Salt Spring Island Public Library

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Spring Break Camp 2017

March 28-31. The free camp offers daily activities in the library in the mornings for kids ages 5-7 and in the afternoon for kids ages 8-12.  Sign up at the library information desk.

Royal BC Museum Pass

Free one-week loan with your library card.

Booking of Program Room

The library has a 50-seat program room which is available for the public to use. Please contact admin@saltspringlibrary.com or 250-537-4666 for more information or to book a room. Download the Program Room Policy and Application.

Booking of 8-seat Meeting Rooms

The library has two 8-seat meeting rooms which are available for the public to use. Please contact info@saltspringlibrary.com or 250-537-4666 for more information or to book a room.

TumbleBooks

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Talking picture books available online!

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Upcoming Events

 

Mar
25
Sat
ToddlerTime
Mar 25 @ 10:30 – 11:00

It’s  never too young to start building literacy skills!  For toddlers ages 1-3 and their caregivers, participants learn stories, songs, rhymes, as well as what to do at home to help toddlers build their verbal and literacy skills.  Caregiver participation is expected; a great way to meet other families with toddlers!

Please sign up in advance.

Toddler Time april 2017

Mar
26
Sun
Ruckles’ World
Mar 26 @ 14:00 – 16:30
Mar
27
Mon
Tech Tutoring with Conrad
Mar 27 @ 12:00 – 15:00

iPad, Tablet and eReader Tutoring with Conrad Koke.
Sign-up sheets are found in the Info Desk Programs binder.
Sessions are available every Monday.

Conrad Koke

Mar
28
Tue
Spring Break Camp 2017
Mar 28 @ 10:30 – 15:00

The library is pleased to offer its Third Annual Spring Break Camp from March 28-31 in the library program room.  This free camp offers daily activities in the library in the mornings for kids ages 5-7 and in the afternoon for kids ages 8-12.  Sign up is by the day, so kids can come for just one day or for the whole week.  This year we are excited to present two movie matinees, craft times, and a visit from special guest Storyteller Anne Glover.

Sign up at the library information desk.  For more information email info@saltspringlibrary.com or phone 250 537-4666.

Tuesday, March 28

Movie Matinee: The Lorax, 10:30-12:00, Ages 5-7
Based on the popular book by Dr. Seuss, the Lorax is a grumpy yet charming creature who fights  to protect his world from environmental destruction.

Craft Time: Mosaic  Flower Vase, 1:30-3:00, Ages 8-12
Celebrate the season by making a glass mosaic vase to fill  with spring flowers.  All materials provided.

Mar
29
Wed
Spring Break Camp 2017
Mar 29 @ 10:30 – 15:00

The library is pleased to offer its Third Annual Spring Break Camp from March 28-31 in the library program room.  This free camp offers daily activities in the library in the mornings for kids ages 5-7 and in the afternoon for kids ages 8-12.  Sign up is by the day, so kids can come for just one day or for the whole week.  This year we are excited to present two movie matinees, craft times, and a visit from special guest Storyteller Anne Glover.

Sign up at the library information desk.  For more information email info@saltspringlibrary.com or phone 250 537-4666.

Wednesday, March 29

Storytime and Activity: Skink on The  Brink, 10:30-11:30, Ages 5-7
Enjoy a reading of Lisa Dalyrimple’s book Skink on the Brink, about the adventures of a blue-tailed lizard.  Then learn how to mix play dough and make your very own skink!

Movie Matinee: Inside Out, 1:30-3:30, Ages 5-12
After Riley moves across the country, her emotions, Joy, Fear, Anger, Sadness, and Disgust work to navigate the change of a new place.

Bridge Club
Mar 29 @ 13:00 – 14:00

Every Wednesday afternoon in the program room from 1 pm – 2 pm.

Mar
30
Thu
Spring Break Camp 2017
Mar 30 @ 10:30 – 15:00

The library is pleased to offer its Third Annual Spring Break Camp from March 28-31 in the library program room.  This free camp offers daily activities in the library in the mornings for kids ages 5-7 and in the afternoon for kids ages 8-12.  Sign up is by the day, so kids can come for just one day or for the whole week.  This year we are excited to present two movie matinees, craft times, and a visit from special guest Storyteller Anne Glover.

Sign up at the library information desk.  For more information email info@saltspringlibrary.com or phone 250 537-4666.

Thursday, March 30

Craft Time: Papercraft, 10:30-11:30, Ages 5-7
Cut, glue, and practice collaging techniques by making greeting cards to share with your family and friends.  All materials provided.

Craft Time: Papercraft, 1:30-3:00, Ages 8-12
Cut, glue, and practice collaging techniques by making greeting cards and decorating a mini-journal.   All materials provided.

Tech Tutoring with Peter
Mar 30 @ 11:00 – 14:00
Mar
31
Fri
Elementary Bridge Coaching
Mar 31 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Spring Break Camp 2017
Mar 31 @ 10:30 – 15:00

The library is pleased to offer its Third Annual Spring Break Camp from March 28-31 in the library program room.  This free camp offers daily activities in the library in the mornings for kids ages 5-7 and in the afternoon for kids ages 8-12.  Sign up is by the day, so kids can come for just one day or for the whole week.  This year we are excited to present two movie matinees, craft times, and a visit from special guest Storyteller Anne Glover.

Sign up at the library information desk.  For more information email info@saltspringlibrary.com or phone 250 537-4666.

Friday, March 31

Special Guest: Storyteller Anne Glover, 10:30-11:30, Ages 5-7
Storyteller Anne Glover uses her signature string figures to tell stories from around the globe in this  fun, engaging presentation.

Special Guest: Storyteller Anne Glover, 10:30-11:30, Ages 8-12
Storyteller Anne Glover uses her signature string figures to tell stories from around the globe in this  fun, engaging presentation.

 

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  • Sun closed

Salt Spring Island Public Library

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