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Thursdays 10:00 am-10:45 am January 25 - May 10
Get ready for some fun at the Osoyoos Library. Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and puppets. Enjoy some interactive fun with your preschooler at ORL Library.
Tuesday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 pm for ages 5 - 12
Join us in the Osoyoos Library for Tuesday Lego Club. Fun free play to boost your imagination as you create and expand your building skills.
Lego is provided. Drop In no registration necessary
Healthy aging is important for everyone, and it is essential not to forget the health of your brain as well. This workshop encourages participants to actively engage in protecting and maintaining their brain. Learn strategies and set goals for improving the health of your mind, body and spirit. January is Alzheimer Awareness month. Join us for a talk with Mary Beth from the Alzheimers Society of BC. Free program. Registration Suggested; Drop In Welcome
Join us for one of our most popular speakers, Raina Lutz, RHN, as she talks on awareness in regards to your nutrition and health. Most people know how to eat but aren't doing it. Awareness is key, along with other tools to help shift you into making better choices more often. Raina will be sharing 3 tools to help you kick off the New Year with a new awareness and healthier food! Free program. Registration Suggested; Drop In Welcome
What can you do to keep your heart healthy? Join Melissa from Pharmasave Osoyoos as we discuss whole health wellness, the role cholesterol plays in the risk of heart attack and stroke, and what you can do to help. February is Heart & Stroke Awareness Month. Registration Recommended; Drop In Welcome
Join us for an informative chat on the basics of downloading ebooks to your tablet, ereader or smartphone. This introductory talk will guide you on the ORL ebook sytstem and how to get yourself started.
MUST REGISTER for this course as space is limited. Participant must bring ereader and valid email address to attend.
Join Doug Matthews, Cert. Financial Planner of IPC Investment Corp. as he discusses hot key topics about reporting too much income, different income sources, avoiding clawback & getting the most out of government benefits & credits. Registration recommended; Drop In welcome
Learn how to explore your own unique path to healing and wellness with Maggi from StoneOwl Earthworks. Working with plants, crystals and Reiki, Maggi will share her experiences and knowledge of using the many tools nature provides to benefit our whole selves. Registration appreciated; Drop In Welcome
Doctors should be prescribing volunteering, not only for it’s benefits in helping others but to the multiple positive side effects it has including making our communities special and great places to live. Learn more about the effects volunteering has on the volunteer, and on communities and the important work of Volunteer Centers. Talk presented by Wendy from the South Okanagan Similkameen Volunteer Centre.
Join our local Knitters and Crocheters as they create handiwork, share their crafting knowledge & build a great community network. All ages and skill levels welcome from beginners to well experienced. This group also meets up weekly at an alternate location; check out their facebook group Droppin' Stitches SO for more info.
Please come in and make yourself at home.
We have comfy chairs, Wi-Fi, newspapers, magazines, books, friendly staff and work tables with access to power.
Enjoy our quilted wall art, visible when you walk in. On the first of every month a new quilt is displayed from one of our many talented Osoyoos Quilters.
The Osoyoos Library has a Friends of the Library group which meets about 4 times per year. Please inquire in the Osoyoos Library on how to get involved.
These hard working volunteers raise money through book sales to support the library in a variety of ways.
Check out our beautiful Bookcase that the 'Friends' had built for us to display used books that we sell throughout the year. Also our Newspaper rack and Children's Storyhour carpet, all purchased for us by our 'Friends'.
The annual 'Friends' book sale is held every Summer by the fountain at Osoyoos Town Hall.