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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 are closed on statutory holidays

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


The Westside Warriors are back!

Join the team Thursday,

February 25 from 3:30 - 4:30.

 

Pictures from their visit January 13th.

We'll have some stories, a game of floor hockey, and a lot of fun!

This is a free program, but registration is required.

Call 250-768-4369 or drop in to the library.



                                                                    

 The Friends of the Library Speaker Series present:

"Don Burnett"

The Garden Expert

Gardening-everything you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask!

Wednesday, March 9, 6:30-7:30

For more information please call

250-768-4369

 


 

Film Night at the Westbank Library

Wednesday, February 17 at 6:00 pm.

“The Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards”

The Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) are Canada’s foremost distinction for excellence in the performing arts. The awards recognize a stellar array of artists and arts volunteers for their outstanding lifetime contribution to Canada’s cultural life. Since 2008, the NFB has partnered with the GGPAA to create short signature films that capture the essence of each award recipient.  10 films feature GGPAA recipients Rush, Mary Walsh, Deepa Mehta, William Shatner, Margi Gillis, The Tragically Hip, Eugene Levy, Buffy Sainte-Marie and Paul Gross.

Documentary, 2013, 56 minutes

No registration required.


Meet Dash, a dog who loves stories.

 

(He's a good listener and doesn't mind a mistake or two!)

If you are in Grades 1-4, sign up for a chance to practice reading for 15 minutes with a new friend.

Mondays February 15th, 22nd or 29th from 3:00 - 4:00.

Register in person or by phone:

 250-768-4369



 

 

Storytime 

 Thursday, January 14th

through April 28th

from 10:15-10:45

For all children 18 months to 5 years.  Drop in for stories and songs the whole family can enjoy.

Parents or caregivers must attend.

  Babytime

Tuesday, January 19th

through March 22nd

  from 10:15-10:45 

For newborns - 18 months.  Enjoy songs, rhymes and stories.

Parents/caregiver must participate.    

         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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 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 this Month

Featured artist this month

Mary Walker

"The 13th Century lost art of Quilling"

Theresa Bishop       Karen M. Andrews      Ralph Carlson     E. Stella Tessier

Jenny Mohr              Pat Derrickson            Irene Scott           Eileen Toews  


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