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Conversations with the Artist Philip Aziz


Conversations with the Artist

As Western University's first full-time Lecturer in Art, from 1950-1955, Philip Aziz has left his mark in London in many ways.

Summertime and the Reading is Easy


Summer is finally here and do you know what that means? Vacations, road trips, days at the beach - all perfect opportunities to catch up on some reading!

This June, Read Some Indigenous Writing

a short history of indians in canada

In 2009, the House of Commons declared June to be Aboriginal History Month.

Throwback Thursday - Lois Duncan

I know what you did last summer

I recently decided to re-read some books by an author I loved when I was in my teens – Lois Duncan.

The Burma Spring: Aung San Suu Kyi and the new struggle for the soul of a nation

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Since the late 1980s Burma (Myanmar) has been governed by the vice-like grip of a military dictatorship. In a country struggling for basic human rights the beacon of democratic hope is embodied in Aung San Suu Kyi.

3 Books on Their Way


One of the benefits of my job is that I often get to see the books before they hit the shelves. This morning three books caught my eye.

Discover New Books and Programs Through LPL Newsletters

photo of man relaxing in cair reading a book with a stack of books beside him

Did you know that London Public Library creates 19 unique eNewsletters on an monthly and bi-monthly basis?

Pride London

Book CoverFestival season continues in London Ontario!  The London Public Library was honoured to be a part of Pride London by cosponsoring the film festival and participating in the parade.  If you are looking for some great reads - the library has a list of books that have won the Lambda Literary Award in both fict

Fantastic plot line!

cover image Roslund and Hellström's novel, Three Seconds, hit bestseller lists in their native Sweden and in the US.