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Friends of the London Public Library

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Friends of the London Public Library is a volunteer organization that provides community support for our library system in London, including operating the Friends Book Store at Central Library and the Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale. Proceeds raised by Friends of the Library support value-added library programs and services.

Friends Book Store at Central Library

You'll find a great prices on a fantastic selection of used books, DVDs, magazines, puzzles and more for every age and interest at the Friends Book Store at Central Library. Debit and credit now accepted! The Store is located on main floor of Central Library (Citi Plaza side). Two hour parking validation is provided for those parked at Citi Plaza (bring your ticket to the Library's main desk).

Store Hours (August 2021)

Monday - Friday: 10am-3pm

Saturday: 11am-2pm

Closed on holidays.

Annual Book Sale 2021

Unfortunately, the Friends Annual Book Sale will not be held this year (2021), but the Friends are hoping to hold it sometime in 2022. The Friends appreciate your support and hope that you visit their Book Store at Central Library. In addition, watch for pop-up book sales, with dates and locations announced on the Friends website ( and on the Library's social media channels.

Contact the Friends

(519) 661-2448

251 Dundas St.

London, ON

N6A 6H9