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Box 1198 (Mailing Address)
9533 Main 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 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.)

Event Details:

Library BookclubMarch 17, 2012

This month's selection is "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" by Jonathan Safran Foer.  Join us for a cup of coffee and what's sure to be a lively discussion as we explore this unique piece of writing.  Everyone welcome!

PLEASE NOTE: The Summerland Library Branch is currently CLOSED and moving to a new building! The Grand Opening of the new Summerland Library will be on Saturday, October 3 at 9:30 AM - everyone is welcome!



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


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, Sept.22nd 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! 

* September 22nd BookChat meets at the present location 9525 Wharton 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.  All bookclub members are invited to attend BookChat September 22nd at the present location 9525 Wharton Street to share what you've been reading over the summer.



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.