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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.

Enter to win a beautiful, handmade Quilt

created by local artists Brandy Maslowski, Eileen Zornes and Kristin Link.  This gorgeous quilt is now on display at the library.  Draw tickets available at the library service desk by donation. 

All proceeds to the Friends of the Summerland Library Society.


Preschool Programs

Our popular preschool programs are winding up for the Fall session. Registration for the winter sessions will begin December 1st.   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) Please call or drop in to the library to register for these free programs.


 BOOK CHAT  Tuesday, December 15th at 6:45pm   

Join us for a reader's gathering.  Bring your favourite Christmas or inspirational story 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! 


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 has concluded.  We will meet Saturday, January 16th at 11am to discuss "A Fine Balance" by Rohinton Mistry.  The winter reading list will soon be available at the library desk. 


Crochet Club is back!  Wednesday afternoons 3:15 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!


KNITTERS GROUP - Meets every Saturday afternoon in the Community Room 2 - 4pm 

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.