Category Archives for Adult Posts


Shapeshifters

Wednesday, October 5th at 6:30 PM There is something about a shapeshifter—a person who can transform into an animal—that captures our imagination; that causes us to want to howl at the moon or flit through the night like a bat. Werewolves, vampires, demons, and other weird creatures appeal to our animal nature, our “dark side,” […]

Book BINGO

Pick up a Book BINGO card at the library. There are different cards for each age group: Juvenile, Teens, and Adults. Read and record books that go along with the squares on the BINGO card. Get five in a row for a BINGO and turn your card in to the library. You will be entered […]

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 29th. Our chicks should hatch around October 12th and can be observed in the library until October 19th. 

Instrument Petting Zoo

On Saturday, October 22 at 11:00 am, you can listen to a bluegrass concert by the group Lafferty Pike. Learn about the history of the instruments and then try them out yourself! Those in attendance will get to play guitar, banjo, mandolin, violin, and double bass! 

Cold Blooded Critters

On Wednesday, December 28 at 11:00 am, a naturalist from Franklin County Metro Parks will help us discover the differences between warm blooded and cold blooded animals. Live critters such as turtles, toads, frogs, snakes, and salamanders will be present. All ages welcome.

Day Care Kits

Each kit includes several books, a DVD, CD, and a toy or manipulative that follow a theme. Some kits are geared to ages 0 – 2 years. Others are geared to ages 3 – 5 years.  Available themes are: Alphabet, Animals, Colors, Construction, Counting, Dinosaurs, Senses, Shapes, Transportation, and Weather.  Checkout is one per family […]

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. […]

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!