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15718 Oyama Rd.
Oyama, B.C. V4V 2E1
(250) 548-3377

When the library is closed, books can be returned in the book drop bin located next to the main door.

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

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED
All branches are closed on statutory holidays

Parking is available at the library.

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada presents "Tour of the Universe"

Stars and GalaxiesAugust 11 5:30-8 pm

Have you ever wondered what the sun and moon look like up close?

Here is your chance to find out! Join us for a fascinating afternoon learning abou tour universe with Colleen O'Hare of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada,Okanagan Centre. After the presentation,

we'll actually view the sun and moon through telescopes!  

(weather permitting). This is a family event with all ages welcome. Please pre-register at the Oyama Branch by phone, in person, or online (after July 1st) .

Summer Reading Club 2016 - Book a Trip

Summer Reading Club 2016 Book a Trip

Book a Trip on an adventure this summer, with the Oyama Branch Summer Reading Club! Set your own reading goal, record your reading, and earn a medal!  Bring in your completed reading record each week to earn a bonus ballot for the book draw; weekly book prizes will be given out all summer long.

All summer reading club activities are free, however, please pre-register to ensure adequate materials. Registration will be in branch and online.



Tuesday July 5          7-8 pm       Book Chat (see details below under 'Oyama Book Club')

Thursday, July 7       1-3 pm       Book a Trip to Grande Paris!

Listen to stories and learn about Paris and France; we'll be making our own travel /babysitting kits to take on vacation this summer!

Thursday July 21      7-8:30 pm Book a Trip to the Silly Summer Olympics

We'll be learning about Brazil, South America, and the Summer Olympics - then participate in our very own Silly Summer Olympics in the park! Bring your runners, hat, and sunscreen. Will you earn a gold medal?!

Tuesday August 2     7-8 pm      Book Chat (see details below under 'Oyama Book Club') 

Thursday August 4   1-3 pm      Book a Trip to Prehistoric Times

Discover dinosaurs, examine and learn how fossils are made, and make your very own 'fossil' to take home!

Thursday August 18 7-8:30 pm Book a Trip on an Okanagan Adventure

Monday, August 29   6-8 pm      Medal Ceremony & Uncle Chris the Clown

All are welcome to our Summer Reading Club wrap-up party and medal ceremony, featuring Uncle Chris the Clown at 7 pm!

   Oyama Book ClubBook

Please join Michelle on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm for tea, treats, and a lively discussion of the month's title. Copies of each title will be available in the library one month ahead of the discussion date.

( Please note: Oyama Book Club will switch nights to meet on the first Thursday of each month starting in September.)

Drop in; no registration required!

June 7               Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

July & August  Book Chat (see details below)

Sept 1                Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

Summer Book Chat

Children and families are welcome to join our Oyama Book Club to share their favourite stories this summer. Bring a book you love - any genre - everyone will have five minutes to share it with the group. Goodies will be served. Children will share at 7:00 pm; adults will continue at 7:30 pm.

 Pyjama StorytimeGiraffe family reading

Every 2nd and last Thursday of the month at 7:00pm.

Wear your PJ's, bring a stuffie and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun before going to bed.

Drop-in, it's free!


See you again in September!


Magazines available at the Oyama Branch:

Flower and BeeCanadian Geographic

Canadian House & Home

Canadian Living

Cooking Light

Digital Photo

Discovery Girls

Fine Gardening

Knitter's Magazine


                                                          Martha Stewart Living

                                                          McCall's Quilting

                                                          Men's Health

                                                          O Magazine

                                                          Popular Science



                                                          Today's Parent

Select back issues of the following magazines are also available: Boy's Life, Canadian House & Home, Canadian Living, Cooking Light, Gardens West, Girl's Life, Martha Stewart Living, Men's Health, O Magazine, Our Canada, Popular Science, Prevention, The Quilter, Seventeen, Today's Parent, and Yes!.

Internet availability:

Teen on ComputerWe have one computer available for one hour a day for members and guests to the Oyama Branch.

We have wi-fi connectivity for three hours a day for both members of the library as well as guests who bring in their own wireless devices.