Summer Reading Club

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Ages 5-8

All events are free but registration is encouraged to guarantee your spot. Register at orl.bc.ca/Vernon or at the library. Parent or guardian participation is required for this age group, please stay with the children. Some events are repeated and each event has separate registration. You can pick up a reading record and take home challenge beginning July 4. Online fun

Book a Trip to the Library

2pm July 4 (no registration required)

Opening ceremonies to Summer Reading Club. Get your reading record package.

 

Book a Trip to the Jungle

2pm July 5 OR 10:30am July 6

Stories, puppetry and word games set in the jungle

 

Book a Trip to Prehistoric Times

2pm July 9

Dinosaur activities and books

 

Book a Trip to a Magic Show

2pm July 11

Magician Leif David performs amazing tricks

 

Book a Trip to the Forest

2pm July 12 OR 10:30am July 13

Stories and puppetry about woodland creatures followed by a craft.

 

Book a Trip to Ancient Greece

2pm July 16

Books and activities

 

Book a Trip to the Philippines 2pm July 18

The Filipino Association presents

 

Book a Trip to the Desert

2pm July 19 OR 10:30am July 20

Stories and puppetry set in the dessert followed by a craft.

 

Book a Trip to Ancient Egypt

2pm July 30

Stories and activities

Book a Trip to Space

2pm July 26 July 26 or 10:30am July 27

Book a Trip on the Magic School Bus

2pm August 2 OR 10:30am August 3

Stories and activities

 

Book a Trip to Laughs

2pm August 8

Comedy with Uncle Chris the Clown

 

Book a Trip Inside Out

2pm August 9 OR 10:30am August 10

Stories and activities based on the Disney Movie

 

I-Spy Fun at the Library

2pm August 16 OR 10:30am August 17

Scavenger hunt

 

Book a Trip to the Ocean

2pm August 23 OR 10:30am August 24

Stories and activities

 

Book a Trip to the Future

2pm August 20

Stories and activities

 

Medal Ceremony

2pm August 26

 

Ages 9-12

All events are free but registration is encouraged to guarantee your spot. Register at orl.bc.ca/Vernon or at the library. Some events are repeated, each event has separate registration. You can pick up a reading record and take home challenge beginning July 4.

Book a Trip to the Library

2pm July 4

Opening ceremonies to Summer Reading Club. Get your reading record package.

 

Book a Trip to Middle Earth

10:30am July 7

Activities inspired by The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings

 

Book Club: Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

2pm July 7

 

Book a Trip to Prehistoric Times

2pm July 9

Dinosaur activities and books

 

Book a Trip to Narnia

10:30am July 14

Activities inspired by the book series

 

Book Club: Jungle Book

2pm July 14

 

Book a Trip to Ancient Greece

2pm July 16

Books and activities

 

Book a Trip to the Philippines

2:30 pm July 18

The Filipino Association presents

 

Book a Trip to Hogwarts

10:30am July 21

Harry Potter inspired activities

 

Book Club: Swindle by Gordon Korman

2pm July 21

 

 

Book a Trip to Gotham

10:30am July 28

Batman activities

 

Book Club: Holes by Louis Schar

2pm July 28

 

Book a Trip to Ancient Egypt

2pm July 30

Stories and activities

 

Book Club: I Survived (series)

2pm August 4

 

Book a Trip to Medieval Times

2pm August 6

 

Book a Trip to Adventure Time

10:30am August 11

 

Book Club: Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel

2pm August 11

 

Book a Trip to Baker Street

10:30am August 18

The Art Fraud Mystery and Sherlock Holmes fun.

 

Book Club: Hatchett by Gary Paulsen

2pm August 18

 

Book a Trip to the Future

2pm August 20

Stories and activities

Medal Ceremony

2pm August 26

Ages 13+

Teen Book Club

8pm Tuesdays

  • We Were Liars by E. Lockhart July 5
  • Karma by Cathy Ostlere July 12
  • What Happened To Ivy by Kathy Stinson July 19
  • Aristotle and Dante Discover the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz July 26
  • The Art of Getting Stared At by Laura Langston August 2
  • The Gospel Truth by Caroline Pignat Aug 9
  • The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larson by Susin Nielsen-Fernlund Aug 16

 

Teen Comic Book Club

7pm Tuesdays

  • Nimona July 5
  • Ms. Marvel Vol. 1 July 12
  • American Born Chinese July 19
  • The Plain Janes July 26
  • X-Men Magneto Aug 2
  • Page by Paige Aug 9
  • This One Summer Aug 16

 

Teen Advisory Group

 Join a committee that will put on monthly events for teens. Gain volunteer experience by promoting the library to youth and have a say in what the library offers your community.

  • 2pm July 13
  • 2pm August 3

 

Teen Writing Workshops

July 5-9th 3-5pm

Author Hard Rhenish will help you hone your writing skills.