Service Alerts

Starting Jan 18, all locations except Carson, Glanworth & Lambeth are OPEN for borrowing and computer use starting Jan 18. Visits limited to 60 minutes max. Masks & distancing required

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About My Library

Economic Impact Report

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Click HERE to read the summary report in text only format.

Click HERE to read the full report.

Customer Satisfaction Survey 2015

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Annual Report 2018

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Strategic Plan 2014-2017

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Links to Strategic Plan section

London Public Library’s Purpose

LPL strengthens people and neighbourhoods by creating connections that enrich lives, inspire discovery, foster creativity, and expand possibilities.

London Public Library's Values

Our community values: access, community engagement, diversity & inclusiveness, open to all & non-judgmental, intellectual freedom, privacy, respect, service excellence

Our corporate values: innovation, leadership, stewardship, transparency

London Public Library's History

On November 26, 1895 the first London Public Library is opened by the Hon. George W. Ross, Minister of Education. Click HERE for more on the history of London Public Library.