COVID Safety at the ORL

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Open Hours

  • Monday: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Sunday: CLOSED (we are open Sundays October - March)
  • Book Returns are open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, excluding the Easter and Christmas closures.


2800 30th Avenue
Vernon, BC. V1T 8S3

June is Pride!

Join us for a series of events for all ages that celebrate inclusion and diversity in our community.


Drag Story Time with special guest Freida Whales

This is a joyful in person story time for children ages 2 and up and their families!

Saturday June 4th at 10:30 am

Drag Queen Bingo

Let’s kick-off Pride Month with an evening of adult only virtual BINGO hosted by the (or Kelowna’s) sweet, salty and altogether glamorous queen, Ella Lamoureux. 

Monday June 6th at 6 pm - virtual - register here


Inclusive Rainbow Story Time

This is a virtual program for children ages 5 - 8 years old and their families or classes. Picture books that include diverse families and LGBQT2+ characters. Stories focus on family, inclusion and identity.

Tuesday June 7th at 11:30 am - virtual - register here

Teen Pride Party

Celebrate being true to yourself. Karaoke, photobooth, pizza, games and snack. This is a special event for youth who identify as LGBQT2S+ or are there to support those who do.  

Wednesday June 8th,  4 - 8:30 pm

It Gets Better

LGBQT2S+youth can share their struggles and successes. Adults who have been through the challenges can encourage teens about what life after high school can be. 
Wednesday June 15th at 7 pm
Queer History Chat

A positive space for LGBQT2S+ teens and their allies to discuss the history of LGBQT2S+ rights. The library will have books on the subject displayed for you to explore. If there's a historic time or person you are passionate about you can share that information with the group. This is not a formal presentation, just an opportunity to share the learning experience. 

Thursday June 23rd at 6 pm

Check out our virtual and in branch programming on our events calendar. Our Makerspace and Recording Studio are open and ready for use! Check out the details on booking them here.


Have a question? Call us at 250-542-7610 during open hours. For eBook, resource or reference help you can also email or call 1-844-649-8127. 

Returning Library Items

There are three book drop bins located on the east side of the building. They are open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, except during our Easter and Christmas closures. Our indoor book drops are now open for your convenience during library hours. 


The parkade is open during library hours. The gate now closes between each car - please roll up to the gate as close to the building as you can to trigger the sensor.
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