Online Events

Join in for these online programs for Adults and Seniors no matter where you live!

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Book Clubs 

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Virtual Queer Community Book Club

Register online | Wednesday, September 27 | 6:30 to 8:00 PM PDT

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Join us for a discussion of The Prince and the Dressmaker, by Jen Wang. The Virtual Queer Community Book Club features books written by 2SLGBTQ+ (2 Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) authors. The VQCBC strives to deepen our sense of community and ourselves in a queer centric space. Recommended for Young Adults and Adults. Presented by Westbank Library. 

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Online (& in-library) Book Club in French/Club de lecture en français

Register Online  | First Saturday of the month | 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM PT

If you like French literature, and enjoy discuss it in French, this Book Club is for you! Presented by Downtown Kelowna Library.

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Classics Book Club

Register Online  | Thursday, September 28 | 12:00 to 1:00 PM PDT

September's book: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. Welcome to Classics Book Club, an online book club all about tackling those classic novels you've heard about - but haven't read yet! Presented by Salmon Arm Library.

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Adult Story Time – Listen and Relax to a Story

Meets First Tuesday of the month by phone | 2:00 to 3:00 PM PT

Call 778-658-6394, or email access@orl.bc.ca, to receive the conference line phone number and access code.

Join us for 30-40 minutes to listen to live readings of tales – humour, mystery, or science fiction. A discussion of the story may follow. Stories are shared over the phone – no computer knowledge is required.  Presented by Access Services.

 

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The Readers: Conversations about Books

Meets Wednesdays by Phone | 2:00 to 3:00 PM PT

Call 778-658-6394, or email access@orl.bc.ca to receive the conference line phone number and access code.

Join our friendly group of book lovers as we explore the wonderful world of books together. Connect with others, share your thoughts, and expand your reading horizons. Each conversation begins with a question or a theme and we let the discussion flow naturally from there. We meet over the phone – no computer knowledge is required. The program is over the phone – no computer knowledge is required. 

 

Two Thumbs Up for Virtual Film Club

Join the online discussion of a feature film, watch it for free through ORL's Kanopy collection or available on DVD in the library catalogue.

 Movie-Night

September's Pick: The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

Register Online | Wednesday, September 27 | 7:30 to 9:00 PM PDT

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Workshops and Classes

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ASL Basics for Teens and Adults

Register online (starting October 1) | Saturdays, October 14 to December 9 | 9:15 to 10:00 AM PT.

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, and immersive way. There are 8 classes in this program. As this is a popular program, please ensure you can commit to all classes before you register.

 

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Online Mobile Meetups

Android (Smart Phones and Tablets)

Register online (starting September 29) | Fridays, October 13, 20, 27 | 10:00 to 11:00 AM PDT

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Register online (starting October 24) | Tuesdays, November 7, 14, 21 |  2:00 to 3:00 PM PST

A set of three sessions designed to help participants learn how to navigate Tablets and/or Smart Phones. Please register for all three sessions as they build upon each other. Register all family members attending under one name. Presented by Downtown Kelowna Library.

Apple (iPhones and iPads)

Register online (starting September 26) | Tuesdays, October 10, 17, 24 | 2:00 to 3:00 PM PDT

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Register online (starting October 27) | Fridays, November 10, 17, 24 | 10:00 to 11:00 AM PST

A set of three sessions designed to help participants learn how to navigate iPads and / or iPhones. Please register for all three sessions as they build upon each other. Register all family members attending under one name. Presented by Downtown Kelowna Library.

 

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Family History Forum

Register Online | Fourth Tuesday of the month | 6:30 to 8:00 PM PT

Join us for monthly topics hosted virtually by the Kelowna & District Genealogical Society! They will cover a variety of fascinating topics related to family history. Additional information will be sent after you register. Presented by the Downtown Kelowna Library.

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