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Book Clubs

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Classics Weekly Book Club: East of Eden

Register Online | Meets Thursdays, January 20 to March 10 | 12:00 to 1:00 PM PT

Welcome to Classics Weekly, a virtual book club where we tackle a classic novel together and meet online every Thursday to discuss what we’ve read. Additional information will be sent after you register, registration closes January 13.

East of Eden is a powerful and vastly ambitious novel that is at once a family saga and a modern retelling of the Book of Genesis. Find it in the catalogue

 

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New Year, New You Challenge 

Details and Registration Info | January 1 to February 28 

Time to explore some new experiences and challenges.  Join our Winter challenge! Read books, and complete simple tasks, over 8 weeks and create new healthy habits for life. 

 

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Virtual Vernon Reads Book Club

Suzanne by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette 

Register Online | Wednesday, January 26 | 7:00 to 8:00 PM PT

Five Little Indians by Michelle Good

Register Online | Wednesday, February 23 | 7:00 to 8:00 PM PT

The Vernon library branch invites you to read the selected title and join us for an engaging online discussion. Additional information will be sent after you register.

 

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Café Littéraire en ligne / Online Literary Coffee

Register Online |  Every third Saturday | 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM PT 

Do you like French literature? Do you like to talk about literature in French? Join our virtual Literary Café Club and share a common passion, while enjoying a coffee, a tea, or a hot chocolate at home! The program is open for all levels of French. Additional information will be sent after you register. Presented by the Downtown Kelowna Library.

 

View all Book Clubs on the ORL's Events Calendar

 

 

Two Thumbs Up for Virtual Film Club

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

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January's Pick: Whiplash

Register Online | Wednesday, January 26 | 7:30 to 9:00 PM PT

Find it on Kanopy Streaming Films.

Find it in the Catalogue.

 

Workshops and Classes

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Mobile Meetups

Apple (iPhones and iPads)

Register Online | Weekly on Tuesdays, February 8, 15, & 22 | 2:00 to 3:00 PM PT

A set of three sessions designed to help participants learn how to navigate their Tablets and/or Smart Phones. Additional information will be sent after you register. Please register for all 3 sessions in a set as they build upon each other. Register all family members attending under one name.

Android (phones and tablets)

Register Online | Weekly on Thursdays, February 10, 17, & 24 | 2:00 to 3:00 PM PT

A set of three sessions designed to help participants learn how to navigate their Tablets and/or Smart Phones. Additional information will be sent after you register. Please register for all 3 sessions in a set as they build upon each other. Register all family members attending under one name.

 

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Memoir Writing Workshop

Register online | Tuesdays, January 25 to February 15 | 6:00 to 7:30 PM PT

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Register online | Wednesdays, January 26 to February 16 | 6:00 to 7:30 PM PT

In this 4-part virtual workshop, Eleanor Deckert will share her unique Memoir Writing Method with beginners and challenge writers who have attempted memoir writing to improve the reader's experience.

 

Get Organised

H.O.W. 2 Get Organized

Register online | Tuesdays, January 25 to February 15 | 2:30 to 4:00 PM PT

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Register online | Wednesdays, January 26 to February 16 | 2:30 to 4:00 PM PT

Do you need to right-size, de-clutter, move or clean out an estate? In this 4-part "Home Organization Workshop 2," Eleanor "Organization" Deckert will help you gain the skills and confidence to restore order and easily find the items you are searching for.

 

Community Discussions

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Family History Forum

Register Online | Fourth Tuesday of the month | 6:30 to 8:00 PM PT

Join us for monthly topics hosted virtually by the Kelowna & District Genealogical Society! They will cover a variety of fascinating topics related to family history. Additional information will be sent after you register. Presented by the Downtown Kelowna Library

 

Conversation

Conversation in French

Register Online | Second and Fourth Fridays of the month | 3:30 to 4:30 PM PT

Join our French Conversation group to practice your French conversation skills. Activities, games, and special topics for all levels of French speakers. 

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