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Winter 2017-18

London Public Library, Access magazine

December, January, February 2017 - 2018

This document contains the news and events section of London Public Library’s Access magazine.

For the most up to date listing of Library programs go to our website at

www.londonpubliclibrary.ca/programs

Front Cover headlines:

Creative spaces: giving kids the tools for success.

We’ve got you covered for black history month.

Read aloud books older kids will love.

Housing stability for Londoners.

London Public Library logo

 

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Rise Up Singing.

One of these mornings you’re going to rise up singing. You might recognize those lyrics from the classic song, Summertime, that has been covered by some of the greatest musicians since it debuted in the musical Porgy and Bess. The song is also a favourite of Alexandra Kane, a local musician, performer and acting teacher. It expresses values that she was raised with – being able to see the good in life, counting your blessings and believing in a better tomorrow.

If you love songs from great musical productions, you’ll want to catch Alexandra’s performance at the Black History Month Closing Gala at the Library on February 25. Her repertoire covers songs from musicals with a connection to Black history and culture – great shows like Porgy and Bess, The Wiz, The Color Purple, and Hairspray.

These shows speak to Alexandra about the historical and cultural context of the period in which they were produced, from Porgy and Bess in 1935 to The Wiz in 1974. She is interested in what they tell us about Black lives and experiences over time. Porgy and Bess originated in an era when Black people were establishing themselves and their communities in new ways after a history of slavery. The production, featuring a cast of classically trained African-American singers, was a bold artistic venture at the time and she appreciates that historic significance.

The Wiz is another important musical in the history of theatre and art. It was created in the 1970s by Black artists feeling frustrated at not seeing themselves and their lives reflected in films and classical theatre. They saw a lack of roles for themselves and set out to create their own production for an all-Black cast, choosing to retell the children’s novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, in the context of modern, urban, African-American culture. Born out of the desire for cultural and artistic recognition, the show continues to have significant meaning for Black artists.

Alexandra says she is honoured that she was asked to perform at the Gala that ends a month of events organized throughout the city by the London Black History Coordinating Committee. She believes it continues to be important to highlight Black History. She says, “We need to keep sending out the message that Black people have made important contributions to the making of this amazing society that we live in.” The Gala is an annual celebration of the Black community’s talent and accomplishments that includes dance, song, spoken word, history and more.  Everyone is welcome to attend this cultural event. Tickets, $15 for adults and $5 for children, can be purchased at the Library in advance or at the door.

On being a role model.
Alexandra is passionate about mentoring the next generation of actors. She is the owner of AK Arts Academy where she teaches acting and production skills to young people. Discussing the fact that most of the students taking her classes are white, she says that the experience of being mentored by a successful Black woman will make a difference to their world view. Seeing her as a leader and role model in her field is bound to stay with them as they continue to meet and interact with visible minorities. For her, it still matters because she believes we’re not in a place yet where everyone is fully recognized for their talent and potential. For Alexandra, that means she keeps passing on her knowledge – about the songs she loves, the history she wants us all to know and the vision she has for the future.

Alexandra Kane is active in the local arts scene as a musician and actor. She was cast as Sebastian in The Little Mermaid staged at the McManus Studio Theatre in February 2017 and is the musical director of the Anne of Green Gables production showing at The Palace Theatre in December. Alexandra teaches acting and production through her school, AK Arts Academy.

 

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Lana’s picks for black history month.

Lana’s recommended reads for all ages.

Lana is a Librarian at London Public Library.
Canada’s Forgotten Slaves: Two Hundred Years of Bondage, by author Marcel Trudel, is groundbreaking work  that documents the history of slavery in Canada from 1629 to 1834.

Give Me Wings: How a Choir of Former Slaves Took on the World, by author Kathy Lowinger, is the true story of a Black choir in the 1800s breaking down racial barriers while touring to raise money for their school.

In Search of Our Roots: How 19 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed Their Past, by author Henry Louis Gates, Jr., features celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Morgan Freeman sharing their family histories.

Little Melba and Her Big Trombone, by author, Katheryn Russell-Brown is a children’s picture book about the life of trombone player, Melba Doretta, who created and arranged songs for jazz greats like Count Basie and Duke Ellington.

The Kitchen House, by Kathleen Grissom, is well researched historic fiction set on a plantation in the 1700s. The follow up novel to this story is Glory Over Everything: Beyond the Kitchen House.

March: Book One, by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, is a graphic novel that portrays the story of the early civil rights movement.

More books:

Getting Away with Murder: the True Story of the Emmett Till Case by author Chris Crowe.

I Came as a Stranger: the Underground Railroad by author Bryan Prince.

Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves, and the American Revolution by Simon Schuma.

My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King, as told to the Reverend Doctor Barbara Reynolds.

Talking about Freedom: Celebrating Emancipation Day in Canada by author Natasha L. Henry.

The Last Runaway by author Tracy Chevalier.

Underground to Canada by author Barbara Smucker with an introduction by Lawrence Hill.

Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad by author Henry Cole.

For more titles related to black history and culture, look for these community tags in our catalogue: black history month and black lives matter.

For more staff picks visit: www.lpl.ca/staff-picks

 

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Librarian of the year.

London Public Library is proud to announce our own Julie Brandl as recipient of the OPLA Children’s andYouth Services Librarian of the Year Award for 2017. The Ontario Public Library Association presents the award to honour and recognize a children’s or teen librarian who has made a positive impact on children’s or youth services through active community involvement, advocacy and innovation. Julie has made a significant contribution to the enhancement of services for children and youth in the London community through serving on committees with Child Reach, London Festival of Trees, CYSC at LPL, TVNELP, Early Years Centres, Family Centres, Child and Youth Network, London’s Healthy Kids Community Challenge, and many more organizations. Her passion and dedication to the public library profession have also made her a role model to colleagues and others in the community. Congratulations Julie!

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One Book One London.

London Public Library.

Don’t miss our 2018 community reading experience.

One Book One London coming February 2018.

www.lpl.ca/onebook

 

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Westmount Pop Up Library.

Westmount Shopping Centre.

785 Wonderland Road, South.

Our temporary location in Westmount Shopping Centre is open!

You’ll find us near the Viscount Entrance and Tim Hortons.

Pop Up Library Hours
Tuesday to Thursday from 9:30 am to 9 pm.
Friday from 9:30 am to 6 pm.
Saturday from 9:30 am to 5 pm.

No after hours returns.

Services:

Books, magazines, DVDs and large print books to borrow.

Wireless internet service and some computers available.

Place and pick up your holds and pay fines.

Small reading and children’s areas.

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Coming in the Fall of 2018.

Southwest Community Centre, YMCA and Library at Southdale road and Bostwick road.

We are working with our partners at the City of London and YMCA to build a wonderful library as part of a community facility for all ages and abilities. This exceptional destination will also include a public walking loop, community kitchen, pools and gymnasium, double pad arena, YMCA fitness facility, exciting community spaces and a wide variety of recreational, leisure and learning programs.

Photos, plans and more are online at www.london.ca/swcc
Sign up for the YMCA’s Southwest facility newsletter and be the first to hear about news, special offers, and events. You will be entered to win an All-In Family Experience Package worth approximately 2.200 dollars.

Sign up at www.southwest2018.ca

 

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Open for creativity.

Description: Photo story. Photos of children engaged in creative activities, making a mini robot, making jewellery and paper mache projects, working with electronic kits, using computers for building with Lego and creating animation.

Story accompanying the photos:

Creativity and collaborative problem solving are essential 21st century skills. London Public Library is developing creative spaces for our community to come together to make, create, share knowledge, and learn from each other. With the support of Library Donors, we will provide children and families with access to new equipment and technologies, hands-on learning opportunities, and collaborative experiences with other families. At the Library, creative spaces are open to everyone in our community, ensuring all can develop the creativity and skills needed for a successful future.

www.lpl.ca/donate

 

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Coding: creative language of the future.

Coding is the layer underneath the technology we rely on as a tool and medium for creative projects, for work and for personal expression. Beyond apps, games and robots, we use computer software to design and make everything from buildings, communication platforms, products, films and music. Coding makes it all work. Understanding code is essential to participating in and creating the future.

The Library ensures that everyone has access to the tools required for digital literacy and success, from the computers, software and WiFi in our physical spaces, to online resources like Lynda.com which offers thousands of video tutorials on programming languages, and web and app development.

Join us for Hour of Code, a series of introductory coding activities for children and families, coming to several library locations in December.

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Please donate to London Public Library’s children’s creative spaces.

www.lpl.ca/donate

519-661-5114

Description: photo of woman and child enjoying time together using a spinbot to create patterns on a large sheet of paper.

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A Place to Call Home

The Housing Stability Bank offers support to Londoners at risk of homelessness or in need of being housed.

Accessing and maintaining secure housing is a challenge many members of our community live with on a regular basis. With an income that just covers the basics like rent, food, utilities and transportation, an unexpected expense like dental work or a repair to a car necessary for staying employed can mean choosing between more than one necessity. Falling behind on a major expense like rent or a winter heating bill is often the first step to becoming homeless as surviving on a limited income makes it difficult to catch up. For many, a small loan or grant can make the difference between maintaining stable housing or being at risk of homelessness.

Assistance is available for eligible families and individuals in London who find themselves unable to recover from a financial setback. The Housing Stability Bank, a program for those with a low income, provides small grants and interest-free loans so that Londoners at risk of homelessness can retain their housing or receive assistance in finding new housing. As a component of the City of London’s Homeless Prevention System, the program supports a Housing First approach that prioritizes secure housing for everyone in our community.

For one older London couple who found themselves behind on their rent because of health issues, assistance through the Housing Stability Bank allowed them to remain in their rental home of 10 years. The couple had been making ends meet with a pension and a part time job but the husband’s mobility problems eventually made it impossible for him to continue working. Left with only the wife’s pension, they fell into rental arrears and were near the point of eviction. With just a little help through this program, this couple is still in their home in their own neighbourhood where they have community support. More good news is that the husband was able to apply for early Canada Pension because of his disability and this couple has stability in their lives again.

London Public Library is a partner with The Salvation Army Centre of Hope, providing spaces that make Housing Stability Bank services easily available throughout London. Our library branches are centrally located in neighbourhoods, easy to get to and accessible. Five library branches offer Housing Stability Bank services during specific hours: Beacock, East London, Jalna, Pond Mills and Sherwood. Call to find out hours at your location and to make an appointment.

Housing Stability Bank Service Locations in London.

London Public Library locations: Beacock Branch, 1280 Huron Street. East London Branch, 2016 Dundas Street East, Jalna Branch, 1119 Jalna Boulevard, Pond Mills Branch, 1166 Commissioners Road East, Sherwood Branch, 1225 Wonderland Road North, Unit 32.

Other locations in London: The Salvation Army Centre of Hope, 281 Wellington Street, Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre, 550 Hamilton Road, Landlord and Tenant Board, 150 Dufferin Avenue, Unit 400.

The Housing Stability Bank is offered by The Salvation Army Centre of Hope in cooperation with the following partners: City of London, London Hydro, Union Gas, Government of Ontario and London Public Library.

For more information or to make an appointment, call 519-964-3663 extension, 300 or emailhousing@centreofhope.ca

Applications are completed by appointment only.

 

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Friends of the London Public Library News and information.

Friends of the London Public Library logo.

Friends of the London Public Library. Community support for your library.

519-661-2448

www.friendslondonlibrary.ca

Story 1.

Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, January 24 at 6:30 pm, Central Library

Jazz for the people concert at 7:15 pm.

Come out for an evening of jazz and meet the Friends of the London Public Library, a dedicated group of volunteers who support library programs and projects through fundraising initiatives like The Library Store and the annual Fall Book Sale. Jazz for the People is a free concert series featuring local and regional musicians made possible through funding by the Friends. Join Friends for a reception during the performance intermission. Everyone is welcome to attend the Friends of the Library AGM.

Story 2.

London Public Library’s a Book for Every Child 2017 campaign runs from November 4 to December 16.
Give the gift of reading to a child who might not be able to have a book of his or her own. Donate new books or make a financial contribution to the campaign. These local book stores generously offer a discount on books purchased and donated at the store during the campaign.

20% discount at these participating book stores:

Chapters, 1037 Wellington Road South, Coles Bookstore, Masonville Place, Indigo, 86 Fanshawe Park Road East, Oxford Book Shop, 262 Piccadilly Street, The Book Store at Western, University Community Centre.

Your book donations purchased at these stores are picked up by Friends of the Library volunteers.

www.lpl.ca/book-every-child

Story 3.

Sold Out!

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY 2017 BOOK SALE: A SOLD OUT SUCCESS

Book Sale coordinator, Don Menard, was very happy to say that almost everything was sold this year. Over $40,000 was raised,  with many thanks to the 120 plus volunteers who helped out. Friends would like to acknowledge the contributions of Yale Industrial Trucks, Ross Towing, and Campbell Brothers Moving. They couldn’t have moved the 42 pallets of items to the sale site without them. Friends accept donations of books, music CDs and DVD movies all year for the sale and The Library Store. Drop them off at any library location. If you have a large quantity of items, call the Friends line at 519-661-2448 and leave a message saying you have donations. Arrangements can be made to pick them up. All funds raised by Friends of the Library support enhancements to library programs and services.

The Library Store.

The store is operated by Friends of the London Public Library, and run entirely by volunteers. It is located at the Central Library. Store hours. Monday to Thursday, from 10 am to 5:30 pm. Friday, from10 am to 5 pm. Saturday, from 10 am to 4 pm. Closed Sundays and Holidays.

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Never Too Old

Reading aloud to children helps with building vocabulary and understanding stories, and is related to higher success in school. It’s also a great way to spend quality time with your child. Experts agree that those benefits continue as children grow older – just in a more sophisticated way. Kids also really like it!  A Scholastic’s Kids & Family Reading Report™ found that 83% of children ages 6–17 said being read to is something they either loved or liked a lot.

You might have guessed that library staff enjoy reading to their kids. Susan in our Collections Services department remembers that her daughter was so taken with the Chronicles of Narnia that when they finished all seven books, she wanted to start all over again. One  of our librarians says of all the novel studies she did in school, A Wrinkle in Time stands out because the teacher read it aloud to her grade seven class.

You might be surprised that a book written 100 years ago, mesmerized a whole family as a read-aloud project before their trip to Prince Edward Island, home of this famous story. Sarah says even her eleven-year-old son got into Anne of Green Gables. Hearing it out loud made the characters come alive.

Kids also want to share their discoveries. Christine’s son Patrick read Fortunately the Milk at school and loved the absurd humour so much he brought it home to share with his mom. They took turns reading while laughing and speculating on the adventures the dad has while out getting milk for his family.

We believe in reading to older kids just because it’s fun, but there are plenty of other good reasons too. Just enjoying stories can motivate even a reluctant reader to try chapter books on his or her own. Children’s auditory comprehension is ahead of their reading level so listening to a challenging book can expand their vocabulary. Continuing to read to children as they grow older is also a way to make time to turn off the screens and be together. It can open the door to discussions about the book you are sharing and beyond.

Reading recommendations.

Classic and contemporary.

Bud, Not Buddy by author Christopher Paul Curtis

Charlotte’s Web by author E. B. White

Flora and Ulysses by author Kate Di Camillo

Pax by author Sara Pennypacker

Restart by author Gordon Korman

The Hobbit by author J.R.R. Tolkien

The Nest by author Kenneth Oppel

Wishtree by author Katherine Applegate

 

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What We’re Reading

www.lpl.ca/staff-picks

Leonor recommends The Passenger by Lisa Lutz. A real page turner!

Tanya finds her husband at the bottom of the stairs. Dead. She can’t call the police because Tanya doesn’t exist. She is a woman on the run from her past. Looking over her shoulder, she now has to find another identity and life. If you enjoyed Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, you will love this page turner.
Leonor is a Collections Services Assistant at London Public Library.

Story 2.

Read A Mystery

We’re putting mysteries under the magnifying glass with reading recommendations and displays. If you know your whodunits, you’ll love the challenge of activities like Name That Sleuth! Whether you are a fan of thrillers or cozy mysteries, ask Library staff to help you investigate the right read for you!

Watch for staff book reviews on Instagram!
@londonlibrary

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New in Our Collections.

Adult Fiction.

The Story of Arthur Truluv by author Elizabeth Berg. Artemis by author Andy Weir. Mr. Dickens and His Carol by author Samantha Silva. Fools and Mortals by author Bernard Cornwell. Let Darkness Bury the Dead by author Maureen Jennings.

Adult Non-Fiction.

The Better Brain Solution by author Steven Masley. Even the Stiffest People Can Do the Splits by author Eiko. Judgment Detox by author Gabrielle Bernstein. The Future of Humanity by author Michio Kaku. Worry-Free Money: Stop Budgeting, Start Living by author Shannon Lee Simmons.

Teen Fiction. The Agony of Bun O’Keefe by author Heather Smith. Turtles All the Way Down by author John Green. Genuine Fraud by author E. Lockhart. That Inevitable Victorian Thing by author E.K. Johnston. Long Way Down by author Jason Reynolds.

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Your digital library.

www.lpl.ca/digital

Learn with online educational services or Information Databases.

Read Magazines, newspapers or eBooks on your computer or device.

Listen. You can download music or listen to audiobooks.

Watch. You can download and stream TV shows, movies, documentaries.

Lynda.com is an online education service with more than 6,000 courses for learning business, software, technology and creative skills. It is noted for its excellent instructional videos.

OverDrive is a digital media platform with thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks to choose from.

Hoopla is an on demand digital media service with movies, television shows, documentaries, music and audiobooks for borrowing.

PressReader lets you access same day newspapers from around the world in full-colour,
full-page format.

RBdigital is a service with dozens of e-Magazines you can access with your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Mango Languages is an online language learning system with courses in over 60 different languages.

InstantFlix is an online streaming service providing access to movies by independent filmmakers. It includes shorts, features and documentaries, with thousands of selections from 85 countries.

Information Databases provide access to articles from newspapers, magazines, academic journals, encyclopedias and directories. It includes specialized databases that include health, consumer and business information.

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Information on using your library.

Get a Library Card. Library cards are free to London residents and to members of county libraries in Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford, except the town of Woodstock. Cards are issued upon presentation of personal identification and proof of London or eligible county residency. Non-residents may obtain a Library card for ten dollars a month, to a maximum of fifty dollars a year.

Borrowing  Periods. Books and CDs. 21 days. Quick Picks and Magazines. 7 days. High demand material. 7 days.

Feature Film DVDs. 7 days. All other DVDs. 21 days. E Books and e Audio. up to 21 days. E Video. up to 5 days.

Borrowing limits. Limit of 20 DVDs per card. Maximum of 60 items per card.

Returns. You can return materials to any London Public Library location. The return chutes are open when we are closed except at Westmount Branch Pop Up.

Late Charges. London Public Library collects late charges on overdue materials to encourage prompt return.  Overdue materials are charged by calendar day, including Sunday, at all locations. An electronic or phone message will be left about overdue items 6 days after the due date. Give us your email address and we’ll send you an email reminder before due date. You can pay fines online.

Late Charges for Adult cards. DVDs, Quick Picks and Book Club in a Bag. 1 dollar per item per day to a maximum of 10 dollars per item. All other materials. 30 cents per item per day to a maximum of 9 dollars per item. Late Charges for Teen cards. DVDs and Quick Picks. 1 dollar per item per day to a maximum of 6 dollars per item. All other materials. 15 cents per item per day to a maximum of 6 dollars per item. Late Charges for Senior Citizen. 65 years, plus. DVDs, Quick Picks and Book Club in a Bag, 1 dollar per item per day to a maximum of 6 dollars per item. All other materials, 15 cents per item per day to a maximum of 6 dollars per item. Children’s cards are fine free.

Renewals. Limit of 3 renewals per item. You cannot renew Quick Picks, high demand materials, or items with holds. Renew items in person at any library, online, using my account, or by phone at 519-661-4600.

Interlibrary loan. You can borrow materials from many other library systems through our library’s interlibrary loan service at www.lpl.ca/page/interlibrary-loan

Visiting library. Anyone unable to use standard library facilities may request home delivery by calling 519-661-6444. Visiting library service also oversees the distribution of C N I B talking books.

Accessibility. We want to be accessible to you. Ask about our resources and services. 519-661-4600.

Information on using your library, continued.

The Book A Librarian service. Make an appointment for one on one help with our online resources, databases, and print collections, based on your research needs or question. Appointments take place at Central Library.

www.lpl.ca/bal

My Library App. With the My library app you can search the library catalogue and manage your account on your mobile device. Check out items, place holds, and download e Books and e Audio. Available for iOS and Android.

www.lpl.ca/mylibrary

Library Computers and Internet. All locations have computers you can use for free with your valid, up-to-date library card. Ask staff about setting up a PIN to log in to our computers or wireless network. The library’s public internet computers are installed with software programs for you to use. You can print for a small fee. Connect to our wireless network on your laptop or mobile device at all library branches. To get started using a computer or internet, check our program listings for sessions designed to help you get going.

Art Exhibits. We have space for art exhibits at many of our library locations. To exhibit your art, email meeting.space@lpl.ca or call 519-661-5120.

Book a Meeting or Event. Wolf Performance Hall and Meeting Space Rentals. Central Library and Branch Locations.

Rooms for groups of 3 to 369. Space available in 14 locations. AV equipment and free Wi Fi service. Let us help you plan your next event. Call 519-661-5120, Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm. Or email meeting.space@lpl.ca

www.lpl.ca/meetingspace

The London Public Library Board of Directors.

Meets monthly on a Thursday at 5:30 pm in the Board Room at Central Library.  All are welcome. Agendas, Minutes and Reports are available online.

Board Members. Scott Courtice, Chair. Michelle Boyce. Stuart Clark. Vicki Douvalis. Mariam Hamou. Bassam Lazar. Councillor Tanya Park. Councillor Phil Squire. Donna Vachon.

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Alerts.

The Westmount Pop Up Library is open. Westmount Branch has moved into a temporary location in Westmount Shopping Centre which is located at 785 Wonderland Road. The Pop Up library is near the Viscount Road entrance of the Westmount Shopping Centre.

Masonville Branch Library will close for a month a refresh. It will close on Saturday, December 30 at 12:30 pm and will re-open on Tuesday, January 30 at 9 am.

Locations. Beacock. 1280 Huron Street. 519-451-8140. Byron. 1295 Commissioners Road West. 519-471-4000. Carson. 465 Quebec Street. 519-438-4287. Central Library and Spriet Family Children’s Library. 251 Dundas Street. General Information, 519-661-4600. Program registration, 519-661-5122. Cherryhill. 301 Oxford Street West. 519-439-6456. Crouch. 550 Hamilton Road. 519-673-0111. East London. 2016 Dundas Street East. 519-451-7600. Glanworth. 2950 Glanworth Drive. 519-681-6797. Jalna. 1119 Jalna Boulevard. 519-685-6465. Lambeth. 7112 Beattie Street. 519-652-2951. Landon. 167 Wortley Road. 519-439-6240. Masonville. 30 North Centre Road. 519-660-4646. Pond Mills. 1166 Commissioners Road East. 519-685-1333. Sherwood. 1225 Wonderland Road North, Unit 32. 519-473-9965. Stoney Creek. 920 Sunningdale Road East. 519-930-2065. Westmount Pop Up. Westmount Shopping Centre. 785 Wonderland Road. 519-473-4708.

Ramped, level, or elevator access to library materials is available at all locations.

Hours. Central and Children’s. Monday, 9 am to 9 pm. Tuesday, 9 am to 9 pm. Wednesday, 9 am to 9 pm. Thursday, 9 am to 9 pm. Friday,                9 am to 6 pm. Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm.

Central Sunday Hours. Closed all Sundays in December. Open 1 to 4 pm from January 7 to February 25, except Sunday, February 18.

Hours. Beacock. Byron. Cherryhill. Crouch. East London. Jalna. Landon. Masonville. Pond Mills. Sherwood. Stoney Creek. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9 am to 9 pm. Friday, 9 am to 6 pm. Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm. Masonville is closed from December 30 to January 29.

Westmount Pop Up Library. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9:30 am to 9 pm. Friday, 9:30 am to 6 pm. Saturday, 9:30 am to 5 pm.

Glanworth. Tuesday, 7 to 9 pm. Saturday, 10 am to noon.

Carson and Lambeth. Tuesday, 1 to 5 pm, and 6 to 9 pm. Wednesday, 9 am to noon, and 1 to 5 pm. Thursday, 1 to 5 pm, and 6 to 9 pm. Friday, 9 am to noon, and 1 to 5 pm. Saturday, 9 am to noon, and 1 to 5 pm.

Holidays. All Locations Open except Glanworth. Saturday, December 23, 9 am–12:30 pm. Saturday, December 30, 9 am–12:30 pm. Note: Westmount Pop Up opens at 9:30 am.
All Locations Closed. Monday, December 25. Tuesday, December 26. Monday, January 1.

Family Day Weekend all locations are closed. Sunday, February 18. Monday, February 19.

Get in Touch.

Phone: 519-661-4600.

T T Y number: 519-432-8835.

Fax: 519-663-9013.

Mail: 251 Dundas Street,

London, Ontario, N6A 6H9

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