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Media specialists in our midst

Come and celebrate Canada's 150th birthday by coming out to the My Canadian Life 2017 speakers series to see and hear three well-known local media artists from different media venues.

Organist Dies Suddenly at Public Library

100 years ago on Saturday September 18th, 1915, well-known Londoner, Dr. George Buckley Sippi died on the steps of the public library

Get Caught Reading this summer -- join now!

Thanks to everyone who came out to register for  Get Caught Reading  on Saturday!  Want to join?

Twenty Years of Great Big Sea!

Well twenty-one actually, having played their first gig in March 1993 at Memorial University in their home province of Newfoundland and releasing their self-titled album in that same month.

But Great Big Sea are still in the midst of a victory lap, celebrating their now 20-plus years with a new album and a tour that’s making a stop on in London on Thursday, April 11.    

Auld Lang Syne

For over 30 years, former Londoner Guy Lombardo (1902-1977) and his Royal Canadians rang in the New Year at the Roosevelt Grill in New York City with their rendition of Auld Lang Syne.  Guy's musical career began when his father purchased a three-quarter sized violin for him.   Anthony Vita, who died  65 years ago tomorrow on January 9th, 1948, gave Guy his first music lesson.    

Arthur

Mick and Carole - Still standing after 50 years

Marc Spitz's new book Jagger: rebel, rock star, rambler, rogue will keep you almost as spellbound as the rocker himself who has remained a constant presence in popular culture for fifty years, albeit aloof and distant.  Spitz is an experienced and well renowned journalist, author (Bowie: A Biography) and music blogger for Va

LOUD in the Garden of Readin'

Come to LOUD in the Garden of Readin' -- six local indie teen bands will rock out in the Rotary Reading Garden at Central Library on Saturday, July 16th, 10 am - 4 pm. 

March Break 2011: Break Out the Fun!

Break out the fun at your library -- March 12 to 19th you'll find all kinds of exciting ways to keep busy during March Break.  Click here to see all the children's programs happening at