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Live Trivia Nights!

Are you smarter than a Librarian? Join us at the Tar’d and Feather’d Pub in Beaverton once per month to find out! Hosted by our very own smarty pants librarians…Read more to see dates and contact info.

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Region of Durham Outreach Community HUB at the Library!

Brock Libraries is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Region of Durham. Commencing February 15, 2023, an Outreach Worker from the Region of Durham will be onsite, during limited time periods, in order to connect community residents to a variety of social services supports and resources. This includes […]

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Call your branch of choice to register for free, half hour, one-on-one introductory tech help. Click to see more information.

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Our Program Guide for Jan/Feb 2023 is here!

Happy New Year! We have some great new programs, along with the usual favourites. Download a copy at the bottom of this post or pick one up at any of our three library branches. Register for programs in three easy steps: Click on upcoming events Scrolling down to the event […]

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January 19th event postponed due to inclement weather. Inspirational speaker, TV Host, and Author Yvonne Heath is rescheduled to March 22nd at 6:30 p.m. at the Sunderland Branch.

Space is limited.  Click here to register for tickets.  Award-winning author and speaker Yvonne Heath will be here to talk about managing grief. Yvonne is very funny and uses heart and humour in her presentations to teach us that just showing up is enough! Yvonne has her own Ted Talk […]

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Literary Chair Yoga – Register Here

Work out your body and mind! Melissa, our certified yoga instructor, will begin with an opening relaxation exercise followed by supported chair-based yoga practice. Each class will be centered on a meaningful literary quote. Time will be allotted at the end of the class for friendly, informal discussion and the […]

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New Online Resource – CBC Corner

CBC Corner – Discover the best Canadian shows, stories & more Brock Libraries is very happy to announce that we’ve added a new digital resource to our website! Developed especially for public libraries, CBC Corner is a digital portal that brings CBC’s audio, video and news content together in one […]

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Register for Programs

Our November/December programs are ready for registration. Preregistering guarantees your spot! Click on the links to register. Visit our calendar for more details on program dates: https://brocklibraries.ca/events/ Drop-in Programs (no registration required):

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Decodable Books at Brock Libraries!

As the grateful recipients of a mini-grant from the International Dyslexia Association, Ontario, Brock Libraries is pleased to showcase our newly purchased decodable book collection! Decodable books are written in a format that builds reading skills and confidence in all readers, but especially struggling readers and those with Dyslexia. This […]

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Teen Volunteers Needed

ATTENTION TEENS! If you…. Like working with kids… Need volunteer hours for school… Want to gain experience for your resume… Volunteer with us! We are now taking volunteer applications for the following programs. *Must be ages 13+ for all volunteer positions* Cannington Branch: Tuesday nights from 4-6 p.m. – Reading […]

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Genealogy Help Session

Drop into the Cannington Branch on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Discover your family story with our in-house genealogy specialist Katherine! Get free help with your family research. Half hour sessions available.

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Borrow a Chromebook!

Brock Libraries in partnership with Brock Community Health Centre now have Chomebooks available for usage in branch! Chromebook allow you to: Connect to the internet using Chrome internet browser through a wireless network. Direct access (with a Gmail account) to Google Search; Google Mail; Google Drive, YouTube, Google Play store. […]

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Sibbald Point

Looking for a day trip and to spend some time outdoors? Try Sibbald Park Provincial Park! Sibbald Point Provincial Park is less than 30 minutes away from Brock. This park has easy hiking trails, bike paths along Lake Simcoe and sandy beaches to get some sun and go for a […]

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Brock Libraries is now streaming Kanopy!

Brock Libraries is now streaming Kanopy! Looking for a new TV series or video for yourself or the whole family? Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and kid favourites. They partner with studios like A24, The Criterion Collection, History […]

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Balsam Lake

Looking for a new hiking trail? Try Balsam Lake Provincal Park! Balsam Lake Provincial Park is a 30 minute drive from Brock and has two lovely hiking trails. The Lookout Trail gives you a panoramic view of the surrounding area while you walk through eskers and kames formed over 10,000 […]

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