Salmon Arm Branch Renovation Closure: The Salmon Arm Branch is closed for renovations January 2-9. We will be open for limited services starting Thursday, January 10: Customers can pick up holds and return items, but the rest of the library will be closed. The library will RE-OPEN to the public on Monday, January 14. Find out more.
Lumby Branch Maintenance Closure: Due to building maintenance, the Lumby branch is closed and is expected to RE-OPEN on Tuesday, January 15.
All ORL Branches are closed on statutory holidays
When the library is closed, books can be returned in the book drop bin located next to the main door.
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Wear your pajamas, bring a stuffie and join in stories, songs, rhymes and fun before heading off to bed!
Jan 24 - Apr 25: Second & Fourth Thursdays @ 7:00 pm
FREE / Drop-in / Ages 2-6 yrs
Use your imagination and creativity to complete our STEAM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Art-Math) project at home. Bring your completed project back to the library before January 31st to be entered to win a special prize! Projects may be picked up in Branch during Unplug & Play Week.
Jan 22 & 24 @ 3:00 - 7:00 pm
Unplug & Play Storytime - Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm
Make your sweetheart an origami craft this February. Supplies and instructions will be available in Branch Feb 7-14.
Challenge yourself to become a spy! We'll have daily challenges to hone your skills. Practice your skills now; register online for Spy School next week!
March 19 - 26 @ 3:00 - 7:00 pm
Do you have what it takes to be a spy? Join us for a fun-filled afternoon and find out! Costumes optional. Please register in branch or on the online calendar.
March 28 @ 1:00 - 2:30 pm
April 30 & May 2 @ 3:00 - 7:00 pm
June 11 & 13 @ 3:00 - 7:00 pm
December 4 - Radio Girls by Sarah Jane Stratford
January 7 - A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
February 5 - The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
March 5 - Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
April 2 - Gone to Pot by Jennifer Craig
First Tuesday each month @ 7 pm
Drop-in / Adults
January 10 @ 7-8 pm
PLEASE NOTE: THIS ACTIVITY HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.
April 4, 2019 @ 7-8 pm
Come learn about the North Okanagan Naturalist Club's bluebird nest box program and how you can get involved in helping bluebirds to thrive in our community.
May 21 & 23 @ 2-7 pm
Too many seedlings? Extra plants pop up in your garden? All are welcome to bring excess plants to the Oyama Library plant share. Please feel welcome to pick up seedlings even if you do not have any to share. We want to help all plants find a home! Accepting all garden plants, with an emphasis on fruits and vegetables. Please label all plants clearly.
July 11 @ 7-8:30 pm
Waterwise BC shares tips and advice on how to participate safely in water-related events this summer. Drop-in event; all ages welcome.
August 27 @ 1-2:30 pm
We have one computer available for one hour a day for members and guests to the Oyama Branch.
We have Wi-fi connectivity for both members of the library as well as guests who bring in their own wireless devices.
Appointments available upon request.