Category Archives for Adult Posts


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!

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. 

Hogwarts Digital Escape Room

Some muggle fun has found its way to Hogwarts! You have just started your first year at Hogwarts, and in order to get to know your house better must work together, mixing muggle knowledge with magic, in order to escape the muggle world and get back to Hogwarts. This is a virtual event. Click on […]