Category Archives for Children Posts


Dolly Parton Imagination Library Registration Now Open to All of Madison County

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library provides an enrolled child with a FREE, age-appropriate book mailed in the child’s name to their home address monthly. Children between the ages of newborn to 5 years old can register at any time to be a part of the program. Thanks to a new alliance between Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, […]

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 […]

ABC’s of Movement

Many children learn best through movement. By combining movement experiences with the alphabet, children learn their letters and make literacy connections while improving their large motor skills. Children ages 3 – 6 are welcome to practice the alphabet through movement on Thursdays at 6:30 pm. Check out the ABC’s of Movement Events page. Here are the dates […]

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Stop by anytime during the day on Saturday, February 1st and have fun with your child during this special event. Go on a winter scavenger hunt to win a prize! Guess the shredded book for a chance to win the new Caldecott book! Make a winter craft!

Gnome on a Tome

Gnorbert the Gnome is somewhere in the library reading his new book. Find him and win a prize! There’s no need to disturb him while he’s reading, simply tell a staff member in the Children’s Room where you found him to receive a prize! Gnorbert will find a new reading spot each week, so you […]

Instant Winner

You could be our next lucky Instant Winner! Many items throughout the library have been chosen to earn you a prize. It could be a book from any of our collections – juvenile, teen, or adult. It could be a DVD, music CD, or audio book. No one knows until you check out the item. […]

New Traveling Museum Exhibits

The London Public Library is bringing interactive, museum-quality exhibits to the library that inspire wonder and learning for all ages. Traveling Museum Exhibits feature six different “Natural Wonders” themes focusing on biodiversity and science learning. Each themed exhibit will be on view at the library bimonthly through Summer 2020 as part of a library grant […]

TumbleBookLibrary

The TumbleBookLibrary is made possible through a donation from the Friends of the London Public Library in honor of Clayton Geib, a lifelong lover of books. The TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of electronic children’s books accessible through the library’s website. Animation, sound, music and narration are added to existing picture books to produce an […]

VOX Books

VOX Books are books that talk. The permanently attached VOX reader transforms an ordinary print book into an all-in-one read-along. Simply push a button and listen to the story as you read along.

Levi at the Library

Join certified therapy dog Levi at the library on Tuesdays from 4 – 5 pm. Register your child for a 10-minute time slot in which they will read a story to Levi. Levi is a nonjudgmental listener who will encourage children to read and help struggling readers find confidence.