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Music By Jake


Thursday, August 17th at 11 AM, Memorial Park, BrightonMusic by Jake

Hi! My name is Jake Differ.

I am a singing guitar player and have been a professional musician for most of my adult life.
These days most people know me as a recording artist and performer for children, but I also perform for adults and seniors.

I have released several albums, which have earned me a Juno Award nomination and several awards.

Each year, I perform and MC at major festivals across Canada, as well as regular shows at libraries, schools, day cares and seniors' residences.

I have played many different styles of music over the years and I have a wide repertoire of music.

All Jake shows are highly interactive and fun!


This Programme is sponsored by "The Friends of Brighton Public Library"

In case of rain this event will be held at Brighton Public Library, 35 Alice Street.



Watch for our Pop-Up Library


We're bringing the library to you this summer!

Look for us at:PopUp

  • Community events
  • Local businesses
  • Municipal parks


You can:

  • Check items out
  • Sign up for a library card
  • Collect cool library goodies
  • Participate in fun activities
  • Sit, relax, chat with staff.



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.