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Summer 2022

 

Welcome back!

Summer 2022

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Fun all Summer Long!

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TD Summer Reading Club 2022
Pre-Reader to Age 12

Register starting June 25 in person at any location or if you’d like to participate online, register starting June 25 using Beanstack to track daily reading and complete challenges to earn badges.

Registration continues all summer long and you can participate in the program until August 20.

Escape your everyday and step into another world. Track your daily reading this summer for a chance to win weekly prizes. Explore books, complete activities and chat about your reading with Library staff to earn ballots. Drop in anytime during Library hours to participate.

Teen Reading

Escape your everyday and step into another world. Track your daily reading this summer for a chance to win weekly prizes. Register in Beanstack starting June 25th.

June 25 – August 20

Storytimes Ages 1+

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Books for Babies From Birth

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Dog Man Party - Zoom Ages 8+

Registered attendees can pick up activity kits at their local branch one (1) week before the program.

Tuesday, August 2, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Register starting July 23
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Dungeons & Dragons Mini Campaign - Zoom Ages 13+

Join us for a virtual mini Dungeons and Dragons campaign. Over 3 sessions, you will learn how to create characters that will then go on a quest. No previous experience necessary!

Tuesday, August 9, 16 & 23 – 2:30 - 3:30PM

Register starting July 23
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Building a Meditation Garden - Zoom Ages 8+

Registered attendees can pick up activity kits at their local branch one (1) week before the program.

Monday, August 29, 2:30 - 3:30PM

Register starting July 23
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Book Club - Zoom Ages 7 - 9

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Book Club - Zoom Ages 10 - 13

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Book Club - Zoom Ages 13+

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Graphic Novel Book Club - Zoom Ages 8 - 12

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LIVE IN LPL FAMILIES FACEBOOK GROUP – NO REGISTRATION

Art Studio - Facebook Live Ages 4+

Make art with materials you have at home. Our art instructor will guide you through a project based on famous artist’s work.

No registration necessary- join us on our London Public Library – For Families Facebook page

Monday, August 8 - 10:00am: Vincent Van Gogh

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Click on a branch below to see all Summer Programs taking place at the location!
To register, go to the program calendar and search for the program by date, location or program name

Cricut Book Bag DIY Ages 11+

Participants will learn how to use the Cricut Maker to design and create their own canvas book bag.

Saturday, August 13: 3 - 4:30pm

Register starting July 23
Bilingual Storytime! Ages 1+

Come share stories, songs, rhymes and more in English and French! Every participant must register.

Saturday, August 27: 10:30 - 11am

Register starting July 23
Life Now & Then: Mystery Artifacts with Fanshawe Pioneer Village Ages 7+

Friday, August 5: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Make a Toad Abode! Ages 4+

Friday, August 12: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
3D Printing for Beginners Ages 11+

Participants will need to sign up for a free account on Tinkercad.com prior to the start of the session.

Friday, August 19: 3 - 4:30pm

Register starting July 23
1, 2 Step | Hip Hop Dance Workshop Ages 8 - 11

Saturday, August 20: 10 - 11am

Register starting July 23
Dungeons & Dragons Ages 11+

Have you ever wanted to be the hero of a quest? Join us for a beginner’s game of Dungeons and Dragons – no experience necessary.

Friday, August 26: 3 - 5pm

Register starting July 23

3D Printing for Beginners Ages 11+

Participants will need to sign up for a free account on Tinkercad.com prior to the start of the session.

Friday, August 5: 2:30 - 4pm

Register starting July 23
1, 2 Step | Hip Hop Dance Workshop Ages 8 - 11

Saturday, August 6: 2:30 - 4pm

Register starting July 23
Harry Potter Escape Room Ages 10+

Harry Potter lover? Solve puzzles, unlock secrets and crack the codes to escape!

Thursday, August 11: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
London Symphonia Brass Ages 3+

Join a trio of brass players from London Symphonia as they perform some wonderful music. From hunting calls to jazz, movies to video games classical to romantic these fantastic players will open your ears to the amazing world of brass music!

Friday, August 12: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23

Doodling Read-Aloud Ages 8+

Merge your senses. Create your own doodle diary while listening to good stories.

Friday, August 10: 2:30 - 4pm

Register starting July 23
Dog Man Day Ages 6+

Wednesday, August 10: 2:30 - 4pm

Register starting July 23
Mythical Creatures Ages 8+

Test your knowledge of mythical creatures and make a banner and scroll depicting your favourite.

Friday, August 12: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Wind Chime Construction Ages 8+

Materials will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own natural materials (sticks, pinecones, shells, etc.)

Wednesday, August 17: 2 - 3:30pm

Thursday, August 25: 10 - 11:30am

Register starting July 23
AbraKIDabra! Ages 5+

Magic Show fun for everyone!

Thursday, August 18: 10 - 11am

Register starting July 23
Learn to Loom Ages 11+

Learn to weave using looms! Design and weave your own creation. No previous experience required.

Thursday, August 24: 2:30 - 4pm

Register starting July 23

Balloon Art Ages 8 - 12

Thursday, August 4: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Drumming Around the World Ages 6 - 15

Wednesday, August 17: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23

Cartooning with Alison Ages 8 - 12

Wednesday, August 3: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Mythical Creatures Ages 8+

Test your knowledge of mythical creatures and make a banner and scroll depicting your favourite.

Friday, August 5: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Introduction to Coding with Scratch! Ages 8+

Friday, August 12: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Drumming Around the World Ages 6 - 15

Saturday, August 13: 10:30 - 11:30am

Register starting July 23
Tape Resist Painting (Outdoors) Ages 12+

Join us at University Heights Park for this program

Tuesday, August 16: 10:30 - 11:30am

Register starting July 23
Robotic Hand Challenge Ages 10+

Saturday, August 20: 10:30 - 11:30am

Register starting July 23
Woven Popsicle Stick Pencil Holder Ages 10+

Thursday, August 25: 10:30 - 11:30am

Register starting July 23

Happy Pig Day! Ages 4+

Who loves Piggie and Elephant? We do! Join us for some fun activities, a selfie station, guessing games, dress up and other fun things to celebrate our favourite pig and elephant.

Friday, August 5: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
19th Century Fun & Games! Ages 6+

Join Fanshawe Pioneer Village to learn about the popular toys and pastimes of individuals in the 19th century. Participants will also create simple 19th century toys!

Monday, August 8: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Painting Fun! Ages 11+

Friday, August 12: 2:30 - 3:45pm

Register starting July 23
1, 2 Step | Hip Hop Dance Workshop Ages 8 - 11

Monday, August 22: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23

Weather STEM Ages 6+

Wednesday, August 3 - 2:30 - 3:15pm

Register starting July 23
Constellation Projection Cards Ages 8+

Wednesday, August 17 – 2:30 - 3:15pm

Register starting July 23
Books Ahoy! WIth Captain Corbin the Magical Pirate Ages 7 - 12

Tuesday, August 2: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Story Stones Ages 6+

Make a set of your own story stones. Paint rocks with characters, animals and other objects, and learn to tell stories with your new stones.

Friday, August 5: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
1, 2 Step | Hip Hop Dance Workshop Ages 8 - 11

Wednesday, August 10: 6:30 - 7:30pm

Register starting July 23
Doodling Read-Aloud Ages 8+

Merge your senses. Create your own doodle diary while listening to good stories.

Friday, August 12: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23

Everything Chalk - Outdoors Family

Saturday, August 13 – 10 - 11am

Register starting July 23
Hexbug Habitats Ages 6+

Create a habitat for these robotic bugs! Use your imagination and a variety of materials to build a space for the Hexbugs to explore and navigate.

Friday, August 5: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Dance Fitness Ages 8 - 12

Tuesday, August 9: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Dungeons & Dragons Ages 11+

Magic Show fun for everyone!

Friday, August 12: 2:30 - 4:30pm

Register starting July 23
Cartooning with Alison Ages 8 - 12

Tuesday, August 16: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23

Slime Making Ages 5+

Saturday, August 13 - 3 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Cartooning with Alison Ages 8+

Tuesday, August 2: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Boom Whacker Band Ages 6+

Boom, bop, bam! Explore and create music with pitched percussion instruments. No previous experience required.

Friday, August 5: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Circuits & Musical Instruments Ages 8+

Design, build, and play your own unique digital musical instrument in this hands-on STEAM program.

Friday, August 12: 2:30 - 4pm

Register starting July 23
Interactive Music & Magic Ages 5+

Tuesday, August 16: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23

Cartooning with Alison Ages 8 - 12

Thursday, August 4: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
AbraKIDabra! Ages 5+

Magic Show fun for everyone!

Friday, August 12: 10:30 - 11:30pm

Register starting July 23

London Symphonia: Musical Time Machine Ages 3+

Explore many styles of music from Rock to Classical with musicians from London Symphonia. Clap along to some favourite songs and go on a musical time machine journey that stretches from today to long, long ago.

Thursday, August 4: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Drumming Around the World Ages 6 - 15

Thursday, August 11: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Creating with Cricut Teens

Design and create personalized, professional-looking bookmarks using the library's Cricut Maker cutting machine, in this fun, step-by-step DIY session.

Friday, August 12: 2:30 - 4pm

Register starting July 23
AbraKIDabra! Family

Magic Show fun for everyone!

Thursday, August 18: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Cartooning with Alison Ages 8 - 12

Wednesday, August 24: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23

Masonville Tween Book Club Ages 11+

Join us for read alouds, book discussions, and fun activities! Books will be available at Masonville for checking out starting June 25th for the July session.

Tuesday, August 30 - 6:30 - 7:30pm

Register starting July 23
Painting Fun! Ages 11+

Friday, August 5: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
London Symphonia: Musical Time Machine Ages 3+

Explore many styles of music from Rock to Classical with musicians from London Symphonia. Clap along to some favourite songs and go on a musical time machine journey that stretches from today to long, long ago.

Saturday, August 6: 10 - 11m

Register starting July 23
Boomwhacker Band Ages 6+

Boom, bop, bam! Explore and create music with pitched percussion instruments. No previous experience required.

Friday, August 12: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Interactive Music & Magic Ages 5 - 12

Thursday, August 18: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Introduction to Coding with Scratch Ages 8+

Magic Show fun for everyone!

Friday, August 19: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
LED Cricut Craft Ages 9+

Up your crafting game with lights! Learn how to make different crafts using LED lights.

Friday, August 26: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23

Creating with Cricut Ages 12+

Design and create personalized, professional-looking bookmarks using the Library's Cricut Maker cutting machine, in this fun, step-by-step DIY session.

Friday, August 5: 2:30 - 4pm

Register starting July 23
Craig the Science Guy’s Science Spectacular Family

** Program takes place at Naiomi Almeida Park (Deveron Cres.) Weather Permitting.

Saturday, August 6: 10 - 11am

Register starting July 23
Story Stones Ages 6+

Make a set of your own story stones. Paint rocks with characters, animals and other objects, and learn to tell stories with your new stones.

Friday, August 12: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Pond Mills in the Park – Old School Skills Ages 8+

Join us at Naiomi Almeida Park and use skills such as map reading, and how to use a compass to complete a scavenger hunt. Participants will also get a crash course in cartography!

** Program takes place at Naiomi Almeida Park (Deveron Cres.) Weather Permitting.

Saturday, August 13: 10 - 11am

Register starting July 23
Books Ahoy! With Captain Corbin the Magical Pirate Ages 7+

Wednesday, August 17: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23

Boomwhacker Band Ages 6+

Boom, bop, bam! Explore and create music with pitched percussion instruments. No previous experience required.

Tuesday, August 9 - 6:30 - 8:30pm

Register starting July 23
Giant Games Ages 6+

Tuesday, August 30: 2:30 - 4pm

Register starting July 23
Ozobot Bowling Ages 8+

Teach a robot how to bowl! Participants will learn basic coding skills through games using Ozobots.

Saturday, August 20: 10 - 11:30am

Register starting July 23
AbraKIDabra! Ages 5+

Magic Show fun for everyone!

Thursday, August 4: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Introduction to Coding with Scratch! Ages 8+

Friday, August 5: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Hexbug Habitats Ages 6+

Create a habitat for these robotic bugs! Use your imagination and a variety of materials to build a space for the Hexbugs to explore and navigate.

Friday, August 12: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
1, 2 Step| Hip Hop Dance Workshop Ages 8 - 11

Wednesday, August 17: 6:30 - 7:30pm

Register starting July 23

Circuits and Musical Instruments Ages 8+

Design, build, and play your own unique digital musical instrument in this hands-on STEAM program.

Friday, August 5: 2:30 - 4pm

Register starting July 23
Balloon Art Ages 8 - 12

Magic Show fun for everyone!

Thursday, August 11: 2:30 - 3:30pm

Register starting July 23
Drumming Around the World Ages 6 - 15

Saturday, August 20: 10 - 11am

Register starting July 23

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