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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 ORL branches are closed on statutory holidays

Free parking is available in the Westridge Centre parking lot. Conveniently located parking spaces are available for people with disabilities.

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Attention Local History Buffs!

Visit the library to see the current display about the Okanagan Fur Brigade Trail (courtesy of Westbank Museum).

Join us Monday, Aug 29 between 12 pm and 1 pm when special guest Jeremiah Ryder from the Westbank Museum will be available to answer your questions.

Coffee provided.


Thank you  for taking part in the Westside Survey!  We had over 500 responses!

 


 SUMMER READING CLUB 2016

Keep Reading! 

The deadline for entering for prize draws is coming soon!

Have your completed reading records in by

6:00 pm Aug 30th.

Children who bring in their completed reading reading records after this date

will still be awarded a medal and certificate

 

Medal Ceremony

All those 6-12 year olds who finished their entire SRC reading logs are invited to the medal ceremony
on 

Wednesday, September 7 at 6:00 pm.

Completed records must be returned to the library by Sept 6


Read with me Program for preschoolers is also winding up!

Deadline for entries in the final prize draw is 6:00 pm August 30. 


  

Get your reading log on or after June 18 and for every 7 days of reading throughout the summer you can enter to win

one of several $25 gift cards .  

 


Children's Knitting/Crochet Program

 

Resumes Tuesdays at 3:00 pm beginning September 13

 

If you are 8-12, come in and learn from a master!

Program is free but please register in  the library or by phone

(250)-768-4369

Supplies provided.


Lego Builders

Join us for drop-in Lego building

the third Wednesday of the month

beginning Sept 21  3:30-4:30.

Ages 5 and up.


  

Storytime 

This program will resume Thursdays at 10:15

September 22-December 1

 For all children 18 months to 5 years.  Drop in for stories and songs the whole family can enjoy.

Parents or caregivers must attend. 

 

 Babytime

This program will resume Tuesdays at 10:15

 October 4-December 6

 

For newborns - 18 months.  Enjoy songs, rhymes and stories.

Parents/caregiver must participate.    

 

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


You are invited to a book launch

with author Blair Jean

Wednesday, Sept 28

presentation begins at 6:30 pm

 

 

 

"Clearwater Memoirs" is about the author's

experiences in the Fort McMurray area. 

 If you enjoy learning about bush life and trapping with

a touch of history, you will enjoy this book launch!

 

 

 

Meet the author and listen to some of his stories!

Refreshments served.  Door Prize Draw.


 

Anthony Lau, classical harmonica virtuoso

invites you to enjoy this classical music event.

Friday Sept 30, 11:00 am

 

Piano accompanist: Melodie Petersen

 


 

100 Books to Read Together Before Kindergarten

The Okanagan Regional Library is pleased to announce a wonderful way to make sure your child enjoys

some of the best children’s books available at the library!

 Pick up your copy of 100 Books to Read Together Before Kindergarten.

  

  Do you Knit or Crochet?

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

Some supplies will be available.

Dropin - all abilities welcome!

Mondays 1-3:30pm 



 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 this Month

Featured artists this month: 

 

Theresa Bishop         Ralph Carlson     E. Stella Tessier

           Irene Scott           Eileen Toews  


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

City of West Kelowna  http://www.westkelownacity.ca

Greater Westside Board of Trade  http://www.westbankchamber.com

Westside Health Network http://westsidehealthnetwork.com

Visit Westside (West Kelowna Visitors Centre) http://www.visitwestside.com 

Suk'?t?msqilx? West Kelowna Arts Council  http://www.swac-arts.com