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Issue with Freezing Holds

We are aware that there are currently issues with the freezing and unfreezing of holds, particularly with larger hold lists. We are working with our vendor on resolving these issues and apologize for this inconvenience. We will update here when the issues have been resolved.

New CEO of London Public Library Announced

London Public Library Board is pleased to announce that Michael J. Ciccone has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of London Public Library (LPL). Mr. Ciccone will assume this role at the end of August, when Susanna Hubbard Krimmer retires after 29 years at LPL, 11 years as CEO & Chief Librarian. Details:

London Public Library CEO and Chief Librarian to Retire

After 29 years at London Public Library, including the last 11 years as Chief Executive Officer & Chief Librarian, Susanna Hubbard Krimmer has announced that she will retire at the end of August this year.

Susanna Hubbard Krimmer is an accomplished, highly-respected leader in the library profession. In 2016 she was recognized with the Ontario Library Association President’s Award for Exceptional Achievement and in 2018 she received the Ontario Library Association (OLA) Lifetime Achievement Award. Details:

Changes to RBdigital and Flipster

Looking for your favourite digital magazine? We are moving some of our digital magazines from the RBdigital platform onto the Flipster platform. Details:

NEW! Digital Magazine Archive

"A goldmine of content" A searchable digital archive of Maclean’s, Time, Life and Atlantic Monthly magazines is now available at London Public Library, thanks to Western Libraries, Western University. Find the archives here. Details:

Introducing Personal Picks

Looking for reading suggestions? We've got you covered. Fill out our simple form and library staff will create a personalized list of title suggestions just for you! Find Personal Picks and Library Spotlights (featured book lists created by our librarians) on our LPL Recommends page here.

Survival of the Prettiest

book cover image The Evolution of Beauty

Charles Darwin once said he was "sickened" by the sight of a peacock's tail; its impressive length was contrary to evolutionary fitness. Then he had an idea.

The Pledge to End Bullying: Books to share

London Public Library supports our community in taking in taking The Pledge. Bullying Awareness Prevention Week is November 17 - 24, 2013.

All Locations Closed on Oct. 10.