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					REPORT TO THE LIBRARY BOARD
MEETING DATE: Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Session: Subject: Prepared By: Presented By: Purpose of Report: Public Session Events of Interest to Library Board Members Anne Becker Anne Becker For Receipt and Information Only

Recommendation
It is recommended that this report be received by the Library Board.

Update
Following is a list of unique Library events / activities that will occur at London Public Library during the April/May period that Board Members may be interested in attending. If dates change or relevant ones are added, we will alert Board Members. NOTE: National Youth Week activities also included for the information of Board members. Date April-May Entry deadline April 22. 2-4 pm, April 26 May 1 7-8 pm, May 5 May 10 2- 4 pm, May 17 Event Celebrate the Thames 2008 events Thames River Postcard Display Celebrate the Thames Art Contest Film: Lost April: The Flood of ‘37 Book Launch: 19 London Artists Turn to the Thames Thames River Stories River Festival Talk: Hanging Around Middlesex County Marion Brown was hung at the Forks of the Thames River at 8 am, May 17, 1899. Talk by London Room Librarian Arthur McClelland: Bridges to the Past Talk by Dan Brock: The Victoria Day Disaster In Concert:Tannis Slimmon with partner Lewis Melville. Co-sponsored by Home County Folk Festival. Poetry Café Teen Central Reading: Emma Donghue Reading from her new work, The Sealed Letter. Diorama Extravaganza III: Open Call (all ages) Open Juried Diorama Exhibition and Reception Location London Room All locations Westmount Forks of the Thames Central Central Westmount Central Westmount Landon Tickets: $15; $18 at the door. Central Teen Annex Landon Landon

May 21 2 pm, May 24 7:30 -9:30 pm, April 19

7-8 pm, April 21 7:30pm, April 23 2:30 pm, Saturday April 26
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May 1-7 7-8 pm, May 1 1-3 pm, May 3 7-9 pm, May 1 6-8 pm, May 1 4-6 pm, May 7 7-8:30 pm, May 6 3:30-5 pm, May 1 3:30-5, May 6 7- 8:30 pm, Thursdays, May 1- 22 7-7:30 pm, May 22

Read Away Your Fines! (12-18 years) Concert - Saveria: London’s young singing sensation www.myspace.com/saveriaproductions Painting the Roses Red – youth performers sing, dance, speak and paint their stories of mental health and mental illness Second Time Cool (12+) Guitar Hero (12-16) Youth Drop-In: DDR and Guitar Hero (11-16) Teen Scene Film Screening (14+) Teen Gaming Bash with Nintendo Wii (11-15) Teen Gaming Bash Physicians in Fiction Book Club Co-sponsored by the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with the Department of English, University of Western Ontario Author Reading – Kristyn Dunnion Followed by book signing, dancing & L.O.U.D. bands

All locations Central, Wolf Performance Hall Central – Rotary Reading Garden, weather permitting Beacock East London Jalna Landon Masonville Masonville Westmount

Central Teen

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