All ORL Branches are closed on statutory holidays and during Christmas and Easter holiday times.
Calendar of Mission Branch Events
Visit us at the Mission library branch.
Please take some time to review our many programmed events. All programs at the Mission library branch are free of charge. Children 8 and under must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian at all times.
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All children's programs are FREE. Children 8 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian at all times.
Develop your baby's language and literacy skills with songs, rhymes and finger plays. Suitable for parents with children up to two years old.
Tuesdays, 10:15 - 10:45 AM
September 10 - December 10, 2019
Toddlertime is a fun and active storytime that includes books, songs, flannelboard and puppets! Engage with your toddler in a memorable library experience. Suitable for children 18 months to 3 years of age.
Wednesdays, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
September 11 - December 11, 2019
Feel free to wear your pyjamas and bring your favourite stuffie as you join us for an evening of interactive stories, songs and rhymes. September 11th through December 11th.
Wednesday evenings from 6:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Join us September 12th through December 12th for Preschool Story Time. Have fun with your preschooler and help them get ready to read with stories, songs and rhymes.
Thursdays, 10:15 AM -10:45 AM
Children from toddlers to kindergarteners will enjoy stories, rhymes and songs promoting early language and literacy skills. September 14th through December 14th.
Saturdays, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bring your imagination and develop your building skills. The library will supply large amounts of LEGO, larger Duplo blocks, and hundreds of wooden KEVA blocks for you to work with. Each creation will go on display at the Mission Branch until next time. Drop-in.
Thursday, October 24, 3:00 - 4:00 pm.
Thursday, November 28, 3:00 - 4:00 pm.
Thursday, December 19, 3:00 - 4:00 pm.
Build and program some awesome robots, including Ozobots, Cubelet Robots, Code & Go Mouse mazes and Electronic Snap Circuits. Suitable for inventive kids ages 5 to 85. Drop-in.
Wednesday, October 16, 3:00 - 5:00
Wednesday, November 13, 3:00 - 5:00
Wednesday, December 11, 3:00 - 5:00
Wear your Halloween costume and join us for a fun and not-so-scary puppet show. Suitable for ages 2 -6. Drop-in.
Friday (Pro-d day ) October 25, 10:15 - 11:00 AM
Wednesday October 30, 10:15-11:00 AM
Author Karen Autio will guide participants in a creative writing exercise inspired by her Okanagan history book Growing Up in Wild Horse Canyon, photographs, and life in the past. Using the timeline in Growing Up in Wild Horse Canyon, she leads a brainstorming session to predict how the Okanagan might change in the future, with participants creating their own timeline. Suitable for ages 10 and 11. Registration required.
Tuesday, November 19, 3:30 - 4:30
Come to the library and read with an Okanagan Rockets hockey player. During your one-on-one session, you can read to the Rocket, or be read to. Suitable for ages 4 to 9. Registration required.
November. Dates and times to be announced.
Teens & 'Tweens
All youth programs are FREE.