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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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Join the online discussion of a feature film, streamed for free through ORL's Kanopy collection or available on DVD in the library catalogue.
Register Online | Wednesday, June 30 | 7:30 to 9:00 PM PDT
Find it on Kanopy Streaming Films.
Find it in the Catalogue.
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!
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!
Register online| Tuesdays, July 6, 13, 20, & 27 | 6:30 to 7:30 PM PDT
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.
The ORL has events for the Kids, Teens, and Adults. To check them out, view and download the Summer Program Guide [PDF].