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Revelstoke

Box 1289 (Mailing Address)
605 Campbell Avenue (Location)
Revelstoke, B.C. V0E 2S0
(250) 837-5095

The Revelstoke Branch is located in the Community Centre on Campbell Avenue. 

There are two book slots to the left of the main entrance along the Campbell Avenue side of the building in which to return books at any time (except during the Easter and Christmas closures).

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

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 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 library branches will be closed Dec 24 through Jan 2 for the holidays.

Free parking is available in the Community Centre parking lot on the south side of the building.

Our last open day will be Tuesday, December 23rd. We will miss you all until our first open day on Saturday, January 3rd! 

Drop in for treats on Saturday, December 20th!

 

Special Upcoming Events

Children's Author Visit

Join local author Mieke Blommestein. She will read from her picture books and talk about what it is like to be a children's author. All ages are welcome. Saturday, Dec 13 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM

Christmas Pajama Storytime

Children aged 5 years and younger are invited to a pajama party at the library!  Enjoy listening to Christmas stories and singing and dancing along to Christmas songs too!  Thursday, Dec 18 from 6:30 to 7:15 PM.

 

Ongoing Children's Programs

(Please note our Christmas closure dates: December 24 to January 2 inclusive. There will be no programs during this time.) 

 

Family Storytime

Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes and more! 

Please call or come in to register for this free program.

For: Children 3 and younger will enjoy this program but all ages are welcome.

Dates:   Every Friday from 10:15 to 10:45 AM starting January 9, 2015 to May 29, 2015

 

Preschool Storytime

Fun interactive literacy activities with lots of stories and songs!

Please call or come in to register for this free program.

For: Children 4 and older please

Dates:  Every Friday from 11:00 to 11:30 AM starting January 9, 2015 to May 29, 2015

 

Multicultural Storytelling Saturdays

** There will be no program for the month of December

Each monthly program features stories, activities and crafts from a different culture.

No registration is necessary for this free program.

For: Children of all ages. Children under 4 years of age should be accompanied by a caregiver.

Dates:  From 3:00 to 4:00 PM on the 3rd Saturday of every month starting September 20, 2014

 

Lego Club

Have fun creating fantastic creatures and structures according to the monthly theme! Use the library's huge Lego collection and your creation will be displayed in the library.  Enter your name each time you attend the club and you might win a prize!

No registration is necessary for this free program.

For: Children aged 6ish and older (younger children are welcome with a caregiver)

Dates:  From 2:30 to 3:30 PM on the 4th Saturday of every month starting September 27, 2014 to May 23, 2015

 

Family Craft Day

We provide the materials and instructions - you do the creating!  Create a craft or piece of art to take home. 

No registration is necessary for this free program.

For: Children of all ages. Children under 4 years of age should be accompanied by a caregiver.

Dates: From 10:30 to 4:00 PM on the 1st Saturday of every month starting September 6, 2014 to May 2, 2015

 


 

 Class visits and tours: 

We would love to come to your class for a visit or have your class come to the library for a tour and a storytime!  Please give us a call at 250-837-5095 for more information and to set up a time. 

 


 

Ongoing Adult Programs 

 

Common Threads with Natalie Lebel

**We will not meet during the month of December

Do you knit, crochet, cross-stitch, needlepoint or latch-hook?  Whether you are experienced or just beginning to learn, come and join the fun (with tea provided) as we learn together!  Participants are asked to bring their own supplies.

This is a free program with no registration required.

For:  For all ages and and all levels of experience

Dates: From 7:00 to 8:30 PM every 2nd and 4th Tuesday starting September 23, 2014 to April 28, 2015

 

Bookclub

Our bookclub meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 1:00PM.  

 

 Follow Revelstoke Library on twitter @RevelstokeB and Love the Library on Facebook.

 


 

Current Displays by Local Artists

 

We are very proud to be displaying works by local artist Jo C Willems. Jo has generously loaned us a variety of pieces including pencil drawings, graphite drawings, watercolour paintings, and a gouache painting. Come and see if you can identify the local trails that are the subject of most of these incredible images.

We are also lucky enough to have on loan a few images by local artists Peter Blackmore, Holly Eastabrook, and Diane Wininger.

 

Please contact us if you are a local artist who would like to temporarily display your artwork; we welcome students of art as well.

 


 

Borrowing eBooks and Audiobooks

We have a new online help request form to help you with your specific questions - follow this link http://www.orl.bc.ca/online-resources/help/form. We also offer help in the following ways: email us at info@orl.bc.ca or phone our helpline at 1-855-85EBOOK.  You can also try the following links if your questions remain unanswered: http://dfinnis.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/feb-13-fol-presentation.pdf or this video link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPekPj9Xk2o. Please give us a call (250-837-5095) and set up a time to come in to the Revelstoke Branch if you would like extra help. 

 


 

Exam Invigilation

We provide free proctoring services in the library during any of our open hours.  We have free and unlimited wifi accessibility for your online exams if you have your own device/laptop, or you are welcome to use our public computers if your online exam is less than 60 minutes. Contact Kendra to set up a time.

 


 

Internet Availability

We offer one hour per day of free internet access on our three computers for members of the library as well as non-members.  We also offer unlimited and free internet access for anyone with their own wireless device.

 


 

Meeting Room Availability

Please feel free to use our quiet meeting room for tutoring, studying, formal or informal gatherings when it is not being used for our own programs and events.  The room accommodates approximately 30 people and is available for booking ahead of time.  We have chairs and tables available for use as well.  Please call us at 250-837-5095 or come in for more details.         

 


 

Community Links:

Community Centre Summer Leisure Guide:  http://data.axmag.com/data/201404/20140422/U35162_F277346/index.html