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Central Library

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Citi Plaza
251 Dundas St
London, ON
N6A 6H9
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Inquiry: 519-661-4600
Visiting Library Service: 519-661-6444
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Fax: 519-663-9013
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Last Updated: Nov 9, 2022: Suggest an edit

Application

Library card required for loans of material

Fees

Free for people residing in the catchment area * set fee for some services (photocopying, special programs)

Languages

English

Area Served

London, Middlesex, Elgin and Oxford (excluding Woodstock)

Accessibility

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Description of Services

Public library with health/medicine section of materials available for loan or in-library use * computer and wireless access to the Internet * telephone, email and walk-in reference services offer personal assistance with information requests * electronic resources (computer databases) for newspapers and magazines available in-house and online * inter-library loans allow library to obtain materials from libraries outside of London * for upcoming health-related programs and lectures, visit website

Visiting Library - Delivery service for people unable to come to the library

Teen Annex - Drop-in centre for youth at Central Library * music, art, games and workshops

Accessible Computer Workstations - Adaptive technology computers with software and hardware that can assist people who are blind, deaf, or have low vision  or other physical disabilities * software includes screen readers, voice-activated dictation, scan and reading software, screen magnifiers and a Braille translator * hardware includes alternate input devices like trackballs, large key keyboards, ad keyboards with keyguards for people who have motor control limitations

Communication Boards - Allows people with limited communication abilities to point to alphabet, word or picture boards to communicate to library staff * available at all London library locations

Services in French - Collection of French books, videos and magazines

Services and Collections for Newcomers:
  • Library Settlement Workers - Speak a variety of languages and help newcomers find info and help in London * 4 locations: Beacock Library, Bostwick Library, Jalna Library and Sherwood Library
  • books and movies in non-English languages

Sifton Famiy Health and Wellness Centre - Provides health information in print, A/V and digital formats, eBooks and electronic databases including "Gale Health and Wellness" available online with a library card and can be accessed remotely
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  • Sifton Family Health and Wellness Centre Provides health information in print, A/V and digital formats, eBooks and electronic databases including "Gale Health and Wellness" for health consumers and "Gale Health and Medicine" for more academic inquiries * both are available online with a library card and can be accessed remotely


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