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 the 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.
Science, technology, engineering, art and math inspired activities and challenges. Receive a draw ticket every time you participate for a chance to win a prize each month.
Every Tuesday, 3:00-4:00pm
Lego: September 3, October 1, November 5, December 3
Art: September 10, October 8, November 12, December 10
Engineering: September 17, October 15, November 19, December 17
Maker Space Kit and KEVA: September 24, October 22 and 29, November 26
For ages 5-12
No registration required; drop in
Families are welcome throughout the year to engage in creative activities inspired by our collection. Join us for free, interactive workshops, discovery days, and activities that support families learning together, in a fun and relaxed way. Our family events are free and are suitable for children ages 5-12 and their caregivers.
September 7 at 10:30 am: Minute to Win It! Get on your toes for back to school fun!
October 5: Scary Halloween Sherlock Holmes Escape Room (multiple times)
November 2 at 10:30am: Felt Poppy Pins
Armstrong Book Club
Join us at the library for good books, good discussion, and good company.
Wednesday, at 1:00pm
Drop in- No registration required
November 6: The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
December 4: The Beauty of Humanity Movement by Camilla Gibb
Come and join our friendly group of Mah Jongg players. No experience necessary- we will teach you (American style).
Every Wednesday afternoon at 1:00pm.
This is a free, ongoing, drop in program.
Come and join our friendly group of Canasta players. No experience necessary-we will teach you.
Every Thursday afternoon at 1:00pm.
If you like playing Dungeons and Dragons (5th Edition), come and join our friendly group of players.
Every Friday, 5:30-8:00pm
No registration required
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 $31.50 ($30.00 for two hour minimum + 5% GST) for the first two hours and $15.75 for each additional hour ($15.00 + 5% GST). 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 Christa to set a date and make your library visit great! To book your free class tour contact Armstrong Branch at 250-546-8311.