Education Programs for your Class or Group



Bring London Public Library to your classroom or bring your classroom to the Library (please note that some packages are only available at the Library.). We offer free education programs for your classes delivered by our expert librarians.


All programs for JK to Grade 6 classes are based on a book, aligned with the Ontario curriculum and include hands-on activities.


For more information, check out our Educator's Brochure!


Library Cards


If you would like arrange for Library Cards for your students, please print off forms and distribute to your class. A parent or guardian must sign the application form for children under 16 years. Drop off completed application forms at least one week prior to your program so the cards are ready for your students.



How to Book


Call us at 519-661-5122 or submit the online form below.  The form will be forwarded to the appropriate staff person and you will be contacted to confirm your booking.

Class visit requests should be made a minimum of 3 weeks in advance of your visit.


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For full descriptions, curriculum connections and additional recommended reading for each package, see the Education Programs brochure
Students will explore basic coding concepts through a no-text approach by using Herve Tullet's award winning picture book, "Press Here".
Students will use their creative minds and imagination to plan their own unique "dream house" after reading and discussing Chris Van Dusen's, "If I Built a House".
Students will imagine the experience of living without sight using Menena Cottin's book, "The Black Book of Colors" and engage in activities exploring non-verbal communication.
After learning about the real story behind Kate Applegate’s Newbery Medal-winning novel, "The One and Only Ivan", students will investigate social and environmental issues.
Students learn how to appraise a source using a list of objective criteria that will help them organize materials confidently and accurately before beginning any research project.
Students will explore how 3D printing works, it's real-world applications, the potential impacts of this technology, and then collaboratively design an object that will have a positive impact on their classroom community. In library, available specific months at individual locations.
Explore the Labs at the Central Library and learn about 3D printing, recording and digitization services available. Students will work hands-on with green screen technology in the media lab. Central Library only.
We prepare your students to write their Lawson essay emphasizing how to find Canadian digital and print resources and use citation tools. Central Library only.
Incorporating database and catalogue instruction, this lesson is customized for your high school class research focus. Central Library only.
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When this form is submitted, your request is directed to the relevant location and Librarian. You will be contacted to arrange a date and time for your visit. Please indicate below three preferred dates and times for your class visit

Note: Branch Libraries are closed on Mondays. Class visit requests are requested a minimum of 3 weeks in advance.

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