All ORL branches will be closed December 24 through January 2 for the holidays. See you when the library system re-opens on January 3!

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Holiday Closure at the Library

All branches of the ORL will be closed during the holiday season beginning Wednesday, December 24 through Friday, January 2, 2015.  Branches will reopen on Saturday, January 3 or thereafter depending on their normal operating hours.

Ensure you stock up on your books, CDs, DVDs, magazines and enjoy the extended loan periods that are in place.

Beginning Wednesday, December 3, all items that have a three week loan period will extend to a five week loan.  Starting December 15, items that normally loan for one week will be given a three week loan period.

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100 Books to Read Together Before Kindergarten

The Okanagan Regional Library is pleased to announce a wonderful way to make sure your child enjoys some of the best children’s books available at the library!

Beautiful booklists of 100 Books to Read Together Before Kindergarten are available at all library branches for parents and caregivers.  

These booklists have a  literature-based activity and a small prize associated with them.

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ORL Mobile App Replaced with Mobile Catalogue

As a part of the transition to the new library computer system, and to save on costs to the library, the Okanagan Regional Library will discontinue the use of the ORL Mobile App in favour of the new Mobile Catalogue. Beginning November 17th, the ORL Mobile App will be removed from the app stores, and there will be no longer be a separate app to download to your smartphone or tablet.


The ORL’s Mobile Catalogue is optimised to function on any smartphone or tablet with a modern web browser.

The Mobile Catalogue is available at .

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Summerland Building Update

Looking for more information about the new Summerland Library Branch?

Find out more here: New Branch

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