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Box 1198 (Mailing Address)
9525 Wharton Street (Location)
Summerland, B.C. V0H 1Z0
(250) 494-5591

When the library is closed there is a book drop bin located at the top of the stairs near the main door. 

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

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 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

Parking is available at the west side and directly in front of the library in Summerland. (Wheelchair/walker ramp is accessible from this point.)





Square Inch Gardening

Celebrate Earth Day at the Library!

Saturday, April 26

2:30-3:30 pm

Stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family.  Children will plant a "square-inch" salad garden to take home.  Everyone welcome to this Drop-In event. 


The Friends of the Summerland Library encourage you to clean out your bookcase and bring your gently-used books in good condition to the library Saturday, April 26th from 1-4.  Share the wealth that hides in your bookcase! 

(donations always accepted upstairs in the library during open hours)


 iPad Club

The iPad Club meets April 24th at 3pm to share and trade ideas, tips and suggestions.  Bring your fully-charged iPad, your Apple I.D. and your library card.  Join us!

Coming up....  Calling all Moms! 

The Friends of the Summerland Library will host the annual Mother's Day Tea, Saturday, May 10th.  Special guest author Brandy Maslowski in attendance.  More details coming soon - Save the date!

Children's Programs

The winter session of preschool programs has now concluded.  The next session will begin in the fall.  Stay tuned for details of our Summer Reading Club 2014 "Funny Business"

Library Bookclub

The bookclub meets each month during the fall, winter and spring months.   The spring 2014 reading list is available at the library desk.   The next meeting is Saturday,  April 26th, to discuss "The Thirteeth Tale" by Dianne Setterfield.   

Join us for a lively conversation, coffee and great books! 



This volunteer group has been active at the Summerland Library since 1999.  Volunteers bring library materials to those that are homebound and cannot get into the library.  If you are interested in joining this group of dedicated volunteers please ask at the circulation desk.



The Friends of the Summerland Library mission statement:

 "To encourage and support literacy for all".  The Friends of the Library advocate awareness of library services through their support of programs, presenting author visits and hands-on participation in literacy-based activities.  The directors of the FOSLS meet the first Thursday each month downstairs in the library basement viewing room.