Salt Spring Island Public Library

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Upcoming Events


Tech Tutoring with Jim Watkins
Sep 19 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Elementary Bridge Coaching
Sep 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Story Walk
Sep 20 @ 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

StoryWalk Sept 2019


Family Movie Matinee
Sep 20 @ 14:30
Games Night
Sep 20 @ 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!


Games at the library2015

Emergency Preparedness Series
Sep 21 @ 17:00 – 19:00

The Salt Spring Emergency Program is hosting a free workshop series at the Salt Spring Public Library and one session at the Legion*.

Community members, POD leaders, First Responders and all interested are encouraged to come to these sessions to learn more about the SSI Emergency Program and Emergency Preparedness within the community.

Ham Radio and GMRS radios: Amateur and GMRS Radios presented by Jon Healey and Gary Morrison, SSI Amateur Radio Society. Everything you wanted to know about ham/amateur and handheld radios and the benefits in a major emergency.


Spanish Conversation Meetup
Sep 22 @ 15:00 – 17:00

This free event is a chance to chat with other Spanish speakers or learners in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Those who want can join in learning and singing a Spanish language song or two. Refreshments and treats provided! There’s an online group for the meetup at that includes a calendar where you can see upcoming meetup dates, If you register on that site you can join the group and participate in conversations. ¡Hasta pronto!

Tech Tutoring with Conrad
Sep 23 @ 12:00 – 14:00

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

Electric Vehicle 101
Sep 24 @ 19:00 – 21:00

Come to the Electric Vehicle 101 event and learn all about electric vehicles: Benefits, Incentives, Range, Charging, Models

  • Can driving an EV save you thousands of dollars every year?
  • Are they great for the planet?
  • There are many to choose from.
  • Range and cost
  • Lots of places to charge
  • Fun to drive

There will be a panel of EV owners to answer your questions

Library Program Room – 7pm – Tuesday 24 September 2019

A Transition Saltspring event.

Electric Vehicle 101

Tech Basics for Seniors
Sep 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00


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 Community 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.  



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