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Capital News Centre
4105 Gordon Dr.
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 4Z1
(250) 764-2254

When the library is closed there are book return drops located on the west side of the building, underneath the Library sign. These are open 24 hours a day, except during the Easter and Christmas closures.

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

Monday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED
All branches closed on statutory holidays

Free parking is available in the Capital News Centre parking lot.

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It's time for Summer Reading Club!

Registration begins on Tuesday, June 24.  Drop into the branch to pick up your Reading Log and sign up for our amazing programs.  There will be a magic show, lots of contests, yoga, Lego, drawing, Silly Sonic Science, bugs, Bumbershoot Theatre, and an awesome puppet show!


          July 3      Thursday 10:15-11:15         Funny Business LEGO

          July 9      Wednesday 10:15-11:00     Puppet Show - Pout-Pout Fish & Three Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark 

          July 10    Thursday  10:15-11:15        Kelowna Museums presents Those Silly Bugs

          July 17    Thursday 10:15-11:15          Funny Business Magic Show with Ali K. Zam

          July 24    Thursday 10:15-11:15          Bumbershoot Theatre and Improv  Activities

          July 29     Tuesday   10:15-11:15         Kooky Creatures Drawing

          July 31    Thursday 10:15-11:15          Okanagan Science Centre presents  Silly Sonic Science 

          Aug  6       Wednesday 10:15-11:15     Funny Business LEGO Windup

          Aug 7       Thursday  10:15-11:15          Circus Yoga


Everyone is welcome to join our Family Circle Times at 10:15am on Wednesdays.


Paws to Read is back.  Sign up to read to our Furry Friends on Tuesday mornings.


Mission Reads Book Club

Please join us each month on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30pm OR Thursday evening at 6:45pm for a lively discussion of that month's title.  Sit by the fireplace and enjoy coffee and treats and great conversation.  Click on the title to be linked to the catalogue, and request the book, or eBook.


May 21 or 22     February by Lisa Moore

June 18 or 19    419 by Will Ferguson

July 16 or 17      A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Aug. 20 or 21     A Passage to India by E. M. Forster

Sept. 17 or 18     The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Oct. 15 or 16       The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce



 2014 Children's Programs at Mission Branch!

            All storytime programs are drop-in and FREE!  Programs begin at 10:15 a.m. and are approximately 1/2 hour long.


Babytime (Tues)                Begins again in the Fall.           10:15 am

Bond with your baby ~ Introduce language with rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories for newborns - 1½ years, their parents and caregivers


Toddlertime (Wed)           Begins again in the Fall .          10:15 am

Interact with your toddler ~ Encourage curiosity with songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories for toddlers 1½ - 3 years, their parents and caregivers


Storytime  (Thurs)             Begins again in the Fall.           10:15 am

Enjoy fun with your preschooler ~ Get ready to read with stories, rhymes, songs and fingerplays for preschoolers 3 - 5 years, their parents and caregivers.

  Mission LEGO Builders

Thursday, July 3 from 10:15-11:15am

Build your own silly creature to kick off our Summer Reading Program "Funny Business"! 

Register by calling the Mission branch at 250 764-2254


Mission LEGO Builders 


   Teen/Tween Activities

Join us at the Mission Branch again in the Fall for our exciting free monthly Tuesday evening programs:  6:30 - 7:30 pm.  Registration is appreciated. 

Watch this space for more information.... 


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ScrabbleFun and Games Night! at Mission Branch of Okanagan Regional Library!   

First Thursday of the month, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.   Join us for Scrabble, Checkers, Apples-to-Apples, Chess, and more! 

Drop-in, it's FREE!                                           


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Mission Library School Class Visits

Mission Library is happy to welcome class visits to the library for children and teens.  We can provide an introduction to the library, or tailor a visit around a class project or assignment.  Contact us to see how we can help your class.  To book your free class visit, call Mission Library at 250-764-2254.