Category Archives for Children 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 […]

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!

BATTLESHIP

Kids ages 3 – 17 can play a community game of Battleship. Come to the library any day, any time and check out a book to make a guess. Get a “hit” and win a prize! “Sink” a ship and get a bigger prize! 

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 […]

Escape From the Enchanted Forest

Put your fairy tale knowledge to the test! Can you make your way through the Enchanted Forest? https://forms.gle/SmhXrMx3sFdSbzAz5

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

Beanstack App How-to

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

Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress

ScienceTellers presents a virtual experience of storytelling and science experiments: A long time ago in a faraway world, two brave villagers go on a daring journey to release the dragons and save the kingdom from the Evil Ice Sorceress. When things don’t go as planned, they need to look to science for the answer! Visit https://sciencetellers.us18.list-manage.com/track/click?u=893887a8b1dbff07ffe13cd0a&id=e2b5fa84d8&e=1e733af3a0anytime […]