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The North Okanagan has an immense selection of cultural and social amenities. Within the region there are over 70 churches with all denominations of religion represented. Many service clubs and community organizations are active in the North Okanagan region as well. In addition to many galleries, museums, and theatres, the Okanagan Symphony holds regular performances in Vernon, and the North Okanagan is also host to numerous concerts, festivals and events throughout the year.

The Performing Arts Centre was established in the fall of 2001. This facility has state of the art lighting and sound systems and well supported back stage areas. This venue has seating for up to 750 people with orchestra and balcony seating. In addition, the Marie Flemming Hall in the Centre is a flexible “black box” space with potential seating for 100 people.

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The Okanagan Regional Library offers many items available for loan in addition to books, including items such as videos, music, spoken word, and taped books for the visually impaired or functionally challenged. In addition to loan items, the library branches offer a wide variety of resource materials for use within the library. Armstrong, Vernon, Lumby and Enderby have fully operational branches of the Okanagan Regional Library. A complete listing of individual branch hours of operations, available services and programs are detailed through the following links.

Vernon Branch
3001 - 32nd Avenue
Phone: (250) 542-7610

Armstrong Branch
#10, 3305 Smith Drive(in the Country Court Mall)
Phone: (250) 546-8311

Enderby Branch
#514 Cliff Avenue
Phone: (250) 838-6488

Lumby Branch
#2250 Shields Avenue
Lumby Community Centre
Phone: (250) 547-9528

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