Salt Spring Island Public Library

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We are Hiring

The library is looking for a Library Programs Intern.

Royal BC Museum and Art Gallery Passes

Free one-week loan with your library card.

Booking of Program Room

The library has a 86-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.

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Upcoming Events

 

May
25
Fri
Games Night
May 25 @ 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.

Games at the library2015

May
28
Mon
Tech Tutoring with Conrad
May 28 @ 12:00 – 15:00

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.

Conrad Koke

May
29
Tue
Youth Writing Group
May 29 @ 15:30 – 17:00
May
30
Wed
Parent-Child Mother Goose Program
May 30 @ 10:30 – 12:00
End of the Reel Film Series
May 30 @ 19:00
May
31
Thu
Patrick Friesen and Eve Joseph
May 31 @ 19:00
Launching Brilliant New Poetry by Patrick Friesen and Eve Joseph

Patrick is launching Songen, published by Mother Tongue Publishing. Patrick was short-listed for the Governor General’s Literary Award in Poetry, the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, the Griffin Poetry Prize (a co-translation with Per Brask of Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments by Danish poet Ulrikka Gernes) in 2016, and the Fred Cogswell Award for Excellence in Poetry in 2016.  His play A Short History of Crazy Bone will be staged by Theatre Projects Manitoba in 2018.

Eve Joseph is launching Quarrels. Eve’s two books of poetry, The Startled Heart (Oolichan, 2004) and The Secret Signature of Things (Brick, 2010) were both nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Award. Her nonfiction book, In the Slender Margin was published by HarperCollins in 2014, won the Hubert Evans award for nonfiction, and named one of the top 100 picks of the year by the Globe and Mail.

Patrick Friesen & Eve Joseph poetry reading

Jun
1
Fri
Art Opening: Artists from the Fringe
Jun 1 @ 16:00 – 18:00

Art Talk - June 2018

Games Night
Jun 1 @ 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.

Games at the library2015

Jun
2
Sat
Anthony Bruce
Jun 2 @ 15:00

Anthony (Tony) Bruce launches his latest book, To Seek the Wind of Sorrow. His past novels include, The Consequence of Memory, and his adventure, political, espionage thrillers, The East Wind, To Taunt a Wounded Tiger, A Lie to Comfort the Dying and The Gatekeeper of Lies.

Anthony Bruce June 2018

 

Jun
4
Mon
Tech Tutoring with Conrad
Jun 4 @ 12:00 – 15:00

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.

Conrad Koke

 

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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