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Westbank

Westridge Mall
#31 - 2484 Main St. (Hwy 97 S)
West Kelowna, B.C. V4T 2G2
250-768-4369

When the library is closed there are book return chutes located beside the front door.

Please find our events below on the branch calendar, or search the ORL Calendar of Events.

Monday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED
All branches closed on statutory holidays

Free parking is available in the Westridge Centre parking lot. Conveniently located parking spaces are available for people with disabilities.

 

 

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Hey kids, there is still time to bring in your Summer Reading Club reading records!  

 

Don't forget to bring in your reading record every time you finish a section and enter to win a prize. 

 

Everyone who completes their Reading Record will receive a Certificate of Completion and a medal presented by Mayor Doug Findlater at a special ceremony on Wednesday, September 9.

display case showing prizes

 

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Tweens!

Learn to knit or crochet at the library.

Tuesdays, Septebmer 15 to December 15 from 3:30-4:30 pm

Learn to make a simple project, some supplies will be provided. Registration required, call the Westbank Library at 250-768-4369

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Take a Break

Strategies for Staying Flexible: Body and Mind

Wednesday September 16, 10:30am - 11:30am, Westbank Library

Presented by Karen Marquardt, coporate Events Manager at Nature's Fare Market

Sponsored by Westside Health Network Society

 

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Lego Club

 

Lego Builders resumes on Wednesday, September 16!

Join us the third Wednesday of each month from 3:30-4:30pm, and build amazing Lego creations at the library. 

September 16, October 21 and November 18.

Registration opens the first of each month. 

 

Check out the photos of some amazing Lego creations from the May 13, April 8 and Lego Builders sessions:  https://westbanklibrarykids.wordpress.com 

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Storytime

Starting September 17, Storytime will run every Thursday from 10:15 am to 10:45 am until December 10. Enjoy fun with your preschooler ~  stories, rhymes, songs and fingerplays.  For toddlers and preschoolers 18 months - 5 years, their parents and caregivers.

Babytime 

Starting October 13 Babytime will run every Tuesday from 10:15 am to 10:45 am until December 8.  Babytime includes songs, rhymes and stories.  Parents/caregivers are required to participate with their child.   

 

All babytime and storytime programs are drop-in and FREE!

 

 

       

100 Books to Read Together Before Kindergarten

The Okanagan Regional Library is pleased to announce a wonderful way to make sure your child enjoys some of the best children’s books available at the library!  Pick up your copy of 100 Books to Read Together Before Kindergarten.

  

  

Do you Knit or Crochet?

Meet new friends while knitting, crocheting, cross-stitching, doing needlepoint, etc

Some supplies will be available.

Drop-in – all abilities welcome!

Mondays 1-3:30pm 

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 Introductory Computer Classes

 

We are taking names of those interested in basic computer skills

(using the mouse, browsing the Internet, setting up an email account)

 

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Meeting Room

Westbank branch has a meeting room available for rent. With a theatre style set-up, the room has a seating capacity of 20-25. The room is available on open days and rents for $40.00 for the first 2 hours and $10.00 per hour for each additional hour.  Bookings are not confirmed until the rental fee has been paid.

Please contact the branch at 250-768-4369 for further information or to book a room.

 


Local Artists on Display in the Library 

Theresa Bishop       Karen M. Andrews      Ralph Carlson      Jenny Mohr        Pat Derrickson

Irene Scott               


Friends of the Library

The Westbank Friends of the Library, formed in February 2001, actively support the work of the library and its staff.   The monies raised from their book sales are used to buy non-budget items and to sponsor various programs and events that take place in the library. The Friends also organize the popular Wednesday  Evening  Speakers Programs that take place in the library once a month during the winter/spring months.

If you would like more information or would like to attend a Friends of the Westbank Library meeting please contact the library at 250-768-4369. Dates of meetings and Speakers Programs are posted on our branch calendar. 

 

 

 


Community Links

City of West Kelowna  http://www.westkelownacity.ca

Greater Westside Board of Trade  http://www.westbankchamber.com

Westside Health Network http://westsidehealthnetwork.com

Visit Westside (West Kelowna Visitors Centre) http://www.visitwestside.com 

Suk'?t?msqilx? West Kelowna Arts Council  http://www.swac-arts.com