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Registration starts June 24th, 2017 for children ages 6-12.
Join us for the 2017 Summer Reading Club at the Rutland library. Register and start reading to earn valuable Book Bucks that can be used to purchase books, toys and so much more from our Summer Reading Club Store!
Registering for Summer Reading Club allows you to sign up for two of our FREE summer programs plus everyone is welcome at the big Wrap Up Party August 24th!
Come to the Rutland library this summer for special all-ages pajama storytimes in July and August!
Family Free Drop-in
Join a deaf storyteller and a children's librarian for stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts presented in both American Sign Language and English. Financial assistance provided by the Central Okanagan Foundation.
Every third Saturday of the Month
1:00-2:30pm in the Community Room
Wednesday Night Hearthstone
Join us on the 4th Wednesday of every month for an evening of Hearthstone from 5:30-7:30pm.
To learn more about Hearthstone and register for a FREE account visit http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/ 2016
Bring your own device (Android or Apple phones/tablets, Windows or Mac laptops) and register in advance at the Rutland library.
Have your Battle.net ID handy when registering, and if you require assistance setting up a free Battle.net account ask for Jeff at the front desk.
Join us for songs, games, stories, finger plays, puppets and more resuming in September. Babytime, Toddlertime and Storytime are all on hiatus during the summer months.
Join us for tea, cookies and a lively discussion on select Wednesday evenings this winter from 6:15pm - 7:45pm.
Registration and books are available in branch.
The Rutland Branch has a meeting room available for rent during open hours.
The room has 50 chairs and 4 tables.
You may rent it for $20 an hour for the first 3 hours, and then $10 for each additional hour.
Please contact the front desk of the library for more information at 250-765-8165 Extension 5611.
The Rutland Branch also has a small study room that holds 5 people. You may use this room by it at the front desk of the library.
Free computer access & wireless hotspot
All computers have access to a printer (except wireless)
The Kelowna Friends of the Library, a non-profit organization formed in 1988, is registered under the Society Act of British Columbia and the Canada Income Tax Act. All persons interested in libraries can obtain a membership for $5.00 per year at the Kelowna, Mission or Rutland branch libraries.
For membership and donation information, please call 250-763-7323 (READ)
The major fundraiser, the Great Okanagan Book Sale, takes place in October each year. The Kelowna Friends of the Library sponsor an endowment fund with the Central Okanagan Foundation and they also host various public meetings and author events throughout the year.
Directors of Kelowna Friends of the Library hold meetings in the Kelowna Branch, at 1pm on the second Monday of each month.
No board meetings are held in July & August.
The society's AGM is held on a Saturday in late November. For further information, please email, Fol4k@hotmail.com.