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Oliver

Box 758 (Mailing Address)
6239 Station Street (Location)
Oliver, B.C. V0H 1T0
(250) 498-2242

Book return slots are located on the parking lot side of the library and are always open except for Halloween night and during our Easter and Christmas closures.

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

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED
All branches are closed on statutory holidays

Free parking is available on the north side of the library building. Handicapped parking is located by the building in the parking lot.  If you require further assistance please contact the library.

Event Details:

Preschool Storytime Fridays at 10:00 a.m.Weekly: Every Friday

Preschool Storytime every Friday starting at 10:00 a.m.  Stories, songs, fun and crafts.  Drop-ins are okay.

 

Register for our Summer Reading Club program and enjoy all the fun as we “Book a Trip”! This summer boys and girls will, in addition to their reading record and contest entries, receive a special Oliver Library Passport so that they can collect passport stamps at each program and then enter to win one of two spectacular prizes!

We have booked a great line-up of programs this summer for our club members. Remember all library programs are FREE!

July 7 – We are going on a Left, Right Trip for our SRC Kick-off Party.

July 14 – Enjoy the amazing Ali K. Zam and his magical “Book A Trip” Show

July 21 – We’ve booked the “Greatest Show on Earth” as presented by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

July 28 – Believe it or Not – we’ve booked Uncle Chris the Clown to take us on a funny and musical trip with some special surprises!

Aug 4 – We were able to “book” her again – the very talented artist Leza MacDonald who will help us create artistic memories of our summer adventures.

Aug 11 – Our Finale – we’ve booked the greatest Wind-up Party ever!

Registration for this FREE program starts June 14 at the Oliver Library and continues throughout the summer.

 

Preschoolers can enroll for our Read-to-Me program and enjoy stories with their family and win a great prize!

 

SOSS Student Art Show - June 15, 6:30 pm

Art Students from the High School with be displaying their work. Refreshments will be served courtesy of the Friends of the Oliver Library.

 

July 2 – Don’t Miss our Friends of the Library Annual Book Blast in the library parking lot starting at 9:00 a.m.!  Book deals you don’t want to miss! We will be accepting book donations in the library up to June 30.  This is the Book Sale no one wants to miss!

 

 

Friday morning Storytime will start again in September. 2016 

Join us for an hour of stories, fun, songs, puppets and crafts.  And it is all FREE! Drop-ins welcome.  Please call the library for the fall start date.

   

 

Let Loose with Lego! 

Children age 5 to 12 are invited to visit the library on the last Saturday of each month (except for March when the date will be March 19th) from 11:00 a.m. to noon for our free Lego program.  Build, create and have fun when we let the library Lego loose! No registration is required.

 

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 Books to Your Door

The Oliver branch’s “Books to Your Door” service is a volunteer program offered by the library that matches homebound readers with a volunteer who will pick up book selections at the library and deliver them. If you would like to be part of this program either as a volunteer or a recipient please call the library for more information.

 

* Friends of the Oliver Library

The Oliver Branch has a very active Friends of the Library group. They hold their Annual Book Blast Sale on the first Saturday of July each year. Donations for their book sale can be dropped off at the Oliver Branch from January to July each year during our open hours or you can call the library to arrange for one of their members to pick up your donations.

The Friends of the Oliver Library are always looking for new members, if you are interested in joining them; please ask at the circulation desk for one of their membership pamphlets.