Taking Care of Our Home

At this time of year,  gift giving abounds as we search for the "perfect present" for a family member or friend. How about thinking bigger - how about a gift for everyone?

Coming to the small screen

Douglas Coupland's 2006 novel jPod is being produced as a TV series and will premiere on January 8th on CBC. 


Known as the Forest City and located in the heart of southwestern Ontario at the midpoint between Windsor / Detroit and Toronto, London is an ideal place to call your home.

Pedometers and Energy Monitors

Kill-A-Watt Energy Monitors

The Library is partnering with London Hydro to circulate Kill-A-Watt energy usage monitors.

What's an energy monitor?

It calculates the cost of energy consumed by an appliance.

How does it work?

Did you know....

December 14, 2007 - Help fight the effects of holiday eating with some brisk walking ! Did you know that you can borrow pedometers at any location of the library for a 3 week borrowing period (just like a book)? You may even place holds on them if they're all currently out. Find a pedometer in the catalogue.

Here if you need me

Looking for a Christmas read that goes beyond Christmas Day?

Cooking for your family

One of the many hurtles working parents face each day is what to serve their families for supper. Providing a nutritional meal can become a chore and almost an impossibility when it has to be done F-A-S-T! My kids are always hungry when they get home from school and boy, supper needs to be on the table but quick, or the grumpiness emerges. One of my speedy meals is the President's Choice thin crust pizza. It is ready in 8 minutes (yes!

Opera lovers are in for a treat this year!

Saturday, December 15, marks the start of the highly anticipated Met Opera series at Silver City locations across the country. Matinee performances from the Metropolitan Opera will be broadcast live in HD (high definition) at SilverCity London, 1680 Richmond St.  (  And you can prepare yourself in advance by checking out London Public Library's  operas on DVD. 

The Return of Led Zeppelin

By all accounts, the recent Led Zeppelin concert in the other London was a huge success.  If you missed it, check out Mothership, a compilation of previously released songs from 1969-1979.  If you are hungry for more Led Zeppelin, you may want to read Led Zeppelin: the origin of the species: how, why and where it all began by Alan Clayson. And for something completely different, try