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Call to Artists and Makers of Independent Media

6th Annual London Indie Media Fair is coming March 26th.  It is time to start gathering your independent media creations. 

If you create zines, posters, comics,

Biography of a Disease?

Book CoverEver wonder what happened to all the women who suffered from "Hysteria"?  How has Diabetes changed our culture?  Or why Cholera is still prevelant in today's society?  Check out this new series - Biographies of Disease to find out answer

Cinema Politica is Back in Action

Cinema Politica film line up is confirmed for up until May.  If you are interested in films that matter, check out one from this series which is screened at the Central Library the last Monday of the Month.

Join us for a film and great discussion to follow.

Cinema Politica celebrates with What Would Jesus Buy?

What Would Jesus Buy? follows Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping Gospel Choir as they go on a cross-country mission to save Christmas from the Shopocalypse: the end of mankind from consumerism, over-consumption and the fires of eternal debt!

Cinema Politica provides thought provoking documentaries in partnership with the Library. 

Media and Gender: Two Perspectives

On Tuesday, November 16th we welcome Kate Dubinski of the London Free Press and Prof. Kane Faucher from the Media Information and Technoculture program at University of Western Ontario as they delve into the philosophical, practical and political. Join us as our panelists provide their unique perspectives on media gender.  There will be time for questions and answers at the end.


Central Library

Stevenson & Hunt Room

7:00 -  8:30 pm

Free!

Building an Age Friendly London

The World Health Organization has designated London as an Age Friendly City, the second one in North America.  Age friendly cities are places that encourage active aging by optimizing opportunities for health, participation, and security, in order to enhance quality of life as people age.  

To promote the opportunities and resources that exist in London, an event for adults, seniors, family and caregivers will

Unanimous Vote in the House!

The House of Commons voted to censure an article by MacLean's Magazine which called Quebec the most corrupt province.

It All Started on Twitter...

Someone has probably sent you some of Justin Halpern's tweets about his 73 year old dad and all the 'useful' advice he gives. More than a million people follow Halpern on Twitter and now you can read the book Sh*T My Dad Says.

Sexual Health Drop-in Cancelled

The Middlesex London Health Unit will not be at the Central Library during the summer months. 

The Sexual Health Drop in Sessions allowed people to have one on one time with a nurse to discuss their health concerns and questions.  They also offered services including pregnancy tests, contraception and counselling. 

Don't Blame the TV

Book Cover According to this article, you can't blame the media for how your child scores in tests.