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What's New at Brantford Public Library

Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 11:00 AM

The Brantford Public Library has taken three major steps in making library services more accessible to the community.

The library is currently running a community survey, has eliminated late fines and has a new online membership form that provides instant access to their expansive digital collection.

The community survey is open to the entire community – both library users and non-users. Results from the survey will help the library decide on future growth and services. The survey is open until April...

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Memories of Brantford’s Italian Community

Posted on Friday, March 19, 2021 11:00 AM

Stories are at the heart of communities and cultures. It’s the way we make sense of the world around us, share our experiences and express our thoughts. Stories are also a way to remember and to teach.

A collaborative effort is taking place here in Brantford to highlight vibrant cultures within our community through a unique series called “Memories” presented by Brant Historical Society and the Canadian Industrial Heritage Centre. On the heels of the highly successful Memories event recently performed...

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Shopping for Crystals and Gemstones in Brantford

Posted on Friday, March 12, 2021 01:59 PM

While the act of collecting crystals and semi-precious gemstones has been around for centuries, it’s certainly experienced a boom in popularity over the past few years. Shop local and check out these Brantford-based shops that are perfect for “rockhounds”.

Magical & Spiritual Gifts | 264 King George Rd. | 226-552-0727
Magical and Spiritual Gifts is family-owned and operated shop that sells spiritual gifts, gemstones and crystals – either rough, polished or set in jewellery. Check out their selection...

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Black-owned trade businesses

Posted on Friday, February 26, 2021 10:00 AM

February is Black History Month, a time that recognizes the historic and ongoing struggles toward racial equality and celebrates the experiences and accomplishments of Black Canadians. Today, we are highlighting a number of Black-owned trade businesses in Brantford. Tourism Brantford invites you to follow along and share your own stories on social media using the hashtag #BHMBrantford.

QPI Construction | info@qualityporch.com | 416-525-7023

QPI Construction is a team of contractors and masons specializing...

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Black Artists and Musicians

Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021 09:00 AM

February is Black History Month, a time that recognizes the historic and ongoing struggles toward racial equality and celebrates the experiences and accomplishments of Black Canadians. Today, we are highlighting a number of Black artists and musicians in Brantford. Tourism Brantford invites you to follow along and share your own stories on social media using the hashtag #BHMBrantford.


Nicole Alexander, Artist
Nicole Alexander is a self-taught visual artist whose paintings in oil, acrylic and watercolour...