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Mission

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 will be closed April 18th through 21st for the Easter holiday

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

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Library will be closed for the Easter weekend from Friday, April 18 to Monday, April 21.  We will re-open on Tuesday, April 22 at 10:00 am.

The bookdrops will be locked during this time. 

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May the Fourth Be With You (on the 3rd)

Join us on Saturday, May 3rd for a celebration of all things Star Wars!  We will have giveaways, books, displays and a visit from the 501st Legion. 
All day from 10 am to 5 pm.  FREE and open to all ages. 
The 501st Legion will appear between 10 am and noon.

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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.

 

Jan. 29 or 30     I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb

Feb. 26 or 27     Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese

Apr. 2 or 3         Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

Apr. 23 or 24     Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

May 21 or 22     February by Lisa Moore

June 18 or 19    419 by Will Ferguson

July 16 or 17      A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Aug. 20 or 21     A Passage to India by E. M. Forster

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

 

                                           

 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 (Tues)                Begins again Jan 14 - Apr 15           10:15 am

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

 

Toddlertime (Wed)           Begins again Jan 15 - Apr 30           10:15 am

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

 

Storytime  (Thurs)             Begins again Jan 16 - May 1           10:15 am

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

Saturday, April 26 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Wednesday, May 21 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Register by calling the Mission branch at 250 764-2254

 

Mission LEGO Builders 

 

   Teen/Tween Activities

Two Teen contests are happening this winter.  Guess the word of the month or write a book review for your change to win a Kobo Mini e-reader. 

Join us at the Mission Branch this spring for our exciting free monthly Tuesday evening programs:  6:30 - 7:30 pm.  Registration is appreciated. 

Duct Tape Projects - Beginners is on Tuesday, April 15

Duct Tape Projects - Advanced is on Tuesday, April 29

 

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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.