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Summer 2021

feel the summer vibes

Registration for July virtual programs starts on Saturday, June 26

Registration for August virtual programs starts on Saturday, July 24

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TD Summer Reading Challenge Ages 3 - 12

June 8 - August 22

Can you reach Level 100 before the time runs out? Join in and read this summer from June 8th to August 22nd. Log your reading and complete activities to earn badges and chances to win prizes! To join, register or participate with your existing Beanstack account on their website OR download the “Beanstack tracker” app to register/participate on a device.

Participants can pick up the registration package for the TD Summer Reading Challenge at their local branch starting June 8th!

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Level Up! Teen Summer Reading Challenge Ages 13 - 17

June 8 - August 22

Level Up! this summer by reading and completing activities to earn badges and chances to win gift cards! Register on June 8th to reveal challenges that will keep you AFC (away from computer) all summer. On until August 22nd, can you complete the challenges before your time is up? To join register or participate with your existing Beanstack account on their website OR download the “Beanstack tracker” app to register/participate on a device.

There is no physical kit or package for Level Up.

Book Clubs

Zoom*
Ages 7 - 9

Tuesday, July 20, 6:30 - 7:15PM

Tuesday, August 17, 6:30 - 7:15PM

Register in the Catalogue
Ages 10 - 13

Tuesday, July 27, 6:30 - 7:30PM

Tuesday, August 24, 6:30 - 7:30PM

Register in the Catalogue
Ages 14+

Tuesday, July 13, 6:30 - 7:30PM

Tuesday, August 10, 6:30 - 7:30PM

Register in the Catalogue

Mix It Up! Ages 4 - 12

Microsoft Teams*

Saturday, July 3, 10:30 - 11:30AM

Register in the Catalogue

Intro to 3D Printing & Design Ages 11+

Zoom*

Monday, July 5, 1:30 - 2:30PM & 2:45 - 3:45PM

Monday, August 9, 1:30 - 2:30PM & 2:45 - 3:45PM

Register in the Catalogue

Cup O' Fun Ages 6+

FaceBook Live*

Tuesday, July 6, 2:30 - 3PM

Tuesday, July 13, 2:30 - 3PM

Tuesday, July 20, 2:30 - 3PM

Tuesday, July 27, 2:30 - 3PM

Hosted on FaceBook Live.

Bedtime Storytime Family

Facebook Live*

Tuesday, July 6, 6 - 6:30PM

Tuesday, July 20, 6 - 6:30PM

Tuesday, August 3, 6 - 6:30PM

Tuesday, August 17, 6 - 6:30PM

Hosted on FaceBook Live. Follow link for more info.

"Nailed It!" Baking Challenge Ages 8+

Zoom*

Wednesday, July 7, 2:30 - 3PM

Wednesday, July 21, 2:30 - 3PM

Wednesday, August 4, 2:30 - 3PM

Wednesday, August 18, 2:30 - 3PM

Register in the Catalogue

Summer Reading Book Chat Ages 4 - 12

Zoom*

Wednesdays July 7 - Aug 18

10 - 10:30AM and 10:30 - 11AM

Join us to chat about the book you are reading for the TD Summer Reading Challenge!

Register in the Catalogue

Fandoms Unite Ages 8+

Zoom*

Thursday, July 22, 2:30 - 3PM

Thursday, August 19, 2:30 - 3PM

Register in the Catalogue

Murder Mystery: Among Us Edition Ages 11+

Zoom*

Thursday, July 8, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Register in the Catalogue

Digital Quest! An Online Adventure Ages 8+

Zoom*

Friday, July 9, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Friday, August 6, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Register in the Catalogue

Art Studio Ages 6+

Facebook Live*

A list of supplies will be available here on July 5 and August 9.

Monday, July 12, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Hosted on FaceBook Live. Follow link for more info.

Supplies for Cardboard Robots:

  • cardbord, various sizes (corrugated or cereal boxes)
  • tin foil
  • googly eyes
  • Sequins, and or small pieces of colourful paper
  • 4 brass split pins (brass brads)
  • crayons or markers
  • glue
  • scissors

Supplies for Pop Art Inspired Paintings:

  • card stock paper or heavy paper
  • thick black or Sharpie
  • Q-Tips
  • tempera, poster paint or acrylic paint (primary colours are best, but any colours work)
  • scraps of coloured paper
  • markers
  • glue
  • scissors

Monday, August 16, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Supplies for Colourful Leaf Rubbing:

  • card stock paper or heavy paper
  • various leaves
  • crayons
  • water colour paints or pencil crayons
  • brushes

Supplies for Faux Stained Glass:

  • bond paper (printer paper)
  • crayons
  • permanent marker (like a thick Sharpie)
  • canola or vegetable oil
  • cotton balls or small rag

Tune Time Ages 1+

Instagram Live*

Tuesday, July 13, 2:30 - 3PM

Tuesday, July 27, 2:30 - 3PM

Tuesday, August 17, 2:30 - 3PM

Tuesday, August 31, 2:30 - 3PM

Hosted on Instagram. Follow link for more info.

Stratford Festival Dance Workshop Family

Zoom*

Wednesday, July 14, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Wednesday, August 11, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Register in the Catalogue

Science Experiments Ages 6+

Facebook Live*

Wednesday, July 14, 10 - 10:30AM

Food fun instructions PDF

Wednesday, August 11, 10 - 10:30AM

Outdoor science instructions PDF

Hosted on FaceBook Live. Follow link for more info.

LED Paper Crafts Ages 8+

Zoom*

Thursday, July 15, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Thursday, July 29, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Thursday, August 12, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Thursday, August 26, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Register in the Catalogue

Investigate It! Ages 4 - 12

Microsoft Teams*

In partnership with Scientists in Schools

Friday, July 16, 10:30 - 11:30AM

Register in the Catalogue

Puppet Show: Rumpelstilskin Family

YouTube*

It will remain posted on YouTube and shared to the LPL-For Families on Facebook.

Monday, July 19, 10:30 - 11AM

Hosted on YouTube. Follow link for more info.

Up and Down, All Around Ages 4 - 12

Microsoft Teams*

In partnership with Scientists in Schools

Wednesday, July 28, 10:30 - 11:30AM

Register in the Catalogue

Hip Hop 101 Ages 10 - 17

Zoom*

Friday, July 30, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Friday, August 20, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Register in the Catalogue

Colour My World Ages 4 - 12

Microsoft Teams*

In partnership with Scientists in Schools

Friday, July 30, 10:30 - 11:30AM

Register in the Catalogue

Murder Mystery: Among Us Edition Ages 13+

Zoom*

Thursday, August 5, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Register in the Catalogue

Puppet Show: The Princess and the Pea OR Let's Sleep on That! Family

YouTube*

It will remain posted on YouTube and will be shared to LPL-For Families on Facebook.

Monday, August 9, 10:30 - 11AM

Hosted on YouTube. Follow link for more info.

No more worries about late fines!

Overdue fines have been permanently eliminated for everyone at London Public Library

Our online summer reading challenges have been made possible thanks to the generous support of Literacy London and the Friends of the London Public Library.

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