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




All Programs  

Drop In  


Just for Fun

Book Clubs

ESL and Languages

Computer and Technology

Health and Wellness



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.

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 Branch Profile (PDF)


Jalna has a 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 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.

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 Meetings and Events Services staff at (519)-661-5120 or

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).

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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