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5771 - Highway 97

P.O. Box 33

Falkland, B.C. V0E 1W0

(250) 379-2705 Extension 1811

The Falkland Branch is located at 5771 - Highway 97.

When the library is closed there is a book drop bin located near the accessibility ramp.

Please find our events below on the branch calendar, or search the ORL Calendar of Events.

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED
All branches closed on statutory holidays

FREE parking is available in front of the library.

Pain Management Workshop Friday June 5th from 10:30-11:30am

Join us for a special FREE presentation from Self Management BC at the library. This workshop is a fun and practical way to help people with chronic pain learn to live happier and healthier lives. You will also learn about other FREE self-management workshops available throughout our region. Registration is required so please contact staff by telephone 250-379-2705 extension 1811, or email falkland@orl.bc.ca, or pop by during our open hours. This workshop is intended for adults only.


Summer Reading Club 2015:

...plans are well under way for this wonderful program for kids. Dates for activities have been determined and are listed below. Registration for the Summer Reading Club program and activities begins on Tuesday June 23rd. If you would like any information about Summer Reading Club or any of our services please stop by or give us a call!

  • "Build It" Magic Show: Monday July 6th @ 11am
  • Duct Tape Creations: Saturday July 18th (2 sessions) 11am- 12pm or 1pm-2pm (max. 6 kids per session)
  • Just Bead It!: Friday July 24th @ 1pm
  • Prize Draws and Wind-Up Party: Saturday August 22nd @ 1pm

Let your child's reading skills grow this summer!


Another Internet Computer is now available at the Falkland branch!

Exciting news for local residents and people passing through our wonderful community. Our old catalogue computer recently stopped working and we were given the fantastic opportunity to change to a computer that will allow internet access, printing, and still allow access to the catalogue through our website. This computer does require users to log-in using their library barcodes (out of town guests may ask staff for a temporary pass.) This new computer will be available for 15 minute sessions, and the previous Internet terminal has been changed to 60 minute sessions. Please speak with staff if you have any questions or comments about this exciting new development!


LEGO Mania 2015 Dates:

Join us on the following dates for some special LEGO programs. Kids need to bring a parent/guardian/responsible adult with them to this program and be prepared to have a lot of fun! All LEGO building pieces will be provided so please leave your own at home. Space is limited so please be sure to let staff know if you are interesting in coming.


Free-Play Evening: Tuesday June 16th from 6-8pm.

Drop by the branch for some self-directed fun! Bring mom, dad,

uncle, aunt, or another responsible (but fun) adult and have a play date!

All LEGO bricks and minifigures will be provided. Supervision by staff will not

be possible during this event, and there will not be any snacks/drinks provided.


...keep checking for more dates! Don't forget to speak with staff about our Kids Programming email list!


Book Club:

For the time being we are taking a hiatus from our bookclub. Check back in the later part of August for more information on when we will be starting back up again.

Currently Reading: The hundred year old man who climbed out the window and disappeared. by Jonas Jonasson.

The current title is no longer available at the branch. Speak with staff if you would like to have a copy requested to come in for you!


Previous Book Club Titles:

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

River of the Brokenhearted by David Adams Richards

Digging to America by Anne Tyler

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Amee Bender

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

The Time in Between by Maria Duenas

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

The Accidental by Ali Smith

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Beach House by Jane Green

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

The Story Sisters by Alice Hoffman

Farewell my Subaru by Doug Fine

The Love Goddess' Cooking School by Melissa Senate

The Cider House Rules by John Irving

Let's pretend this never happened...by Jenny Lawson

The Lost Husband by Katherine Center

State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: a novel by Rachel Joyce.

Angelology by Danielle Trussoni.

The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty.

The hundred year old man who climbed out the window and disappeared. by Jonas Jonasson.

What's New:

  • We now have another terminal which may be used for Internet access! Our Catalogue computer has been modified so that it may be used as either an Internet terminal or for searching our catalogue of materials. A library card must be used to log-in to this terminal now- so please speak with staff if you do not have a card or forget yours!
  • Summer Reading Club planning is well under way- stop by and speak with staff to receive more information about the programs or to let us know about any allergies/dietary issues for which your child may need special consideration. We try our best to ensure all snacks are nut-free but we cannot guarantee that there isn't an ingredient that might cause a problem!
  • We are offering some exciting adult and family programs this year- if you have any ideas of something you would like to see the library offer in the way of programming please stop by and speak with Diana.
  • We have a wonderful selection of great Feature Film movies in our branch. So if you are bored with re-runs or want to try something different stop by and see what we have to offer. Don't forget that we also have many popular television seasons available to borrow!
  • We have a Youth Services email list that parents may sign up for so that they can be kept informed about upcoming Children's programs and events. See staff to sign up!