Library marks 75th anniversary with Open House

Okanagan Regional Library’s will make its 75th anniversary with an open house on Saturday, March 19.

For the first time in its 75-year history, all 29 branches throughout the Okanagan Regional Library’s system will be open on Saturday, March 19, to each mark this  anniversary milestone with an Open House, 2 to 4 p.m.

The festivities at the downtown Kelowna library branch on Ellis Street will include:

• Free cake and refreshments

• Roving magic tricks by magician Leif David

• Reading by local author Darcie Friesen Hossack

• Surprise guests

• Pick up your Read Away Fines Reading Log and reduce your overdue fines by up to $15

•Pick up your 75 Years of Favourites booklists

• ORL commemorative video

• Many draws for book prize packs for all ages

For more information check out the ORL website at

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