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News at your Library...

Books2Eat2 a Delicious Success

On Friday, April 3rd 2009, Londoners came to the Central Library for Books2Eat2 ... an evening of good food, good company, and a chance to eat one's way through some spectacular edible works of literature and to support a great cause at the same time!

Central Library Reading Garden

photograph of the reading gardenThe Central Library's Reading Garden will reopen on Sunday April 19, 2009.The garden will be open during library operating hours and is a rejuvenating, walled oasis in the heart of the city. Whether you work downtown and enjoy spending your lunch hours reading and eating your home-prepared lunch (or something from the Library's cafe) at one of the shaded wood tables or you are attending a theatre or music performance, the Reading Garden is a unique treasure.

The Reading Garden is also available to rent for your special function. Find out more.

New Catalogue Features

You already enjoy having the ability to place holds and renew your items using the My Account access on our website. Now, we have some new features that you've been asking for! You'll find quick 2 minute videos linked from the descriptions below, demonstrating how to use these new services.

My Library Bag

Placing Multiple Holds

This new feature makes placing many holds faster for you. You'll be able to

Announcing "NEW" Staff Picks: We Recommend Resource Lists

Do you like a particular author or book and would like to read similar titles? Maybe you would like recommendations for books on a specific topic?

We've been hard at work on our Staff Picks: We Recommend Resource lists. They are linked from