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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Join us for a fun and Free hour of stories, songs and crafts. Everyone welcome. Drop in.
Let's Celebrate Chinese New Year.
Join us on Saturday January 25 from 10-11 am to learn about this celebration and do some great crafts. Registration is required as space is limited. School age. This is a FREE program.
LEGO AND GAMES
Saturdays January 11,18. February 1,8,15,22.
10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us to create with Lego or play with our great selection of Board Games. This is a family program and everyone is welcome.
Basic Computer Instruction
Every Wednesday from 1:00pm to 4:00pm starting
January 8 to March 25
Are you having trouble using your computer, laptop, phone or Ipad? Would you like to learn how to set up an email address, do on-line banking, up load pictures or just learn some of the functions of your device?
Join us for FREE one on one training sessions. Please bring your device and questions.
Sessions by appointment only.
Oliver Library Book Club
Interested in joining our book club?
If you are, drop by or give us a call at (250) 498-2242.
Next meeting: Wednesday February 5 @ 10:00 am.
Now reading The Kitchen Help by Kathleen Grissom
If you are a writer or a “wannabe” writer, you may want to join this new writing group.
The Oliver Scribblers meets on the first and third Thursday of every month @ 10 am in the library.
We will focus on various aspects of writing including grammar, punctuation, word usage, phraseology, style and more.
If you are seriously interested in writing, please come and join us!
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.
Our new lock and charge station individually stores, charges phones, small tablets and mini iPads. Easy to use and works like a hotel safe. Lock it, leave it, come back to a fully charged device. It's easy and convenient.
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 out. 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.