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Book Clubs 

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Virtual Queer Community Book Club

Register Online | Wednesday, January 25 | 6:30 to 8:00 PM PT

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Join us for a lively discussion about this month's selection Boy Erased by Garrard Conley. The Virtual Queer Community Book Club features books written by 2SLGBTQ+ (2 Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) authors. The VQCBC strives to deepen our sense of community and ourselves in a queer centric space. Recommended for Young Adults and Adults. Presented by Westbank Library. 

 

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Adult Story Time – Listen and Relax to a Story

Meets First Wednesday of the month by phone | 2:00 to 3:00 PM PT

Call 778-658-6394, or email access@orl.bc.ca, to receive the conference line phone number and access code.

Join us for 30-40 minutes to listen to live readings of tales – humour, mystery, or science fiction. A discussion of the story may follow. Stories are shared over the phone – no computer knowledge is required.  Presented by Access Services.

 

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The Readers: Conversations about Books

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

Come join our merry band of minds as we explore the world of books. The Readers is about connecting and discussing books and reading with fellow book lovers. Each week starts with a question or theme and the conversation goes from there. We meet over the phone – no computer knowledge is required. The program is over the phone – no computer knowledge is required. Call 778-658-6394, or email access@orl.bc.ca to receive the conference line phone number and access code.

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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: Everything is Illuminated

Register Online | Wednesday, January 25 | 7:30 to 9:00 PM PT

Find it on Kanopy Streaming Films.

Find it in the Catalogue.

 

Presentations

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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.

 

Workshops and Classes

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Online Mobile Meetup

Android (Smart Phones and Tablets)

Online registration begins January 24 | Tuesdays, February 7, 14, 21 | 2:00 to 3:00 PM PT

A set of three sessions designed to help participants learn how to navigate Tablets and / or Smart Phones. Please register for all three sessions as they build upon each other. Register all family members attending under one name. Presented by Downtown Kelowna Library.

Apple (iPhones and iPads)

Online registration begins January 26 | Thursdays, February 9, 16, 23 | 2:00 to 3:00 PM PT

A set of three sessions designed to help participants learn how to navigate iPads and / or iPhones. Please register for all three sessions as they build upon each other. Register all family members attending under one name. Presented by Downtown Kelowna Library.

 

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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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Share Your Memories Online

Register Online | Saturdays, beginning February 4 | 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM PT

Meet, socialize and share past memorable experiences, memories and pictures with us online. Notes Presented by Downtown Kelowna Library.

 

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