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  • Every Child Matters

    by Library Staff | Jun 10, 2021
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    After the announcement of the tragic discovery of the remains of 215 children buried on the site of the former residential school in Kamloops, we wish to offer our sincere condolences to the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc and to all local First Nations - and to everyone impacted by residential schools in Canada.
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  • VANTAGEONE CREDIT UNION SUPPORTS S.T.E.A.M. PROGRAMMING AT FOUR LOCAL LIBRARY BRANCHES

    by ORL News | Jun 07, 2021
    VantageOne Credit Union’s generous $4,000 donation to Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) has helped strengthen community programming in the communities of Peachland, Vernon, Armstrong and Enderby, BC. The charitable gift will support ORL in two vital ways: Improving public access to digital learning and tools and fostering the development of S.T.E.A.M. programming at four of our smaller library branches.
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  • May 19 2021 ORL Board Meeting

    by ORL News | May 21, 2021
    At the May 19th, 2021 Meeting of the Okanagan Regional Library Board of Trustees, the Board was presented with a financial "clean bill of health" from auditors BDO Canada for the 2020 fiscal year. The Library system strengthened its balance sheet in 2020 with an increase in financial assets and decreased the overall net debt. It also posted a surplus for the year, most of which will be transferred to the building reserve to help to finance new branches such as West Kelowna.
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  • Come to our Makerspaces and Get Inspired!

    by Library Staff | May 17, 2021
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    Our newest Makerspace, the Inspiration Lab at the Vernon library branch, will be opening on June1! It is a free space dedicated to digital creativity, collaboration, and storytelling.
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  • 100 Books to Read Together Before Kindergarten

    by Library Staff | Apr 20, 2021
    100 Books to Read Together Before Kindergarten, Second Edition
    Do you have little ones at home, not yet school-aged? Have you noticed how they are growing up so fast? Well, what better way to get them prepared for the big wide world ahead than by reading together. We have an exciting new list of 100 Books to Read Together Before Kindergarten.
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