Westside Learning Lab

BC's Restart Plan: Step 3 at the ORL

View our guidelines for safely using your library during Step 3.

Please note 

  • Maker stations are available by booking only, book online or call the lab. 
  • During Self-serve Holds Pick-up Hours, access to the collection for browsing and other library services will not be available. 
  • Book drops are always open for returning library materials.

Open Hours

  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday: 1 pm - 5 pm Browse & Borrow
  • Wednesday: 1 pm - 5 pm Browse & Borrow ; 5 pm - 8 pm Self-Serve Holds Pickup Only
  • Thursday: 1 pm - 5 pm Browse & Borrow ; 5 pm - 8 pm Self-Serve Holds Pickup Only
  • Friday: 10 am - 1 pm Self-Serve Holds Pickup Only ; 1 pm - 5pm Browse & Borrow
  • Saturday: 10 am - 1 pm Self-Serve Holds Pickup Only ; 1 pm - 5pm Browse & Borrow
  • Sunday: CLOSED
  • All ORL branches are closed on statutory holidays.

Location

Okanagan Lake Shopping Centre
#216 - 525 Hwy 97 South
West Kelowna, BC. V1Z 4C9
778-755-6235

Welcome to the Learning Lab

Come to our Learning Lab in the Westside where we offer Maker technology like 3D printing, cricut cutting and graphic design software to further your creativity.  Yes, we also have books too!

Returning Library Materials

Our book drops are open 24/7!

 

Use our Maker Stations

NOTE: At the moment, only previously certified patrons are able to book stations requiring certification (Cricut, 3D Printer, etc.).

View our Certification Courses and Tutorials

You can now reserve these maker stations (with tools and equipment) for independent use:  

  • Recording Studio 97 (Sound Booth) Unavailable
  • Cricut Maker Station (if previously certified)
  • 3D Printer Station (if previously certified)
  • Creation Station: Digital Media Computer
  • Digitization Stations 
    • Photo Conversion (negatives, slides, photographs) 
    • Video Conversion (VHS, Hi-8 tapes and other formats if you bring in your own player device like a camcorder)
    • Tape Cassette Conversion 
    • Vinyl Record Conversion

How to Reserve 

  • Book a Maker Station online. Bookings via our website can be done at least 2 days in advance. Library staff will approve your booking based on availability and if you're a certified ORL maker for special tools like the 3D Printer, Cricut and Sound Booth.
  • Or call us at 778-755-6235.
  • Or visit us in person.

Parking

Free parking is available in the Okanagan Lake Shopping Centre parking lot. Conveniently located parking spaces are available for people with disabilities.
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