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  • Okanagan Regional Library Reaches Record-Breaking 1 Million Digital Book Checkouts in 2022

    by ORL Marketing | Nov 30, 2022
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    ORL announced today that it reached a record-breaking 1 million digital book checkouts in 2022. This milestone illustrates the continued growth and importance of library lending of eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines, as well as the library's success in serving all members of the community.
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  • Danielle Hubbard appointed new ORL CEO

    by ORL Marketing | Oct 29, 2022
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    Okanagan Regional Library has announced the appointment of Danielle Hubbard as their new CEO. After Don Nettleton retired from his position as CEO, Jeremy Feddersen, CFO, was selected by the Board of Directors to become an Interim CEO. At the same time, ORL looked for a new leader. Hubbard became the successful applicant for the CEO position and will officially assume responsibilities on Tuesday, November 1st, 2022.
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  • New eMagazines added to our online Flipster collection!

    by Library Staff | Aug 27, 2022
    Text reads "Flipster: Get instant access to popular magazines" next to laptop showing a cover image of an issue of Time magazine.
    Flipster, our online magazine collection, has some hot new titles! In addition to the magazines that you know and love, we’ve added 9 new magazines for adults, including such titles as... The Atlantic, Essence, Forbes, Real Simple and more!
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  • Beep boop! Borrow a robot!

    by Library Staff | Jun 10, 2022
    Robot kits from the Library of Things Collection, Ozobot EVO, Code & Go Mouse, and Sphero BOLT
    Borrow a robot from our Library of Things collection! We have Ozobots Evo and a Code & Go Robot Mouse kits that are great for kids ages 5+, and the Sphero Bolt for kids ages 8+, with a caregiver’s help.
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  • This April, join the ORL and libraries across the country for One eRead Canada!

    by Library Staff | Apr 01, 2022
    Book cover images for The Break, and its French translation, Ligne brisée
    This April, hundreds of participating Canadian public libraries, including Okanagan Regional Library, will offer unlimited access to The Break by Katherena Vermette. It will be available in eBook and eAudiobook formats, in English and French, and without holds or waitlists! The book is made available as part of One eRead Canada, a month-long digital book club presented by Canadian Urban Libraries Council (CULC) from April 1 to 30, 2022, with the support of CBC/Radio-Canada.
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