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Plaza 33 Mall
#20 - 301 Hwy. 33 West
Kelowna, B.C. V1X 1X8
(250) 765-8165

Two book drop bins are located at the back of the building off Gray Road that are open twenty-four (24) hours a day except Hallowe'en night and the Christmas and Easter 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 8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 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

Parking for the Rutland Library (Plaza 33 Mall) is free. There are entrances in the front and the back of the mall.


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free computer access & wireless hotspot
  • All computers have access to a printer (except wireless)



 Advocate for Your Child

Wednesdays September 16, 23, and 30th

6:00 to 8:00 p.m.


Joan E. Irvine will teach you that a child's best advocate is an informed parent. 

Joan has more than twenty years of experience and would like to share it with parents

whose children are entering the school system. 


Rutland Branch Community Room.

Please register by phone or in person.



Knit and Gab 

Tuesday nights at 6:30pm

 Oct 6 - Dec 22


Drop in Tuesday nights to knit and/ or crochet, and to share your interest in knitting and other wool crafts. 

 Join us for engaging conversation, creative inspiration, and an all around good time. 

Registration is free.  Register by phone at 250-765-8165 or in person.  Feel free to bring your own coffee.



Personalized Technical Training

For your laptop, tablet, eReader or Smartphone 

Thursdays Oct 15, 22, and 29





Space is limited. Registration Required.


Fall Children's Programs



Tuesdays 10:15    

 Sept 15 - Dec 15 

Drop-in Program for Babies 0-18 mos and their caregivers

Join us for Rhymes, Songs, and stories



Thursdays 10:15 

Sept 17 - Dec 17

Drop-in Program for Children ages 18 mos to 3 years

Join  us for songs, stories, fingerplays, and more



Fridays 10:15  

Sept 18 - Dec 18

Drop-in Program for Children ages 3-5 years

Join us for songs, stories, fingerplays, and more


NEW This Fall.... 


Chess for Kids 

Saturdays 1:30-2:30

Sept 12 - Oct 17

A 6 week Chess course that covers basic to intermediate chess

Topics include: Basic Principles, Common Mating Patterns and Fun Puzzles. 

A 20 minute lesson followed by games

Space is limited.  Registration Required.



Pro-Day Lego Build

Fri Oct 23, 2:00 - 3:00

Ages 6-12

Come and Build your Favorite Creature!

Space is Limited. Registration Required.



Halloween Bash with Ronald McDonald

Thurs Oct 29, 6:00-7:00

Come dressed in your favorite costume

Join Ronald for a special Halloween Storytime!

Registration Required

 Meeting Room Rental


The Rutland Branch has a meeting room available for rent during open hours.

The room has 50 chairs and 4 tables.

You may rent it for $60 for 3 hours, and then $10 for each additional hour.

Please contact the front desk of the library for more information at 250-765-8165 Extension 5611.

The Rutland Branch also has a small study room that holds 5 people. You may use this room by it at the front desk of the library.



  Kelowna Friends of the Library

See the latest newsletter from the Kelowna Friends of the Library here.

The Kelowna Friends of the Library, a non-profit organization formed in 1988, is registered under the Society Act of British Columbia and the Canada Income Tax Act. All persons interested in libraries can obtain a membership for $5.00 per year at the Kelowna, Mission or Rutland branch libraries.

For membership and donation information, please  call 250-763-7323 (READ)

  • 26th Great Okanagan Book Sale: Thursday, October 16 - Saturday, October 18 - Immaculate Conceptin Parish Hall

The major fundraiser, the Great Okanagan Book Sale, takes place in October each year. The Kelowna Friends of the Library sponsor an endowment fund with the Central Okanagan Foundation and they also host various public meetings and author events throughout the year.

Directors of Kelowna Friends of the Library hold meetings in the Kelowna Branch, at 1pm on the second Monday of each month. No board meetings are held in July & August. The society's AGM is held on a Saturday in late November.

For further information, please E-mail Fol4k@hotmail.com









 Fines & Lost items can now be paid at the Rutland Branch using Interac