ORL Branches are closed on statutory holidays
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 library branch, or click on an event below to see additional details & registration info.
Ballet Jorgen: Ballet 101
Ballet 101’s are suitable for all ages but designed especially for children and youth and introduces the audience to dance through a combination of performance and participation. This program serves as an introduction to the performing arts while also educating the public about the history of dance.
Support for Ballet Jorgen’s Ballet 101 Program in the Okanagan region is generously provided by the Community Foundation North Okanagan and Galbraith Family Fund
Wednesday, February 7, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Celebrate the Forests: A Collaborative Art Project for Children
Attention Children of Armstrong: Please join us for a collaborative art project! Connect with other kids of the Armstrong community as we create another large wall puzzle to be displayed in the library. Stop by the library to claim a blank puzzle piece, then use your artistic talent to creatively decorate your piece in a way that celebrates forests.
Limited pieces are available; one piece per person. Pieces may be picked up beginning January 2 and must be returned to the library by March 2.
Break In Bags
Do you love escape rooms and puzzles? Then you are going to love a break-in bag! Think “Escape Room”, except instead of trying to Break Out, you’re trying to Break In! Solve 3 puzzles to find the numeric code that will open the lock and free your loot! (While supplies last.)
Tuesday, February 10
S.T.E.A.M. Take and Make Kits
Starting January 9, there will be a new kit every 2 weeks. (While supplies last.)
Tuesday, January 9 to Saturday, March 16
Storytime To Go Kits
Experience all the fun of storytime from the comfort of your home with our storytime to go kits! (While supplies last.)
Tuesday, January 9 to Saturday, March 30
Come down to the library every Saturday to have fun! We will have LEGO, Keva planks and other fun activities to do!
Saturday, January 6 to Saturday, March 23
10:30am to 1:00pm
Postponed- check back later for a new day and time.
The Adventures of Ca$hman and Supersaver- Book Talk
Join Kristine Lidstone and Kirsten Regal from VantageOne Credit Union, as they talk about their new book. This book introduces children to the basic financial concepts of earning, spending, and saving.
Wednesday, January 17
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday Night Games
Do you like playing board games, role playing games, and D & D? Or do you have a game that you want to play and connect with other people? Come down to the Armstrong Library and make new friends at our Friday Night Games Night!
Fridays at 5:00pm
Do you like to try new flavors and recipes?
Join the Armstrong Library on a culinary adventure! Each month we will feature a different spice with recipes to try. (While supplies last.)
Canasta (Hand and Foot Version)
Come and join our friendly group of Canasta players. No experience necessary- we will teach you!
Thursday, September 7 to Thursday, December 14
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Do you like to play board games, Magic the Gathering, and D&D? Come down to the Armstrong Library and play with others.
Armstrong Book Club
Join us at the library for good books, good discussion, and good company.
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, January 10
Wednesday, February 7
Wednesday, March 6
We have three Internet stations available for the public to use, each with a 1 hour 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.