All ORL Branches are closed on statutory holidays.
We are moving across the parking lot!
Limited Services Friday March 24 - Thursday March 30
Closed Friday March 31
Full Services resume Saturday April 1st in our new location.
While We Are Moving, FAQ:
Library Book drop: Book drop closes at 5:00 pm on Thursday March 23
Book drop opens at 10:00 am on Tuesday March 28 AT NEW LOCATION
Due Dates/Fines: No items are due during our closure. Items checked out from Mar 3 on will have a 6 weeks loan period. Nothing will be due until the library re-opens on April 1. No fines will accrue during our closure.
Library Services: You will be able to pick up your holds or renew items in person, but not have any other access to our library services at this location. Please do not return books at this service point, but rather hold on to them until our book drop re-opens or take them to our other locations. There will be no collections to browse, no washrooms, no internet or Wi-Fi, no programs, no seating and no telephone service.
Hold Pick Up Service Hours: Friday March 24 - Thursday March 30 10 am - 5 pm, Closed Sunday and Monday
Who to Call: The phone line into Armstrong Library will be down during the closure. If you need to contact the library about your account or for other questions, please contact the Vernon Branch at 250-542-7610.
What to Expect: As the move date approaches, book trucks and bins/boxes will start to clog up the aisles. Certain collections may become unavailable a day or two before our move. Please ask staff if you need help finding things.
Can I help? Yes!
View the full Armstrong Branch Events Calendar, or click on an event below, to see additional details & registration info.
Come to the new library and have fun decorating Easter Eggs.
Drop in Wednesday April 12 after school 2:30 – 4:30
This can be messy so please wear washable clothes.
You will need to be accompanied by an adult.
Armstrong LEGO activities continue on FRIDAY evenings 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.
LEGO blocks are available for 6 to 12 year olds. DUPLO blocks are available for 3 to 5 year olds.
Children should be accompanied by an adult who can help and supervise if needed. Staff may not be able to closely supervise children during this activity.
*Please note, there will be NO lego night on March 24th due to our move.
Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, and a whole lot of family fun.
Story times will be held the second and fourth Saturday at 11:00 am, specifically
Join us for another chance to make your very own Ukrainian Easter Eggs! Eggs are made by dipping in dyes and covering portions of the egg in wax to create a pattern. This program is a lot of fun but can get a bit messy- so be sure to wear some "play" clothes!
Thursday April 6 at 1:50pm & 3:20pm
Registration for Event online through events calendar or by phone.
Register online for 1:50pm program.
Register online for 3:20pm program.
Join us at the library for books, great discussion, and good company!
Book club discussions occur the first Wednesday of each month and start at 1:00 pm.
April 5th: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
May 3rd: I Shall Not Hate by Izzeldin Abuelaish
June 7th: The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
July or August no Meeting
September 6th: Come and share a book you have recently enjoyed.
Are you struggling with how to use your new electronic mobile device? Do you want to become more comfortable using technologies like the internet, e-mail, smartphones, social media?
Our teen volunteer is here to help you with whatever you wish to learn about. All you need to do is register and bring your device.
Register in person or by phoning us at 250-546-8311.
Three Internet stations
Local art, and much more