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Local Interest Collection

Information about the resources within Okanagan College Library's Local Interest Collection and how to access this collection.


  • about the history of the Okanagan College region
    • from the Okanagan-Similkameen to the Columbia-Shuswap
    • some of these books are old enough that they themselves are history
  • written by faculty of Okanagan College
  • of historic value: about a dozen books were published in the 1800s


  • annual reports from local companies
  • from and about Okanagan College
  • of organizations such as the Okanagan Historical Society


  • Okanagan College and Okanagan University College magazines, newsletters, and newspapers
  • magazines from and about the region
  • Kelowna newspapers from 1904-1998 on microform

Other Items

  • topographical maps of British Columbia
  • DVD collections such as "Pioneers and Places"
  • VHS tapes of old Okanagan College promotional materials
  • and more interesting and unique items!



Fun Fact: the oldest item in this collection is from 1857!


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