The ORL strives to support patrons with diverse needs through a variety of different collections, programs, and services.
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Your library membership needs to have print disability status to access collections created especially for users with print disabilities. The following forms are used to create this update:
Please complete the appropriate form and mail it back to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can update your library record and get you started.
We love to connect with people to help improve their access to library services. We focus on providing selection service for print disabled customers where we select physical materials specific to patron’s wants and get these requests to their local branch for pick-up. Most print disabled customers either pick-up their material themselves or they have a family member or friend pick-up for them.
Please contact Access Services for more information:
Extended loans are available to customers who are homebound temporarily or on a continued basis due to illness or other disability. An extended loan period of 42 days is applied to all eligible items borrowed. Some borrowing restrictions apply. Please inquire at your local library branch for further information.
Friendly staff at all library branches are available to help. Library branches strive to be accessible. Some branches offer additional accessible equipment such as automatic doors, elevators, accessible bathrooms, walkers, wheelchairs, BlindSquare beacon, hearing loops, and a computer with ZoomText Magnifying software.
Some library branches partner with local organizations to provide home delivery of library materials to homebound customers. Please ask at your local library branch if home delivery is available in your community.
The Readers is a place to connect with others and discuss books with fellow book lovers. Join our conference line and share your thoughts on each week’s themed topic or question.
The Readers is held every Tuesday afternoon from 2:00pm-3:00pm (see Calendar).
Please register through the online calendar or email email@example.com to receive the phone number and access code.
If you cannot make our live session – join the conversation online. We will post the question of the week on the Downtown Kelowna, Rutland, and Mission Libraries Facebook page.
We have listed the books previously discussed in a PDF document.
Please register check out the event calendar to access the Zoom details.
Financial assistance provided by the Central Okanagan Foundation.
A print disability is defined in the Canadian Copyright Act and is a disability that limits a person from reading print in its original format due to:
Not sure if you qualify? Ask us.