Category Archives for What’s Happening


Wacky Water Show

Be prepared to get wet on Thursday, July 7 at 2:00 pm! Wear your swimsuit and flip-flops! FamilyTime Entertainment will bring their Wacky Water Machine which makes water disappear, reappear, and magically move from place to place while everyone gets wet! (All ages)

Book Boot Camp

Kids can get active and learn a healthy lifestyle every Tuesday in June and July at 11:00 am! Participate in physically active book readings and songs. Learn about good health and fitness.  Ages 4 – 10

Boredom Busters

Drop in the library every Wednesday from June 8 – July 27 between 10:00 am – 4:00 pm to make a new craft, while supplies last.  Ages 3 – 12

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!

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 […]