#31 - 2484 Main St. (Hwy 97 S)
West Kelowna, B.C. V4T 2G2
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.|
|*The branch will be closed on Monday, September 1st, for Labour Day.|
Free parking is available in the Westridge Mall parking lot. Conveniently located parking spaces are available for people with disabilities.
Attend this one hour free presentation led by Ginny Dournovo to learn the tips, tricks and information to preserve the great fruits and vegetables of the Okanagan. Ginny Dournovo, is a long-time gardener, former Home Ec teacher and a life long resident on the Westside.
7-8pm Wednesday, September 17
Presented by the Friends of the Westbank Library as part of their speaker series.
The Westside Health Network, in partnership with the UBC Medical Program and support from the Central Okanagan Foundation, is offering free blood pressure and hearing testing along with an information session regarding the new Walk 'n Talk for your Life Program.
10:15am - 2pm Wednesday, September 24
Frank Busch, author of Grey Eyes will be at the branch at
6:30pm Monday, September 29 for an author reading.
Grey Eyese: a Novel
From the moment the Grey-Eyed boy is born, everything changes for the seven clans of the Nehiyawak. With only one other Grey-Eye in the village - the aging Eagle matriarch - the birth of an heir to the magic promises a line of defense against their greatest foe: the menacing Red-Eyes, whose name is rarely spoken, but whose presence is ever felt.
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.
And the River Still Sings goes beyond the tales with whcih we are so familar, exploring both the experiences that led Chris to a solitary lifestyle and her transition to a life closer to the grid.
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
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.
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.
District of West Kelowna http://www.districtofwestkelowna.ca/
Westbank & District Chamber of Commerce http://www.westbankchamber.com/