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  1. Programs
  2. History
  3. Bus and Parking
  4. Meeting Space
  5. Art Exhibits
  6. Services


girl at libarry program doing craft

Crafts at Beacock Reading Rocks event! Reading Rocks are family literacy events offered for school-aged children and their families at various Library locations throughout the year.

All Programs  

Drop In  

Health and Wellness

Workshops and Classes

Book Clubs

Just for Fun

Computer and Technology

ESL and Languages

Movies and Films



Teens or Tweens








Note: The programs listed are only the ones offered at this Branch (which is open to all).  We have a variety of programs offered at each of our 16 branches which are also open to everyone.

We work in partnership with a variety of community organizations including: OEYC (Ontario Early Years), Middlesex Health Unit, LIHC (London Intercommunity Health Centre), Hutton House, NELCE (Northeast London Community Engagement), and LUSO Community Services. We create services and programs that help to make us the “hub” of the community. For instance, we are providing dual language storytimes, we have begun an Immigrant Seniors Group in partnership with LIHC.


Beaock Library opening 1982

Beacock Library opening in 1982

The Beacock Branch Library serves the areas of Carling and Huron Heights. Our services and programs provide you with reading material and internet access but also with a place to meet and talk, a place to study (we have 3 study rooms to offer) and a place to enjoy and relax. You can challenge yourself with a new book, learn word processing, access on-line databases, play games on the computer, set up an e-mail account and watch a movie. The library provides endless ways to enrich the mental, physical and spiritual parts of your life.


We have a parking lot beside the library.

Bus Route

You can get to us by LTC bus routes 14, 21, 32, and 27 which stop within 250 metres of Beacock; # 25 stops within half a kilometre.

Address & Phone #         

1280 Huron St
London, Ontario
N5Y 4M2

Phone: (519)-451-8140                               

Sun: Closed
Mon: Closed
Tue: 9am - 9pm
Wed: 9am - 9pm
Thu: 9am - 9pm
Fri: 9am - 6pm
Sat: 9am - 5pm

Meeting Space

Click HERE for printer-friendly pdf of table.

Meeting Space rates are per use up to 4 hours, plus HST.
Special Purpose Rooms may be booked for up to a 2 hour maximum per use.

(# of ppl)
Rate ($)
Non-profit, London onlyProfit, London onlyOutside London

Meeting Room A

60 (lecture)
$60 $120 $160 

Meeting Room B

35 (lecture) $45 $90 $120

Special Purpose:
Study Room A

10 free $15 $22

Special Purpose:
Study Room B

10 free $15 $22
Special Purpose:
Study Room C
10 free $15 $22

Art Exhibits

Exhibit space is available to new and established London artists and artists' groups at the Beacock Branch Library. Exhibit fees will be charged and are non-refundable. Fees are for a calendar month or any part thereof.  Requests from out-of-town artists and artists' groups will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  Special rates apply.
  • Lobby Display Case, 6' wide x 4' high x 1' deep with one shelf. Exhibit charge: $15 plus HST; out-of-town rate: $22 plus HST
  • Display Case,  69" high, 16 " wide, 13" deep with 4 shelves. Exhibit charge: $15 plus HST; out-of-town rate: $22 plus HST

More Information

To Book

Telephone or visit the Beacock Branch Library, 519-451-8140. You will be required to sign a Space Use Agreement and Exhibit Waiver of Claim and pay the Exhibit fee at time of booking.

 View art exhibits at Beacock. Exhibits open to all during Library hours.


Beacock Branch Library Collection

Adult / General



Note: The materials linked in this section are those materials currently located at this Branch.  We are happy to deliver materials from any London Public Library location to your requested library location.  This service is free and quite efficient.

Please also see the following sections for our collections from across the library system: New Items, Life, Research, Staff Picks, Kids, and Teens.

Each location has a materials return chute that is open when the library is closed except Cherryhill and Sherwood (chutes available during mall hours).

Library Services

In addition to lending, reference, reader's advisory and community referral services, we offer computer workstations with access to the Internet as well as software and electronic resources.

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