While ORL locations may be closed until further notice, we are here for you online!
Have questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or chat with library staff right from our website. Chat hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
All ORL Branches are closed on statutory holidays. The Revelstoke Branch is always open on the Saturday immediately preceding a statutory-holiday Monday (except Easter when we are closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday)
View events in calendar format.
For details or registration info, click on an event below.
Join our fun and engaging storytellers for action packed half hour storytimes!
10:15: For children birth to 3
11:00: For children 3 - 5
Ages are a guideline: we welcome children of all ages in both groups. We understand the need for flexibility!
Dates: Every Friday from September 6 - December 13 January 3 - June 12
Free - Drop in - All Welcome
For: Children of all ages. Children under 6 years of age should be accompanied by a caregiver.
Dates: 1st Saturday of every month 10:30 to 4:30 PM
Drop in - Free - All Welcome!
FARTS in the library! Zero waste, up-cycled craft projects for families! Fun, educational and FREE for everyone. The focus is on themes of imagination development, environmental conservation and alternative learning techniques. The intent is to support family connection through creativity.
For: Families and friends of all ages
Dates: 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month 2:30 - 4:30 PM
Explore the library's STEAM collection: Snap Circuits, Keva Planks, Ozobots, and more! Stations will be set up for children to learn and explore..
For: All ages. Children under 7 years of age should be accompanied by a caregiver.
Dates: 2nd Saturday of every month 10:30 to 2:00 PM
Free - Drop in - All Welcome!
*Keep an eye out for our STEAM specials: registered programs where science and engineering concepts are explored in depth.*
We would like to extend an invitation to everyone in our community to to join us in celebrating diversabilities, diversity, and inclusiveness through stories, songs, games and the opportunity to socialize and connect. Includes ASL stories and the opportunity to learn signing after the program.
Dates: 3rd Saturday of every month 1:30 PM
Have fun creating fantastic creatures and structures! Use the library's huge Lego collection and your creation will be displayed in the library!
For: Children aged 6 and older (younger children are welcome with a caregiver)
Dates: 4th Saturday of every month 10:30 to 4:30 PM
Drop in - Free - All Welcome!.
D & D and board games for teens in our meeting room..
For: Teens 12 - 18
Dates: Wednesdays,3:30 to 5:30 PM
Free - Drop in - All Teens Welcome!
Digital Resources and eBook help
Learn how to download eBooks, audiobooks, digital magazines; how to access any of the ORL's digital resources; or how to use the library's website and catalogue, or get help with using email, and social media.
Please phone 250-837-5095 or email email@example.com to set up a half hour one-on-one appointment.
Do you knit, crochet, cross-stitch, needlepoint or latch-hook? Whether you are experienced or just beginning to learn, come and join the fun (with tea provided) as we learn together! Participants are asked to bring their own supplies..
For: All ages and and all levels of experience
Dates: Every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8:00 PM October to May.
Writers who are working on projects are welcome to come and share ideas, give constructive feedback, and be inspired at this weekly get-together.
Please bring some writing in progress to share with this supportive group of writers!
Dates: Every Thursday 1:30 to 3:00 PM
Drop in - Free - All Writers Welcome!
We currently have a book club that meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 1:00 PM (please leave your name with us if you would like to join).
Please let us know if your book club would like to meet at the library - we would love to have you meet in our quiet meeting room with kettle, coffeemaker, and any furniture you may require.
We would also love to suggest and order in the books that you require for your book club or search our catalogue for book club kits that we carry.
Access to the internet and subscription digital resources
We offer one hour per day of free internet access on our three computers for members of the library as well as non-members.
We also offer unlimited and free internet access for anyone with their own wireless device.
Members of the library (free with proof of local address) also have access to digital resources which the ORL subscribes to such as:
Digital Resource and eBook Help
Learn how to download eBooks, audiobooks, digital magazines; how to access any of the Okanagan Regional Library's digital resources; or how to use the library's website and catalogue.
Please phone 250-837-5095 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a one-to-one appointment.
We provide free proctoring services in the library for library members during any of our open hours. We have free and unlimited Wi-Fi accessibility for your online exams if you have your own device/laptop, or you are welcome to use our public computers.
Please phone 250-837-5095 or email email@example.com
(at least 7 days before you would like to write the exam) to set up a time.
Meeting Room Availability
Please feel free to use our quiet meeting room for tutoring, studying, formal or informal gatherings when it is not being used for our own programs and events.
The room accommodates approximately 30 people and is available for booking ahead of time. We have chairs and tables available for use as well.
Please call us at 250-837-5095, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or come in for more details.
You can print from our public computers for 25 cents per page.
Photocopying is 25 cents as well and we can do it for you or you can help yourself.
Our photocopier is capable of making black and white double-sided copies, enlarging/reducing, and sorting.
We can scan documents as well. There is no charge for scanning.
We would love to come to your class for a visit or have your class come to the library for a tour, a book-talk, or a story time!
Please give us a call at 250-837-5095 or email email@example.com
We are currently displaying the work of many talented artists from the high school art program. Drop by and have a look!.
Please contact us if you are interested in displaying your artwork.
City of Revelstoke Community Centre information and leisure guide
Basin Alliance for Literacy event calendar and list of programs offered
Revelstoke Early Years Centre and Early Childhood Development website includes the Young Children's Calendar and the Children's Services Directory
Okanagan College Continuing Studiesbrochure