Event Calendar

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Elementary Bridge Coaching 10:00 am
Elementary Bridge Coaching
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Elementary Bridge Coaching @ Library Program Room
StoryTime 11:00 am
StoryTime
Nov 1 @ 11:00 am
StoryTime is a great way to build early literacy skills, read new books and old favourites, and have fun with games, crafts, and more! Everyone welcome, aimed towards ages 3-6
Philippa Tattersall and Melodie Herbert 3:00 pm
Games Night 6:30 pm
Games Night
Nov 1 @ 6:30 pm
Games Night @ Library Program Room
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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Love of the Salish Sea Islands 2:30 pm
Love of the Salish Sea Islands
Nov 2 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Love of the Salish Sea Islands @ Community Program Room
Love of the Salish Sea Islands: New Essays, Memoirs and Poems by 40 Island writers, with an Introduction by Gail Sjuberg. This unprecedented anthology of previously unpublished brilliant memoirs, essays and poems gathers 40 skilled and award-winning
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Spanish Conversation Meetup 3:00 pm
Spanish Conversation Meetup
Nov 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Spanish Conversation Meetup
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.
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Teen Book Club – Brazen 3:45 pm
Teen Book Club – Brazen
Nov 5 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Teen Book Club - Brazen @ Community Program Room
Teen Book Club is an opportunity to get together, eat snacks, and talk about books. September 17 Welcome Meeting October 1 Anya’s Ghost October 15 Through the Woods November 5 Brazen November 19 Nimona December
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Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman 10:00 am
Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman
Nov 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman
Parent-Child Mother Goose Program 10:30 am
Parent-Child Mother Goose Program
Nov 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Parent-Child Mother  Goose Program
Bridge Club 12:45 pm
Bridge Club
Nov 6 @ 12:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Every Wednesday afternoon in the program room from 12:45 pm – 4 pm. Drop-ins welcome.
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Tech Tutoring with Jim Watkins 10:00 am
Tech Tutoring with Jim Watkins
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tech Tutoring with Jim Watkins
Poetry Open Mic 7:00 pm
Poetry Open Mic
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm
Poetry Open Mic @ Community Program Room
Reader sign-up at 6:45. One poem per reader. Featured poet Karen Lee White is Northern Salish, Tuscarora, Chippewa and Scots from Vancouver Island. Adopted into the Daklaweidi Wolf Clan of the Interior Tlingit/Tagish people on
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Elementary Bridge Coaching 10:00 am
Elementary Bridge Coaching
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Elementary Bridge Coaching @ Library Program Room
StoryTime 11:00 am
StoryTime
Nov 8 @ 11:00 am
StoryTime is a great way to build early literacy skills, read new books and old favourites, and have fun with games, crafts, and more! Everyone welcome, aimed towards ages 3-6
Family Movie Matinee 2:30 pm
Games Night 6:30 pm
Games Night
Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm
Games Night @ Library Program Room
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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Drones and their Use in a Major Disaster 5:00 pm
Drones and their Use in a Major Disaster
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Presented by Philip Reece, Indro Robotics. Understanding drone capabilities and their use in a major emergency. Emergency Preparedness Series for Salt Spring Islanders. Co-sponsored with The Salt Spring Emergency Program.
Emergency Preparedness Series 6:28 pm
Emergency Preparedness Series
Nov 9 @ 6:28 pm – 7:28 pm
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
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La Leche Meeting 10:30 am
La Leche Meeting
Nov 12 @ 10:30 am
The La Leche League meets in the library once a month for breastfeeding support and discussion.  For more information contact lllc.saltspringisland@gmail.com
Angela Crocker and Vicki McLeod 2:00 pm
Angela Crocker and Vicki McLeod
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Angela Crocker and Vicki McLeod @ Community Program Room
Angela Crocker and Vicki McLeod present Digital Legacy Plan: A Guide to the Personal and Practical Elements of Your Digital Life Before You Die.  When you die, what will your digital legacy be? What will
Reconciliation Reading Circle 4:00 pm
Reconciliation Reading Circle
Nov 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for the continuation of this Reconciliation Reading Circle. Featuring guest speakers and discussion about several books, articles, and important topics. Local Indigenous women will facilitate the discussion to expand our understanding of local
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Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman 10:00 am
Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman
Parent-Child Mother Goose Program 10:30 am
Parent-Child Mother Goose Program
Nov 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Parent-Child Mother  Goose Program
Bridge Club 12:45 pm
Bridge Club
Nov 13 @ 12:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Every Wednesday afternoon in the program room from 12:45 pm – 4 pm. Drop-ins welcome.
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Elementary Bridge Coaching 10:00 am
Elementary Bridge Coaching
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Elementary Bridge Coaching @ Library Program Room
Story Walk 10:00 am
Story Walk
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am
Story Walk @ Mouat Park
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
StoryTime 11:00 am
StoryTime
Nov 15 @ 11:00 am
StoryTime is a great way to build early literacy skills, read new books and old favourites, and have fun with games, crafts, and more! Everyone welcome, aimed towards ages 3-6
CANCELLED: Family Movie Matinee 2:30 pm
Games Night 6:30 pm
Games Night
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm
Games Night @ Library Program Room
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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Write on the Rock Children’s Book Festival 11:00 am
Write on the Rock Children’s Book Festival
Nov 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Write on the Rock Children's Book Festival @ Community Program Room
The library is excited to host the first ever Write on the Rock Children’s Book Festival, featuring readings from Aidan Cassie and Mike Deas!
Community Safety 3:00 pm
Community Safety
Nov 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Community Safety @ Community Program Room
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Spanish Conversation Meetup 3:00 pm
Spanish Conversation Meetup
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Spanish Conversation Meetup
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.
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Teen Book Club – Nimona 3:45 pm
Teen Book Club – Nimona
Nov 19 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Teen Book Club - Nimona @ Community Program Room
Teen Book Club is an opportunity to get together, eat snacks, and talk about books. September 17 Welcome Meeting October 1 Anya’s Ghost October 15 Through the Woods November 5 Brazen November 19 Nimona December
Changing the Climate with the Seeds we Sow 7:00 pm
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Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman 10:00 am
Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman
Parent-Child Mother Goose Program 10:30 am
Parent-Child Mother Goose Program
Nov 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Parent-Child Mother  Goose Program
Bridge Club 12:45 pm
Bridge Club
Nov 20 @ 12:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Every Wednesday afternoon in the program room from 12:45 pm – 4 pm. Drop-ins welcome.
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Tech Tutoring with Jim Watkins 10:00 am
Tech Tutoring with Jim Watkins
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tech Tutoring with Jim Watkins
Mary Hughes 1:00 pm
Mary Hughes
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Mary Hughes @ Community Program Room
Mary Hughes new book Imagining Violet Married, Part Two of “The Violet Trilogy”. The author of two volumes of non-fiction, Frank Welsman, Canadian Conductor, and The Life and Times of the Floathouse “Zastrozzi”, she published
Community Safety 7:00 pm
Community Safety
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Community Safety @ Community Program Room
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Elementary Bridge Coaching 10:00 am
Elementary Bridge Coaching
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Elementary Bridge Coaching @ Library Program Room
StoryTime 11:00 am
StoryTime
Nov 22 @ 11:00 am
StoryTime is a great way to build early literacy skills, read new books and old favourites, and have fun with games, crafts, and more! Everyone welcome, aimed towards ages 3-6
Family Movie Matinee 2:30 pm
Games Night 6:30 pm
Games Night
Nov 22 @ 6:30 pm
Games Night @ Library Program Room
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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Patrick Taylor 2:00 pm
Patrick Taylor
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Patrick Taylor @ Community Program Room
Patrick Taylor launches An Irish Country Family: An Irish Country Novel. An Irish Country Family is a charming entry in Patrick Taylor’s beloved internationally bestselling Irish Country series. Before Doctor Barry Laverty joined Doctor Fingal
Arleen Pare 7:00 pm
Arleen Pare
Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm
Arleen Pare (Brick Books), delving into the work and lives of influential Toronto sculptors, Frances Loring and Florence Wyle. Paré takes a a poetic tour of the women’s lives, work, and their decades-long romance. Using
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Spanish Conversation Meetup 3:00 pm
Spanish Conversation Meetup
Nov 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Spanish Conversation Meetup
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.
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Tech Café: Excel Part 1 9:30 am
Tech Café: Excel Part 1
Nov 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tech Café: Excel Part 1 @ Community Program Room
Join this 2-part beginner-level introduction to Excel. Free of charge to library card holders! Learn the basics and build your skills over this quick Monday morning series.
Tech Tutoring with Conrad 12:00 pm
Tech Tutoring with Conrad
Nov 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tech Tutoring with Conrad @ Library Meeting Room
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.
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Tech Café: Fraud Prevention 3:00 pm
Tech Café: Fraud Prevention
Nov 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tech Café: Fraud Prevention @ Community Program Room
Tech Café: Fraud Prevention with Ryan Smith, Manger IT, Cyber Security of Island Savings Trust will give an informative presentation on the topic of fraud prevention and cyber security.  All are welcome.
Susan Glickman 7:00 pm
Susan Glickman
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm
Susan Glickman @ Community Program Room
Susan Glickman reads What We Carry, her collection of poetry that explores the weight of human history on individual, cultural and environmental levels. From her “Extinction Sonnets”—odes to various disappearing species—to a spirited examination of
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Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman 10:00 am
Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tech Tutoring with Peter Freeman
Parent-Child Mother Goose Program 10:30 am
Parent-Child Mother Goose Program
Nov 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Parent-Child Mother  Goose Program
Bridge Club 12:45 pm
Bridge Club
Nov 27 @ 12:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Every Wednesday afternoon in the program room from 12:45 pm – 4 pm. Drop-ins welcome.
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Tech Tutoring with Jim Watkins 10:00 am
Tech Tutoring with Jim Watkins
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tech Tutoring with Jim Watkins
Library Book Club 1:00 pm
Library Book Club
Nov 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Library Book Club @ Community Program Room
The Salt Spring Island Public Library book club, open to all and free of charge, meets from 1 – 3 pm on the fourth Thursday of each month. Meet other book lovers and have fun
POSTPONED: The Toad People (Film) 7:00 pm
POSTPONED: The Toad People (Film)
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED Every summer, thousands of fingernail-sized toadlets migrate from their breeding ground in the wetlands to where they live in the forest. Few make it to the other side of the road. Struggling
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Elementary Bridge Coaching 10:00 am
Elementary Bridge Coaching
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Elementary Bridge Coaching @ Library Program Room
StoryTime 11:00 am
StoryTime
Nov 29 @ 11:00 am
StoryTime is a great way to build early literacy skills, read new books and old favourites, and have fun with games, crafts, and more! Everyone welcome, aimed towards ages 3-6
Family Movie Matinee 2:30 pm
Games Night 6:30 pm
Games Night
Nov 29 @ 6:30 pm
Games Night @ Library Program Room
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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Briony Penn 7:00 pm
Briony Penn
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm
Briony Penn @ Community Program Room
Local author Briony Penn launches Stories from the Magic Canoe. Wa’xaid, (the Good River) or Cecil Paul, an Xenaksiala elder, provides timely cultural teachings through personal stories about residential schools, industrialization, and theft of cultural