Salt Spring Island Public Library

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Upcoming Events


Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman
Jul 17 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Bridge Club
Jul 17 @ 12:45 – 16:00

Every Wednesday afternoon in the program room from 12:45 pm – 4 pm.

Drop-ins welcome.

Tech Tutoring with Jim Watkins
Jul 18 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Summer Reading Club
Jul 18 @ 11:00

Sign up for your 2019 Reading Club booklet to keep track of your summer reading! Kids who read (or are read to) for 15 minutes a day can come back weekly to get a prize!  Complete all seven weeks to win a summer reading medal! Booklets can be picked up starting June 20

Program: Thursdays, July 4-August 15 (no program on July 11), 11 am, Library Children’s Corner

Ages 5-12

Join us in the library for the Summer Reading Club drop-in program, with crafts, games and fun!

Elementary Bridge Coaching
Jul 19 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Story Walk
Jul 19 @ 10:00

StoryWalk is a self-led program where participants walk from the library, through Mouat Park to the pool, following the story along the path. Fun for all ages!  Presented in partnership with CRD Parc with funding from Island Link Library Federation.

Third Friday of every month, 10:00 am to 5 pm, Mouat Park

Family Movie Matinee
Jul 19 @ 14:30

All Ages

Come to the Library for a movie matinee featuring your favourite movies! Families welcome, unattended children under 10 years old must be signed in and out (limited spaces available).    Popcorn is included!


July 19: The Peanuts Movie (93 minutes)
July 26: The Lego Movie (100 minutes)
August 2: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (106 minutes)
August 9: Sherlock Gnomes (86 minutes)
August 16: Spy Kids (88 minutes)
August 23: The Princess Bride (97 minutes)

Games Night
Jul 19 @ 18:30

Our weekly drop-in games night is a great chance to  meet up with friends over a board game.  Play an old favourite or try your hand at a new game!


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Music in the Library
Jul 20 @ 10:00 – 11:30

It’s getting loud in the library! Join us for music performances and programs with our guest musicians!

July 20 10-11:30: The K-Tones, ages 6-9

July 27, 10-3: Double Feature!  Paul FitzZaland (morning) and Sarah Calvert (afternoon), ages 10-13

Thank you to the Salt Spring Folk Club and Foundation of Youth for funding music in the library.

StoryTime in the Park
Jul 20 @ 11:00 – 11:45

Ages: 3-7

Meet us in the Gazebo in Centennial Park for a peaceful break from the bustle of the Saturday Market.


New and Noteworthy

60th Anniversary of the Library

We are celebrating the library's 60th anniversary in February 2020. Please check out the events we are organizing.

Museum Passes

The library is offering free one-week passes to the Robert Bateman Centre and Royal BC Museum and Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.

New Items at the Library

Check out our newest additions to the library catalogue.

Booking of Program Room

The library has a 86-seat program room which is available for the public to use. Please contact 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 or 250-537-4666 for more information or to book a room. CRDcleanairbylaw2015   phone email  
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