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Summerland

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 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.)

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.

 


 

 Coming up...                   

 

 "Aliens Among Us"

 Alex Van Tol author visit    Wednesday, May 4th  1:15 pm

Popular author Alex Van Tol will visit local school classes at the library.  Alex will read and present ideas from her book "Aliens Among Us:  Invasive Animals and Plants in British Columbia".  1:15pm in the main library.

 

The Perfect Cup        Saturday, May 7th  2pm

Join us for a relaxing introduction into the warm world of tea.  Local tea specialists from DavidsTea will speak on the refreshing qualities and history of this popular drink.  Sample some old favourites or find a new special blend.  Tea and snacks served - all moms welcome to this free event.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Summerland Library.

 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 winter/spring session will run until May 14th.

We will meet Saturday, May 14th at 11am to discuss "The Language of Flowers" by Vanessa  Diffenbaugh 

Preschool Programs

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

 

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.

 

~BookChat and Crochet Club have concluded for the winter.  These programs will resume in the fall.

 

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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