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Sherwood

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

Program

a girl with a pug and it's owner

Dog Tales at Sherwood Branch. A great way for shy or reluctant readers 7 - 13 years of age to practice reading skills and build confidence.

All Programs  

Drop In  

Crafts

Health and Wellness

Workshops and Classes

Education

Book Clubs

ESL and Languages

Computer and Technology

Babies

Kids

Teens or Tweens

Adults

Seniors

Families

Parents

Newcomers

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.

History

Sherwood Branch Library

Sherwood Branch Library is located in the Sherwood Forest Mall. We renovated and expanded in 2005 and we now share space with the Northwest London Resource Centre and the Middlesex London Health Unit.

The Canada Games Aquatic Centre and the Medway Arena are just across the street. These facilities provide a focal point for a diverse community made up of the Fox Hollow, Hyde Park, and Medway planning districts.

Historical Facts about Sherwood Branch

May 7, 1985:  The thirteenth branch library, Sherwood Forest Branch, opens in the Sherwood Forest Mall at 1225 Wonderland Road North.

March 12, 2005:  The Sherwood Forest Branch officially opens in a new location within Sherwood Forest Mall with a distinct children's area, computer commons, additional meeting rooms and an expanded popular reading area. The library shares the facility with the Northwest London Community Resource 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,

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

Parking

Sherwood library parking is part of the Sherwood Forest Mall parking lot.

Bus Route

You can get to us by London Transit Commission (LTC) bus Route 9A (Limberlost) Whitehills and Route 31 Orchard Park which stop within 250 metres of the Branch.

Address & Phone #         
 Hours

#32 - 1225 Wonderland Road North
Sherwood Forest Mall
London, Ontario
Canada
N6G 2V9

Phone: (519)-473-9965 

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.

View all Library Spaces at London Public Library:  Meeting Rooms, Music Practice Rooms, Reading Gardens, Study 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 meeting.space@lpl.london.on.ca.

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

Meeting Room A

40$45$90$120

Meeting Room B

60$60$120$160

Special Purpose:
Community Room

10Free$15$22

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

Art Exhibits

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

  • Meeting Room B, 16 linear feet. Exhibit charges $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:

Byron
Lambeth
Carson
Landon
Central
Masonville
Cherryhill
Pond Mills
Crouch
Sherwood
JalnaWestmount

At the Library

Sherwood 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.

Sherwood's chute is available only when the mall is open. Each location has a materials return chute that is open when the library is closed except Cherryhill and Sherwood.

Library Services

In addition to lending, reference, reader's advisory and community referral services, we offer:

  • Library Settlement Worker is on site to help Newcomers with your questions
  • READ program (Reading for Enjoyment and Development) is a one-on-one tutoring program for reluctant readers between the ages of 7 and 12 years.
  • Homework Centre of 8 computers, priority for children.

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