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Friends London Library Book Store

The store is located attached to the central library and adjacent to the main concourse in Citi Plaza. For February 2024 our scheduled bookstore hours are Monday through Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm. We are closed on Sundays and public holidays. Any changes due to volunteer absences will be published at the store.

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. We ask that materials be packed into small boxes or bags for ease of handling.

Managed and operated by Friends of the Library volunteers, all proceeds from sales are donated to the London Public Library, supporting enhancements of services. The Friends Book Store sells new and gently used books, CDs, DVDs, audio books and more. There are over 7,000 different items to choose from, including fiction, non-fiction and children’s materials. New inventory arrives weekly. 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  • Outdated information (non-fiction)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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Central Library
251 Dundas Street
ON N6A 6H9

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

London Library Book Store