The Peachland library branch remains temporarily closed for repairs, until further notice.
Its book drops are closed. Hang on to your borrowed items or drop them off at our other ORL locations.
Requested items will be sent to Westbank library branch. Peachland customers receiving an email after 5:00 PM indicating a hold is ready, please wait until the next open day before picking it up.
All ORL Branches are closed on statutory holidays
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Join us for songs, games, stories, finger plays, puppets and more resuming in January.
Babytime (0-18 months): Tuesday 10:15-10:45am, March 14th - May 30th
Toddlertime (18 months-3 years): Thursday 10:15-10:45am, March 16th - May 25th
Storytime (ages 3-5): Friday 10:15-10:45am, March 17th - May 26th
Join a deaf storyteller and a children's librarian for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts presented in both American Sign Language and English. Interpreters will be present.
Saturday, 1:00 - 2:30pm
This is a free drop-in program for children of all ages and abilities, together with parent or caregiver.
Wednesday Night Hearthstone
Join us on the 4th Wednesday of every month for an evening of Hearthstone from 5:30-7:30pm.
To learn more about Hearthstone and register for a FREE account visit http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/ 2016
Bring your own device (Android or Apple phones/tablets, Windows or Mac laptops) and register in advance at the Rutland library.
Have your Battle.net ID handy when registering, and if you require assistance setting up a free Battle.net account ask for Jeff at the front desk.
Join us for tea, cookies and a lively discussion on select Wednesday evenings this winter from 6:15pm - 7:45pm.
Registration and books are available in branch.
Nina Poznekoff, the author of A Grieving Mother's Guide to Running Away, is coming to talk about the death of her son and how she dealt with it.
The Rutland Branch has a meeting room available for rent during open hours.
The room has 50 chairs and 4 tables.
You may rent it for $20 an hour for the first 3 hours, and then $10 for each additional hour.
Please contact the front desk of the library for more information at 250-765-8165 Extension 5611.
The Rutland Branch also has a small study room that holds 5 people. You may use this room by it at the front desk of the library.
Free computer access & wireless hotspot
All computers have access to a printer (except wireless)
The Kelowna Friends of the Library, a non-profit organization formed in 1988, is registered under the Society Act of British Columbia and the Canada Income Tax Act. All persons interested in libraries can obtain a membership for $5.00 per year at the Kelowna, Mission or Rutland branch libraries.
For membership and donation information, please call 250-763-7323 (READ)
The major fundraiser, the Great Okanagan Book Sale, takes place in October each year. The Kelowna Friends of the Library sponsor an endowment fund with the Central Okanagan Foundation and they also host various public meetings and author events throughout the year.
Directors of Kelowna Friends of the Library hold meetings in the Kelowna Branch, at 1pm on the second Monday of each month.
No board meetings are held in July & August.
The society's AGM is held on a Saturday in late November. For further information, please email, Fol4k@hotmail.com.