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Registration closed | April 29, May 27 | 6:30 to 8:00 PM PDT
Register online | Thursday, June 24 | 6:30 to 8:00 PM PDT
Whether you're new to the genre or a long time fan of reading romance, here is an opportunity to connect and talk everything romance novels. Join us over the course of three virtual sessions: discuss favourite authors, favourite books and series, new discoveries and then get ready to help select a romance novel to read and talk about in our third session!
Meets Tuesdays by Phone | 2:00 to 3:00 PM PDT
Are you looking to connect with other readers, learn about new books, or share your opinions? The Readers is a program connect with others and discuss books and reading with fellow book lovers. To help the discussion flow, each week starts with a question or theme and the conversation goes from there. We are open to all kinds of readers – as any type of reading is reading!
The program is over the phone – no computer knowledge is required. Please register online, call 778-658-6394, or email email@example.com to receive the conference line phone number and access code.
View all Book Clubs on the ORL's Events Calendar.
Watch Canada-wide Author Talks with the One Page Virtual Literary Series
Join the online discussion of a feature film, streamed for free through ORL's Kanopy collection or available on DVD in the library catalogue.
Online Registration Coming Soon | Wednesday, June 30 | 7:30 to 9:00 PM PDT
Find it on Kanopy Streaming Films.
Find it in the Catalogue.
Register online | Saturday, June 19 | 6:30 to 7:30 PM PDT
Celebrate Pride Month with Okanagan Regional Library by testing your Rupaul’s Drag Race knowledge! Start your engines and may the best superfan win! Prizes available!
Online Registration Coming Soon | Tuesdays, July 13 & 27, August 10 & 24 | 10:00 to 11:00 AM PDT
Draw and guess online with us and some strangers! Remember Pictionary? It’s like that! Join other fun grown-ups as we play a silly doodle game online! Lack of drawing skill encouraged! Play with us on computer or smart devices! The website is free and easy! No sign-up needed!
Online Registration Coming Soon | June 14 to September 4
Get out there and show off your photography skills and your area! This summer we challenge you to finish our scavenger hunt! By the end of this program, we want to put a photography book together that highlights our communities and the spirit of the Okanagan! Not a professional photographer? That’s awesome! We want all skill levels and all types of work – from the artful compositions to the silly snapshots. Challenge yourself and be a part of something wonderful! Register for your hunt list and all the other details!
Register online | Tuesdays, June 15 to July 13 | 6:30 to 8:00 PM PDT
Depression is more common than you may realize and it’s not something to be ashamed of. Whether you suffer from symptoms of depression or are simply curious how counseling can improve your mental health, join us for an inclusive, five-part program hosted by Chrissi Stronach and learn how you can improve your well-being.
Register Online | Saturday, June 26 | 3:00 to 4:00 PM PDT
Stand out from the crowd with your own custom logo! Learn the core elements of design and how they apply to branding and logos. Learn what shapes and colors will enhance your brand, and feel confident about creating your own logo!
Registration info coming soon | Tuesdays, July 6, 13, 20, & 27 | 6:30 to 7:30 PM PDT
Registration info coming soon | Tuesdays, August 3, 10, 17, & 24 | 6:30 to 7:30 PM PDT
Have you ever wanted to learn sign language? Now is the time! Learn the basics of American Sign Language and gain exposure to Deaf culture in a fun, engaging, creative way. This is a very popular program; please be sure you can commit to attending all classes before you register. There are 4 classes in each session. Financial assistance provided by the Central Okanagan Foundation.
Register online | Wednesday, June 16 | 6:00 to 7:30 PM PDT
Join us as we discuss TEDTalks! Each month, watch three selected TEDTalks on a common theme, and then join the discussion on Zoom. Learn about a new topic and connect with other curious minds!
Register online | Monday, June 21 | 7:00 to 8:00 PM PDT
From St. Petersburg to Mexico City to Longyearbyen, Jennifer Cockrall-King takes us on a photo tour of the international seed banks that she's visited over the past 5 years in preparation for her upcoming book. Along the way she poses the question: Are seed banks the best way to ensure a resiliency in agriculture, deliciousness at our tables, and nutrition in food?
View the Summer Program Guide
The ORL has events for the Kids, Teens, and Adults. To check them out, view and download the Summer Program Guide [PDF].