Category Archives for What’s Happening


FINAL ROUND: GUESS THE TAIL

Stop in the library each week to see the new character tail on display on the bulletin board. Guess which book character the tail belongs to for a chance to win a stuffed animal snow leopard. One guess per person per week. Winner chosen on October 11. (All ages)

Hispanic Heritage Month Reading Challenge

All ages can sign up for the Hispanic Heritage Month Reading Challenge on Beanstack. From September 15 to October 15, log your reading and complete the selected activities. Earn tickets for the Grand Prize Drawings! You have a chance to win a $15 gift card to one of the following establishments: Los Mariachis, Taco Bell, DQ, […]

Meet the Ghosts of Ohio

Join us on Tuesday, October 26th at 6:30 PM as James A. Willis, ghost hunter and author, gives audience members a glimpse inside a ghost-hunting group, including giving everyone the opportunity to try out some ghost-hunting equipment on their own.

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.  

Story Times

Join us for Story Time on Tuesday mornings.  Toddlers (0-3 years) and their caregivers meet Tuesdays from 10:00 – 10:30 am.  Preschoolers (3-6 years) and their caregivers meet Tuesdays from 11:00 – 11:45 am. Each week focuses on a different theme using books, songs, and finger plays to reinforce the topic and boost early literacy. We incorporate lots of music and movement. There are […]

Kindergarten Club

Join us Thursdays at 6:30 pm to prepare your preschooler for kindergarten!   Children ages 3 – 6 can practice the alphabet, numbers, and motor skills to prepare for kindergarten!   We will practice letter sounds and writing letters using a variety of multisensory literacy activities. Children will also practice the important fine motor skills […]

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.

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!