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Westridge Mall
#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.
Sunday: CLOSED
*The library branch will be closed on Monday, August 3, for BC Day.

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



Hey kids, drop by the library and take part in the weekly in-branch contests.  


Don't forget to bring in your reading record every time you finish a section and enter to win a prize. 

display case showing prizes


Oasiss - the Okanagan and Similkameen Invasive Species Society will be doing a presentation for kids at 2pm, Wednesday, August 19.

quagga zebra mussels 


Colleen O'Hare of the Royal Astronomical Society will be doing a presentation on Tuesday, September 1 from 10:15-11:15am.  This presentation is aimed at children in grades 3-5.  



Younger children are invited to participate in the Read-with-Me program and attend the Thursday morning Storytimes on 

July 30.


Summer Thursday Storytimes will be held  on July 30 from 10:15-10:45am.   Fall Storytimes will resume in September and run weekly until December.

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


Babytime will resume in October.  Babytime includes songs, rhymes and stories.  Parents/caregivers are required to participate with their child.   

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


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.


pile of LEGO bricks

Check out the photos of some amazing Lego creations from the May 13, April 8 and Lego Builders afternoon go to:  https://westbanklibrarykids.wordpress.com/




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 



 Introductory Computer Classes


We are taking names of those interested in basic computer skills

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



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 

Theresa Bishop       Karen M. Andrews      Ralph Carlson      Jenny Mohr        Pat Derrickson

Irene Scott               

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.districtofwestkelowna.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