This library branch is re-opened to the public. View the ORL's Phase 3 Plan.
For those who find curbside pick-up helpful, we are pleased that the Armstrong Branch is able to provide this service again.
ORL Branches are closed on statutory holidays
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10am to 12pm and 3pm to 5pm
Friday: 1pm to 8pm
Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Note: This service is not offered at every branch.
Open: Tuesdays 9am to Saturdays 5pm.
Closed: Saturdays from 5pm until Tuesdays at 9am.
We can no longer provide 24/7 book drop service due to volume of material and damage occurring in the book drop over our weekend period.
View the full Events Calendar for Armstrong, Enderby and Sicamous branches, or click on an event below, to see additional details & registration info.
Pets Caught Reading Contest
Take a picture of your pet(s) reading a book, magazine or a digital resource and you and your pet could win a prize!
All entries must be emailed to email@example.com and include the following:
All entries must be submitted by March 27, 2021.
The pictures will be posted in the front windows of the library. Both the public and staff will judge.
Winners will be contacted if they won.
*By sending us pictures, you are giving us permission to post on social media. Therefore, only photos of pets reading is best.
Take and Make STEAM Kits
Bored at home? Come down to the Armstrong Library and grab a kit!
Starting January 5, every 2 weeks there will be a new kit. (Supplies are limited; first come, first served).
Unsure if joining a book club is for you? Do you feel pressure to read and finish someone else’s choice for book club?
The Armstrong Library has the book club for you! No pressure! No worry if you don’t complete the book!
The Laid Back Book Club is low key and as interactive as you make it! Read the chosen selection and answer the questions.
February/March: 500 Miles From You by Jenny Colgan
Pick up your questions at the Library.
Read Around the World
Travel in a literary journey across the globe from the comfort of your own home!
Complete the journey by reading 10 books between February 1 and November 31. Each book must either be set in, have characters from or local authors from the country or continent.
Drop by the Armstrong Library and pick up your map to start your literary journey.
We have three Internet stations available for the public to use, each with a 30 minute time limit.
Printing and photocopying is $0.25 per page, black and white only. Scanning to email is available and is free of charge.
The Armstrong Branch has two rooms available for use during regular open hours free of charge. The rooms may be reserved for 2 hours, a maximum of twice per week, up to 7 days in advance. Please call the library or stop by to reserve one of these rooms.
The same meeting space (Meeting Room and Study Room) is available for rent when the library is closed. The occupancy is 17 in the meeting room and 10 in the study room (although we can only provide a total of 15 chairs at this time). The rental rate is $31.50 ($30.00 for two hour minimum + 5% GST) for the first two hours and $15.75 for each additional hour ($15.00 + 5% GST). This fee includes the use of both rooms, access to washrooms and the kitchenette. A reservation application must be completed and payment for the rental made at least one week prior to your event. Please call the library or stop by the desk to pick up an application.
Are you looking for somewhere to take an invigilated exam, either written or online?
The library can help you out. Please come by and call us for more details.
We welcome class tours and visits. Please contact Christa to set a date and make your library visit great! To book your free class tour contact Armstrong Branch at 250-546-8311.