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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 ORL 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.

 

 


 SUMMER READING CLUB 2016

for children 6-12.

Registration is ongoing throughout the summer; come in to the library for your SRC package.

Please join us for the last SRC programs:

A Trip to Japan!

There will be cultural stations, snacks, crafts, games and special guests.     Tuesday, July 26 from 10:00-11:00am, ages 6-12.

Medal Ceremony

All those who finished their entire SRC reading log are invited to the medal ceremony on Wednesday, September 7 from 6:00-7:00.

AND

for all those children ages 2-5

the "READ WITH ME PROGRAM" 2016

Registration ongoing throughout the summer.

Storytimes are every Thursday in July from 10:15 - 10:45.


  

Get your reading log on or after June 18 and for every 7 days of reading throughout the summer you can enter to win one of several $25 gift cards .  

 


Lego Builders

Join us for drop-in Lego building

Wednesday, August 17 - 3:30-4:30.

Ages 5 and up.


  

Storytime 

 Thursdays in July

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

This program will resume in the fall.

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.

Dropin - all abilities welcome!

Mondays 1-3:30pm 

AND

The children's knitting/crochet program will resume again in September.

Check here for dates and times.

Thank you to all the teachers and the students!

 

 


 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 artists this month: 

 

Paintings by Lana Tone

 

Theresa Bishop         Ralph Carlson     E. Stella Tessier

           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