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We need your support!


We need your support to make our new library space a success. We areRendering very happy to be provided with expanded space by the Municipality of Brighton. The space however, comes unfurnished.

The Library Board and the Friends of the Brighton Public Library must raise $150,000.00 to purchase shelving, furniture and equipment for the expanded library space. With your help we can raise the funds required to make your library expansion a success.

You can join the efforts of the Library Board and the Friends of the Brighton Public Library in purchasing needed shelving, furniture and equipment by using any of the following methods:

Centre for Equitable Library Access Collection


Centre for equitable library access

Brighton Public Library offers access to a large collection of books, magazines, newspapers and described videos in a choice of formats for people with a print disability.  Access to the CELA collection is available to people who are unable to read conventional print due to a learning, physical or visual disability.

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

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


Sand Parents

Do you love to read? Do you love children? Do you have a story to share with the next generation?
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.


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