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. The Revelstoke Branch is always open on the Saturday immediately preceding a statutory-holiday Monday (except Easter when we are closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday)
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Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes and more! Please call or come in to register for this free program or just drop in
For: Children 3 and younger will enjoy this program but all ages are welcome.
Dates: Every Friday from 10:15 to 10:45 AM September - June
Fun interactive literacy activities with lots of stories and songs!Please call or come in to register for this free program or just drop in.
For: Children 3 and older is preferred.
Dates: Every Friday from 11:00 to 11:30 AM September - June
All Day Lego Play
Have fun creating fantastic creatures and structures according to the monthly theme! Use the library's huge Lego collection and your creation will be displayed in the library!
No registration is necessary for this free program.
For: Children aged 6ish and older (younger children are welcome with a caregiver)
Dates: 4th Saturday of every month 10:30 to 4:30 PM .
We provide the materials and instructions - you do the creating! Create a craft or piece of art to take home.
For: Children of all ages. Children under 4 years of age should be accompanied by a caregiver.
Dates: 1st Saturday of every month October to May 10:30 to 4:30 PM
Explore the library's STEAM collection: Snap Circuits, Keva Planks, Ozobots, and more! Stations will be set up for children to learn and explore.
For: All ages. Children under 7 years of age should be accompanied by a caregiver.
Dates: 2nd Saturday of every month 10:30 to 4:30 PM.
Board games for teens in our meeting room.
For: Teens 13 - 18
Dates: Tuesdays, October to May 3:30 to 5:30 PM
Regular Ongoing Programs
Digital Resources and eBook help
Learn how to download eBooks, audiobooks, digital magazines; how to access any of the ORL's digital resources; or how to use the library's website and catalogue, or get help with using email, and social media.
Please phone 250-837-5095 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a half hour one-on-one appointment.
Do you knit, crochet, cross-stitch, needlepoint or latch-hook? Whether you are experienced or just beginning to learn, come and join the fun (with tea provided) as we learn together! Participants are asked to bring their own supplies.
This is a free program with no registration required.
For: All ages and and all levels of experience
Dates: Every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8:00 PM October to May.
Writer's who are working on projects are welcome to come and share ideas, give constructive feedback, and be inspired at this weekly get-together.
Please bring some writing in progress to share with this supportive group of writers!
Free Drop in.
Dates: Every Thursday 1:00 to 3:00pm
We currently have a bookclub that meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 1:00 PM (please leave your name with us if you would like to join).
Please let us know if your bookclub would like to meet at the library - we would love to have you meet in our quiet meeting room with kettle, coffeemaker, and any furniture you may require.
We would also love to suggest and order in the books that you require for your book club or search our catalogue for bookclub kits that we carry.
Access to the internet and subscription digital resources
We offer one hour per day of free internet access on our three computers for members of the library as well as non-members.
We also offer unlimited and free internet access for anyone with their own wireless device.
Members of the library (free with proof of local address) also have access to digital resources which the ORL subscribes to such as:
Digital Resource and eBook Help
Learn how to download eBooks, audiobooks, digital magazines; how to access any of the Okanagan Regional Library's digital resources; or how to use the library's website and catalogue.
Please phone 250-837-5095 or email email@example.com to set up a one-to-one appointment.
We provide free proctoring services in the library for library members during any of our open hours. We have free and unlimited Wi-Fi accessibility for your online exams if you have your own device/laptop, or you are welcome to use our public computers.
Please phone 250-837-5095 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
(at least 7 days before you would like to write the exam) to set up a time.
Meeting Room Availability
Please feel free to use our quiet meeting room for tutoring, studying, formal or informal gatherings when it is not being used for our own programs and events.
The room accommodates approximately 30 people and is available for booking ahead of time. We have chairs and tables available for use as well.
Please call us at 250-837-5095, or email email@example.com, or come in for more details.
You can print from our public computers for 25 cents per page.
Photocopying is 25 cents as well and we can do it for you or you can help yourself.
Our photocopier is capable of making black and white double-sided copies, enlarging/reducing, and sorting.
We can scan documents as well. There is no charge for scanning.
We would love to come to your class for a visit or have your class come to the library for a tour, a book-talk, or a storytime!
Please give us a call at 250-837-5095 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The art of Karen Millard's watercolour paintings are on display in the library until December 2018.
Come have a look!
Please contact us if you are interested in displaying your artwork.
City of Revelstoke Community Centre information and leisure guide
Basin Alliance for Literacy event calendar and list of programs offered
Revelstoke Early Years Centre and Early Childhood Development website includes the Young Children's Calendar and the Children's Services Directory
Okanagan College Continuing Studiesbrochure