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Capital News Centre
4105 Gordon Dr.
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 4Z1
(250) 764-2254

When the library is closed there are book return drops located on the west side of the building, underneath the Library sign. These are open 24 hours a day, except during the Easter and Christmas closures.

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

Monday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED
All branches closed on statutory holidays

Free parking is available in the Capital News Centre parking lot.

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Paws to Read


Volunteers and their trained therapy dogs

give budding readers an opportunity to read aloud.

Tuesdays   from  3-4:30        October 7    -  November 25

Please register for a 20 minute session by calling the branch at  250-764-2254


Star Wars Reads Day

Join us on Saturday, October 11 for Stormtroopers and all things Star Wars. 

The 501st Legion will be in attendance from 10 am to 1 pm.


Change is Good!

A new computer system is coming!  On Oct. 6 we will switch to a new system, Polaris.  There will be some disruption during the transition:

  • Sept. 22-Oct. 6 - placing holds is not available
  • Sept. 29-Oct. 8 - renewals, paying fines, and returns are not available.  Bookdrops will be locked.

We will not be accepting returns in the branch during this time.  Due dates will be extended, so please hold on to your items until we are back, Oct. 8th!

Please be patient with staff as we are learning a whole new way to do our jobs!


Teen/Tween Activities

Join us for some exciting free Tuesday evening programs! 


October 21 at 6:30pm            Zombie and Halloween Make-up

Creative make-up artist Laura from Calowna Costumes is back and ready to demonstrate some fun (and scary!) looks for Halloween! 

November 25 at 6:30pm                    Jewelry Making

Design and create your own unique jewelry! Just in time for the holiday season, Kirtsin returns to work her beading magic.  Perfect for holiday gift giving.

Registration is appreciated.



Mission Reads Book Club

Please join us each month on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30pm OR Thursday evening at 6:45pm for a lively discussion of that month's title.  Sit by the fireplace and enjoy coffee and treats and great conversation.  Click on the title to be linked to the catalogue, and request the book, or eBook.  There will also be copies of the next book handed out at each meeting.


Sept. 17 or 18     The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Oct. 15 or 16       The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

Nov. 19 or 20     The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison

Dec. 17 or 18      David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

Jan. 21 or 22       The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Feb. 18 or 19      The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson

March 18 or 19  The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

April 15 or 16      Road Ends by Mary Lawson




 2014 Children's Programs at Mission Branch!

            All storytime programs are drop-in and FREE!  Programs begin at 10:15 a.m. and are approximately 1/2 hour long.


Babytime (Tuesday)       September 9 to December 9, 2014        10:15am

Bond with your baby ~ Introduce language with rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories for newborns - 1½ years, their parents and caregivers


Toddlertime(Wednesday)  September 10 to December 10, 2014  10:15am

Interact with your toddler ~ Encourage curiosity with songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories for toddlers 1½ - 3 years, their parents and caregivers


Storytime  (Thursday)    September 11 to December 11, 2014      10:15am

Enjoy fun with your preschooler ~ Get ready to read with stories, rhymes, songs and fingerplays for preschoolers 3 - 5 years, their parents and caregivers.

  Mission LEGO Builders

Pro-D Day Friday, October 10 at 10:30-11:30 

Pro-D Day Friday, October 24 at 10:30-11:30

 Christmas Break, Thursday December 18, 3-4:00 


Register by calling the Mission branch at 250 764-2254


Mission LEGO Builders 



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ScrabbleFun and Games Night! at Mission Branch of Okanagan Regional Library!   

First Thursday of the month, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.   Join us for Scrabble, Checkers, Apples-to-Apples, Chess, and more! 

Drop-in, it's FREE!                                           


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Mission Library School Class Visits

Mission Library is happy to welcome class visits to the library for children and teens.  We can provide an introduction to the library, or tailor a visit around a class project or assignment.  Contact us to see how we can help your class.  To book your free class visit, call Mission Library at 250-764-2254.