Oops!
Start Date is not before End Date

Filter Events by


Registration begins 8/1/2024 at 8:00 AM

SRC: Online Escape Room

Saturday, September 07, 2024
A fancy key and padlock.
All Locations
Register on your own or as a group to receive an Online Escape Room link. Once you have the link, you can do the escape room any time you want. 

If this is your first time registering for an online program, please check your email for an Email Verification request. Once you have verified your email with our online registration system, you will receive a confirmation message with the links included. 
View More

Toddler Time at the Downtown Kelowna Library

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Three baby dinosaurs hatching out of eggs. Over top of them, Toddler Time is written.
Downtown Kelowna
Children's Area

This program is recommended for toddlers 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers. We welcome the whole family to join in the fun! Drop-in to this FREE program.

Join us for an energetic half hour of books, rhymes, fingerplays and songs. 

  • Wednesdays @ 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Fridays @ 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
View More

Stay & Play at the Downtown Kelowna Library

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Two children riding a toy-like airplane
Downtown Kelowna
Children's Area
Join us after Toddler Time for Stay & Play, an unstructured playtime for children and their caregivers to socialize and explore. Soft play equipment and a variety of toys will be available. Recommended for children ages 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers, but all children are welcome. Drop-in to join the fun!
View More
Registration is closed

The Bug Guys @ the Downtown Kelowna Library

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Kelowna
Great Room
Join the Bug Guys and a cast of exotic and colourful friends! Meet Lumin the Dumeril's Boa and Jub-Jub the Green Iguana! Enjoy a fun, interactive and educational experience with extraordinary live animals from around the world.

Ages 6 to 12.

Registration required.
View More
Registration is open

The Readers: Conversations About Books

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
All Locations

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 welcome all kinds of reading because reading is reading, no matter how you enjoy! This program is conducted over the phone, and you don't need to have any computer skills.

To participate, you can register online, call us at 778-658-6394, or email access@orl.bc.ca to get the phone number and access code for the conference line.

View More

Kelowna English Corner

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Conversation
Downtown Kelowna
UBCO Innovation Library

We learn, we share, we discover.  

English Corner is a conversational group for people with beginner to intermediate English skills that meet weekly to discuss topics that unite and inspire us.


View More

Family Story Time at Downtown Kelowna Library

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Text reading Story Time appears over an image of a sailing ship floating over a fantasy landscape.
Downtown Kelowna
Children's Area

Singing, dancing, listening and fun!

Join this delightful Family Story Time featuring fun stories, puppets, songs and rhymes that inspire laughter, learning, movement and togetherness.

This FREE DROP IN 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 am  April 4 - June 1


View More

Squishmallow Extravaganza @ the Downtown Kelowna Library

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Kelowna
Children's Area
Bring your favourite Squishmallow (or other stuffie friend) to the library for an afternoon of crafts and activities inspired by the huggable stuffies you know and love!

Ages 6 to 12.

Registration not required.
View More

Drop-In Chess

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Chess board with a king piece.
Downtown Kelowna
Library
Strategize your way to victory in this classic game! 

We invite you to master your moves and challenge your peers at this casual drop-in event every Thursday evening. The chess board and pieces will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Everyone is welcome, regardless of skill level!

View More
Join the waiting list

MakerSpace Certification - Whisper Room

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Recording Studio 97
Downtown Kelowna
Makerspace
At the Kelowna MakerSpace, you will find equipment and tools for hands-on projects, digital media creation, and exploring new technologies. We offer in-person certifications for our equipment. Each Thursday features a different station (3D Printing, Circuti Maker, Sublimation Printing, Whisper Room).
View More

Toddler Time at the Downtown Kelowna Library

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Three baby dinosaurs hatching out of eggs. Over top of them, Toddler Time is written.
Downtown Kelowna
Children's Area

This program is recommended for toddlers 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers. We welcome the whole family to join in the fun! Drop-in to this FREE program.

Join us for an energetic half hour of books, rhymes, fingerplays and songs. 

  • Wednesdays @ 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Fridays @ 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
View More

Stay & Play at the Downtown Kelowna Library

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Two children riding a toy-like airplane
Downtown Kelowna
Children's Area
Join us after Toddler Time for Stay & Play, an unstructured playtime for children and their caregivers to socialize and explore. Soft play equipment and a variety of toys will be available. Recommended for children ages 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers, but all children are welcome. Drop-in to join the fun!
View More
Event is full

Theatre Fun with New Vintage Theatre @ the Downtown Kelowna Library

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
New Vintage Theatre Logo
Downtown Kelowna
Great Room
Lights! Camera! Action! Are you interested in acting? Learn all about performing on stage with a professional instructor from New Vintage Theatre! No experience necessary.

Ages 6 to 12.

Registration required.
View More

Author Talk: Alyssa Long

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cover Image of Less Than, by AD Long.
Downtown Kelowna
Classroom 1

Join Kelowna Author, A.D. Long, in conversation about her debut novel, "Less Than."

Alyssa will read a short excerpt, answer questions, and share why she's passionate about de-stigmatizing addiction and creating positive change through storytelling. 

View More

Baby Time at the Downtown Kelowna Library

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
White rabbit laying on the tummy of a blue bear
Downtown Kelowna
Great Room

Baby Time is our joyful FREE early literacy program that helps grow the roots of a lifelong love of language. Bond with your baby through the power of songs and rhymes! This program is recommended for babies, newborn - 18 months and their caregivers. 

We now have two timeslots to accommodate more families:

  • Mondays 10:15-10:45
  • Tuesdays 11:30-12:00
View More

Mandarin Mondays

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Book Blurbs
Downtown Kelowna
Classroom 1
A free Mandarin conversation club in Kelowna bridges east and west. 

Come meet with Mandarin speaking tutors every Monday evening at the Downtown Kelowna Library. This program is open to learners of all skill levels, but learners with basic knowledge will benefit the most.

View More

Baby Time at the Downtown Kelowna Library

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
White rabbit laying on the tummy of a blue bear
Downtown Kelowna
Great Room

Baby Time is our joyful FREE 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. 

We now have two timeslots to accommodate more families:

  • Mondays 10:15-10:45
  • Tuesdays 11:30-12:00
View More
Event is full

Dinosaur Roar with Kelowna Museums @ the Downtown Kelowna Library

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Brachiosaurus walking through a wooded area, pterosaurs flying on either side of it.
Downtown Kelowna
Great Room
Dinosaurs were HOW BIG? Use real paleontology equipment and fossil exploration techniques to imagine a prehistoric land filled with roaming dinosaurs!

Ages 6 to 12.

Registration required.
View More
Registration is open

3D Animation for Teens

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Downtown Kelowna
Makerspace
Come animate and render a five second video using the free and open-source software Blender.  Learn the basics of keyframe animation using a pre-rigged character model.  A USB flash-drive is required if the participant(s) wish to take their rendered videos and Blend (project) files with them.  This program is intended for teens only.
View More

Board Games Night

5:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Sword hilt wreathed in mist and flames.
Downtown Kelowna

Playing tabletop games sounds like fun, right?

Tuesday is board game night at the library. Feel free to bring your own game or use one of ours. From social games to in-depth strategy games, we have many to choose from!


View More

Spanish-English Intercambio

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pile of translucent letter shapes in vibrant colours
Downtown Kelowna
UBCO Innovation Library
An exchange of Spanish and English Conversation.

Our Spanish-English Intercambio offers a relaxed, friendly environment to improve your Spanish and English while meeting new friends. Practice your conversational language skills in this drop-in, weekly program.

Nuestro intercambio español-inglés ofrece un ambiente relajado y amigable para mejorar tu español e inglés mientras conoces nuevos amigos. Practique sus habilidades de lenguaje conversacional en este programa semanal sin cita previa.

View More
Registration is open

Online Pyjama Story Time with Judy

6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
A bear in an astronaut suit reads a book in space
All Locations

Snuggle up for Pyjama Story Time.  Featuring felts stories, books, puppets, songs  and rhymes for fun pre-bedtime singing, dancing, learning and silliness.  Don’t forget your Stuffie!

Brought to you by Judy from Kelowna through Microsoft Teams

Registration required with Email address to receive Teams Link

View More

Toddler Time at the Downtown Kelowna Library

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Three baby dinosaurs hatching out of eggs. Over top of them, Toddler Time is written.
Downtown Kelowna
Children's Area

This program is recommended for toddlers 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers. We welcome the whole family to join in the fun! Drop-in to this FREE program.

Join us for an energetic half hour of books, rhymes, fingerplays and songs. 

  • Wednesdays @ 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Fridays @ 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
View More

Stay & Play at the Downtown Kelowna Library

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Two children riding a toy-like airplane
Downtown Kelowna
Children's Area
Join us after Toddler Time for Stay & Play, an unstructured playtime for children and their caregivers to socialize and explore. Soft play equipment and a variety of toys will be available. Recommended for children ages 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers, but all children are welcome. Drop-in to join the fun!
View More
Registration is open

The Readers: Conversations About Books

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
All Locations

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 welcome all kinds of reading because reading is reading, no matter how you enjoy! This program is conducted over the phone, and you don't need to have any computer skills.

To participate, you can register online, call us at 778-658-6394, or email access@orl.bc.ca to get the phone number and access code for the conference line.

View More

The Library is Closed for BC Day

CLOSED
All Locations

The Library is Closed for Labour Day

CLOSED
All Locations

The Library is closed for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

CLOSED
All Locations

The Library is Closed for Thanksgiving Day

CLOSED
All Locations

The Library is Closed for Remembrance Day

CLOSED
All Locations

The Library is Closed for the Holidays

CLOSED
All Locations

The Library is Closed for the Holidays

CLOSED
All Locations

The Library is Closed for the Holidays

CLOSED
All Locations

The Library is Closed for the Holidays

CLOSED
All Locations

The Library is Closed for the Holidays

CLOSED
All Locations

The Library is Closed for the Holidays

CLOSED
All Locations

The Library is Closed for the Holidays

CLOSED
All Locations

The Library is Closed for the Holidays

CLOSED
All Locations

The Library is Closed for the Holidays

CLOSED
All Locations

The Library is Closed for the Holidays

CLOSED
All Locations