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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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                                    Creative Writing Workshops

with Andrea and Heather (aka Barbara Jean Coast - authors of the Poppy Cove Mysteries) to learn all about writing, publishing, social media and more.  Join all three workshops or just one.  Free and drop in.  For all ages. 

Part 1 - Saturday, October 3 at 11 am.  Part 2 - Saturday, October 17 at 11  am. 
Part 3 - Saturday, October 31 at 11 am (feel free to come in costume!)



        Join Karen Close to learn about the art of aging with creativity and passion.
                                                         Monday, October 5 at 2 pm.

                                     Personalized Technical Training

                                       For your laptop, tablet, eReader or smartphone.
                                           Please contact us to register.  250 764 2254
                                                    Fridays on October 16, 23 and 30 
                                          from 10 - 10:50, 10:50 - 11:35 or 11:40 - 12:25. 


                                             Book Review Contest

Enter for your chance to win tickets to the Kelowna Entertainment Expo to be held here at the CNC building on October 17 and 18.  Entry forms in the branch.         
               There are 9 tickets to be won so there will be 9 winners chosen.


                                            Star Wars Reads Day       

Join us to celebrate all things Star Wars on Saturday, October 10 from 10 - 5 pm.



Fall Children's Programs


         All storytime programs are drop-in and FREE!  


Babytime:     Tuesdays      Sept. 8  -  Dec. 15     10:15- 10-45 am

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


Toddlertime: Wednesdays  Sept. 9 - Dec 16   10:15-10:45 am

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


Storytime: Thursdays   Sept. 10 - Dec 17    10:15 - 10:45 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 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.   There will be copies of the next book handed out at each meeting.


Oct. 14 or 15           The Girl Who was Saturday Night by Heather O'Neill 

Nov. 18 or 19         The Virgin Cure by Ami McKay 

Dec. 16 or 17          Us Conductors by Sean Michaels

Jan. 20 or 21           Confined Space by Deryn Collier

Feb. 17 or 18          Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

March 16 or 17      They Left Us Everything by Plum Johnson

April 20 or 21        Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline


Teen/Tween programs 

Tuesday, October 20 at 6:30 pm
Halloween Cake Decorating

Pastry Chef Anne will demonstrate the secrets of creating delicious (and spooky) cupcakes.

Tuesday, November 17 at 6:30 pm
Siri will introduce the creative and popular art of Zentangle.

Tuesday, December 8 at 6:30 pm
Beaded Jewelry Making
Kristen is back to work her beading magic.  Create something to keep or give away. 


 Register for Teen/Tween programs in person or by phone 
250 764 2254


  Mission LEGO Builders

Love LEGO? We provide the LEGO and you bring your imagination!

Come play, create, and experiment. Creations are diplayed in the library until the next session.

 Contact the Library at 250-764-2254 to register for fall sessions


Wednesday, September 16,  3 - 4 pm

Pro-d-day Friday, October 9, 10:15 -11:15 am

Pro-d-day Friday, October 23, 10:15 -11:15 am

Thursday, November 19,   3 - 4 pm

Thursday, December 10, 3 - 4 pm

Mission LEGO Builders 

click on the link to see LEGO projects created by Mission Builders



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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.