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Oyama

15718 Oyama Rd.
Oyama, B.C. V4V 2E1
(250) 548-3377

When the library is closed, books can be returned in the book drop bin located next to the main door.

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

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

Parking is available at the library.

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada presents "Tour of the Universe"

Stars and GalaxiesAugust 11 5:30-8 pm

Have you ever wondered what the sun and moon look like up close?

Here is your chance to find out! Join us for a fascinating afternoon learning abou tour universe with Colleen O'Hare of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada,Okanagan Centre. After the presentation,

we'll actually view the sun and moon through telescopes!  

(weather permitting). This is a family event with all ages welcome. Please pre-register at the Oyama Branch by phone, in person, or online (after July 1st) .


Summer Reading Club 2016 - Book a Trip

Summer Reading Club 2016 Book a Trip

Book a Trip on an adventure this summer, with the Oyama Branch Summer Reading Club! Set your own reading goal, record your reading, and earn a medal!  Bring in your completed reading record each week to earn a bonus ballot for the book draw; weekly book prizes will be given out all summer long.

All summer reading club activities are free, however, please pre-register to ensure adequate materials. Registration will be in branch and online.

 

 

Thursday July 21      7-8:30 pm Book a Trip to the Silly Summer Olympics

* Many thanks to the Oyama Community Club for their assistance with supplies and activities!

Thursday August 4   1-3 pm      Book a Trip to Prehistoric Times

* A HUGE thank you to the Lake Country Museum for presenting this fantastic, well-attended event!

Thursday August 18 7-8:30 pm Book a Trip on an Okanagan Adventure

An Okanagan-themed storytime and crafts will accompany this event.

Monday, August 29   6-8 pm      Medal Ceremony & Uncle Chris the Clown

All are welcome to our Summer Reading Club wrap-up party and medal ceremony, featuring Uncle Chris the Clown at 7 pm!


Put Your Garden to Rest

Squirrel Oak TreeTuesday, September 8th 7-8:30 pm

The Master Gardener Association of Kelowna will present to us an excellent one-hour seminar on pruning and putting your garden to rest for the winter.

Bring your questions, cuttings, and anything you'd like to discuss with the experts!

 

 

 

 


Oyama Book ClubBook

Please join Michelle on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm for tea, treats, and a lively discussion of the month's title. Copies of each title will be available in the library one month ahead of the discussion date.

Drop in; no registration required!

 

 

 

 

September 6     Circling the Sun by Paula McLain (*please note - this is a Tuesday)

October 6           All True Not a Lie In It by Alix Hawley (UBC One Book selection for 2016) 

November 3       The Mountain Story by Lori Lansens

December 1       The Midwife of Venice by Roberta Rich

January 5            Louis Riel: A Comic Strip Biography by Chester Brown

February 2          They Left Us Everything by Plum Johnson

March 2               The Fault In Our Stars by John Green


 Pyjama StorytimeGiraffe family reading - Sept 22nd-Dec 8th

Every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 7:00pm.

Wear your PJ's, bring a stuffie and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun before going to bed.

Drop-in, it's free!

 

See you again in September!

 


Magazines available at the Oyama Branch:

Flower and BeeCanadian Geographic

Canadian House & Home

Canadian Living

Cooking Light

Digital Photo

Discovery Girls

Fine Gardening

Knitter's Magazine

                                                          MacLean's

                                                          Martha Stewart Living

                                                          McCall's Quilting

                                                          Men's Health

                                                          O Magazine

                                                          Popular Science

                                                          Prevention

                                                          Seventeen

                                                          Today's Parent

Select back issues of the following magazines are also available: Boy's Life, Canadian House & Home, Canadian Living, Cooking Light, Gardens West, Girl's Life, Martha Stewart Living, Men's Health, O Magazine, Our Canada, Popular Science, Prevention, The Quilter, Seventeen, Today's Parent, and Yes!.


Internet availability:

Teen on ComputerWe have one computer available for one hour a day for members and guests to the Oyama Branch.

We have wi-fi connectivity for four hours a day for both members of the library as well as guests who bring in their own wireless devices.