As of Sept 25, 2018, for cane users the exterior wall to automatic front doors is long and straight. Large potted plants are landmarks for nearing door entrance.

For a description of current library space services, please see the Library Coronavirus (COVID-19) Service update.

Library services at Laurier’s Brantford campus are currently provided at two locations: the Digital Library and Learning Commons in Grand River Hall and the Brantford Public Library.

Digital Library and Learning Commons (lower level, Grand River Hall)

Please note: the DLLC is currently accessible for study space. Access to the Gaming Library is suspended at this time.

The DLLC space features study areas, computer work stations, access to electronic resources, a public access computer for alumni, and on-site librarians trained to help students and faculty members with their research.

Located on the lower level of Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street

Brantford Public Library

Laurier Library's Brantford collection is located on the 1st and 2nd floor of the Brantford Public Library. Laurier students may also obtain a Brantford Public Library card for free in order to access public library materials.


Please see the BPL Modified Services page for details.



Laurier Brantford Library
173 Colborne Street
Brantford, ON N3T 2G8
Map of this location


The Brantford Public Library and Laurier Brantford Library are located at the south-west corner of Colborne and Market street, along the 1, 9 and 14 bus routes. Please visit the Brantford Transit website for more information.


Parking is available for two hours or less on the downtown streets surrounding the Library. Paid parking is also available at the Market Centre Parkade located behind the Library. Please visit the Laurier parking website or the City of Brantford parking website for more information on parking in downtown Brantford.

Lost and found

Please visit the Brantford Special Constable service.


  • Accessible workstations
  • Photocopying
  • Printing
  • Public computers


Accessibility Information

Floor plans

Collection listing by floor is not available

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Public access computer
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Network Login computer
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Accessible computer
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Public zone
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Library staff zone
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Authorized access zone
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Female washroom
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Male washroom
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Papercut printer/copier