Phase 1 Re-opening Plan: Check your library branch webpage for their Curbside Holds Pick-up & Book Drop open hours. View Phase 1 Re-opening details.
Connect with library staff: Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Chat from website or phone 1-844-649-8127: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 9AM-5PM, Tuesday: 9AM-7PM, Saturday: 11AM-3PM (PT).
Hours for Curbside Holds Pick-Up & Book Drops start June 2. How it works.
All ORL Branches are closed on statutory holidays
The book return is located to the right of the main doors. Our book drops are opening for returns with limited hours starting June 2.
View the full Events Calendar for Armstrong, Enderby and Sicamous branches, or click on an event below, to see additional details & registration info.
Preschool Summer STEAM Saturdays
Are you looking for something fun and engaging to do at home? Every Saturday during July and August we will have fun projects for you and your family to do.
If you are not able to print the activity from home, stop by the Library and pick one up.
July 4: Magnetic Rocket
Can you move a rocket without touching it?
Download the activity [PDF]
Summer Reading Club (SRC) is virtual this year!
Summer Reading Club is for kids ages 5 to 12.
It all starts June 15! Stay tuned for registration details.
Track your reading on the BC Summer Reading Club website
Starting June 15, you can keep track of your reading online and earn a medal!
Go to https://www.bcsrc.ca.
SRC Challenge Tracker
Challenge yourself this summer by being inventive, creative, and active. If you are up for the challenge, you could win a GRAND PRIZE!
Download the Challenge Tracker [PDF]
The deadline to enter is Friday, September 4. Winners will be announced Tuesday, September 15.
Submission and prize details can be found on the Challenge Tracker.
SRC Online Events
Learn something! Try something! Do something!
Sign up for our FREE Online Programs!
Fun Summer Programs for Pre-schoolers and Teens!
Check out the Summer Teen Challenge for ages 13 and up
Check out Summer Reading Blast Off for ages 0 to 5.
Virtual Story Times
Stories, songs, dancing, puppets and lots of fun and laughter.
Attention Armstrongians and Enderbeans, the challenge has been issued! Bookworms, which little city can boast the most?
The stacks… oops, the stacks are high and we need your help as we go head to head and see which communities read more! Join us! Every one of your checkouts between June 23 and July 31 count towards the winners total.
Book Bingo: Adult Summer Reading 2020!
Love dabbling with new books? Is reading your favorite game? Grab your dabbers and flip those pages with our Adult Summer Bingo Reading Challenge.
Head down to the following libraries (Armstrong, Enderby or Sicamous) and pick up your Bingo Card!
Adult Summer Challenge 2020: Are you up to the Challenge?
Do you want to challenge yourself this summer by broadening your horizons and going outside of your comfort zone? Then we have the Challenge for you.
Drop by the following libraries (Armstrong, Enderby or Sicamous) and pick up your Challenge Tracker.
Six Internet stations
The Armstrong Branch has two rooms available for use during regular open hours free of charge. The rooms may be reserved for 2 hours, a maximum of twice per week, up to 7 days in advance. Please call the library or stop by to reserve one of these rooms.
The same meeting space (Meeting Room and Study Room) is available for rent when the library is closed. The occupancy is 17 in the meeting room and 10 in the study room (although we can only provide a total of 15 chairs at this time). The rental rate is $31.50 ($30.00 for two hour minimum + 5% GST) for the first two hours and $15.75 for each additional hour ($15.00 + 5% GST). This fee includes the use of both rooms, access to washrooms and the kitchenette. A reservation application must be completed and payment for the rental made at least one week prior to your event. Please call the library or stop by the desk to pick up an application.
Are you looking for somewhere to take an invigilated exam, either written or online?
The library can help you out. Please come by and call us for more details.
Printing and photocopying is $0.25 per page, black and white only. Scanning to email is available and is free of charge.
We welcome class tours and visits. Please contact Christa to set a date and make your library visit great! To book your free class tour contact Armstrong Branch at 250-546-8311.