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Love Your Library!

We usually associate the month of February with romance, but did you know that February also is "Library Lovers" month? According to some sources, the library dates back to 1200 BC - that's 3,213 years and still going strong! Here at London Public Library, we are feeling the love from our community! Londoners love the library - and we've got the numbers to prove it! In 2011, there were 3.2 million in-person visits to the library, 4.25 million items borrowed and 4.5 million visitors to our website! And what's not to love?

Learn a New Language

Is one of your New Year's resolutions to learn a new language? Then you are in luck!

The end of the world as we know it?

Maybe some of you haven't heard, but the world is ENDING this Friday! Friday, December 21st marks the end of the Mayan calendar, and many believe that this date also marks the end of the world.

Computer Help for Older Adults at the Library!

Are you looking to improve your computer skills? Want to learn more about computers? Whether you're a computer beginner or just looking to enhance your expertise, we're here to help! Book a

Undoing Borders Film Series

 

The library has partnered with No One is Illegal London to present  the "Undoing Borders" Film Series.These thought provoking documentaries highlight the experiences of refugees and newcomers as they adjust to their new lives.

The Age of Miracles

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If you are interested in science fiction, dystopian novels, love stories, tales of the apocalypse, coming of age stories, or all of the above, then

Life as a Refugee

Can you spot a refugee in a crowd? Countless refugees arrive in Ontario each year, and the challenges they face as newcomers can be overwhelming. On Wednesday June 20th, please join us as we celebrate the lives and accomplishments of these diverse and resilient people at our fourth annual World Refugee day celebration.

Online Training

Looking to improve your technical skills, or learn more about popular computer programs? Trying to figure out how to use your new iPhone or iPad?

When She Woke

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Fans of dystopian fiction take note! The Handsmaid’s Tale meets The Scarlet Letter in Hillary Jordan's  When She Woke, a gripping tale of love, faith and self-discovery. 

Bilingual Books!

Are you learning a foreign language? Want to improve your reading skills? Then check out our collection of dual language books.