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Westbank

Westridge Mall
#31 - 2484 Main St. (Hwy 97 S)
West Kelowna, B.C. V4T 2G2
250-768-4369

When the library is closed there are book return chutes located beside the front door.

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 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 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 Westridge Mall parking lot. Conveniently located parking spaces are available for people with disabilities.

 

Hey Kids!

Looking for something fun to do after school?  Learn to knit at the library.

Tuesdays 3:30-4:30pm October 21 - December 2.

Supplies will be provided. 

For ages 8-12.  Registration required. 

sheep made of yarn

 

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Programs for Babies and Preschoolers

mother & baby

Storytimes are held Thursday mornings from 10-10:30am until December 11.

Enjoy fun with your preschooler ~ Join David for stories, rhymes, songs and fingerplays.  For toddlers and preschoolers 18 months - 5 years, their parents and caregivers.

Babytimes are held Tuesday mornings from 10:15am-10:45am until December 9.  Join Catherine for songs, rhymes and stories.  Parents/caregivers are required to participate with their child.   

All babytime and storytime programs are drop-in and FREE!

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Lego blocks

LEGO

wanted!!

We would like to offer a free Lego program and would appreciate any Lego donations (new or used)

 

 Upcoming events 

  

Author visit - Chris Czajkowski on Thursday, October 23

Meet the best selling author, of Cabin at Singing River and Lonesome: Memoirs of a Wilderness Dog, on tour with her new book.  Reading & Slideshow at 1pm, Thursday, October 23. 

And the River Still Sings goes beyond the tales with which we are so familiar, exploring both the experiences that led Chris to a solitary lifestyle and her transition to a life closer to the grid.

 

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 Introductory Computer Classes

are over for the time being.

We are taking names of those interested in basic computer skills

(using the mouse, browsing the Internet, setting up an email account)

for classes to be held in the fall.

 

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Do you Knit or Crochet?

Meet new friends while knitting, crocheting, cross-stitching, doing needlepoint, etc

Some supplies will be available.

Drop-in – all abilities welcome!

Mondays 1-3:30pm 

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Friends of the Library - Speaker Series

  The Friends of the Westbank Library  have a series of Wednesday evening speakers over the winter months. 

September 17 - Canning & Preserving Basics with Ginny Dournovo

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Meeting Room

Westbank branch has a meeting room available for rent. With a theatre style set-up, the room has a seating capacity of 20-25. The room is available on open days and rents for $40.00 for the first 2 hours and $10.00 per hour for each additional hour.  Bookings are not confirmed until the rental fee has been paid.

Please contact the branch at 250-768-4369 for further information or to book a room.

 


Local Artists on Display in the Library 

Jean Monteith        Karen M. Andrews      Ralph Carlson      Jenny Mohr       Jo-Anne Legree

Christine Millar       Marina Leisen            Jean Willerton      Stella Tessier    Pierre Lachance 


Friends of the Library

The Westbank Friends of the Library, formed in February 2001, actively support the work of the library and its staff.   The monies raised from their book sales are used to buy non-budget items and to sponsor various programs and events that take place in the library. The Friends also organize the popular Wednesday Evening  Speakers Programs that take place in the library once a month during the winter/spring months.

If you would like more information or would like to attend a Friends of the Westbank Library meeting please contact the library at 250-768-4369. Dates of meetings and Speakers Programs are posted on our branch calendar. 

 

 


Community Links

District of West Kelowna  http://www.districtofwestkelowna.ca/

Westbank & District Chamber of Commerce  http://www.westbankchamber.com/