Check out our Book Store

Friends London Library Book Store

The store is located attached to the central library and adjacent to the main concourse in Citi Plaza.
Please note. For 2023 our temporary summer hours are: Monday & Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm, Tuesday through Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm and is closed on Sundays. The bookstore will close at 4:00pm on Tuesdays during October 2023.

Our store has a wonderful inventory of children’s books, new release novels, music and DVD movies, all bargain priced.

New donations of material can be made to the store and you can also drop off donations to our warehouse which is attached to the Byron Branch library at 1295 Commissioners Rd. West on Tuesday from 10:00 1:00 p.m. The warehouse is attached to the Byron Branch library. We ask that materials be packed into small boxes or bags for ease of handling.

A new addition to the Friends of the London Library is our on-line book store where we list selected books that you can reserve for in-store collection and payment. Please note that this service is temporarily closed and notification to resume the service will be posted here and on our social media (Twitter and Facebook) in due course.

We can collect 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 operated by Friends of the Library volunteers, The Friends Book Store sells new and gently used books, CDs, DVDs, audio books 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.

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 our book store adjacent to the Central Library in Citi Plaza. If you have a large quantity, please use our Contact page to arrange for a pick-up or more information.

We 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
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Hudson’s Bay Passageway
Central Library
251 Dundas Street
ON N6A 6H9

Phone: 519-433-1495

The store is located attached to the central library and adjacent to the main concourse in Citi Plaza.

NB These are our standard opening times – any temporary changes are posted at the top of this page.
Monday – Friday: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Sunday: Closed

London Library Book Store