All ORL Branches are closed on statutory holidays
The Lake Country Branch is located inside the Lake Country Municipal Hall.
When the library is closed, there are two external book drop slots available to customers. Our book drops are open 24 hours except for Halloween night, Easter weekend and Christmas closure, when they are locked.
View events in calendar format.
For details or registration info, click on an event below.
Wednesday, Nov 14 3:30-5:30 p.m.
All materials are supplied. FREE Registration required.
Registration begins on Thurs, Nov 1, phone 250-766-3141 to register.
Bring in your G.E.S.S. student card to get your own
Okanagan Regional Library card!
Saturday, December 1 at 10:30 a.m.
Join us for our special Christmas Storytime & Craft program.
Recommended for children 5 years & under but the whole family is welcome.
Listen to some Christmas stories, sing some silly songs
and make a Christmas craft. FREE & Drop in
* No programs April 19 & 20 Library is closed for Easter
Recommended for infants newborn to 18 months and their caregiver(s).
Join us for fun songs, bouncy rhymes, playful puppets and books for babies.
Siblings are welcome. FREE & Drop-in
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
Recommended children 19 months to 3 years and their caregiver(s).
This program will include songs, stories, rhymes and puppets.
Plenty of action for little ones on the go!
Siblings are welcome! FREE & Drop-in
Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.
Recommended for children 3 to 5 years and their caregiver
but the whole family is welcome.
Join us for great stories, silly songs and puppetry fun!
FREE & Drop-in
Ages 5 & under
January 17 to January 26
Drop off your favourite Teddy Bear for a sleepover at the library
Thurs, Jan 17 to Sat, Jan 19. Your Teddy Bear will have all kinds of fun at the library!
Collect your Teddy Bear on Thurs, Jan 24 to Sat, Jan 26 and discover what adventures
they had during their week at the library!
(Sorry, no children can sleep over - Teddies only)
Saturday, February 9 at 10:30 a.m.
Join us for our special Valentine's Storytime & Craft program.
Listen to some heartwarming stories, sing some silly songs
and make a special Valentine's craft. FREE & Drop in
Join us after school to build amazing creations with our Lego!
FREE Registration required and begins two weeks before program date.
Phone 250-766-3141 to register.
Weds, November 28 3:30-4:30 p.m. "Peculiar Pets"
Weds, December 5 3:30-4:30 p.m. "Super Sleds"
Thurs, Jan 31 3:30-4:30 p.m. "Winter Wizards"
Thurs, Feb 28 3:30-4:30 p.m. "Mind Blowing Minions"
Thurs, Mar 28 3:30-4:30 p.m. "Ocean Oddities"
Thurs, Apr 25 3:30-4:30 p.m. "Motor Mayhem"
Ages 6-12 years
Captain Underpants Poopypants Extravaganza!
Friday, March 22 at 2:30 p.m.
Join us for a crazy, fun filled afternoon of Captain Underpants silliness!
FREE Registration required.
Registration begins on Fri, March 8. Phone 250-766-3141 to register
Aspiring Teen and Adult writers are welcome to meet at the Lake Country Branch
for a Come Write In session, Wednesday evenings in November 6:00-8:00 p.m., to take part in NaNoWriMo.
This event is free and drop-in!
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel.
To sign up for this free program or for more information go to Nanowrimo.org
November 21 The Lightkeeper's Daughters by Jean Pendziwol
December 12 The Break by Katherena Vermette
This program is drop in and a refreshment will be served!
Please request your copy six weeks in advance of the meeting date
so that you have plenty of time to read the book!
We can provide tours to classes/groups free of charge.
For students, we can provide an introduction to the library or tailor the visit around a project or assignment.
For adult groups, we can provide a tour of the library and ORL's many resources!
Contact us to book your tour!
Interested in having someone come to visit your Class or Group in Lake Country to talk about the resources and programs we offer? Contact us!
Public use of the Group Study Room is intended for use by individuals/groups gatherings of an educational, cultural or civic nature.
Library events and programs will take precedence.
The room accommodates approximately 10 people and is available for booking on a first-come-first-served basis.
Please contact our Community Librarian at Ph. 250-766-3141 for more details
Are you looking for somewhere to take an invigilated exam, either written or online?
The library can help you out. Basic information can be found on the Exams in the Library page.
Please come by or call us for more details at 250-766-3141.
The Lake Country Branch has 4 internet terminals with word processing capabilities available for one hour per day.
Unlimited Wi-Fi access is available all day for people with their own devices.
Printing and photocopying is $0.25 per page, black and white only. Scanning to email is available and is free of charge.