Our Re-opening Plan: View our guidelines for using the library safely. Check your library branch webpage to see services offered and open hours.
Connect with library staff: Email firstname.lastname@example.org anytime or phone 1-844-649-8127, Tuesday to Friday: 9-11AM, 1-3PM (PT).
The ORL strives to support patrons with diverse needs through a variety of different collections, programs, and services.
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 email@example.com so we can make the appropriate changes and get you started.
The Readers is a new place to connect with others and discuss books with fellow book lovers. It has been especially created thinking about those with accessibility needs, like a print disability. We'll have a conference line set up - so join the phone call and share your thoughts on the themed topic or question for the call.
The Readers is held every Tuesday afternoons from 2:00pm-3:00pm.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the phone number and access code.
Each week’s book discussion topic is listed in our Calendar.
Books recommended by those attending The Readers this week:
We’ve listed the books previously discussed on this PDF document.
Both are currently offered through Zoom – check our event calendar for more details.
Financial assistance provided by the Central Okanagan Foundation and the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan.
NOTE: Beyond titles from CELA, titles from the American service, Bookshare, are also available with a Proof of Disability form which requires a signature from a certifying professional.
An all-inclusive book club, welcoming everyone regardless of reading ability and encouraging adults with diverse abilities to take part in discussions about new as well as classic titles. Books will be read together in a group setting with all participants invited to read aloud. Assistance with echo reading will be provided for those who wish to use it.
Contact the Kelowna Branch for more information.
The Audiobook Club is not a conventional book club. It focuses on the audio resources the Okanagan Regional Library offers now and in the future.
Contact the Vernon Branch for more information.
Meet with others using AAC devices and learn from and with each other.
Contact the Vernon Branch for more information
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.