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Storybook Pumpkin Contest

We are growing a virtual storybook pumpkin patch, and we need your help! Decorate a pumpkin to look like one of your favourite book characters, and send us a picture to put on Brock Library’s Facebook Pumpkin Patch! Be sure to include the book in the background of the picture. […]

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History Talk with Dr. Kyle Falcon

Spirits, Psychics, and Angels: How the Great War Haunted the British Empire Between 1914 and 1918, over 900,000 men from the British Empire were killed in the Great War. Half of these men have no known grave, their bodies eviscerated by shell fire or buried in successive artillery bombardments. In […]

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Pumpkin Needle Felting Workshop

Our apologies – this class is now full and registration is closed Pumpkin Needle Felting Workshop for Adults Learn the craft of needle felting in this online workshop facilitated by Mariposa Woolen Mill. Participants will create two small felted pumpkins in this hour-long workshop. NOTE: this class is for adults only […]

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Fraud Awareness Online Seminar

Are you a senior or caregiver in Brock Township? Seniors are often targeted by frauds and scams in our community. Being aware of common frauds and scams is your best defence to protect yourself from becoming a victim. Durham Regional Police (DRPS)’s Detective Constable Martin Franssen will host an online Fraud […]

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Family Colouring Contest!

It is back to school time and we are excited to be hosting a family colouring contest with Forget-me-not-ALPACAS to celebrate! In one of our favourite books, The Alpactory, the alpacas help you pick and pack all the right things. What would you have them back for you for a […]

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Author Visit with Terry Fallis!

A two-time winner of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, Terry is a uniquely warm and engaging speaker. Whether you are a faithful Fallis follower or new to his writing, you are sure to enjoy his presentation as much as his novels! Thursday, September 30, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m. […]

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Superstar Storytellers Summer Series – Jess Keating, Aron Nels Steinke & Katy Farina

Wow! Yippee! Unbelievable! Durham and York Region public libraries have teamed up to bring your family an exciting author visit series!! Four spectacular virtual children’s author visits taking place throughout the summer starting July 6, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Click here for details and registration

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Mara Park

Looking for a new spot to fish? Visit Mara Provincial Park! Mara Provincial Park is a 45 minute drive from Brock and a great spot to catch Sunfish, Walleye, Lake Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Perch and Lake Whitefish! Be sure to also keep your eye out for a variety of birds […]

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Emily Park

Wanting to get outside and practice your canoeing skills? Check out Emily Provincial Park!  Wanting to get outside and practice your canoeing skills? Emily Provincial Park is less than an hour’s drive from Brock and a perfect place to canoe, even for beginners! Many unique frogs and birds can be […]

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Join our Saturday STEAM Projects!

Children aged 8 – 12 are invited to join Miss Alex from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. every Saturday in July to create a fun STEAM activity! Supply kits will be available to pick up at the library branch of your choice! Email alexloutskou@brocklibraries.ca for your Zoom invitation. Join STEAM […]

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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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Bass Lake

Wanting to spend a day outside exploring nature? Visit Bass Lake Provincial Park and participate in the Discovery Program. Bass Lake Provincial Park is less than an hour drive from Brock. Bring your own Discovery Activity Book or pick one up at the park and discover the wonders of nature […]

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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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McRae Point

Looking to get outside and go birding? Visit McRae Point Provincial Park! McRae Point Provincial Park is less than a 45 minute drive from Brock and home to over 79 species of birds including the Yellow-throated Vireo and Pileated Woodpecker. This park is also great for swimming, hiking and joining […]

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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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