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 http://ipac.orl.bc.ca/mobile .» Read More
Summerland Building Update
Looking for more information about the new Summerland Library Branch?
Find out more here: New Branch» Read More
Okanagan Regional Library Board Highlights from October 15th, 2014
The ORL Board approved the 2015 Budget as presented. An overall 1.72% increase was proposed ($291,850), the majority of which comes from negotiated wage increases and inflationary items, including mandatory increases to Municipal Pension Plan rates. In 2013, the library experienced a surge in program attendance of 12.6% and an increase in reference transactions (many of which are related to help with ebooks and other devices) of 9.4%.» Read More
Change is Here
Update #4 - October 24, 2014
Check out this grid of glitches and corrections and find out when your issue with the new catalogue will be solved! Click here to see the grid.
Update #3 - October 16, 2014
The new computer system is sending out some email notices about fines that are incorrect. Accounts that owed over $10.00 in fines received an email saying that the owed amount is over $50.00 and the file will be sent to collections. This is incorrect. Please check with your local branch to see what your fine amount is.» Read More