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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

 Blue, Green and Clean! 

Celebrate Earth Day with stories, songs and a special craft

Join us for this family event Saturday, April 25th - 2 sessions -  1 or 2pm


Wednesdays    3:15-4:30pm

Join the crochet club and learn this fun hobby, find new and exciting designs or make something wonderful as a gift - the possibilities are endless.  Bring any yarn and crochet hooks you may have on hand. 

Supplies will be available if you are new to crochet.  Teens and adults welcome - Come learn with us!


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 next meeting will be Saturday, April 18th to discuss "A State of Wonder"  by Ann Patchett.  The reading list is now available at the library desk.  Just 2 meetings left in the spring session - Join us!


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 next meeting will be Thursday, April 16th at 3pm. This will be the last meeting of the winter/spring session.

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



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.