All ORL Branches are closed on statutory holidays
Book return slots are located on the parking lot side of the library and are always open except for Halloween night and during our Easter and Christmas closures.
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Our story time for ages 3-5 starts on Friday, January 26 to May 25 at 10:00 am. Join us for an hour of fun, stories, songs, puppets and crafts. Our storytimes are free and supplies are included. We appreciate if you register your child but drop-ins are always welcome.
Visit the library every Saturday from 10:00 - 11:00 am for our free Lego program. Build, create and have fun when we let the library Lego loose! Duplo blocks are available for the younger set. Children ages 4-12 are welcome to participate.
Kids bring your parents into the library and play some board games. New games and old games for you to enjoy. Every Saturday starting January 20 from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm. Everyone is welcome.
New to the area or just need information on what is available for yourself or as a caregiver.
Please join us to find out what services Better at Home has available to anyone 65+. Helping seniors remain independent and in their own homes by supporting non-medical needs. Better at Home is under the umbrella of services provided by Desert Sun Counselling & Resource Centre.
Thursday January 18, at 11:00 am.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Oliver Library.
Come drop in, relax and sit a spell and work on our puzzle.
If you have a talent or topic you would like to share with the community at the library, please drop in or call us at 250-498-2242. We are happy to host any information session.
The Oliver library offers free internet access on our 8 designated library computers. Patrons are allowed up to one hour of free internet 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 free of charge.
Are you looking for somewhere to take an invigilated exam, either written or online?
The library can help you our. Basic information can be found on the Exams in the Library page.
Please come by or call us for more details at 250-498-2242
The Oliver branch’s “Books to Your Door” service is a volunteer program offered by the library that matches homebound readers with a volunteer who will pick up book selections at the library and deliver them.
If you would like to be part of this program either as a volunteer or a recipient please call the library for more information.
The Oliver Branch has a very active Friends of the Library group.
They hold their Annual Book Blast Sale on the first Saturday of July each year.
Donations for their book sale can be dropped off at the Oliver Branch from January to July each year during our open hours or you can call the library to arrange for one of their members to pick up your donations.
The Friends of the Oliver Library are always looking for new members, if you are interested in joining them; please ask at the circulation desk for one of their membership pamphlets.