Online Events

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

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Register online and provide your email address to get the Microsoft Teams link information. (Need help getting started with Teams? Download our Teams Help Sheet [PDF], or view our help tutorial).

Book Clubs 


Adult Story Time – Listen and Relax to a Story

Register Online | First Wednesday of the month | 2:00 to 3:00 PM PT

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. Please register online, call 778-658-6394, or email, to receive the conference line phone number and access code. Presented by Access Services.

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.


June's Pick: Moonrise Kingdom

Register Online | Wednesday, June 29 | 7:30 to 9:00 PM PT

Find it on Kanopy Streaming Films.

Find it in the Catalogue.


Workshops and Classes


Emergency Preparedness with the Red Cross

Register Online | Wednesday, July 6 | 4:30 to 5:30 PM PT

Are you and your family ready to face an emergency such as a flood, wildfire, earthquake or power outage? Do you have an emergency plan and an emergency kit to be self-sufficient for at least three days following a disaster? Are you looking to get or make an emergency kit to be ready for an emergency? Making and practicing a plan will help you be ready to deal with any emergencies that come your way.

Come join the Canadian Red Cross on July 6th to learn essential tips to be better prepared for risks present in your community and how to recover from emergencies! Registered attendees will be entered into a draw to win a free emergency kit!



Considering a Heat Pump presented by CleanBC!

Online registration begins August 2 | Tuesday, August 16 | 1:00 to 2:00 PM PDT

Considering a heat pump? Learn about how a heat pump works, its benefits, rebates and more in this free online seminar. In partnership with CleanBC. Presented by Vernon Library & Downtown Kelowna Library.



ASL Basics for Teens & Adults

Register Online | Weekly on Wednesdays, July 6 to August 24 | 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM PT

Have you ever wanted to learn sign language? Now is the perfect time! Learn the basics of American Sign Language and gain exposure to Deaf culture in a fun, engaging, and creative way. Presented by the Rutland Library



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.