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Make Your Mark - Teen Bookmark Design Contest Rules

  • Eligibility:  This Teen Bookmark Design Contest (contest) is open to residents of London, Ontario and surrounding counties (Middlesex, Elgin and Oxford county – excluding the towns of Tillsonburg and Woodstock) between the ages of 12-18 years. Entrants who do not meet these eligibility requirements and/or whose entries do not comply with all provisions of these Rules will not be eligible to win a prize.

  • Ineligible Persons:  Employees of London Public Library over the age of 18 years.

The Wired

photograph of 4 members of band called wired playing their instruments

The Wired (Josh Try Guitar/vocals, Nik Vantfoort Bass guitar/vocals, Mike Choja Guitar/vocals, Ansel Edwards/drums)performed at LOUD on Thursday, Nov. 18 at the Central Library (see The Wired's myspace page).

Find out more about LOUD and upcoming shows.

Photos from recent show by Revolution Runners

Revolution Runners were the latest band to play in our LOUD series of live shows by local teen indie musicians. Next up is

We can all make a difference!

DayofPink is the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination and Homophobia in schools and communities.

Photos from Recent Show by Absent

photo of two members of the band Absentphoto of 2 members of Absent playing guitars

Absent  played to an appreciative audience on September 30. 2010 at the Central Library at the first of the LOUD shows for the 2010/2011 season.

Halloween Author Reading with Terry Griggs and Barbara Haworth-Attard

Love a good spooky story?  Join Terry Griggs and Barbara Haworth-Attard as they read to you from their new novels.  You will be in the Halloween spirit in time at all.

Nieve by Terry Griggs
Haunted by Barbara Haworth-Attard

School's in and stress is up!

Are you suffering from academic anxiety now that you are back to school? Wondering if the stress that you are feeling is healthy or unhealthy? Looking for some ways to cope with the pressure before you get in over your head?

Check out the Teen Health and Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers database. Type "Academic Anxiety" into the search box and explore the results to find straight-forward answers to your questions.

Thinking about a tattoo?

Are you thinking about a tattoo, but unsure if you want something permanent on your skin?  Mehndi are long-lasting and intricate designs painted on the skin with paste made from henna leaves.  While tattoos are permanent because the ink is injected deep into the skin, henna merely dyes the top layers of skin.

Why not try it?