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Box 1289 (Mailing Address)
605 Campbell Avenue (Location)
Revelstoke, B.C. V0E 2S0
(250) 837-5095

The Revelstoke Branch is located in the Community Centre on Campbell Avenue. 

There are two book slots to the left of the main entrance along the Campbell Avenue side of the building in which to return books at any time (except during the Easter and Christmas closures).

Please find our events below on the branch calendar, or search the ORL Calendar of Events.

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED
All branches closed on statutory holidays

Free parking is available in the Community Centre parking lot on the south side of the building.

Our Idea Lab was a great success thanks to participants from our fantastic community!

We have a donation box at the library for Community Connections' annual Christmas  Pyjama Drive. Please consider donating brand  new socks, underwear, or pyjamas for  children aged 0 to 18 years. 





The Revelstoke Branch will be closed from December 23 to January 1 inclusive


Upcoming Special Events

Christmas Pyjama Storytime

Join us for stories, songs, and lots of Christmas fun!

For: Children aged 5 and younger

Date: Thursday, December 17 6:30 to 7:15 PM


Income Tax Tips and Tricks

Learn how to do your personal income tax returns with Bill Shuttleworth. 

For: All ages

Date: Thursday, January 21 2:00 to 3:00 PM

Ongoing Children's Programs


Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes and more! 

Please call or come in to register for this free program.

For: Children 3 and younger will enjoy this program but all ages are welcome.

Dates:   Every Friday from 10:15 to 10:45 AM starting September 11 to December 18, 2015 and starting up again on Friday, January 8, 2016



Fun interactive literacy activities with lots of stories and songs!

Please call or come in to register for this free program.

For: Children 4 and older please

Dates:  Every Friday from 11:00 to 11:30 AM starting September 11 to December 18, 2015 and starting up again on Friday, January 8, 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


Lego Club

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 2:30 to 3:30 PM on the 4th Saturday of every month starting September 26 to November 28, 2015 and starting up again Saturday, January 23, 2016


Family Craft Day

We provide the materials and instructions - you do the creating!  Create a craft or piece of art to take home. 

No registration is necessary for this free program.

For: Children of all ages. Children under 4 years of age should be accompanied by a caregiver.

Dates: From 10:30 to 4:00 PM on the 1st Saturday of every month starting October 3 to December 5, 2015 and starting up again Saturday, February 6, 2016


 Adult 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.

For: Adults

Dates: Every Monday from 6:15 to 7:30 PM 


Spanish Conversation Group

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 8:00ish PM every Wednesday starting September 16, 2015


Common Threads Knitting Club

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 starting September 22, 2015 to April 26, 2016 excluding December 22, 2015


Games and Crafts for Adults

Join Melissa from Community Connections for an afternoon of games and crafts in the meeting room.  Just drop in for this free program.

For: Teens and adults

Dates: 12:30 to 2:30 PM every Tuesday



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.


Ongoing Services


Class visits and tours: 

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.


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 Kendra at 250-837-5095 or email krunnalls@orl.bc.ca to set up a one-to-one appointment.


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.


Follow this link to the help page on our website www.orl.bc.ca/online-resources/help


Exam Invigilation

We provide free proctoring services in the library during any of our open hours.  We have free and unlimited wifi 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 krunnalls@orl.bc.ca to set up a time.


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: Ancestry.com, BC Codes, Grant Connect, QP LegalEze, and Vehicle Safety & Inspection Standards.


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 come in for more details.  


Photocopying and Printing

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.



Current Displays

For the months of September and October we have stunning ceramic wall hangings on display by local artists Sandra Flood, Evelyn Fisher, Cat Mather, and Tanis Rebbetoy.


Please contact us if you are interested in displaying your artwork!




Community Links:

City of Revelstoke Community Centre information and leisure guide: www.cityofrevelstoke.com/index.aspx?NID=137

Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy event calendar and list of programs offered: http://www.cbal.org/revelstoke.html

Okanagan College Continuing Studies brochure: www.okanagan.bc.ca/Programs/Areas_of_study/cs/continuing_studies_brochures.html




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