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East London

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

Program

East london library program for seniors

East London is the location of the Argyle Seniors’ Satellite Centre, an initiative of  the City of London. Both the library and the city offer a variety of  programming for older adults.

All Programs  

Drop In  

Book Clubs

Computer and Technology

Workshops and Classes

Shows and Concerts

Finances

Talks and Lectures

Health and Wellness

Babies

Kids

Teens or Tweens

Adults

Seniors

Families

Parents

 

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.

Programming is provided for all ages and includes storytimes, prenatal classes, computer classes and book discussion groups

History

East london library exterior

The East London Branch Library is a light-filled, spacious location serving the Argyle and Crumlin areas. We are a place that you can come to research, relax, read, meet people, participate in programs and socialize.

Our up-to-date print and non-print collections contain a wide variety of resources selected to meet your needs.

Community partners who share our building are the YMCA (Daycare) and the YMCA (Camp Office) and the Argyle Community Resource Centre.

Historical Facts about East London Branch

March 5, 1908 The Finance Committee is instructed by the London Public Library Board to consider the advisability of opening a branch of the library in East London.

1947 The Argyle Community (formerly Eastwood, presently East London) Library is established.

January 1, 1961 With annexation, the library acquires its fourth, fifth and sixth branch libraries - Argyle, Broughdale and Byron - and eight bookmobile stops formerly operated by the Middlesex County Library Co-operative. The Argyle (presently East London) Branch is moved to quarters in the Argyle Mall.

June 25, 1986 The Argyle (presently East London) Branch Library relocates from the Argyle Mall to the Eastwood Plaza and is renamed the Eastwood Centre Branch Library.

September 24, 2005 The new East London Branch Library opens in the former White Rose building at 2016 Dundas Street to replace the former Eastwood Branch Library.The library shares the facility with the East London Community Centre and a daycare and fitness centre operasted vby the London Y.

 

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

Parking

We have a large parking lot immediately in front of the Library.

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, contact Meeting Space rental staff at (519)-661-5120 or meetingsandevents@lpl.ca

At the Library

East London Branch Library Collection

Adult / General

Kids

Teens

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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