Summer Reading Challenge track your progress and win prizes Summer Book Bingo printed Summer Book Bingo begins Tuesday June 21 Visit your local library branch and pick up a bingo card or download a copy at brantlibrary ca bookbingo Summer Reading Challenge online Take the Adult Summer Reading Challenge using Beanstack Track your reading progress complete reading challenges and earn badges and prizes For all Adult Summer Reading Club information and to register visit us at brantlibrary ca bookbingo Art In the Park Workshops Historical Walks And So Much More

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In Person Programs For Makers Creators Treasure Hunting Tuesday August 9 at 7 00 PM Burford Branch BBQ Rubs Special Sauces Join in on an evening of escapades in robbery history local places gold might be buried and learn how to use metal detectors from the library It s BBQ season Learn how to make dry rub recipes and create two rubs to take home Stamping Card Making Tuesday July 5 at 7 00 PM Paris Branch Wood Burning Tuesday July 12 at 7 00 PM Burford Branch Learn how to use heat and wood to make fantastic art Practice wood pieces will be provided before creating a unique wooden item Summer Garden Maintenance Tuesday July 19 at 7 00 PM Scotland Oakland Branch Work in the soil learn how to take care of your garden all summer and take home a hardy succulent Working With Resin Tuesday July 26 at 7 00 PM St George Branch Join an introductory resin class and learn how to make your own resin projects Create a resin paperweight to take home Textile Art Leatherworking Tuesday August 2 at 7 00 PM Paris Branch Join and learn from local seamstress and retired costume designer for the Stratford Festival Sharon Gashgarian Learn how to use textiles to make fabric scenery on bookmarks and coasters Tuesday August 16 at 7 00 PM Scotland Oakland Branch Get your craft on and join us for an evening of stamping card making and paper crafting Stamps paper punches stencils and more will be provided Lino Cutting Tuesdays August 23 30 at 7 00 PM Paris Branch 2 week workshop Learn how to make your own stamps to create personalized paper fabric and wood projects Workshops are designed for youth 15 and adults This is a 2 week workshop be sure to register for both weeks to save your spot 2SLGBTQIA 2SLGBTQIA Community Life During COVID 19 Wednesday July 20 7 00 PM Paris Branch Enjoy a photo display and listen to stories documenting the 2SLGBTQIA community throughout the pandemic Presented in partnership with The Bridge Brant In Person Programs COVID 19 Visit brantlibrary ca covid for safety info

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In Branch Clubs Explore Local Knitting Clubs June August 12 00 PM to 4 00 PM Love Local Street Socials We re joining the County of Brant to celebrate local communities and businesses Scotland Oakland Branch Tuesdays at 6 00 PM Paris Branch Wednesdays at 6 00 PM Mahjong Club Paris Branch Thursdays at 2 00 PM Outdoor Programs Sunday June 26 St George Explore local heritage Saturday July 16 Paris Discover local literature and stories Saturday August 20 Burford Enjoy a fresh harvest Historical Walking Tours July August 6 30 PM Art In the Park Thursdays 2 00 PM to 3 30 PM St George Sunny Hill Park Pavilion Thursday July 14 Thursday July 21 Glen Morris Learn about the history of Glen Morris and past and present historic buildings located in the village Create a contemporary style string picture frame perfect for decorating your home Thursday August 18 Mount Pleasant Enjoy a stroll through historic Mount Pleasant taking in the sights and learning about the history of the area Scotland Community Centre Pavilion Thursday July 28 Historical Scavenger Hunt Transform a simple canvas into a colourful abstract art piece it s the perfect way to add a splash of colour to your walls Paris Lions Park Pavilion 3 Thursday August 11 Learn how to paint abstract flowers and explore a variety of techniques and colour palettes Burford Community Centre Pavillion Thursday August 25 Spend the afternoon creating art outdoors and make a painted dandelion art project Art In the Park workshops are great for creativity register for each participant All supplies provided Runs from June 28 to September 6 Simply print off the tour map and history guide hop in your car and discover the County of Brant s incredible history Send a snapshot of your adventure to emma johnston brant ca and be entered into a draw to win a local history prize pack Outdoor Adventures August September Edible Wild Plants Lions Park Barker s Bush Thursday August 11 6 30 PM Learn seasonal ethical and health nuances of wild plant foraging and caretaking Bird Watching Green Lane Sports Complex Friday September 9 10 00 AM Ever wonder about the birds you hear chirping outside Take a stroll with us and learn about out who they are and what they re up to All programs are free Register at brantlibrary ca calendar

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Registration for Summer Programs Events Registration for adult summer programs is underway Registration takes place online at brantlibrary ca calendar in person or by phone All programs are free registration is required to save your spot On Demand Programs Virtual Coffee Hour Zoom Wednesdays at 10 00 AM June August Designed for adults 55 Our ongoing coffee hour is a great place to make new friends hear what s going on at the Library and catch up on the latest news Upcoming topics include Family Traditions Whatcha Learning Childhood Recipe Sharing Well That s Inspirational Ancestry Memory Keeper Keepsake Journal Part I Keepsake Journal Part II Colouring Zen Relaxation With a Good Book Visit brantlibrary ca coffeehour or call 519 442 2433 and learn more Art Explorations Bi Weekly from Wednesday July 6 to Wednesday August 31 Get ready for another series of art workshop videos with Kelly Registration for supplies for each workshop will open one week prior to the workshop date July 6 Concrete Bowl July 20 String Vase August 3 Paper Lantern August 17 Wine Bottle Oil Lamp August 31 Soy Candle On Demand on YouTube From DIY art workshops and gardening hacks to mindfulness techniques and book talks enjoy a great collection of on demand staffcreated videos on our YouTube Channel brantlibrary ca youtube County of Brant Public Library How to register for programs Online brantlibrary ca calendar By phone 519 442 2433 In person at your local branch

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For Kids Tweens Teens Summer Programs Events Summer 2022 Summer Highlights In person programs TD Summer Reading Club TD Summer Reading Club is just around the corner Help stop summer slide the loss of skills during the time when students are not in school and improve your kids reading skills by participating in the TD Summer Reading Club TD Summer Reading Club is Canada s biggest bilingual summer reading program for kids of all ages all interests and all abilities Summer Reading Club kickoff takes place on Thursday June 30 at your local library branch Coming soon Stay tuned for more information on our Summer Reading Club Celebration Visit brantlibrary ca tdsrc for more information and to register Read It Summer Literacy Tutoring DIY Craft Kits for Tweens Teens And So Much More

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In Person Programs Program registration begins Saturday June 11 Storytime Programs Preschool Storytime Ages 3 5 years 10 30 AM Enjoy stories songs rhymes and a craft Parents caregivers must remain in the library Location Day Date s Time Paris Branch Thursdays July 7 August 25 No class July 28 10 30 AM St George Branch Tuesdays July 5 August 23 No class July 26 10 30 AM Read Rhyme Ages 0 6 years with a parent caregiver 11 00 AM Learn fun and interactive rhymes to share with your child Each participant must register Location Paris Branch Day Tuesdays Date s July 5 August 23 Time 11 00 AM Family Storytime Ages 0 6 years with a parent caregiver 11 00 AM Share an interactive story session with your child Every participant must register Location Day Date s Time Burford Branch Thursdays July 7 14 21 August 4 11 18 11 00 AM Paris Branch Wednesdays July 6 August 24 No class July 27 11 00 AM Outdoor Family Storytime Ages 0 6 years with a parent caregiver 11 00 AM Share an interactive story session with your child in the great outdoors Location Day Scotland Oakland Branch Wednesdays Date s July 6 13 20 August 3 10 17 Time 11 00 AM In Person Programs COVID 19 Visit brantlibrary ca covid for safety info

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School Age Programs Ages 4 6 Ages 7 please note the ages indicated for each program Enjoy our super fun programs each week with stories interactive activities and creative art projects Full program descriptions available at brantlibrary ca calendar Paris Branch Tuesdays at 2 00 PM Ages 7 Wednesdays at 2 00 PM Ages listed below July 5 Troll Tastic July 12 Unicorn Fizz July 19 Diabolical Dragons July 26 Pirate Party August 2 Tech Time August 9 Tallest Tower Challenge August 16 Coding Fairy Tale Mazes August 23 Once Upon A Time BINGO July 6 Little Red Hen ages 4 6 July 13 Jack the Beanstalk ages 4 6 July 20 Under the Sea Ages 4 6 August 3 Where In the World ages 7 August 10 City Mouse Country Mouse ages 46 August 17 Colour Wars ages 7 August 24 Spy Fun ages 7 Tween Teen Programs Tween Make Take Ages 9 Paris Branch 2 30 PM Get crafty and creative Celebrate summer and make fun art projects Craft Location Date Time Garden Stepping Stones Paris Branch Monday July 11 2 30 PM Tile Ink Art Paris Branch Monday July 25 2 30 PM DIY Pencil Pouches Paris Branch Monday August 15 2 30 PM Teen Arts Crafts Ages 13 Paris Branch 2 30 PM Create amazing works of art using simple materials Craft Button Art on Canvas Location Paris Branch Date Monday July 18 Time 2 30 PM Magic the Gathering Drop In Ages 10 St George Branch Saturdays 12 00 PM to 2 00 PM Get ready for a new club where you can learn about Magic the Gathering MTG a classic card game We ll provide decks and people to play with all you have to bring is yourself We welcome all skill levels whether you have never heard of MTG or you ve won championship games all are welcome All programs are free Register at brantlibrary ca calendar

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Read It Summer Literacy Program Read It is Virtual in 2022 For children in Grades 1 5 as of September 2022 Read It is a free summer literacy program providing one on one reading practice Virtual sessions are held in July and August via Zoom Each child may be registered for one two week session 45 minutes day Monday to Friday excluding holidays as listed below Read It Session Dates Session 1 July 4 15 Session 2 July 18 29 Session 3 August 2 12 Session 4 August 15 26 Times Available 10 00 AM 11 00 AM 12 00 PM 2 00 PM 3 00 PM and 4 00 PM Registration takes place online beginning Saturday June 4 at 10 00 AM Visit brantlibrary ca calendar to register Visit brantlibrary ca readit for full program details Have questions Email childrens services brant ca Sensory Storytime Saturdays June 25 to July 30 Join a small group for a fun filled interactive storytime followed by open play This program is designed for children who are on the autism spectrum or who have multi sensory needs Parents caregivers participate in the program and will enjoy this special time with their child Sensory Storytime Locations Times St George Branch 10 00 AM Burford Branch 1 00 PM Registration begins Saturday June 11 at 10 00 AM at brantlibrary ca calendar Register for summer programs at brantlibrary ca calendar Summer 2022

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Literacy In a Snap All ages Grab Go Services In a hurry Brant Library offers fun and engaging literacy services Grab Go Book Bags for Kids Need reading materials for the kids but don t have time to browse Order a staff created book bag at brantlibrary ca grabandgo Make Play Literacy Backpacks Each backpack contains everything you need to inspire a love of reading a toy three storybooks and a booklet of early literacy activities Put a hold on a literacy backpack at brantlibrary ca makeandplay STEAM Literacy Build your child s science skills and borrow STEAM themed tech gear for kids Discover the collection at brantlibrary ca gear Sign up and enjoy exclusive storytime videos featuring our amazing children s staff Visit brantlibrary ca newsletter and sign up today Storybook Walks In the Park All ages Outdoor Literacy Activity We ve set up Storybook Walks in local parks with our friends at County of Brant Community Services Visit brantlibrary ca storybookwalks and learn more County of Brant Public Library How to register for programs Online brantlibrary ca calendar By phone 519 442 2433 In person at your local branch County of Brant Public Library Summer 2022

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Registration for Summer Children s Programs Registration for Children s Programs begins Saturday June 11 at 10 00 AM Registration takes place online at brantlibrary ca calendar in person or by phone In person Preschool Storytime and School Age Programs are approximately 60 minutes All other in person and virtual programs are 30 minutes long All children s programs are free On Demand Programs YouTube Programs Ages 4 6 Ages 7 please note the ages indicated for each program Register for program kits and enjoy on demand school aged programs on our YouTube Channel Staff will notify participants when program kits are available for pickup On Demand Programs Include July July July July 4 Little Red Hen ages 4 6 11 Troll Tastic ages 7 18 Jack the Beanstalk ages 4 6 25 Coding Fairy Tale Mazes ages 7 August 2 Under the Sea ages 4 6 August 8 Diabolical Dragons ages 7 August 15 City Mouse Country Mouse ages 4 6 August 22 Pirate Party ages 7 Take Make Home For Tweens Teens Released weekly Register for program kits and create amazing works of art using simple materials Staff will notify participants when program kits are available for pickup Tweens 9 Book Hedgies Monday July 18 Cactus Pet Rocks Monday August 8 Teens 13 Fairy Luminaries Monday July 11 Mini Macrame Monday August 22 Virtual Programs Friday Summer Storytime All Ages Fridays at 11 00 AM Register for program kits and enjoy a sizzling theme each week with stories interactive activities rhymes and songs July 8 Circus Fun July 15 Ocean Adventures July 22 A Camping We Will Go August 5 Beach Days August 12 Let s Have A Picnic August 26 Alphabet Numbers County of Brant Public Library How to register for programs Online brantlibrary ca calendar By phone 519 442 2433 In person at your local branch