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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Print from Home now available!
Your Library is now FINE FREE!

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

click to go to the hobbies and crafts database
Are you interested in learning more about kite making? Would you like to crochet a tea cozy but can't find a suitable pattern? Would it be helpful to watch a short video to observe how to cast stitches onto a knitting needle or how to juggle?
Are you looking for recipes for homemade wine or ideas for cake decorating? Would you like to learn more about gourd craft, soap making, origami or spoon collecting?
London Public Library is now subscribing to the "Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center" database which offers detailed "how-to" instructions, short videos and creative ideas to satisfy the interests of all kinds of hobby and craft enthusiasts!
The database can be used in any library branch and is even accessible from home with your valid library card.
Try it out here!