• Family Day 2020
    Family Day 2020
  • IReadCanadianDay
    IReadCanadianDay
  • Creative Bug Launch
    Creative Bug Launch

    Brampton Library Access

    Access to these resources requires a Brampton Library card.

    Creativebug

    Creativebug is an online learning resource that gives you access to thousands of high quality, on-trend arts and crafts classes. Find your next creative project in knitting, crocheting, sewing, quilting, drawing, painting, ceramics, jewelry, food & home, papercrafting, kids activities, and more! Benefit from an unlimited number of free classes, self-paced and designed for all skill levels, available anytime on your desktop or mobile device.

    New to Creativebug? Visit the Getting Started with Creativebug page for more details

    Terms of Use

    Privacy Policy

    Community Guidelines

    Lynda.com

    Lynda.com provides a wide range of online instructional videos taught by recognized experts in business, creative, and technology industries. Popular subjects include audio production, business skills, graphic design, marketing, photography, project management, and software training. Benefit from an unlimited number of free courses, available 24/7 and accessible on any desktop or mobile device.

    Gale Courses 

    Gale Courses provides easy-access to over 365, 6-week long courses led by expert college instructors. With a focus on professional & personal development, course coverage includes topics in business, technology, education, law, health & wellness, personal finance, and more. Benefit from an unlimited number of free courses, available 24/7 and accessible on any desktop or mobile device.

    LearningExpress Library Canada

    LearningExpress Library Canada is a web-based, mobile friendly learning platform that provides secondary school students and adult learners with instant access to a comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources. With LearningExpress Library Canada, users can improve basic skills in reading, writing, and math, as well as prepare for tests like the Canadian GED, Canadian Citizenship, Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT), RCMP Police Aptitude Test (RPAT), TOEIC/IELTS, and more!

    Mango Languages

    Mango Languages provides an easy, fun, and effective way to learn how to speak another language. Prepare for realistic conversation and strengthen everyday communication skills with over 70 world language courses and more than 20 ESL/ELL specialty courses. Benefit from free self-paced language lessons, available 24/7 on any desktop or mobile device.

    My Canada

    My Canada is an interactive learning tool which helps users learn about Canada and prepare for the Canadian Citizenship test. Each learning module is available for beginner, intermediate, and advanced learners and covers topics including Canadian history, geography, government and culture. Canadian citizenship practice tests are also available.

    The Road to IELTS (International English Language Testing System) General training module provides users with over 120 hours of intensive English vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking tasks. Access advice videos & tutorials from British Council experts, practice zones, downloadable ebooks, timed practice tests, and more.

    Road to IELTS Academic

    The Road to IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic training module provides users with over 120 hours of intensive English vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking tasks. Access advice videos & tutorials from British Council experts, practice zones, downloadable ebooks, timed practice tests, and more.

    STEM Village

    STEM Village guides students through development paths in science, technology, engineering, and math using fun learning tools, games, and assessments that identify knowledge gaps and direct new learning. This education program is based on the Ontario Curriculum and compliments hands-on programming and services currently available in Brampton Library branches. Note: To get started, parents will need to create an account and add their children to provide unlimited access to STEM Village.

  • BHM 2020
    BHM 2020
  • 3D Crowd Sourced sculpture
    3D Crowd Sourced sculpture

    Contribute to our community crowdsourced 3D printed art piece! 

    How to participate: 

    1. Click here to download the base STL file. 
    2. Customize it however you want using TinkerCAD or another 3D design application.
      Create a design that reflects something about you or something you are passionate about. 

    Here are some examples: 

         3. Come to one of our MakerSpaces at Four CornersChinguacousy, or Springdale library branches, to 3D print it. Library staff are available to assist you. 

    Your submitted piece will be assembled into a large 3D printed sculpture to be unveiled later this year. 


    This project is inspired by “Linked” created by Canadian multimedia artist Jeff DeBoer.

  • South West Branch
    South West Branch

    Hours of Operation

    Monday Closed
    Tuesday 1pm - 9pm
    Wednesday 10am - 6pm
    Thursday 1pm - 9pm
    Friday 10am - 6pm
    Saturday 10am - 6pm
    Sunday Closed
    Address Branch Manager

    8405 Financial Dr

    Brampton, ON  L6Y 1M1  

    Tel: 905-793-INFO(4636)

    Email: info@bramlib.on.ca

    Branch Direct Tel: 905 793 4636  ext. 74730

    Jenny Omstead

    Email: jomstead@bramlib.on.ca


    Location Map

    City Of Brampton

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  • Brampton Library Community Galleries
    Brampton Library Community Galleries

    Brampton Library Community Galleries

    Brampton Library provides exhibit space to individuals or groups wishing to display works of art. This free exhibit space enables Library visitors to participate in the creative life of the community, and presents artists with a valued avenue for exhibiting their work.

    Interested in displaying your artwork at the library? Please review Brampton Library’s Policy on Displays and Exhibits and familiarize yourself with the Artist Release and Waiver Liability, as well as the Community Galleries FAQ.

    To submit your artwork, please complete the application form.

    For more information please contact Surita Dey at (905) 793-4636 (ext 74354) or email sdey@bramlib.on.ca

  • Innovation Zone, Please proceed with great ideas. Programs include 3D printing and modelling, robotics, coding, and other interactive and STEM learning for all ages with Special Events and Networking. Ask staff about taking a FREE orientation session, Link to Maker Space Brampton.
    MakerSpace

    Teenager on Computer

    About:
    MakerSpace Brampton is a joint initiative of the City of Brampton Economic Development Office, Sheridan College Faculty of Applied Science and Technology’s Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT), and Brampton Library to foster creativity, innovation, and exploration in a safe and accessible learning environment.

    What We Have:
    MakerSpaces at Four Corners, Chinguacousy, and Springdale library branches offer free access to maker and digital creation tools. Drop-in during library hours to access equipment with the assistance of staff. Users must complete a MakerSpace User Agreement form.

    Available equipment includes*:

    • Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer
    • Ultimaker 2+ 3D Printer
    • Roland CAMM-1 GS-24 Vinyl Cutter  (available at Chinguacousy only)
    • Silhouette Cameo 3 Electronic Cutting Machine
    • Canon 9000F Mark II Scanner (includes attachments for digitizing photo negatives and slides)
    • Elgato Video Capture Device (converts analog video from a VHS tape into a high quality digital file)
    • VHS-C Cassette Adapter
    • Wacom Intuos Drawing Tablet (for digital drawing, painting or sketching) (available at Springdale only)
    • Akai Professional MPK Midi Keyboard (a compact keyboard and pad controller for creating beats and music tracks)(available at Springdale only)
    • Desktop computers with software

    Programs: MakerSpace Brampton programs offer hands-on and interactive learning in 3D printing and modelling, coding, web design, robotics, and other STEM and maker topics for all ages. We also host special events and meetups as well as Tech Talks and Repair Cafés.

    See our Program Calendar for program offerings, dates, locations, and registration details.

    Submit a digital Makerspace Comment Card.

    For more information contact us at makerspace@bramptonlibrary.ca or 905-793-4636 x74260

    Two people watching 3-d Printer




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