All ORL Branches are closed on statutory holidays
When the library is closed there are book return chutes located beside the front door.
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For details or registration info, click on an event below.
Enjoy special bonding and play time with your baby. This program features books, circle time, puppets, songs, and rhymes.
Ages birth to 18 mos
Tuesdays 10:15 to 10:45 am
Oct 3 - Dec 5
Join Catherine for stories, songs, puppets, fingerplays, and maybe even dancing!
Ages 18 mos. to 5 years
Sept 14 - Dec 7
Join our dedicated group of knitting ladies to learn the useful arts of knitting and crochet. Good for beginners and intermediate crafters.
ages 7 and up
Tuesdays Sept 12 - Dec 12
3:30 to 4:30 pm
Fridays beginning Sept. 22, 2017
Parents will learn fun ways to interact with their child during this two hour oral early literacy program. Snack time and play time are included in each sessions. In partnership with The Clubhouse Childcare Centre, and funding by the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development.
For newborns to 4 years of age.
All of these story time programs are drop-in and FREE!
Build amazing Lego creations in a busy, creative atmosphere. Lego provided.
**Ages 5 and up only please**
Third Wednesday of the month after school 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Oct 18 and Nov 15
Learn to play the amazing game of chess, expand your skills, and have fun playing with other children.
**Ages 5 and up please**
First Wednesday of the month after school 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Nov 1 and Dec 6
Use your strategies and imagination to build towers, ramps and contraptions from these simple wooden building blocks.
Ages 5 and up
Wed. Nov 8
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Please register in person, by phone, or online
Join us for a special ROYAL story time with the West Kelowna Youth Ambassadors. Dress up in your best fancy outfit for photos, stories, and fun.
Ages 3 and up
Wednesday Nov 15
Please register in person, by phone
Make a "beadiful" bracelet (or two) for that special Christmas present.
Ages 10 and up
Wednesday Nov 29
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
ALL AGES - fun for the whole family.
11:00 - 11:30 am
Spend some time with Santa Claus and tell him what you'd like for Christmas!
Take a special photo too! Thank you to the Friends of the Westbank Library for their help.
Wednesday December 13, 6-8 p.m.
The Okanagan Regional Library is pleased to announce a wonderful way to make sure your child enjoys some of the best children’s books available at the library!Pick up your copy of 100 Books to Read Together Before Kindergarten.
Wednesday October 18, 2017
Wednesday November 22, 2017
Join Lorraine Robinson and discover your creative side while tearing, cutting, and pasting interesting images to make your own piece of art. Check out these sites for inspiration:
Registration online or phone
For Seniors, Adults, Teens
NFB Screening: “The Road Forward”
Wednesday November 15, 2017
1:00pm & 6:00pm
"The Road Forward" from the NFB's Aabiziingwashi (#WideAwake) series is a musical documentary that connects the beginnings of Indian Nationalism in the 1930s to the powerful momentum of First Nations activism today.
Adults, Seniors, and Teens
Our Writers’ Group meets at the Westbank branch and features different guest speakers each week emphasizing publishing. New members are welcome. If interested, please inquire at the Library (250-768-4369) or call Blair at 250-448-1959.
Adults and Seniors
Do you knit? Come meet new friends while knitting, crocheting, cross-stitching, doing needlepoint, etc. Some supplies will be available.
Drop in - all abilities welcome!
Join bestselling author Chris Czajkowski (and her gregarious and lovable pack dog Harry) for a presentation based on her new book, Harry: A Wilderness Dog Saga, which provides a fascinating and sometimes humorous depiction of living in the wilderness—from a dog’s eye view.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Westbank branch has a meeting room available for rent. With a theatre style set-up, the room has a seating capacity of 20-25.
The room is available on open days and rents for $40.00 for the first 2 hours and $10.00 per hour for each additional hour. Bookings are not confirmed until the rental fee has been paid.
Please contact the branch at 250-768-4369 for further information or to book a room.
City of West Kelowna, http://www.westkelownacity.ca
Greater Westside Board of Trade, http://www.westbankchamber.com
Westside Health Network, http://westsidehealthnetwork.com
Visit Westside (West Kelowna Visitors Centre), http://www.visitwestside.com
Suk'?t?msqilx? West Kelowna Arts Council, http://www.swac-arts.com
The Westbank Friends of the Library, formed in February 2001, actively support the work of the library and its staff.
The monies raised from their book sales are used to buy non-budget items and to sponsor various programs and events that take place in the library.
The Friends also organize the popular Wednesday Evening Speakers Programs that take place in the library once a month during the winter/spring months.
If you would like more information or would like to attend a Friends of the Westbank Library meeting please contact the library at 250-768-4369.
Dates of meetings and Speakers Programs are posted on our branch calendar.