Word nerd. Book warrior. Reading addict. My name is Andrea Querido and I love the library.
Yes, it’s true. I’ve always found solace in the company of books. They have the magic to take you places when you’re forced to stay where you are, while presenting exciting new (and sometimes life-changing) ideas, challenging beliefs we might have held for years, and encouraging us to grow – even when we think we’re too old to learn new tricks.
In fact, as a resident of Brampton for almost eight years, I have fallen in love with the city library (my reading list is almost at 500!). It’s the cornerstone of the community, filled with dedicated staff always more than happy to assist. Packed with books, Launchpad Tablets for Kids, and DVDs (to name just a few of the amazing resources offered), the library also runs year-round programs for the young – and young-at-heart.
It’s a welcoming place where you can get connected with a new passion, skill, as well other students, parents (their kids’ programs are where it’s at!), and friends just waiting to be made in your neighbourhood.
Plus, you can make book recommendations, download eMagazines and Newspapers, stream films anywhere at any time, participate in workshops and take courses, and enjoy family time with special guests (if you haven’t been to a Bumbling Bert Magic Show, you don’t know what you’re missing!). Talk about fun!
Believe me when I say that the library is THE place to be – and I want YOU to join me! As a weekly visitor, I’m excited to share the latest and greatest reads, programs, and plain old fun your Brampton Library has to offer right here every month.
In the meantime, I need to know – what’s YOUR favourite thing about the Brampton Library?
Andrea Querido lives in Brampton with her family – which consists of a loving husband, a curious 5-year-old, and a stubborn French bulldog. When she’s not at the library, she enjoys reading, writing, baking, and spending quality time with loved ones. You can follow along with her library adventures right here every month. You can read more from Andrea on her blog whatandreasaid.com.