Online Events

Join in for these online programs for Adults and Seniors no matter where you live!

Register online and provide your email address to get the Microsoft Teams link information for ALL programs. Need help getting started with Teams?

 

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Book Clubs

Woman Reading on Armchair

Summer Reading Club 

Details and Registration Info | June 19 to September 4 

Fill your summer with stories, learning, and exploring.  Read (or listen to) some books, complete some activities and earn badges while staying close to home or traveling throughout BC. 

 

Drawing of a man reading a book and speaking into a telephone, text reads The Readers

The Readers: Conversations about Books

Meets Tuesdays by Phone | 2:00 to 3:00 PM PDT

Are you looking to connect with other readers, learn about new books, or share your opinions? The Readers is a program connect with others and discuss books and reading with fellow book lovers.  To help the discussion flow, each week starts with a question or theme and the conversation goes from there.  We are open to all kinds of readers – as any type of reading is reading! 

The program is over the phone – no computer knowledge is required.  Please register online, call 778-658-6394, or email access@orl.bc.ca to receive the conference line phone number and access code.

 

View all Book Clubs on the ORL's Events Calendar

Watch Canada-wide Author Talks with the One Page Virtual Literary Series

 

Two Thumbs Up for Virtual Film Club

Join the online discussion of a feature film, streamed for free through ORL's Kanopy collection or available on DVD in the library catalogue.

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June's Pick: A Birder's Guide to Everything

Register Online | Wednesday, June 30 | 7:30 to 9:00 PM PDT

Find it on Kanopy Streaming Films.

Find it in the Catalogue.

 

Trivia, Games, and Challenges

 Skribbl-Party

Skribbl Party!

Register online | Tuesdays, July 13 & 27, August 10 & 24 | 10:00 to 11:00 AM PDT

Draw and guess online with us and some strangers! Remember Pictionary? It’s like that! Join other fun grown-ups as we play a silly doodle game online! Lack of drawing skill encouraged! Play with us on computer or smart devices! The website is free and easy! No sign-up needed!

 

Photo-Scavenger-Hunt

Summer Photo Scavenger Hunt

Registration info | June 14 to September 4 

Get out there and show off your photography skills and your area! This summer we challenge you to finish our scavenger hunt! By the end of this program, we want to put a photography book together that highlights our communities and the spirit of the Okanagan! Not a professional photographer? That’s awesome! We want all skill levels and all types of work – from the artful compositions to the silly snapshots. Challenge yourself and be a part of something wonderful! 

Scavenger Hunt List: https://bit.ly/3A0Qlzh
Submit your photos here: https://forms.gle/MLLygR4dnjR1h3Va8 

 

Workshops and Classes

ASL fingerspelling of the the word smile

ASL Basics for Teens and Adults

Session 1

Register online| Tuesdays, July 6, 13, 20, & 27  | 6:30 to 7:30 PM PDT

Session 2

Register online | Tuesdays, August 3, 10, 17, & 24 | 6:30 to 7:30 PM PDT

Have you ever wanted to learn sign language? Now is the time! Learn the basics of American Sign Language and gain exposure to Deaf culture in a fun, engaging, creative way. This is a very popular program; please be sure you can commit to attending all classes before you register. There are 4 classes in each session. Financial assistance provided by the Central Okanagan Foundation.

 

 


View the Summer Program Guide

The ORL has events for the Kids, Teens, and Adults. To check them out, view and download the Summer Program Guide [PDF].

 

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