The Peachland library branch remains temporarily closed for repairs, until further notice.
Its book drops are closed. Hang on to your borrowed items or drop them off at our other ORL locations.
Requested items will be sent to Westbank library branch. Peachland customers receiving an email after 5:00 PM indicating a hold is ready, please wait until the next open day before picking it up.
All ORL Branches are closed on statutory holidays
Book return is located to the right of the main doors. Our book drops are open 24 hours except for Halloween night, Easter weekend and Christmas closure, when they are locked.
View the full Armstrong Branch Events Calendar, or click on an event below, to see additional details & registration info.
Join us for a crafty Wednesday afternoon at the library.
Rock painting with Deb
We will have the rocks prepared for you and ready to paint
Wednesday June 7 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Free drop in event for ages 6 to 12
LEGO! LEGO! LEGO!
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.
Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays, puppets, and a whole lot of family fun.
Story times will be held the second and fourth Saturday at 11:00 am, specifically
Summer Reading Club registration will begin on TUESDAY, JUNE 20TH. We will post more information for a "Walk on the Wild Side" soon! Stay tuned!
If you like playing games, come and join our friendly group of gamers. Every skill level welcome. Bring your own favorite game or join in and try something new. We play a wide variety of games, everything from card games, board games, Catan, to in-depth miniatures games, Star Wars D6 role Playing game, Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition.
Fridays starting May 5 - June 30
Do you have too many plants? Do you need some plants?
Please ensure your plants are all potted & labelled.
Saturday May 27th from 10AM - 3PM
Join us at the library for books, great discussion, and good company in the meeting room!
Book club discussions occur the first Wednesday of each month and start at 1:00 pm.
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.
Premier Bingo Club for adults in Armstrong will be kicking off on June 3rd until September 15th.
Pick up your Bingo Cards and stretch your imagination and find new authors, topics to expand your world view.
Join the Club and enter to win! Yes there are prizes!
Are you wanting help with downloading eBooks. or audio books?
June 20th from 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Have you ever wondered how to use some of the plants that grow wild in our area? We have an abundance of wild edibles in our area.
Check out some of Dawn's creations: teas, herbal vinegar's, oils, tinctures, soaps, lotions bars, herbal infusions and even some Thistles lemonade??
Thursday June 29 starting at 10:30 am
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.
Six Internet stations
The Armstrong Branch has two rooms available for use during regular open hours free of charge. The rooms may be reserved for 2 hours a maximum of twice per week, up to 7 days in advance. Please call the library or stop by to reserve one of these rooms.
The same meeting space (Meeting Room and Study Room) is available for rent when the library is closed. The occupancy is 17 in the meeting room and 10 in the study room (although we can only provide a total of 15 chairs at this time). The rental rate is $30.00 for the first two hours and $15.00 for each additional hour. This fee includes the use of both rooms, access to washrooms and the kitchenette. A reservation application must be completed and payment for the rental made at least one week prior to your event. Please call the library or stop by the desk to pick up an application.
Are you looking for somewhere to take an invigilated exam, either written or online?
The library can help you out. Please come by and call us for more details.
Printing and photocopying is $0.25 per page, black and white only. Scanning to email is available and is free of charge.
We welcome class tours and visits. Please contact Marita to set a date and make your library visit great! To book your free class tour contact Armstrong Branch at 250-546-8311.