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Alert

The Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library is closed until further notice. While our building is closed, please feel free to explore our Databases and eResources from the comfort of your home.

 

For more information and resources regarding Coronavirus, trust these reliable sources of information.

 

In crisis? Please call 1-833-456-4566.

 

BWG Library Press Release Regarding Reopen Planning

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Explore the Library's Virtual Programs

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A complete list of weekly events is shared Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m. on the BWG Library's Facebook page.  Stay up to date by going to www.facebook.com/bwglibrary.

Mondays

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Live with Larissa - Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m.

Find out what’s going on this week by going to www.facebook.com/bwglibrary.

Teen Cosplay Creators - Monday afternoons at 3:30 p.m.

Join Sarah, Emerging Technologies Librarian, virtually for fun and fabulous crafting, games and more -- right from your own home! Sign up through Eventbrite.

Tuesdays

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Online Storytime with Miss Andrea - Tuesday mornings at 9:30 a.m.

Join Miss Andrea every Tuesday and Thursday for songs, rhymes and stories at www.facebook.com/bwglibrary.

Evening events - Tuesday afternoons and evenings

Programs include open mic night, knit happens, cook book club examples and more. Email events@bradford.library.on.ca for login information and visit www.facebook.com/bwglibrary Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m. for a listing of that week’s events. 

Wednesdays

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Online Crafting with Miss Michelle - Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m.

Join Miss Michelle every Wednesday morning for step by step craft instructions on the BWG Library's Facebook Page.

Wellness Wednesday Video - Wednesdays 1:30 p.m.

Visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bwglibrary every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. to learn tips and insights to help support your mental health.

#sixwordwednesday - Wednesday afternoons at 4:30 p.m.

Visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bwglibrary to share your creativity with our Six Word Wednesday story.

2SLGBTQ+ Youth - Hosted by the Gilbert Centre - Second Wednesday of the month at 4:00 p.m.

Text Ali at 705-715-2198 for a link to this online program, or visit the Gilbert Centre's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/GilbertCentre for details.

After-school Book Club - Fourth Wednesday of the month at 4:00 p.m.

Chat about fabulous books, do some creative games and activities, all while meeting new friends virtually! Ages 10 to teen. Sign up on the BWG Library's Eventbrite page.

Thursdays

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Online Storytime with Miss Andrea - Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m.

Join Miss Andrea every Tuesday and Thursday for songs, rhymes and stories at www.facebook.com/bwglibrary.

Fridays

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Live with a Librarian - Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m.

Larissa and a different Librarian are available on Facebook live each Friday, answering your questions and offering recommendations at www.facebook.com/bwglibrary.

Saturdays

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Science Saturdays - Saturday mornings at 9:30 a.m.

School is out, but the learning continues!  Join a different Librarian each week as they walk you through a different fun and engaging science experiment on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bwglibrary.

Important Information

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All late fees have been suspended for the duration of the closure. No account will accrue any late fees for items that are out, even if the items are listed as overdue.  

No account will be blocked for the duration of the closure. You can access all resources through our Digital Library freely.

No account will expire for the duration of the closure. You do not need to renew your account to access any resources available via the Digital Library.

Account Access

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Catalogue Access

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Canadian Mental Health Association

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Do you need mental health support?  From stress management to suicide prevention, CMHA helps people access the resources they require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience and support recovery from mental illness. Click here to access the Canadian Mental Health Association's website to access these resources.

 

In crisis? Please call 1-833-456-4566 or visit crisisservicescanada.ca.

Social links

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Getting a New Library Card

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Please click My Account (top right-hand corner of this website) to register for a library card, in order to access our Digital Resources.  If you are a new member, please fill in the form and a library card number will be emailed to you within two business days. Please note that only one library card is required per family for you all to enjoy the Library’s Digital Resources. Your physical library card will be available for you to pick up when the Library re-opens.  If you need assistance, please email bwgcirc@bradford.library.on.ca.

 

Need help getting started? Check out our registration tutorial here.

Lost Passwords

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You can reset your password through the My Account login page and clicking Forgot Password.  If you need assistance, please email bwgcirc@bradford.library.on.ca.

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Reliable sources of COVID-19 information

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