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Box 116 (Mailing Address)
2250 Shields Avenue (Location)

Lumby, B.C. V0E 2G0
(250) 547-9528

The Lumby Branch is located in the Lumby Community Centre.

When the library is closed there is a book drop bin located on the side of the walkway entering the building.

Please find our events below on the branch calendar, or search the ORL Calendar of Events.

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED
All branches closed on statutory holidays

Free public parking is available in front of the library.



Summer Reading Club 2015  

Build up a storm this summer!


Lumby participants aged 5 to 12, will have 4 Exciting Programs to attend.

Thursdays- July 9 and 23 and August 13th and 27th


Built to Last introduced architecture and structures, where a spaghetti building contest took place. We had Leif David the magician as a kick-off entertainer and we had a great time!


Build the Future  based on sci-fi/futuristic technology was a program where we built robots. Unfortunately the scotch tape did not work as well as we hoped, for attaching the wires to the batteries. We suggest that you replace the scotch tape with duct tape for better results. The connection will then last. Hope this tid bit helps solve those connection problems.

Build it Yourself for Fun will focus on crafts and DIY books, puzzles, LEGO etc. The participants can use their imaginations to build an item that is useful to either themselves or interesting ideas of what their gadget could be used for by recycling kitchenware. The second part of the program, as a group, our participants will build a portion of a selected story that is read to them and using LEGO recreate the scene. This will be a group project that will remain on display at the library using the LEGO from the library.



Celebration Wind up - Gathering – We will try a science experiment, play a  game or two and prizes will be handed out. There may also be some treats.

 Each of the programs offered are educational, fun programs to keep up the interest.

We also find that the medals and novelty items continue to draw reluctant and avid readers to the programs.

The goals of the programs are to: 1) Promote regular reading which helps maintain reading skills. 2) Help increase literacy levels for our children. 3) Help children develop a lifelong love of reading. 4) Have fun!



Thank you to M. Unterberger, L. Anderson, the Lumby Lions and Vernon Friends of the Library for supporting this literacy based program. 


Internet Training Sessions

 Offered on Wednesdays through July and August from 10:00 to 12:00. Please sign up at the library to secure your spot. We will show you how to search the Internet, sign up for an email address and how to use the library catalogue. __________________________________________________________________________________________

Basic eBook Training

We will be offering free training sessions two Saturdays in July, to help you learn to use our eBook collections; Check here to see if your eReader or Tablet is compatible with the library's eBook provider. These sessions will be held Saturday July 11th and Saturday July 25th from 10:00 to 12:00. Please sign up at the library.

For some tips on purchasing an eReader/Tablet please check out the ORL's Blog post that's loaded with tips. 


 Thank you to Len and Carol Anderson for running our annual Booksale during Lumby Days to raise funds for our youth programs. It was very successful.


Thread a Rainbow


Thank you "Granny" Blake.  We really appreciated the time you took to teach beading. What a fantastic skill and art to share.




We welcome tours and visits. Please contact us to set a date and make your library visit great!

To book your free tour contact Lumby Branch at 250-547-9528.