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.
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For details or registration info, click on an event below.
(Birth to 5 years)
September 14 to December 7
Saturdays at 11:00 to noon
*No program Saturday October 12
For deaf and hard of hearing children and their families.
Any family wishing to learn to sign with their child is welcome.
FREE & Drop-in
In partnership with the Deaf Children's Society of BC.
(Newborn to 5 years)
September 12 to November 30
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!
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!
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!
(Ages 5 to 12)
Wednesdays 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Join us once a month, after school, to build amazing creations with our Lego.
Weds, September 25 "Raiding Robots"
Weds, October 23 "Halloween Howlers"
Weds, November 20 "Lunar Launch"
Registration begins two weeks before program date.
Phone 250-766-3141 to register.
Tuesday, September 24 at 2:30 p.m.
"The Upside of Hunger" by Roxi Harms
The Upside of Hunger
Refreshments will be served.
Read the book and then please join us on Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m.
October 16 The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
November 13 Birdie by Tracey Lindberg
December 11 Give Out Creek by J. T. Toews
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!
Meeting dates Tuesdays at 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Sept 24, Oct 8 & 22, Nov 5 & 19, Dec 3 & 17
Writers, join this group every second Tuesday
for inspiration, encouragement and to share your writing.
All writing genres and skill levels are welcome in this supportive atmosphere.
FREE and drop-in!
Contact Carol at email@example.com for more information.
Wednesday, October 9 at 6:30 p.m.
Pam Lang, local birder and photographer, will talk about
birds one may see in the autumn in our area.
Presented by the Lake Country Museum & Archives.
Lake Country Museum and Archives
FREE * Phone to register 250-766-3141
Wednesday, October at 6:30 p.m.
Ken Mather, local historian and author, will talk about
the Okanagan Trail of 1858-68 and its origins in BC and Washington.
Saturday, October 19 at 2:00 p.m.
Join Leonie Steigenberger, as she tells her amazing experience in the Arctic this summer. She and her sister were both accepted into the international 'Students of the Ice' program. Learn about their experiences as they traveled to the Arctic and met with polar experts, scientists, Inuit Elders, historians and others.
FREE Registration is required. Phone 250-766-3141 to register.
October 26 to December 21
Saturdays at 2:00 p.m.
Looking for a group to knit and chat with?
Join this lovely group for a social afternoon.
All types of needlework is welcome!
FREE & drop-in!
We can provide tours to school 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 two months in advance to book your tour!
Group Study Room
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
Internet, Photocopying and Scanning
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.