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Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes and more! Please call or come in to register for this free program or just drop in
For: Children 3 and younger will enjoy this program but all ages are welcome.
Dates: Every Friday from 10:15 to 10:45 AM from September 9 to December 16, 2016
Fun interactive literacy activities with lots of stories and songs!Please call or come in to register for this free program or just drop in.
For: Children 3 and older is preferred.
Dates: Every Friday from 11:00 to 11:30 AM September 9 to December 16, 2016.
Storytimes will not run when schools are closed for Pro-D days and holidays - all ages will be welcome to attend Toddlertime on those days.
We invite all daycares, preschools, and pre-school aged children to our travelling storytime in the Columbia Park Elementary School band room. A great option if you can't make it to our Friday morning storytimes in the library.
Please just drop in - no need to register.
For: All pre-school aged children.
Dates: Every Tuesday from 11:00 to 11:30 AM September 13 to December 13, 2016.
Have fun creating fantastic creatures and structures according to the monthly theme! Use the library's huge Lego collection and your creation will be displayed in the library!
No registration is necessary for this free program.
For: Children aged 6ish and older (younger children are welcome with a caregiver)
Dates: From 10:30 to 4:30 PM on the 4th Saturday of every month September to May
We provide the materials and instructions - you do the creating! Create a craft or piece of art to take home.
For: Children of all ages. Children under 4 years of age should be accompanied by a caregiver.
Dates: All day on the 1st Saturday of every month October to May.
Regular Ongoing Programs
For everyone who would like to develop better communication and presentation skills in the personal and/or professional life.
Please call Michelle Cole at 250-814-4770 for more information.
Dates: Every Monday from 6:15 to 7:30 PM (does not run during summer)
Beginner and advanced learners will benefit from this group. Have a cup of tea and just listen or talk about anything and everything - in Spanish of course!
For: All ages and all levels of proficiency
Dates: From 7:00 to 8:00 PM every Wednesday September to June
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.
This is a free program with no registration required.
For: All ages and and all levels of experience
Dates: From 6:30 to 8:30 PM every 2nd and 4th Tuesday October to April
Drop in for help with your tablet, iPad or laptop. Use our devices and get help with using email, social media, digital library resources, and anything at all!All ages are welcome to this free program.
Call or email Koreen Morrone at 250-805-2305 or email@example.com for more information.
For: All ages
Dates: From 1:00 to 3:00 PM every Thursday starting November 10, 2016 in the meeting room (does not run during summer)
We currently have a bookclub 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 bookclub 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.
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 storytime!
Please give us a call at 250-837-5095 for more information and to set up a time.
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 Kendra at 250-837-5095 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a one-to-one appointment.
OR, Sign up in the computer lab at the Senior's Centre (in the Community Centre) for one-on-one tutoring with Kendra every Thursday between 10:00 and 2:00 PM.
This option is for members of the Senior's Centre (anyone over 19 years can join for $10) with a basic knowledge of computers.
We provide free proctoring services in the library 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 if your online exam is less than 60 minutes.
Contact Kendra at email@example.com to set up a time.
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:
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 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 double-sided copies, enlarging/reducing, and sorting.
We do not offer scanning at this time.
The artists we have on display are Jo Willems and her students who are displaying their “Fierce Art Project,” which include a stunning variety of works of art including blown glass ornaments, photographs, graphite and watercolour works.
Please contact us if you are interested in displaying your artwork!
City of Revelstoke Community Centre information and leisure guide: http://www.cityofrevelstoke.com/index.aspx?nid=134
Basin Alliance for Literacy event calendar and list of programs offered: http://www.cbal.org/revelstoke.html
Revelstoke Early Years Centre and Early Childhood Development website includes the Young Children's Calendar and the Children's Services Directory: http://www.revelstokeearlychilddevelopment.com
Okanagan College Continuing Studiesbrochure: www.okanagan.bc.ca/Programs/Areas_of_study/cs/continuing_studies_brochures.html