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Thank You Donors! You Make Summer Fun

Thanks to our donors for your generous gifts to our summer programs. You make summer fun! We'd like to recognize the following donors:

Unicorns 101

cover image Unicorns 101 by Cale Atkinson is a fabulous faux textbook that offers a hilarious crash course in the most magical of creatures. You’ll have a hoot discovering juicy facts about unicorns - and witty wordplay abounds

Every Friday, everywhere!

Drop by anytime from 2-4 pm on Friday afternoons and discover something different at each library location for families together. Ozobots, Slime, Frankentoy.... see the schedule here and plan your next visit. Note that only the 3D printing program requires pre-registration.

Family sun fun!

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Play, read and create with us in London's parks this summer. Weather permitting, you'll find us at Ed Blake Park on Tuesdays from 2-3:30 pm and at Murray Park on Thursdays from 2-3:30 pm.

Snazzy new fine-free cards!

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Will you chose a llama, a skating watermelon or a goofy dog? Exchange your current card for our new children's cards and personalize it with the sticker of your choice the next time you visit!

Indigenous Solidarity Day: Friday June 21st

book cover Bowwow Powwow by Brenda ChildCelebrate Indigenous Solidarity Day with a book! London Public Library's Indigenous Reads may lead you to a special book.  Dual-language book Bowwow Powpow by Brenda Child tells the story, in English and Ojibwe, of Windy Girl and her beloved dog Itchy Boy and the wonder of the powwow -- traditional dances, drumming, all her community coming together.

Your own flashlight on June 22! Get Your Summer Read On Day!

book cover At The Library by Heather Alexander Get Your Summer Read On Day is June 22 -- sign up for the TD Summer Reading Club at any location to receive your own little flashlight.  Cozy up and read At The Library, "A Shine-A-Light Book" by Heather Alexander -- hold the book up in front of your flashlight to see what's hidden...an xray? a squid? your favorite library books?

Celebrate Indigenous Children's Authors: June 11 - 21 at your Library!

book cover image Once in A Blue Moon by Danielle DanielOnce in A Blue Moon, skipping down the sidewalk, I saw a dragonfly sitting on a leaf! Do you like to discover the unexpected in nature? Explore the artwork of Danielle Daniel -- and Julie Flett too! Drop in to any Library location June 11 - 21 to create with interactive displays.  Let's Celebrate Indigenous Children's Authors


Flashlight: Book Review & your own little flashlight coming soon on June 22!

picture book cover Flashlight by Lizi BoydA magical wordless picture book,  Flashlight by Lizi Boyd shows a child's nighttime explorations of the dark woods with their flashlight -- putting a spotlight on noctural animals.  But then the animals take over the flashlight and it's the child's turn to be in beam of light! 

Do you want to read under the covers with your own little flashlight? Drop in to any location of London Public Library on Saturday, June 22 to sign up for the TD Summer Reading Club and get a flashlight!

Celebrate Indigenous Children's Authors: Wild Berries by Julie Flett

book cover Julie Flett's Wild BerriesIn Wild Berries, Cree-Métis author Julie Flett celebrates a magical day when a child and grandmother go blueberry picking and uncover all the wonders of the woods - tickly ants, a stunning spider web, a furtive fox.