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Choose Your Own Adventure Scavenger Hunt at Downtown Kelowna Library

Friday, April 01, 2022
Downtown Kelowna
Library
Walk your way through a classic Choose Your Own Adventure novel in this special event for teens! Each decision takes you to a different spot in the library to continue the story. How will your adventure end? If you're lucky, maybe with a prize! For ages 13+
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A Poem for Your Pocket at Kelowna Downtown Library

Friday, April 15, 2022
Downtown Kelowna
Take a poem from our spring basket and share it with family and friends to celebrate National Poetry Month together. 

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Poetry Creation Station

Friday, April 15, 2022
Writers Group
Downtown Kelowna
April is National Poetry Month. We encourage you to write a poem. We have set up a Poetic Creation Station with inspiring words, paper, markers, pencils, glue. You are free to stick your poem on the whiteboard or simply insert it into the contest box.
The three best poems will receive a prize.
Express yourself!
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Take Home Job Fair

Tuesday, April 05, 2022
Take Home Job Fair
Downtown Kelowna
Connect with Kelowna employers, employment agencies, through the Take Home Job Fair bag, a kit containing promotional materials, job postings and a variety of information focused on job search, skills development, job writing, resume and career building.
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Toddler Time at Downtown Kelowna Library

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Downtown Kelowna
Great Room

Toddler Time helps young children develop early literacy skills through fun stories, rhymes and songs based on simple concepts. Program takes place in the Great Room, on the second floor of the Downtown Kelowna Library.

Mondays OR Wednesdays from 10:15 to 10:45 AM.

Recommended for ages 18 months to 3 years with caregiver.


  • Registration required. 
  • Caregivers will be asked for proof of vaccination and a piece of government issued photo ID.
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    Baby Time at Downtown Kelowna Library

    10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
    Woodland animals dancing with flowers and leaves
    Downtown Kelowna
    Great Room
    In-person Baby Time is back at Kelowna Branch! 
    We now have two timeslots to accommodate more families:

    • Tuesdays 10:15-10:45am
    • Tuesdays 11:30-12:00

    Baby Time is our joyful early literacy program that helps grow the roots of a lifelong love of language. Bond with your baby through the power of song and rhymes!

    This program is recommended for babies, newborn - 18 months and their caregiver. 

    This FREE program is on the 2nd Floor in the Great Room.

    • Registration required. Register 1 designated adult per group (up to 4 people in a group). 
    • Caregivers will be asked for proof of vaccination
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    Online Family Story Time

    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Preschool Story Time
    All Locations
    Picture books, songs and rhymes. Early literacy skills through interactive fun storytelling.
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    Baby Time at Downtown Kelowna Library

    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Woodland animals dancing with flowers and leaves
    Downtown Kelowna
    Great Room
    In-person Baby Time is back at Kelowna Branch! 
    We now have two timeslots available to accommodate more families:

    • Tuesdays 11:30-12:00
    • Tuesdays 10:15-10:45

    Baby Time is our joyful early literacy program that helps grow the roots of a lifelong love of language. Bond with your baby through the power of song and rhymes!

    This program is recommended for babies, newborn - 18 months and their caregiver. 

    This FREE program is on the 2nd Floor in the Great Room.

    • Registration required. Register 1 designated adult per group (up to 4 people in a group). 
    • Masks required for participants 5 and older.
    • Caregivers will be asked for proof of vaccination and to remain with their children within an assigned physical space for the duration of the program.
    Event Type(s): Baby Time
    Age Group(s): Babies, Family
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    Teen Choice Book Awards

    2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    All Locations
    Lack of registration. Instead winners will be featured on a booklist.
    Announcing the winners voted by local youth
    • MOST EXCITING SERIES
    • BEST COUPLE
    • BEST FIGHT SCENE
    • BEST NEW AUTHOR
    • BEST BOOK PUBLISHED IN 2021
    • BEST BOOK OF ALL TIME
    • MOST REALISTIC FICTIONAL CHARACTER
    • BIGGEST PLOT TWIST
    • BEST BOOK TO SCREEN ADAPTATION
    • BEST ANTAGONIST (VILLAIN)
    Plus! Prize draws where the voters can win up to $50! 
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    All About Robots

    2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Technology Programming
    Downtown Kelowna
    Children's Area
    ALL ABOUT ROBOTS 
    Activate your imagination by exploring our robotic gadgets.  From tiny ozobots to a robotic arm we've got plenty of cool options!

    Drop in for this hands-on activity and learn how to program the library's robots
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    Family History Forum

    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Family History Forum
    Downtown Kelowna
    Join us for our March Family History Forum, hosted by the Kelowna & District Genealogical Society in partnership with the Okanagan Regional Library. These programs are free to all who are interested in genealogical research and are presented virtually by Zoom.

    Tuesday, March 22, 6:30-8:00pm:
    Exploring the “Points to the Past” Databases, presenter Claire Smith-Burns: This underused website is a vast collection of digital resources, including newspapers, printed and manuscript materials covering a broad range of topics of interest to the genealogist and historian alike. Sponsorship by UBC, SFU and UVic make this collection free to all British Columbians. 
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    Online Pyjama Story Time with Judy

    6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
    Story Time
    All Locations

    Don’t forget your Stuffie as you snuggle up for Pyjama Story Time featuring longer books, Puppets, flannel stories,songs and rhymes. 

    Brought to you by Judy from Kelowna through Microsoft Teams

    Registration is Required. 

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    Toddler Time at Downtown Kelowna Library

    10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
    Downtown Kelowna
    Great Room

    Toddler Time helps young children develop early literacy skills through fun stories, rhymes and songs based on simple concepts. Program takes place in the Great Room, on the second floor of the Downtown Kelowna Library.

    Mondays OR Wednesdays from 10:15 to 10:45 AM.

    Recommended for ages 18 months to 3 years with caregiver.


  • Registration required. 
  • Caregivers will be asked for proof of vaccination and a piece of government issued photo ID.
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    Online Story Time with Ardie

    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Large rabbit reading a story to two small rabbits, against a snowy background
    All Locations

    Wonderful stories, rhymes and songs will keep the family dancing, singing and learning together! Brought to you by Ardie from Salmon Arm. 

    This Online Family Story Time will be brought to you through TEAMS. Registration is Required. 

    **Please include your email address when registering to get the link.(You may also need to verify your email address if it's your first time registering for a program online.)**

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    Spring Online Origami

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Online Origami
    All Locations
    Come learn the art of paper folding. 

    What are we making? Well, that will be revealed at the program. 

    You are responsible for providing your own paper. You can find Origami paper at stores like Michaels and Dollar Rama, or you can make your own by cutting spare paper into squares. 

    This event is online. The link to join will be emailed to you after you register. You may need to verify your email address before you receive the confirmation email with the program link. 
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    Dog Man Party at Downtown Kelowna Library

    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Dog Man Party
    Downtown Kelowna
    Great Room
    Calling all supa buddies! Join us for a celebration of the world’s greatest part-human, part-canine police officer! Registration required for this FREE program. For ages 7 to 12.
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    Home Ownership - Are You Ready?

    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Opened lightbulb displaying coins to a figure with a briefcase
    Downtown Kelowna
    Classroom 1

    Presented by the Credit Counselling Society, participants will learn about the costs involved in purchasing and maintaining a home. They will also learn what is required to qualify for a mortgage and decide whether renting or owning is better for them. 


    Join us for our home purchasing webinar to learn some valuable home buying tips to help ensure you are making the right decision for you and/or your family. In the session, you will learn how to: 


    • Determine whether you are financially ready to buy a home

    • Distinguish between various types of homes

    • Decide on what financing and down payment options work best for you

    • Identify the costs of buying a home versus the costs of owning a home. 


    You can attend this program online or in-person at the ORL’s Downtown Kelowna Branch - REGISTRATION REQUIRED for both. In-branch attendance will view the webinar using a projector.  In-person viewing requires a vaccine passport and mask.


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    Family Story Time at Downtown Kelowna Library

    10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Rabbit reading a story book with a bear looking on
    Downtown Kelowna
    Great Room

    Featuring longer books, puppets and fun, children will sing, dance and rhyme for another season of Story Time.

    This Story Time is recommended for children ages 3 - 6 years and their caregiver. 

    We welcome the whole family to join in the fun! 

    Story Times are offered Thursdays and Saturdays 10:30 - 11: 15  January 13 - April 2

    Registration required for this FREE program. 

    Caregivers will be asked for proof of vaccination.

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    Frogs and Fairies at Downtown Kelowna Library

    2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Frog Prince
    Downtown Kelowna
    Children's Area

    Once upon a time, there were fairytale themed STEAM challenges and activities to be completed at the library. All those who drop-in are guaranteed to live happily ever after!

    Drop In between 2:30 -4:30 pm.  This program is recommended for school age children, although all are welcome.

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    Teen Advisory Group at the Downtown Kelowna Library

    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Downtown Kelowna
    Great Room

    Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is a place where you can share your ideas about the library’s teen programs, services and collections! Join a group of like-minded teens where we’ll geek out about books, play games, plan future programs, and help make the library a better place for all teens in the community. Registration required for this FREE program. For ages 13+

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    Whisper Room Certification

    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Downtown Kelowna
    Makerspace
    Learn how to use our Whisper Room Recording Studio.  This workshop will lead you through the process of using our recording studio for your own projects (Podcasts, Recorded Word, Music Creation, etc.).  
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    Online Spring Scavenger Hunt

    11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    All Locations
    THIS PROGRAM IS VIRTUAL.

    Hunt for items around your home to earn points. Be quick! You'll be timed!

    For ages 7 to 12. 

    Registration is required. 
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    Construction Crew at Downtown Kelowna Library

    2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Construction crew made out of LEGO figures
    Downtown Kelowna
    Children's Area

    Build it up! Drop-in to complete building challenges using LEGO bricks, KEVA planks, and other mysterious building materials.

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    Conversation in French Online

    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Conversation
    All Locations

    Join our French Conversation group to practice your French conversation skills. Activities, games, and special topics for all levels of French speakers. 

    We will be meeting every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month. 

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    Family Story Time at Downtown Kelowna Library

    10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Rabbit reading a story book with a bear looking on
    Downtown Kelowna
    Great Room

    Featuring longer books, puppets and fun, children will sing, dance and rhyme for another season of Story Time.

    This Story Time is recommended for children ages 3 - 6 years and their caregiver. 

    We welcome the whole family to join in the fun! 

    Story Times are offered Thursdays and Saturdays 10:30 - 11: 15  January 13 - April 2

    Registration required for this FREE program. 

    Caregivers will be asked for proof of vaccination.

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