Category Archives for Adult Posts


Take Your Child to the Library Day

Stop by anytime during the day on Saturday, February 5th and have fun with your child during this special event. Go on a winter scavenger hunt to win a prize! Guess the shredded book for a chance to win the new Caldecott book! Take home a craft kit to make a snowman craft!

Crayon Tower Challenge

Try our new Crayon Tower Challenge!   Check out a tub of crayons from the library and build a tower as high as you can!   Rules • Do not color with the crayons. • Do not break the crayons. • Only build with crayons. No outside forces, such as tape or glue, are allowed. […]

Winter Reading Challenge

Earn tickets toward the grand prize drawing for every 10 hours of reading and 10 physical activities completed.   Grand Prizes include: snowball kit, hot chocolate kit, marble run, science magic kit, liquid motion toys, burrito blanket, Yeti mug.   Register at https://mylondonlibrary.beanstack.org/reader365

What Doesn’t Belong?

While you’re at the library looking for a book, also look for a random object that has no business being in a library. It will be sitting in plain sight, but doesn’t belong. Leave the object where it is and tell a staff member what the random object is and you win a piece of […]

New Library App

We have exciting news! The library has a new mobile app available in the Apple App Store and Google Play. Search “London Public Library (Ohio)” in your app store to download. With our new free mobile app, you can access your account, our physical collections, e-books, e-audiobooks, and research and learning tools.  

Gnome on a Tome

Gnorbert the Gnome is somewhere in the library reading his books. Patrons of all ages can find him, tell a staff member, and earn a piece of candy. Gnorbert moves to a new spot every Monday, so come back each week to find him!

Library Returns to Full Operating Hours

This Monday, May 3rd,  the London Public Library will go back to our full operating hours.     Our hours will be: Monday-Thursday 9:00-8:00 Friday 10:00-6:00 Saturday 10:00-5:00   Appointments will no longer be needed to enter the building.     Our Summer Reading Program will be starting on June 1.   Stay tuned for […]

The Jester Jim Show

You can watch a recording of the live show! The show begins at about 4:45 of the video. This is not your ordinary juggling show! Jester Jim, a juggling, beatboxing, comedy genius, puts on a LIVE virtual, interactive, and extraordinarily entertaining show!  https://youtu.be/X_7lfQ4GTqk

Virtual Breakout Room: Zombie Outbreak

Time for another breakout room! “Something terrible is happening. The government has been keeping the disasters quiet for years. Oftentimes, they get lucky and contain the problem. But now, reports of a new outbreak have been spreading. Only you can help figure out how to stop the spread before it is too late. Hurry – […]

Beanstack App How-to

Need help navigating the Beanstack app to log your summer reading and activities? Watch this video tutorial for guidance.