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Library Store

COVID-19 Update. Please Note. Effective immediately we have resumed picking up donations of books, CD's, DVD's and other saleable material. Should you wish to make a donation of materials please leave us a voicemail at 519-661-2448 and one of our volunteers will contact you.

Managed and run completely by Friends of the Library volunteers, The Library Store sells new and gently used books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks and more. There are hundreds of different items to choose from, including fiction, non-fiction and children's materials. New inventory arrives weekly and every month The Library Store's special promotions are advertised at the store.

Store Location and Hours

Please Note: The Friends of the Library Book Store remains closed due to COVID-19. Based on the most current information from the Library Administration, it is anticipated that the Book Store may be allowed to reopen sometime between Sept 2020 and early 2021.

Hudson's Bay Passageway, Central Library, 251 Dundas Street, London, ON N6A 6H9.  Phone: 519-433-1495

Store Hours: Monday - Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30pm; Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm; Saturday 10 am - 4 pm; Sundays & Holidays - Closed



Friends volunteers helping at the store


Please Donate

If you have new or gently used books you no longer want, why not donate them to Friends? Small quantities may be dropped off at any Library branch. If you have a large quantity, please use our Contact Us page to arrange for a pick-up or more information.

London Library Store HoursWe would appreciate the following:

  • Gently used, recently published books
  • Adult, teen & children's books
  • Gardening, Health & Wellness, Travel & Cookbooks
  • Classics (in excellent condition)
  • French language material
  • Recent popular magazines
  • CDs, DVDs, VHS and LPs (unscratched)

Please note that we are unable to accept the following:

  • Soiled, damaged, mouldy or damp items
  • Highlighter or pen marks on pages
  • Yellow or brittle pages
  • Outdated information (non-fiction)
  • Encyclopedias & textbooks more than 5 years old
  • Older news magazines
  • Any material copied from originals



Get amazing bargains on books, magazines, audio books, CDs, DVDs and more from our store at the London Public Library in Citi Plaza. Please support the London Library and become a member with a small annual donation. For up to the minute news on upcoming events, please check out our social media sites by clicking on the links at the top of the page. 

We have started to list some titles from the Friends bookstore here: https://fotll.libib.com Please click on the images for a summary of the title (NB Not all books contain summaries). Please note that this is new (currently in 'test' mode) as of April 2019 and more titles will be added.


The Library Store has dozens of jewelry, craft and knitting books. All in very good condition and bargain priced as always!