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




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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.

A variety of programs are offered for you to enjoy at the Jalna Branch such as storytimes for preschoolers, summer reading program, class visits for children from 11 area schools, parenting and general interest topics for adults.


Jalna branch library

Jalna Branch Library is located in south London across the street from one of London’s busiest shopping centers, the White Oaks Mall. Jalna Branch and the South London Community Centre operate in a shared facility, functioning as a meeting place for the south London community.
Historical Facts about Jalna Branch

1980 The eleventh branch library, White Oaks (presently Jalna) Branch opens.

April 1990 The Jalna Branch Library opens at 1119 Jalna Boulevard to replace the White Oaks Branch Library.

July 1, 2005 The renovated Jalna Branch opens, sharing a common entrance with the South London Community Centre.

January 2009 The Library Settlement Project is started at four locations: Beacock, Central, Jalna and Sherwood. The project is funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada in partnerships with the Centre for Lifelong Learning, the London Cross Cultural Centre, LUSO Community Services and the South London Neighbourhood Resource Centre.

July 7, 2012 Employment Resource Centres close at Central, Crouch and Jalna branches.


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


Jalna has a large parking lot available.

Bus Route

You can get to us by London Transit Commission (LTC) bus Route 4 Fanshawe College–White Oaks Mall and Route 26 Downtown–White Oaks Mall which stop within 250 metres of Jalna Branch across from White Oaks Mall Jalna entrance. Route 10 Natural Science–White Oaks Mall, Route 13 White Oaks Mall–Grenfell/Northridge, Route 14 White Oaks Mall–Barker & Huron, Route 30 White Oaks Mall–Cheese Factory Road and Route 90 Express Masonville–White Oaks stop within half a kilometre at White Oaks Mall main entrance.

Go to LTC Webwatch and use the drop-down menus to select a route, direction and stop and you will be given the next three arrival times and destination for that stop based on live data. Each stop location in the drop-down list is followed by its corresponding bus stop ID number.

Address & Phone #         

Jalna Branch Library

1119 Jalna Blvd.
London, Ontario
N6E 3B3

Phone: (519)-685-6465

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.

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

Meeting Room A&B

60 lecture)$60$120


Meeting Room A


Meeting Room B


Art Exhibits

Exhibit space is available to new and established London artists and artists' groups at the Jalna 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.

  • Recessed Display Case, triangular, 36" wide x 30" deep. Exhibit charge: $15 plus HST; out-of-town rate: $22 plus HST

To book exhibit space, call us at (519)-661-5120. You will be required to sign a Space Use Agreement and Exhibit Waiver of Claim and pay the Exhibit fee at time of booking.

Please read:

Art Exhibits at other Library locations:

Pond Mills

At the Library

Jalna 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).

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