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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 ORL branches are 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.)



Friday June 24,  1-5pm and Saturday June 25,  10am - noon       Come browse for some great beach reads. 

Used books for sale by donation - proceeds go to library programs.  In the Meeting Place.

Coming up...                   

Summer Reading Club 2016       Book A Trip!

Preparations for our popular Summer Reading Club are underway.  Join us this summer for this lively, interactive program designed for school-aged readers.  Programs Tuesday evenings during July and August require free tickets available beginning June 21st.  Thursday morning group is drop-in.    Registration begins Saturday, June 18th and continues throughout the summer.  Check out the great booklists  - your summer reading ready to go!

Uncle Chris the Clown Tuesday, June 28th 6:30pm 

Bring the whole family down for this wacky, fun-filled evening to help kick-off our popular Summer Reading Club.  This free event is planned for our outdoor Reader's Terrace so please bring a beach towel or blanket to sit on. No tickets necessary - drop in.


Library Bookclub 

The Summer Bookclub will meet the 3rd Saturday of the month during June, July and August.  The next meeting is Saturday, July 16th to discuss "A Moveable Feast" by Ernest Hemingway  Join this fun group for a lively discussion in the Community Room beginning at 11am.

Preschool Programs

All preschool programs have concluded for the winter/spring session.  Programs will resume in September. 


~BookChat, Knitters, iPad and Crochet Club are taking a break for the summer.  These programs will resume in the fall.



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.