Highlights

New and Noteworthy

New Library databases

Check out our new databases: Kanopy –  streaming movies
Tumblebooks – books for Kids

Private Book Browsing Appointments

Call or email to book your 20 minute appointment Monday-Saturday, 3-4pm. Be the only patron in the library for 20 leisurely minutes.

Library Takeout

Prefer to have your items pre-packed and ready to go? We are taking orders for materials at our library through Library Takeout. Place your holds online through your account, and contact the library for an appointment. Need help placing an order? We are available at 250-537-4666 to assist you.

Visiting Library Service

During the pandemic, our volunteers can drop off library materials outside your home if you do not have the ability to access online books and databases. Call: 250-537-4666 or email.

Library reopen phase 4.5

The library is open from 10am-3pm, Mon-Sat.  Please read the Library reopen phase 4.5 Updated April 28 2021.

 

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Upcoming Events

 

May
14
Fri
StoryWalk
May 14 @ 10:00 am – May 17 @ 4:00 pm

What’s a StoryWalk?

StoryWalk® is a self-guided supported-activity that allows children and adults to enjoy reading and outdoor activity at the same time. Every weekend, laminated pages from a children’s book is attached to signs, These signs are then sequentially installed from the front of the Library, down the street, then though Mouat Park toward the Rainbow Road Pool. As you stroll down the trail, a story unfolds.

StoryWalks® have been installed in 50 states and 13 countries including, Germany, Canada, England, Bermuda, Russia, Malaysia, Pakistan and South Korea! ​ StoryWalk® was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

If you have questions or comments about the StoryWalk, lease feel free to contact jwagner@saltspringlibrary.com.

 

May
18
Tue
Library Board Meeting
May 18 @ 9:00 am

The public is welcome to attend, please contact admin@saltspringlibrary.com to receive information about attending.

Zoom Spanish Conversation Group
May 18 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
May
19
Wed
Zoom Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Zoom Reading: Susan Lundy
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please join us online Wednesday, May 19th at 7 PM for a reading with local Salt Spring author Susan Lundy.

Susan Lundy is a multiple-award-winning writer with a 35-year career in print journalism. She is now the managing editor of Boulevard magazine. Join Susan on Zoom where she will share slice-of-life stories full of wit and joy from her new book, Home on the Strange: Chronicles of Motherhood, Mayhem, and Matters of the Heart, a funny, heart-warming ode to motherhood.

To register please email: programs@saltspringlibrary.com

*If you don’t see your registration email in your inbox look in your junk folder, or other mailboxes.*
**If you need assistance setting up Zoom at home, please call or email the Library and we will do our best to get you set up!**

May
21
Fri
StoryWalk
May 21 @ 10:00 am – May 24 @ 4:00 pm

What’s a StoryWalk?

StoryWalk® is a self-guided supported-activity that allows children and adults to enjoy reading and outdoor activity at the same time. Every weekend, laminated pages from a children’s book is attached to signs, These signs are then sequentially installed from the front of the Library, down the street, then though Mouat Park toward the Rainbow Road Pool. As you stroll down the trail, a story unfolds.

StoryWalks® have been installed in 50 states and 13 countries including, Germany, Canada, England, Bermuda, Russia, Malaysia, Pakistan and South Korea! ​ StoryWalk® was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

If you have questions or comments about the StoryWalk, lease feel free to contact jwagner@saltspringlibrary.com.

 

May
24
Mon
CLOSED – Victoria Day
May 24 all-day
May
26
Wed
Zoom Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Zoom Reading: Gail Glode
May 26 @ 7:00 pm

Please join us online Wednesday, May 26th at 7 PM for a reading with local Salt Spring author Gail Glode.

Gail Glode is a Renaissance woman – a psychic and an author; a multilingual motivational speaker and facilitator; and a life-long learner. She studied Psychology, Italian and Art History at Queen’s. She lives part of each year in her beloved Italy, where people have always treated her like family. Gail will be reading on Zoom from her re-launched book Rapture.

To register please email: programs@saltspringlibrary.com

*If you don’t see your registration email in your inbox look in your junk folder, or other mailboxes.*
**If you need assistance setting up Zoom at home, please call or email the Library and we will do our best to get you set up!**

May
28
Fri
StoryWalk
May 28 @ 10:00 am – May 31 @ 4:00 pm

What’s a StoryWalk?

StoryWalk® is a self-guided supported-activity that allows children and adults to enjoy reading and outdoor activity at the same time. Every weekend, laminated pages from a children’s book is attached to signs, These signs are then sequentially installed from the front of the Library, down the street, then though Mouat Park toward the Rainbow Road Pool. As you stroll down the trail, a story unfolds.

StoryWalks® have been installed in 50 states and 13 countries including, Germany, Canada, England, Bermuda, Russia, Malaysia, Pakistan and South Korea! ​ StoryWalk® was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

If you have questions or comments about the StoryWalk, lease feel free to contact jwagner@saltspringlibrary.com.

 

Jun
2
Wed
Zoom Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jun
3
Thu
Zoom Poetry Open Mic
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm

Join at 6:45PM to sign up to read a poem, and at 7PM to listen.

With guest poet Linda Thompson.