Rutland Library Celebrates Expansion
120 children and many adult guests gathered in the newly expanded ORL Rutland Branch in Plaza 33 Mall last Thursday to celebrate the library's addition and kick off Summer Reading Club. Special performer "Ronald McDonald" entertained the children with readings and songs in the new kids area, which encompasses part of the 4,000 extra square feet of the library.
"It's so nice that there is actually room to do things like this", said Rutland resident and library page Andrew Fredrick.» Read More
Keremeos Branch Hours Survey
In 2015, the Keremeos Branch's hours will be changing. Due to budget constraints they will likely be slightly reduced. Therefore it is critical that we retain the hours that are most important to you.
Please let us know when you would be most likely to use the library branch.
Please fill out our online survey on or before July 31, 2015. Paper copies of the survey will also be available in branch for those that need them.
Information about the Keremeos Branch, its hours of opening, location, and programs may be found on the Keremeos Branch webpage.» Read More
Come Visit the Newly Expanded Rutland Branch!
The Rutland Branch in Plaza 33 Mall is happy to welcome everyone to its newly expanded space. An extra 4,000 square feet was added to the Rutland library, bringing the branch's floor plan to over 10,000 square feet. This space was used to create a much larger children's area to accommodate storytime crowds, plus a special teens area. A meeting room is also now available with sliding glass doors to allow for quiet meeting or study space.
Visit your new Rutland library at #20 - 301 Hwy.» Read More
Magician Kicks off Summer Reading Club Tour
One of the most popular events of the Okanagan Regional Library’s annual Summer Reading Club is a touring performer who visits all 29 branches throughout the vast ORL region, from Golden to Osoyoos. For 2015, the ORL is once again hosting Okanagan-based magician Leif David, known to many by his previous stage name Ali K. Zam. Leif has created a brand new 45-minute show featuring magic, storytelling, comedy, music, and tons of audience participation. Leif's first show is at the Summerland Branch June 23 at 6:30 p.m.
“I love performing magic because I love seeing the reaction on people's faces.» Read More