View our guidelines for visiting the library.
All ORL Branches are closed on statutory holidays.
The Falkland Branch is located on highway 97 in the Falkland townsite near the Post Office and the Stampede Grounds. When the library is closed there is a book drop bin located near the accessibility ramp.
Diana McCarthy is the Community Librarian at this branch. Stop by and introduce yourself when you get a chance- Diana enjoys meeting new people; reading, knitting, getting crafty; and of course working at one of the best libraries in the world!
The Internet/Catalogue computers are available for use during open hours. When the library is busy, please keep your computer use to 15 minutes if possible; your understanding is appreciated.
View the full Events Calendar for Falkand library branch, or click on an event below to see additional details & registration info
Please note that we will be following any and all public health mandates for our area.
For more information or to register, please keep checking the Evanced Calendar!
Saturday September 24th - Program sessions were to be 'Keeping in Touch...Card making" for both adults and kids...it is now scheduled to be an Acrylic Resin program. Registration is available on the Evanced Calendar.
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For more information please send an email to email@example.com. If you would like to be notified of upcoming programs and events please ask to be added to our Youth Programming mailing list (send an email to address listed above!)
For ideas to help keep busy, or to have a little fun; check out our calendar. Many events, programs, and workshops are available Virtually for patrons from all over our service area. So have some fun, perhaps make some new friends, and check out the amazingly talented staff at the ORL! In-person events are available in our branches once again, so please check out the online calendar for more information and to register.
For more information or to register, please check out the Evanced Calendar!
We are hoping to resume these gatherings once again. Please contact Diana at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to be included in any email info regarding this group and its gatherings.
Yes! We certainly can visit your group or organization. We can do so in person (with protocols in place) and virtually if this is an option. Please call and speak with staff to arrange this or to get more information.
Absolutely! We love having people in our library, and Diana would love to arrange a tour, storytime, or directed visit at the branch. Please be sure to give Diana a call at the branch or an email at email@example.com to make arrangements.
Computer and Internet Use
Both Internet/Catalogue computers are available for use during open hours. When the library is busy, please keep your computer use to 15 minutes if possible; your understanding is appreciated.
WIFI is available inside and outside of the branch from approx. 7am to 10pm daily.
Printing services (colour printing is not available) - cost is 25cents per page.
We do not have a Fax machine available in the Falkland library; and there does not appear to be any available for public use within the community. If this service is requested by a business/organization; you should contact them to see if the requested materials can be scanned and emailed. Library staff are happy to assist you with this alternative.
When the library is a busy place; we kindly ask that you limit the time of your visit so others may use the library also. Otherwise please feel free to grab a chair and read a book, flip through a magazine, or perhaps work on a craft project.
What's New/ What's Happening in our Library?
We are finally able to offer all of our regular services (albeit with some limitations/changes.) A big Thank You to ORL Staff and of course our wonderful patrons who dealt with these changes so wonderfully. We truly appreciate your concern and cooperation during these difficult times.
Please contact Diana if you have any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org, or 250-379-2705 ext 1811.
Library Book Bags
We have some wonderful new Library book bags here in the branch. The price is $5.00 per bag and monies raised go towards library services. Pick one up next time you are in the branch.
We have had an A.E.D. device installed here in the library thanks to the PAD program and the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Unlike those at the Community Hall and the Curling Rink, this one is only available during the open hours at the Library. This device may be taken off-site during an emergency; please speak with staff if you have questions or require its use.
Youth Services Email List
We have a Youth Services email list that parents/caregivers may sign up for so that they can be kept informed about upcoming Children's programs and events. See staff to sign up or send us an email asking to be added: email@example.com!