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
23
Thu
Tech Tutoring with Peter
Mar 23 @ 11:00 – 14:00
Library Book Club
Mar 23 @ 13:00 – 15:00

The Salt Spring Island Public Library book club, open to all and free of charge. The group meets from 1 – 3 pm on the fourth Thursday of each month. Meet other book lovers and have fun discussing an interesting read!

This week we will be discussing Dear Life by Alice Munro.

For more information, phone 250-537-4666, or email us at either info@saltspringlibrary.com, or nan.lefebure@gmail.com.

Mar
24
Fri
Elementary Bridge Coaching
Mar 24 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Games Night
Mar 24 @ 18:00 – 21:00

Bring your friends, your snacks, and your twenty-sided dice to the library for games night every Friday night.  Facilitator Bryan Dubien shares his vast collection of board games, or you can bring your own.  Everyone welcome.

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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.

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.

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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.

 

Hours of Operation

  • Mon 10am5pm
  • Tues 10am5pm
  • Wed 10am5pm
  • Thurs 10am5pm
  • Fri 10am5pm
  • Sat 10am5pm
  • Sun closed

Salt Spring Island Public Library

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