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The end of the world as we know it?

Maybe some of you haven't heard, but the world is ENDING this Friday! Friday, December 21st marks the end of the Mayan calendar, and many believe that this date also marks the end of the world.

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

Best YA Books of 2011

As we approach the end of another spectacular year of young adult books, be sure to take a look at what some teens have voted as the Best YA Books of 2011 and then head on in to a library near you to borrow anything you may have missed! Merry Reading everyone and Happy Holidays!


Penguin Young Readers has a fantastic download section where you can download apps for your favourite series or scroll through the digital e-sampler and read excerpts from a variety of hot new titles. If you like what you see...

Unleash the Werewolf

If you are still hungry for wolves after finishing The Wolves of Mercy Falls Trilogy (how can you not love Shiver) and with Breaking Dawn Part 1 premiering this weekend, then why not

Here Comes Halloween

Check out LPL's spooktacular list of Horror Stories that will be sure to keep you up at night! Happy Halloteen!

Blogging 1,2,3

One of the great ways to find out what is new and exciting in the Young Adult book world is to read blogs. Listed below are some great ones to start with. - a contemporary and realistic blog, great for those who are tired of all the vampire and paranormal books. - focuses on Canadian content and authors.

Women of the Short Story : Behind Your Ears, London

Do you enjoy a good short story?  Well then,  you won’t want to miss Women of the Short Story here at the Central Library on Monday, October 3rd at 7:00 pm.

Rebecca Rosenblum, Laura Boudreau, and Cathy Stonehouse are the authors of three of Biblioasis

The Day the Falls Stood Still

book cover imageThis was one of those novels I was sad to finish; I enjoyed it that much. The neat thing is that the author Cathy Marie Buchanan is coming to Central for a reading on Thursday, Feb.24. I can't wait to meet her and hear her read from this wonderful novel.  "The Day the Falls Stood Still" is a historical novel set in Niagara Falls, 1915. It follows Bess, who