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Box 1198 (Mailing Address)
9533 Main Street (Location)
Summerland, B.C. V0H 1Z0
(250) 494-5591

Book returns are located to the left of the main doors on Main Street. 

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

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 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 is available at the west side and directly in front of the library in Summerland. (Wheelchair/walker ramp is accessible from this point.)

 Welcome everyone to your new library!

The library is now located at 9533 Main Street - come take a look at our fabulous new home.


Fall Preschool Programs

Registration has started for our popular preschool programs.  Storytime for 3 1/2 -5 year olds, Toddlertime for 2 & 3 year olds (with an adult) and Rhymetime for babies 2 & under (with an adult) will be back before you know it.  The first few sessions of these programs will be held at our current location 9525 Wharton St. in the basement.  After October 3rd, we will be holding all library programs in the new library at 9533 Main St.  Please call or drop in to the library to register for these free programs.


Tuesday, October 20 at 6:45pm

Join us for a new reader's gathering.  Bring your favourite summer read to share with other book lovers.  Find a new author or discover an unfamiliar genre.  BookChat is sure to engage - pitch your newest 'best read' in 5 minutes and hear what everyone else has been reading. 

Refreshments served.  Bring a friend! 

Bookchat meets at our new location 9533 Main Street

Library Bookclub

The bookclub meets monthly during the winter and spring to discuss a wide variety of fiction, non-fiction and biography.  The choices range from popular fiction to classics to Canadian selections.   The fall session of the bookclub will begin Saturday, October 17 at 11am to discuss "House of Sand and Fog" by Andre Dubus at the new library 9533 Main Street.  The fall reading list is available at the library desk. 


Crochet Club is back!

Join us Wednesday afternoons beginning at 3:15pm - October 21st in the Community Room.  Bring supplies if you have them.  We have some supplies on hand.  Loads of great books, help with basic stitches and refreshments.  Learn to crochet - it's fun!


Enter the draw for 2 beautiful, handmade afghans - the result of last year's crochet club.  Tickets available by donation to the Friends of the Library at the service desk.  Draw to be made Saturday, October 17th.


KNITTERS GROUP - First meeting of the fall - Saturday, October 24th  2:00 - 4:00 pm. 

Come share you latest project with other knitter's.  Bring your own supplies, scan the shelves for new  pattern books and make new friends.  Refreshments served.



This volunteer group has been active at the Summerland Library since 1999.  Volunteers bring library materials to those that are homebound and cannot get into the library.  If you are interested in joining this group of dedicated volunteers please ask at the circulation desk.





The Friends of the Summerland Library mission statement:

 "To encourage and support literacy for all".  The Friends of the Library advocate awareness of library services through their support of programs, presenting author visits and hands-on participation in literacy-based activities.  The directors of the FOSLS meet the first Thursday each month downstairs in the library basement viewing room.