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Break-In Bags

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Doodles of robots, gears, rockets.
Lumby
Do you love escape rooms and puzzles? Then you're going to love a break-in bag! Think "escape room", except instead of trying to break out, you're trying to break in! Solve 3 puzzles to find the numeric code that will open the lock and free your loot. We'll have a new puzzle each month this spring.
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STEAM Discovery Club

Thursday, March 28, 2024
An array of rocket ships, light bulb, molecule models, and other science iconography.
Lumby
Join us during spring break to explore the ORL's STEAM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Arts-Mathematics) kits. This is a self-run activity with a selection of options available throughout spring break. Available during these weeks will be Code & Go mice (coding), Ozobots (coding/robotics), Little Bits (electricity), Cubetto (coding/robotics), and more!
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Spring Break at Mission Branch

Friday, March 29, 2024
Mission
Drop by or check the library calendar for special activities during your spring break!
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Spring Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, March 28, 2024
An array of chicks and Ukrainian-style decorated eggs.
Salmon Arm
Library

Can you find the hidden eggs?

Drop by the library any time during spring break to the spring scavenger hunt. Find the eggs, solve the riddle and enjoy a small prize.

Children 9 and under must have a responsible adult with them.

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Family Story Time @ Parkinson Recreation Centre

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Two children stand outside with a snowman.
Downtown Kelowna
Parkinson Recreation Centre

Enjoy this engaging Story Time featuring fun stories, rhymes, puppets and songs that inspire laughter, learning, and togetherness. Meet in the Spartan Room at Parkinson Recreation Centre (1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna). Recommended ages: 3 - 6 years with their caregivers, but all are welcome.



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Toddler Time at Downtown Kelowna Library

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Two bears face each other reading a book in a forest, small animals surround them.
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
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Stay & Play at 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!
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Saturday Family Story Time at Mission

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Five penguins are bundled in scarves and hats.
Mission
Children's Area
Join us at the Mission Branch for a time when the whole family can sing, move, listen, and learn together. Recommended for ages 2 to 6 years with parent/caregiver, but all children are welcome!
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Family Story Time and Craft at the Rutland Library

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Rutland
Children's Area
Join us for interactive stories, songs, rhymes & games! Come spark your child’s love of reading: talk, sing, read, write & play with us! Story Time provides little ones with an opportunity for independent learning. In addition to stories, music, rhymes, flannel board stories, fingerplays and a craft reinforce the fine motor skills they are rapidly acquiring. Spark your child's love of reading while having fun together. For ages 3-5.
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Family Story Time at Downtown Kelowna Library

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Five penguins are bundled in scarves and hats.
Downtown Kelowna
Children's Area

Join us for fun stories, puppets, songs and rhymes that will have the children singing, dancing and learning together in another season of Story Time.

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  January 11 - March 28


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Osoyoos: Fun with STEAM Saturdays

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
STEAM
Osoyoos
Library
Join us on Saturday to discover the joy of hands-on learning with our Fun STEAM event! Explore the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Registration required. Free event for ages 5 to 12.  
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Paws 4 Stories

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Dog wearing a kerchief
Salmon Arm
Display Wall
Do you want to hang out with the sweetest dog ever? Come meet Rolo at the Salmon Arm library. Rolo is a miniature poodle and a certified St. John’s Ambulance Therapy Dog. He loves to be read to, petted and talked to. Rachel, his human, is also there to answer questions you may have about Rolo, therapy dogs, and more.

You can sign up for one-on-one sessions or drop-in and see if Rolo and Rachel are free for a chat.
 
**Please include your email address when registering to get your confirmation email as well as the link to cancel if need be. (You may be asked to verify your email address if it's your first time registering for a program online.)**
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Saturday Family Story Time

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Elephant and Piggie Day!
Lake Country
Saturday morning story times with the whole family--now weekly! Join us for stories, rhymes, puppets, and lots of fun.
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STEAM TIME

10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
STEAM
Oliver
Meeting Room
Come and try a variety of STEAM based activity kits at the Oliver library. This is a free-play based program for children 3 & up with a parent or caregiver. This is a FREE program. Drop ins welcome.  For more information contact the library at 250-498-2242, 
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Story Time

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Vernon
Children's Area
Family fun featuring picture books, interactive songs and rhymes. Story Time helps in the development of early literacy skills
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Super Saturdays

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
LEGO minifig of Harry Potter holding a wand.
Armstrong
Meeting Room

Come down to the library every Saturday to have fun! We will have LEGO, Keva planks and other fun activities to do!

 

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Stay and Play at Mission

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Two children riding a toy-like airplane
Mission
Children's Area
Join us after Story Times 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 up to 5 years and their parents/caregivers, but all children are welcome.
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Family Story Time

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Preschool Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Princeton
We are so excited for another season of StoryTime!
Join us on Saturdays for stories, songs, and fun. This drop-in program welcomes everyone in the family, but ages 2-6 will love it the most!

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Stay & Play

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Vernon
Children's Area
Enjoy time with your children and socialize with other families. The play area is always open but most popular right after Story Time or Baby Time. 
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Intergenerational STEM afternoon

11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Rutland
Community Room
Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science, and Technology (WWEST) with integrative STEM Teams Advancing Networks of Diversity (iSTAND) and Okanagan Regional Library are pleased to be hosting an afternoon of hands-on learning with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities for families of all ages. Participants will move through a series of self guided stations supported by our instructors.

Activities: Ozobots and Coding / Neuron Beading and Biology / Rollercoasters / Things That Fly / Harmonicas
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Board Games Saturday

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Unplug and Play
Lake Country
Library
Board Game Saturday
Drop in and play!

Drop in every Saturday to play one of our board games, or bring your own!
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Family Story Time

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Woodland creatures gathered together at night.
Salmon Arm
Children's Area

Enjoy thirty minutes of songs, rhymes and stories. 

Story Time runs on Thursdays at 10:30AM and Saturdays at 3:30PM from January 18 through March 21.

Please have an adult/caregiver remain with your child(ren) for the whole program. 


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Stay & Play

4:05 PM - 4:45 PM
Three kids making art at a table.
Salmon Arm
Children's Area
Enjoy time with your children and socialize with other families. The play area is always open but most popular right after Story Time or Baby Time. 
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Rhythms and Rhymes @ Downtown Kelowna Library

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Bear, wearing a striped sweater, plays an electric guitar.
Downtown Kelowna
Great Room
Try our new program aimed at promoting early literacy through rhymes, rhythms, music, and song. Each week we will explore musical instruments, sing songs and move our bodies. Best suited for walkers to children under 4 years and their parents/caregivers. 
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