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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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Star Wars Reads Day

Join us on Saturday, October 11 for Stormtroopers and all things Star Wars. 

the 501st Legion will be in attendance from 10 am to 1 pm.


Change is Good!

A new computer system is coming!  On Oct. 6 we will switch to a new system, Polaris.  There will be some disruption during the transition:

  • Sept. 22-Oct. 6 - placing holds is not available
  • Sept. 29-Oct. 8 - renewals, paying fines, and returns are not available.  Bookdrops will be locked.

We will not be accepting returns in the branch during this time.  Due dates will be extended, so please hold on to your items until we are back, Oct. 8th!

Please be patient with staff as we are learning a whole new way to do our jobs!


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)       September 9 to December 9, 2014.        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)   September 10 to December 10, 2014.          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)    September 11 to December 11, 2014.           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

Pro-D Day Friday, October 10 at 10:30-11:30 

Pro-D Day Friday, October 24 at 10:30-11:30

 Christmas Break, Thursday December 18, 3-4:00 


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.