Free Career Building Workshops for Teens and Young Adults


Introducing Zinio Free Digital Magazines

Mother Daughter Book Club

5th Annual Friends Golf Tournament

Poetry Thing...HAPPENING!

Belles Paroles - Conversational French

Cathy Marie Buchanan Author Visit

Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: $10.00

Cathy Marie BuchananCanadian author Cathy Marie Buchanan leads us through an illustrated talk about her latest hit novel, The Painted Girls. This book is a #1 National Bestseller in Canada and a New York Times bestseller.
Q & A, refreshments, book sale and signing to follow. $10.00 tickets include refreshments and a chance to win a signed copy of The Painted Girls.

Tickets available at:

  • Borrower Services at the Library – 905-775-3328 ext. 6100
  • Nancy’s Nifty Nook
  • Bradford Print Shoppe

Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library.

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Easter Weekend Closings

Please note that the Library will be closed on Good Friday, April 18th, Easter Sunday, April 20th and Easter Monday, April 21st. We will be open our usual hours from 9:30 am – 5:30 pm on Saturday, April 19th.

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New in the Adult Graphic Novel Collection

We have been adding some great new titles to the Library’s Adult Graphic Novel collection. Here are just a few of the recent acquisitions which can be found in the collection on the 1st floor (titles are linked to the Library’s catalogue):

Ant Colony
by Michael DeForge

Ant ColonyFrom its opening pages, Ant Colony immerses the reader in a world that is darkly existential, with false prophets, unjust wars, and corrupt police officers, as it follows the denizens of a black ant colony under attack from the nearby red ants. On the surface, it’s the story of this war, the destruction of a civilization, and the ants’ all too familiar desire to rebuild. Underneath, though, Ant Colony plumbs the deepest human concerns—loneliness, faith, love, apathy, and more. All of this is done with humor and sensitivity, exposing a world where spiders can wreak unimaginable amounts of havoc with a single gnash of their jaws.

by Jeff Lindsay; Illustrated by Dalibor Talajic

Dexter Morgan is s skilled forensic blood spatter expert with the Miami police department but he’s also the city’s friendly neighborhood crime-fighting serial killer who has to face his greatest challenge yet—a high school reunion! Jeff Lindsay and artist Dalibor Talajic, brings fans the very first comic book featuring everyone’s favorite psychopath, Dexter.

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NEW! Mother Daughter Book Club

NEW! For girls aged 10 to 12, along with a special adult female in their lives. We’ll all read the same book each month, and meet up to talk about it. A light snack will be served, and we’ll also make a craft. Book Club books will be available to borrow from the library: one copy for each mother/daughter pair.

Cost: Free! Register in person at Borrower Services or by phone at 905-775-3328 ext. 6100, beginning April 2nd. Spaces are limited.

Date: The fourth Wednesday of the month:  April 23, May 28, and June 25, 2014.

Time: 7-8 pm

Location: Multi Purpose Room

First meeting on April 23rd.

For complete details, visit our Program page.


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Community Garden Workshop/Presentation

Are you interested in gardening, but don’t have the space or the know-how?

A community garden is a great way to connect with your neighbours in a fun and healthy way, working together to produce food and other plants to share among volunteers and people in need.

If you are interested in finding out more about how community gardens work and whether BWG would benefit from one, please join us on Thursday, April 17 from 7-8:00 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose room here at the Library. Light refreshments will be provided.

If you are unable to attend but would like to provide comments, please email or contact Tami Kitay at 905-775-5369 ext.1403.

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