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(Beaverton Branch Library, Beaverton, ON)


A permanent part-time Student Assistant position will be available at the Beaverton Branch of the Brock Township Public Library commencing September 2, 2014.  Duties include a wide range of circulation, public assistance and programming responsibilities.

The successful applicant must:

  • Be 14 -18 years of age and enrolled in high school
  • Enjoy working with the public and be dedicated to providing excellent customer service
  • Have demonstrated skill with computer applications
  • Be knowledgeable about current reading trends
  • Be capable of developing and delivering children’s literacy-based, computer, and craft programs 


The position includes 3 shifts per week:

  • Tuesday & Thursday  evenings from 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Every Saturday from 10:00 am –3:00 pm. 


Student Assistants are members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local and the salary, terms and conditions of employment are governed by the Collective Agreement.  Salary is Student Minimum Wage plus 10%.


For more details, ask to see the current Job Description at one of the branches of the Brock Township Public Library.  Interested students should apply in writing, including a cover letter and resume, by mail no later than August 1, 2014 to:

Susan Dalton, CEO

Brock Township Public Library

401 Simcoe Street, Box 310

Beaverton ON  L0K 1A0


Or via email to susandalton@brocklibraries.ca


We thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



Brock Minor Hockey Online Registration Help





Help with online registration \ Respect in Sport parent program

Have you registered your child for the upcoming hockey season yet? Frustrated, or just need technical help?? The Brock Township Public Library has kindly reserved computers for use with Brock Minor Hockey registration and the Respect in Sport parent program.

A Brock Minor Hockey representative will be on hand at the following locations and times to help.

Tuesday, July 22 from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM at the Timothy Findley Memorial Branch, 38 Laidlaw Street South, Cannington, Ontario

Thursday, July 24 from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM at the Sunderland Branch, 41 Albert Street South, Sunderland, Ontario

Saturday, July 26 from 10 AM - 12 PM at the Beaverton Branch, 401 Simcoe Street Beaverton, Ontario

Come on out, look forward to seeing you there!

Any questions please email: secretarybmha@gmail.com






TumbleBookCloud's Graphic Novel Summer Reading Program



Ebook provider TumbleBookCloud has increased their collection of graphic novels to encourage students to read during the summer. Click on the above TBC graphic to gain access to over 1000 eBooks, chapter books, National Geographic videos, and audio books geared for middle school and high school students of all reading levels.

Ebooks count towards titles read for the Eureka Summer Reading Program!



A note for parents from TumbleBookCloud: Please note that, although many of the graphic novels on TumbleBookCloud are designated as All Ages, the website, and most of the graphic novels, are for middle school and high school students and may contain content not appropriate for elementary school students.


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TD Summer Reading Club Website


Check out all our Programs and Events in our Calendar of Events for July and August








Canada's new Anti-Spam Legislation will require the Brock Township Public Library(BTPL) to obtain your consent to receive commercial electronic messages(CEM). CEMs may be used

to notify patrons of material due dates, overdue items, special events and/or other library business.

In accordance with this new legislation, when a library card is issued or renewed, you will be asked to sign a consent form allowing this form of communication.

Alternately, if you currently receive email notices from BTPL and wish to unsubscribe, please send us an email including your name, library card number and email address to info@brocklibraries.ca.

You may also visit any BTPL branch or telephone our Beaverton Branch at 705-426-9283 to decline.

For more information on Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation(CASL), please click here.




The Brock Township Public Library gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport in providing 'capacity building' funding in 2013. The funding was provided to help build collections, upgrade technology and/or provide training to strengthen the public library's role as a community hub.