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Blanket forts: Perfect on a Cold Day!

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The perfect indoor activity on a cold, cold day - build a blanket fort!  Why not read The Fort That Jack Built when you get inside?   Pillows, a blanket and clothespegs and twine and more  books to read -- no need to whine about the snow or having no place to go.  A  flashlight will help make the books easier to see.  Bring a few stuffed animals in and some toy dishes for a tea party!  So much fun!

Did you know?

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Rats laugh when tickled; cranberries are sorted for ripeness by bouncing them;  some worms in Australia are over four feet (1.2 m) long; and a bunch of bananas is called a hand.

Ripley's believe it or not! kids. 3 : fun facts & silly stories is filled with little known and hard to believe facts and truths. 

Countdown to Kindergarten

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Today is the last day to register for Full Day Kindergarten in the fall of 2015!

What an exciting time!  Starting school is a big step for little people and probably feels like an even bigger step for the people that love and support them.  What can you do to ensure that you are ready this September?

Tumblebook Library brings stories to life

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Tumblebook Library brings stories to life…on your computer!

Your library card gives you access to this amazing online resource which includes fun animated picture books like Scaredy Squirrel and Diary of a Fly. Pre-readers are sure to love these fun animations of favourite story books.

TIME Magazine's 100 Best Children's Books of All Time

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TIME Magazine just released its list of 100 Best Children's Books of All Time.  Check out the list for some must read titles for kids.

Boredom Busters

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You will never be bored again with the brilliant things to make and do in Boredom Busters.

Keep warm with a good book

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There’s nothing like a good book to brighten a snowy blowy day!

New Books for the New Year!

New books are arriving at the library every day!  Why not celebrate the New Year with something new to our collection.

Book cover image of Pete the Cat and the New GuyClick here to see our latest
Picture Book Newsletter

Holiday Activities

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Looking for things to do while school is out?  The city of London offers something for everyone!  Click to find schedules and activities for city pools and recreation centres, outdoor skating, arenas and Storybook Gardens.

Recipes for Play

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Play is so important! Children do it naturally and intuitively but sometimes grownups need a little help coming up with fun and creative ways to play. If you’re looking for fun new activities to share, Recipes for Play has some fantastic ideas.