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Bostwick

  1. Programs
  2. History
  3. Bus and Parking
  4. Meeting Space
  5. At the Library

Program

The temporary Westmount Pop Up Library in the Westmount Shopping Centre closed permanently on Saturday, September 1. The new Bostwick Branch Library in the Bostwick Community Centre, YMCA & Library facility at 501 Southdale Road West will open on Tuesday, September 11 at 9am.

Returns:
Please do not return items to the Westmount Shopping Centre location after September 1. Items can be returned to any other LPL location.

Starting September 4, the outdoor return chute at the new Bostwick Branch will be available, although the Library is not yet open. The return chute is located on the parking lot side of the facility, just to the right of the back entrance doors.

Holds:
Pick up Westmount holds by September 1 from the Pop Up Library or from the new Bostwick Branch after they open on September 11. They will be held until September 15. Westmount holds that arrive during the closure can be picked up from the new Bostwick Branch from September 11-15. You can also choose to freeze your holds. Ask us how. You will notice that all Westmount items will automatically become Bostwick items after September 1. You do not need to make this adjustment.

Loan Period:
Items belonging to Westmount/Bostwick will not be due during the closure period (until September 11). Items from other LPL locations, including holds, will be due and are subject to fines.

Check your date due slips: use "My Account" or call us at 519-661-4600 to confirm the dates your items are due.

Renewals:
Renew your items using "My Account" or call us at 519-661-4600.

Fines:
Pay fines using "My Account" or,
Pay fines and bills at any other LPL location.

Please call us with your questions or for help renewing or checking your account.
519-661-4600

 

History

 

Historical Facts about Westmount Branch

June 1980  The twelfth branch library, Westmount Branch, opens in quarters adjoining the Village Green Baptist Church at 507 Village Green Avenue.

September 21, 2002 The new Westmount Branch Library opens at 3200 Wonderland Road South.

June 23, 2012 Employment Resource Centres closes at Beacock, Pond Mills and Westmount branches.

November 4, 2017 The 3200 Wonderland Road South location of Westmount Branch Library closes as part of the process of moving into a new, multipurpose facility with City of London and YMCA, scheduled for completion in fall, 2018.  A small, temporary location (a Pop Up Library) is opened in the Westmount Shopping Centre to serve patrons until the new facility opens.

September 1, 2018 The Pop-Up Library located in the Westmount Shopping Centre will close as the Library prepares to move into its new location in the Bostwick Community Centre, YMCA & Library.  This new library location will be known as the Bostwick Branch Library.

September 11, 2018 The new Bostwick Branch Library will open in the Boswick Community Centre, YMCA & Library!

 

Click HERE for a complete chronological history of London Public Library.

Parking

There is free parking onsite, including many accessible spaces.

Bus Route

LTC route 15A will stop in front of the facility. Find out more on londontransit.com

Meeting Space

View all Library Spaces at London Public Library:  Meeting Rooms, Study and Music Practice Rooms and Wolf Performance Hall.

For more information and to rent or reserve a meeting room in other Library locations, contact Meetings and Events Services staff at (519)-661-5120 or meetingsandevents@lpl.ca