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Summer 2024

Get ready for a summer that’s out of this world!


You don’t have to leave town or spend money to have a summer that’s out of this world – just head to your Library!
Drop by and join in the fun this summer or just kick your feet up with a good book, relax, and enjoy your Library!
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Blast Off Into Summer Programs

All programs are free! Many programs are drop-in. For registered programs, sign up online, in person or by phone one week in advance of the program.
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Astronaut Academy (Ages 6+)

Drop in to an astronaut training camp! Learn the skills you will need for space travel and exploration! Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.


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Blast Off Storytime (Ages 1+)

3-2-1 BLAST OFF! Join us for a special space themed Storytime. Enjoy space stories, songs, rhymes, and other Storytime favourites. Stay afterwards to play and meet other families. 

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Dabble lab: Tech (Family)

Code, make, play! Drop in to explore technology, use your imagination, try out the coding caterpillar, hexbugs, Osmo and more! All events include activities great for families.


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Fun with the Force! (Family)

Join us for Star Wars themed activities for the whole family! May the Force be with you! 

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Inside Out Creations (Ages 10+)

Transform “space junk” into new creations! Take apart old household items and use the pieces to make an original creation. 


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Make and Play: Space (Family)

Be inspired...create, make and play with a variety of space-themed activities!

One Small Step for Humans, Three Giant Book Clubs for Summer!


This summer from June 22-August 17, London Public Library offers amazing reading clubs and challenges for children, teens, and, yes, adults, too! With prizes and activities that are out of this world, you’re going to want to join in.
We know that summers can be busy and our free Summer Reading Clubs make it easy to participate when and where it is convenient for you!
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TD Summer Reading Club 2024

5, 4, 3, 2, 1…Blast off with London Public Library this summer! Tell us about your reading for a chance to win weekly prizes. Registration for TD Summer Reading Club starts June 22! Register for Beanstack online or at your local Library for free!  Open to kids of all ages and abilities.

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Teen Summer Reading Challenge 2024

Blast off with London Public Library this summer! Track your reading and complete challenges for a chance to win weekly prizes. Register for the Teen Summer Reading Challenge anytime from June 22 to August 17. Play online using Beanstack and pick up your logbook at any branch for free! Complete all the challenges and log 30 days of reading to be entered into our grand prize draws!

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Adult Summer Reading Club 2024

Join the fun this summer with our annual Adult Summer Reading Club. Pick up a challenge card and participate at your local Library starting June 22 and be entered into a prize draw! Challenge your reading throughout the summer for extra ballots. 

Teen Summer Programs


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Superstar: Taylor Swift

Let’s celebrate Superstar Taylor Swift! Drop in as we play games, make friendship bracelets, listen to music, and eat snacks. Feel free to dress up according to your favourite Taylor era.


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Creating with Cricut

Get creative this summer with our Cricut programs. Join us at your local Library and learn how to design your own pencil cases, mugs, stickers, and so much more!

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That feeling when you finally find the perfect audiobook!

Save on streaming and subscriptions with our free Digital Library!

Thank you to the Friends of the London Public Library for generously supporting the TD Summer Reading Club and the Summer READ program at the Library.