Black History Month


Join the BWG Library in celebrating Black History Month online. With book and movie recommendations, programs, events and more, there are many ways to get involved. Follow the BWG Library on Facebook at where we will be sharing information and updates about online activities and events right here in the BWG community all month long! weekly articles 

Check each Saturday for a weekly article from BWG librarians highlighting different books, audiobooks and videos from our collection in celebration of Black History Month.  

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Explore the BWG Library’s Book Club Sets

The BWG Library has sets of books that have been specially selected for book clubs!  With up to ten copies of some books, your whole club can borrow copies of your book club’s selection, which include ‘The Hate U Give’, ‘Stars Beneath Our Feet’, ‘Girl Woman Other’, ‘Washington Black’, ‘Born a Crime’, ‘Red Pencil’, ‘Becoming’ and ‘How To Be An Antiracist’.


Friday Five Live

Join Larissa live on Facebook each Friday at 5:00 p.m. to explore resources that you can reserve and then pick up from the BWG Library through Curbside Pick Up Service.  These five-minute presentations will highlight a different category each week and will include Black History Month books and videos for adults, youth and children.  


Instagram Promotions

Connect with the BWG on Instagram for weekly book recommendations highlighting selections for different age group each week! 


Shelf Browsing 

Explore the shelves of the BWG Library from the comfort of your own home!  Shelf browsing videos are posted every Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. on the BWG Library's Facebook Page and, throughout the month of February, we’ll feature books featuring Black authors and historic events.

Curbside Pick Up


The BWG Library is open for Curbside Pick Up Service to borrow Library materials. Information on the BWG Library's contactless service is available on our Curbside Pick Up page under the Services tab, or click here

Income Tax Clinics


The BWG Library is offering Income Tax Clinics again this year through the CVITP program. Information on this service is available on our Income Tax Clinics page under the Services tab, or click here


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Black History Month Contest


The BWG Library will be running an all-ages Black History Month contest online throughout the month of February!  The contest has three categories (arts, education and literature) and all entrants for each category will be entered into a draw to win a Sweet B’s gift certificate for a half-dozen cupcakes.  That’s one draw per category, so three chances to win!  The contest is open now and will close at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 27.  The categories are:


#1) Art: Create a piece of art in celebration of Black History Month

#2) Education: Share an interesting, unique or little-known piece of information about Black History Month

#3) Literature: Tell us about your favourite book written by a Black author


To participate, send your entry to or message the BWG Library’s Facebook Page at  All entries will be shared on the BWG Library’s Facebook Page.  If you have questions, feel free to reach out.  Multiple entries are encouraged!

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Library hours


Monday and Tuesday  

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.






1:30 to 7:00 p.m.


Friday and Saturday      

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.




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We want to hear from you!   Call the Library at 905-775-3328 ext. 6100 for Borrower's Services or ext. 6109 for Information Services.


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