Category Archives for Children Posts

Gingerbread Man Loose in the Library

The Gingerbread Man is loose in the library! Come to the Children’s Room to start your scavenger hunt for the Gingerbread Man. You will have to follow the clues throughout the library. The final clue will lead you to a prize. While you’re at the library, check out the Gingerbread Man Loose series of books.


Stop in the library each week from August 2 – 14 to see the new character tail on display. Guess which book character the tail belongs to for a chance to win a stuffed animal fennec fox. One guess per person per week. Winner chosen on August 17. (All ages)

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. 

Book Sale

Visit the Book Nook on the first Saturday of the month from June – October for great deals on books, DVDs and more. Hours are 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Guess the Tail from the Tale

Stop in the library every week from June 1 – July 31 to see the new tail on display. Guess which book character the tail belongs to for a chance to win a stuffed animal lemur. One guess per person per week. (All ages)

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!


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?

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!