Category Archives for What’s Happening


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 […]

Break-In Bags

Use your critical thinking skills to find the number code to unlock your loot!   Request Easy, Medium, or Hard levels. Easy: Kindergarten – 2nd gradesMedium: 3rd – 5th gradesHard: 6th – 12th grades   Prizes inside are for keeps. The bag, lock, and binder clip must be returned to the library after one week. […]

Take-N-Make Craft: Ghost Magnet

Pick up a craft kit beginning Monday, October 18 to make a foam ghost magnet. They require no gluing or cutting – includes self adhesive foam pieces. Pick up curbside or inside the library, while supplies last.

Mad Scientist Halloween

Drop in Saturday, October 23 between 1:30 – 4:30 pm and visit the different stations. Read the books and complete the activities to earn prizes! Activities include: Build a tower of marshmallow pumpkins Construct a catapult and launch candy Measure pumpkins Make a bat straw rocket And much more!!

Hallow-Read Around the World

All ages can sign up for the Hallow-Read Around the World Reading Challenge on Beanstack. Between October 1 – October 31, log your reading and complete the selected activities. Earn tickets for the Grand Prize Drawings! You have a chance to win a $15 gift card to one of the following establishments: McDonald’s, DQ, London Coffee […]

Meet the Ghosts of Ohio

Join us on Tuesday, October 26th at 6:30 PM as James A. Willis, ghost hunter and author, gives audience members a glimpse inside a ghost-hunting group, including giving everyone the opportunity to try out some ghost-hunting equipment on their own.

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.  

Story Times

Join us for Story Time on Tuesday mornings.  Toddlers (0-3 years) and their caregivers meet Tuesdays from 10:00 – 10:30 am.  Preschoolers (3-6 years) and their caregivers meet Tuesdays from 11:00 – 11:45 am. Each week focuses on a different theme using books, songs, and finger plays to reinforce the topic and boost early literacy. We incorporate lots of music and movement. There are […]

Kindergarten Club

Join us Thursdays at 6:30 pm to prepare your preschooler for kindergarten!   Children ages 3 – 6 can practice the alphabet, numbers, and motor skills to prepare for kindergarten!   We will practice letter sounds and writing letters using a variety of multisensory literacy activities. Children will also practice the important fine motor skills […]

Chick Hatching

Keep watch on eggs we have in an incubator over a 2 week period. Then, observe live chicks at the library the following week.   Eggs arrive on September 1st. Our chicks should hatch around September 15th and can be observed in the library until September 22nd.