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Paint NightAdult Paint Event


Thursday, Dec. 7 at 3 pm
Limited Spaces - Registration Required

Please Note: Acrylic paints will be used, old clothing or a smock recommended.










Laughter Yoga


Join us for a session of library laughter!

Good for the heart and the soul

No experience necessary!

Tuesday Nov. 14th from 2-3 PM

at the library.





Introducing "Top Shelf" our brand new library Newsletter


I am thrilled to communicate with you through the inaugural issue of the Brighton Public Library Newsletter.  In it you will find information on upcoming programs, events, new titles added to the collection and all things “Library” in this bimonthly publication.  BPL staff and I are excited to be able to offer it to you in both print and email formats.






Learn to knit with an experienced knitter


Every Wednesday, 3pm - 5pm from October 11 to December 13, 2017

Registration is required, call 613-475-2511 or drop into the library to reserve your spot!





Tech HelpTech Mentoring Thursdays


Our award winning program is back!

One-on-One Computer Help sessions are being held at the Brighton Public Library every Thursday from October to November 2017


Call the Library to schedule your personal 30 minute session.

Phone: 613-475-2511


Hurry - these sessions fill up quickly!

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Centre for Equitable Library Access Collection



Brighton Public Library offers a collection of over 230,000 books, magazines, newspapers and described videos in a choice of formats for people with a print disability.

  • Lots of choice including current bestsellers, award-winners and classics
  • Fiction, non-fiction, self-help, business and more
  • Books for kids, teens and adults
  • Books in audio, braille or accessible e-book formats
  • Download books or receive home delivery by mail


Access to the CELA collection is available to people who are unable to read conventional print due to a disability, which includes:

Learning disability: an impairment relating to comprehension
Physical disability: the inability to hold or manipulate a book
Visual disability: severe or total impairment of sight or the inability to focus or move one's eyes.


Access to the collection is offered in a number of ways

  • Download books to your computer or mobile device, such as an iPhone
  • Download books to a DAISY player over a wireless connection without using a computer
  • Receive audio CDs, Braille or described movies through your local branch or by mail directly to your home.


Contact the library for more information or visit the CELA website at






Sand Parents...changing lives two people at a time


Attention Seniors:

Do you love to read? Do you love children? Do you have a story to share with the next generation?Sand Parents
Sounds like Sandparents is just for you!

Sandparents is a fun and interactive reading program offered to children ages 3-6 years old from Brighton. Mature adults (Sandparents) are partnered with a child to read, sing, play games, make crafts, story tell and generally interact together to form a mutually beneficial friendship.

The Sandparents program offers a positive and enriched environment for children to learn and practice Early Literacy Skills.

To volunteer as a Sandparent or to inquire about the program, please contact Pat Artkin at 613-242-4054 or for more information. You can also register online at our website

It's a small time commitment, but it can make a BIG impact in the lives of these children.