ORL Branches are closed on statutory holidays.
When the library is closed there are book return chutes located beside the front door.
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Resumes Tuesdays 3:30 - 4:30 pm.
January 10 - March 14.
If you are 8-12, come in and learn from a master!
Program is free, but please register in the library or by phone 250-768-4369. Supplies provided.
This program will resume Wednesdays at 1:00pm.
January 18 - February 22.
For all children 2 to 5 years.
This story time will have a greater emphasis on stories, but will also include familiar rhymes and songs.
This program will resume Thursdays at 10:15am
January 19 - February 23.
For all children aged 18 months to 3 years.
A parent-participation program for toddlers and their caregivers featuring songs, action rhymes, and stories.
This program will resume Tuesdays at 10:15am, on February 7.
For newborns - 18 months.
Enjoy bonding with your baby through songs, rhymes, tickles and circle time.
Parents will learn fun ways to interact with their child during this two hour oral early literacy program. Snack time and play time are included in each sessions. In partnership with The Clubhouse Childcare Centre, and funding by the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development.
For newborns to 4 years of age.
Fridays, 10:30am - 12:30pm
January 6 to March 17
Games and puzzles out all week!
Join Siri, certified Zentangle teacher, for an introduction to this fascinating art form. ZENTANGLE is easy to learn, fun, relaxing, and can be done almost anywhere. Learn to create beautiful art by drawing structured, repetitive patterns. Artistic talent not required-- as long as you can hold a pen, you can ZENTANGLE!
Challenge yourself to make functional and creative structures with these new wooden building blocks. A donation from Science World to the library, Keva planks encourage team cooperation, planning, spatial, and construction skills. See what you can create!
Build amazing Lego creations at the library! Lego is provided. Ages 5-12.
The 3rd Wednesday of each month from 3:30 - 4:30pm
January 18; February 15; March 15; April 19 and May 17.
The Okanagan Regional Library is pleased to announce a wonderful way to make sure your child enjoys some of the best children’s books available at the library!Pick up your copy of 100 Books to Read Together Before Kindergarten.
Join Christina Fenske from Orchard Valley Counselling Services in learning ways to manage stress more effectively in order to live a happier, healthier life!
Free and drop-in.
A new Writer's group will be holding their meetings at Westbank Library on selected Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30pm and welcome new members.
If interested, please inquire at the Library (250-768-4369) or call Blair at 250-448-1959.
The next meeting is
Join Suzi as she discusses proposed legislation changes and how they may impact our access to supplements, immunity for cold and flu season and changes in the industry for the past year. Great Sample Goodie Bags!
Meet new friends while knitting, crocheting, cross-stitching, doing needlepoint, etc. Some supplies will be available.
Drop in - all abilities welcome!
Westbank branch has a meeting room available for rent. With a theatre style set-up, the room has a seating capacity of 20-25.
The room is available on open days and rents for $40.00 for the first 2 hours and $10.00 per hour for each additional hour. Bookings are not confirmed until the rental fee has been paid.
Please contact the branch at 250-768-4369 for further information or to book a room.
E. Stella Tessier
City of West Kelowna, http://www.westkelownacity.ca
Greater Westside Board of Trade, http://www.westbankchamber.com
Westside Health Network, http://westsidehealthnetwork.com
Visit Westside (West Kelowna Visitors Centre), http://www.visitwestside.com
Suk'?t?msqilx? West Kelowna Arts Council, http://www.swac-arts.com
The Westbank Friends of the Library, formed in February 2001, actively support the work of the library and its staff.
The monies raised from their book sales are used to buy non-budget items and to sponsor various programs and events that take place in the library.
The Friends also organize the popular Wednesday Evening Speakers Programs that take place in the library once a month during the winter/spring months.
If you would like more information or would like to attend a Friends of the Westbank Library meeting please contact the library at 250-768-4369.
Dates of meetings and Speakers Programs are posted on our branch calendar.