Due to renovations, there will be limited services available at Salmon Arm library starting Monday, December 17. Customers can pick up holds, return items, and browse a small selection of items, but the rest of the library will be closed. Full closure of the library begins on December 22; it will re-open at 10:00 AM on Thursday, January 10, 2019.
All ORL Branches are closed on statutory holidays
When the library is closed, books can be returned in the book drop bin located next to the main door.
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Wear your pajamas, bring a stuffie and join in stories, songs, rhymes and fun before heading off to bed!
Second & Fourth Thursdays, Sept 27 - Dec 13
FREE / Drop-in / Ages 2-6 yrs
Come to the branch for a relaxing afternoon making Christmas gifts with essential oils. Each child will go home with two small gifts.
Parent participation recommended. Registration firmly required; please register in branch or via the online branch calendar.
December 4 - Radio Girls by Sarah Jane Stratford
January 7 - A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
February 5 - Gone to Pot by Jennifer Craig
March 5 - Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
First Tuesday each month @ 7 pm
Drop-in / Adults
January 10 @ 7-8 pm
Canada's fabulous winter wonderland brings snow enthusiasts out in droves each year. From snowshoeing, to skiing, to snowmobiling and backcountry adventures, the opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in the winter are endless! Before you seek out your thrills, be sure that you are well prepared for the potential dangers that come with playing in Canada’s snowy and icy environments. Drop in event; all ages welcome.
April 4, 2019 @ 7-8 pm
Come learn about the North Okanagan Naturalist Club's bluebird nest box program and how you can get involved in helping bluebirds to thrive in our community.
May 21 & 23 @ 2-7 pm
Too many seedlings? Extra plants pop up in your garden? All are welcome to bring excess plants to the Oyama Library plant share. Please feel welcome to pick up seedlings even if you do not have any to share. We want to help all plants find a home! Accepting all garden plants, with an emphasis on fruits and vegetables. Please label all plants clearly.
July 11 @ 7-8:30 pm
Waterwise BC shares tips and advice on how to participate safely in water-related events this summer. Drop-in event; all ages welcome.
August 27 @ 1-2:30 pm
We have one computer available for one hour a day for members and guests to the Oyama Branch.
We have Wi-fi connectivity for both members of the library as well as guests who bring in their own wireless devices.
Appointments available upon request.