Category Archives for Children Posts

Maker Mondays

A place where young people can make, create, and explore On select Mondays drop in from 5:30 – 7:30 pm in the Children’s Room Specific dates will be announced on Facebook and our website Like our Facebook page @londonpubliclibrary to get the latest updates Visit this post to find the next date

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Stop by anytime during the day on Saturday, February 9th 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!


Here are the answers to the Stone Search. Take the whole family on a Stone Search. Stop in the library to pick up a form, then start on your hunt around London. Try to guess the 18 establishments within the city limits, with only seeing cropped pictures of the buildings. Every correct guess will enter […]

Levi at the Library

Join certified therapy dog Levi at the library every Tuesday 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.

Alphabet Scavenger Hunt

Create an alphabet scavenger hunt at your home. All you need is floor space, painter’s tape, and a bunch of random items. This is a fun activity to teach your child beginning sounds and lead them on a path to early literacy.

Reading Beyond

The Children’s Book Council (CBC) has announced the first-ever “Reading Beyond” book lists, created to provide guidance to parents, caregivers, teachers, librarians, and others interested in discovering books for children who read at an advanced level and are seeking more challenging, but still age-appropriate, books. Envisioned and created by the ALA-CBC Joint Committee, the Reading […]


Listen and read with BookFlix. Storybooks, e-books, videos, games, and more for kids in PreK-3. Watch a video book, then read a related nonfiction story. All Ohio PreK-3 students and their parents can use the state-funded INFOhio Resources free-of-charge. Home access requires a username and password. The username is lcs. The password is redraiders. Then click […]

Student Cards

Student Cards are available for children ages 5 – 17. These cards can be obtained by a child without a parent being present. Having a student card will allow a child to check out up to 5 books and/or audio books at one time. It also allows access to computers and all electronic library content. […]

Reading Without Walls

Take the Reading Without Walls Challenge this summer. Just read a book in one of three ways. 1. Read a book about a character who doesn’t look like you or live like you. 2. Read a book about a topic you don’t know much about. 3. Read a book in a format that you don’t […]

“Beach Bag” Summer Learning Activities

INFOhio, Ohio’s PreK – 12 digital library, has digital resources available to help avoid the summer slide. “Beach Bags”, offered free to all Ohio families by INFOhio and the Ohio Department of Education, give parents an easy way to help children practice their reading skills while learning about a variety of subjects. Each beach bag […]