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Summerland

Box 1198 (Mailing Address)
9525 Wharton Street (Location)
Summerland, B.C. V0H 1Z0
(250) 494-5591

When the library is closed there is a book drop bin located at the top of the stairs near the main door. 

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 library branches will be closed Dec 24 through Jan 2 for the 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.)

Event Details:

Preschool StorytimeWeekly: Every Wednesday

This lively program is designed for 3 1/2 - 5 yr olds.  Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and puppets.  Program runs for 45 minutes and parents are invited to attend or to spend some quiet time reading upstairs.

Looking for more information about the new library building in Summerland? Find out more here: New Branch


                                

Coming Up.... 

15 Minutes of Fun! 

Join us Tuesday, January 27th 6:30-7:30pm

Celebrate Family Literacy Day at the library.  A  family games night for the whole family.  Stories, activities and prizes.  Everyone welcome!

 

Library Bookclub

The bookclub meets monthly during the fall and winter to discuss a wide variety of fiction, non-fiction and biography.  The choices range from popular fiction to classics to Canadian selections.   The first meeting of 2015 will be Saturday, January 24th to discuss "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry" by Rachel Joyce.  The winter/spring reading list is now available at the library desk.

 

iPad Club

This is a collaborative sharing session where iPad users gather to trade tips and ideas that have been helpful in learning to use the device. (this is not a technical instruction session)  Join this drop-in group and enjoy a cup of tea and learn something new about your iPad.  

 The first meeting in the new year will be Thursday, January 22nd at 3pm. 

 Please bring your library card and Apple I.D. along with your fully charged iPad.

 

LIBRARY-AT-YOUR-DOOR

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

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. 

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