Welcome Back! It is so great to see so many of you back here at Brantford. Although the library is not fully open yet, we are in the process of planning how to run the library as safely as possible. Continue reading Welcome Back!
If you can’t attend summer camp this year, why not try one online? A few sites are offering free online “camps” that have a reading and inquiry activities to help continue your learning and keep your mind active this summer. Continue reading Online Summer Camps
If you haven’t watched the 2019 short film, Hair Love, by Matthew A. Cherry, now is the time. This lovely, short film won an Oscar and is about family, love and a father trying to help his daughter. A book Continue reading Hair Love for Father’s Day
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art has a new virtual social distancing art exhibition featuring a number of popular storybook artists. The exhibit, Art in Place: Social Distancing in the Studio explores the uniqueness of working in the Continue reading At The Carle: Art in Place
The Burnaby Public Library is now offering paper bag pick up where you can check out and pick up books at your local branch. Librarians will collect the books you select and bag them to be picked up between 10:00-4:00. Continue reading Burnaby Public Library Paper Bag Pick Up!
Hi Everyone! Some of us are now back in the school, and it is really great to see everyone who is here. Since it is June, we need to collect all of the outstanding books that have been borrowed from Continue reading Please Return Your Books…
There are a number of resources that can help support families and staff at this time with social-emotional learning (SEL). To help support families with a variety of issues, the BC government has developed ERASE=Expect Respect and a Safe Education. Continue reading SEL and Online Support
JK Rowling is writing a new book called The Ickabog. She has already released two chapters online that are free to read and also serving as inspiration for her illustration competition. Rather than hire a professional illustrator, she is challenging Continue reading The Ickabog Contest
There are an assortment of books about rocks, stones, pet rocks and rock collections. There is the classic, Stone Soup by Marcia Brown… … or the hilarious Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors by Drew Daywalt. Scholastic’s temporarily free Bookflix has Continue reading Everyone Needs a Rock
Today is the day to pick up the library books that you have requested. Anyone who emailed me prior to yesterday afternoon or put any available books on hold should go and pick them up at the library window from Continue reading Library Book Checkout Today