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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 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!

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

Build It!

Summer Reading Club 2015

Our most popular and favourite club for school-aged readers is back! 

Register anytime at the library beginning Saturday, June 20th. 

 Free tickets for programs available at the library starting Tuesday, June 23rd. 

Tuesday evening programs from 6:45 - 7:45 - Great stories, activities, booklists and guests - tickets required.

Thursday morning bookclub from 10:30-11:30am - Come ready to share what you've been reading, hear terrific tales read aloud and join in club activities.  Bookclub Thursdays are drop-in.

Don't forget to bring your reading record to the library for stickers and to show us what you've been reading!

(Are you achieving your Reading Goal? There is still loads of summer reading time left!)


Fall Preschool Programs

Our popular preschool programs will resume in September.  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.  (These programs will be held at  the current Wharton St. location) Registration for these free programs will begin when you see your Recreation brochure in your mailbox.


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!

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 of the bookclub has concluded.  Bookclub will resume in September at  the current Wharton St. location.  The fall reading list is now available at the library desk.



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.