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Thank You to Our 2020 – 2021 Supporters

Salt Spring Island Public Library sincerely thanks all of our donors and partner organizations who contribute to provide the best service and resources possible to our island community.

Because of your support:

    • Teens have a comfortable space in the library to connect, study and create
    • A new innovative FabLab/MakerSpace is available so that all can access creative cutting edge technology
    • Children can enjoy the new Reading Roost board book shelving and seating unit
    • We can maintain our collection and expand collection development in BIPOC, LGBTQIA2S+, Health and Environmental titles
    • We have programming for everyone including author talks, poetry open mic, bridge, youth and children’s, and reconciliation programs
    • We can provide more digital resources to our patrons
  • We will continue to innovate and work toward fulfilling our Strategic Initiatives and our Mission Statement “We build opportunities for everyone to learn, connect and explore”. Read more about our Strategic Plan.


Our Donors and Partners for 2020 – 2021

Agni Clough-Wilson Alan and Mary Hughes Alexandra Fischer
Alexandra Montgomery Alice Friedman Allan Horswill
Amelia J Elder Andrea Varju Andrew Heard
Andrew Peat Ann Gargett Anna Ford
Anne Saunders Anthony and Wendy Kennedy Anthony Bruce
Anthony Dixon Anthony Tong Antoni Holmes
April Wright Arleen Sadler Armgard (Nixe) Gerbitz
Ashley and Wendy Hilliard Audrey Wild Avril Kirby
Barbara Freitas Barbara Haydon Barbara Tipton
Barbara Vanden Bosch Barry and Sheila Spence Beryl Scott
Betty Kempling Blair Carley Brenda Dixon
Brenda Guiled Brian Finnemore Carol and Jim Helset
Carol Evans Carole Eyles Catherine Lewis
Catherine Newman Cathy Dubois Celia and Karl Meade
Charles Breth Charles Kahn Chelsea Forman
Christine Arpita Christine Roome Claire Pickering
Clayne Conings Clive Whitfield Conrad Koke
Cora McCrea Cristina Green Dale Genge
Danny Evanishen Daryl Logan David Deephouse and Melissa Hathaway
David Hicks David Norget David Secord
Debbi Toole Deborah Campbell Delores Devindisch
Denis and Susan Russell Dennis Tiffin Desmond St. Lawrence
Diana Mitchell Diane Armstrong Dolores Bender-Graves
Don and Arlene Dashwood Don Hodgins Donald Robertson
Donald Taylor Doug Hall Douglas Paterson
Edward Brazier Eileen Wttewaall Elaine Clark
Eleanor S Ramsey Elizabeth Burridge Elna Gravelle
Elva & David Kellington Fiona Wolfe-Milner
Frances Hill Fred Powell Gabriel LeBlanc
Gary Adams and Katherine Storr Gary and Margaret Cherneff Gerard and Maureen Zentner
Gillian Campbell Gina McMahon Gintare Morie
Gregory Spendjian Gunilla Kay Hugh and Mary Greenwood
Ian MacLeod Ian and Margaret Monro Ingrid Korner
J. Clark Saunders J.P and R.M. Dupuy Jacqueline and James Monger
James and Anne MacAulay Jane and Lyle Petch Jane Kidd
Jane Schweitzer Janellen Neil Janet Smith
Janice Dickie Jeanne- Marie Herman and Michael Ableman Jennifer Coghlan
Jennifer Penney Jessica Wright Jillian Bartle
Jim and Sheri Standen Jo Logan Joan Byrne
Joan Dickenson Joan Watterson Joanne and Jeremy Sibley
Johanna Hoskins John and Gladys Campbell John and Joyce Prothero
John and Margaret Lowther John and Sylvia Andrews John Christopher Mason
John Howe John Mason John Moore
John Phillips John Wakefield
Jose and Barbara Bustillo Joy Longley Judy Norget
Julia Wagner June and Philip Mason Karen and Frederick Martin
Karen Goad and Martin Hanam Karen Hudson Karen Munro
Katharine Atkins Katherine Page Katherine Storr
Kathleen Collins Kathleen Maser Kathy Harris
Ken and Marian Hargrove Kristin Shoolbraid Kumiko Bruecker
Kurt Frost Laura Paul Laura Scott
Lenka Pochyly Lesley Nuk Leslie Brost
Linda Brett Linda Gilkeson Linda Sangster
Linda Stafford Lindsay Fennell Loretta Minvielle
Lorraine Bell Lorraine Ziola Lynn Blanche
Lynne Cooper Lynne Thorburn M. Joy Holland
Marcia Burton Margaret Benmore Margaret Hodges
Margaret Munk Margaret Rajala Margriet Ruurs
Marjorie Pearcy Marlyn Horsdal Mary Fraser
Mary Grove Mary Lou Cuddy Mary Richardson
Maryanne Benwood Mathew Good Melanie Thompson
Melynda Okulitch Meriel Galloway Merle Box
Michael Butler Michael Wall Michael Winter
Micheline Francine McIninch Mindy Heppner Morgan and Jeff Savin
Murray and Judy Nurse N.E. Lefebure Nadine Buckinger
Neil Martin Nina Raginsky Nora Layard
Pamela Poetker Pamela Thornley Patricia Jutras
Patricia Massy Patricia Spiers Patrick Taylor
Paula Kiffner Pauline McCarthy Penelope Cavers
Peter and Arlene Ommundsen Peter Freeman Peter Lamb and Jean Gelwicks
Peter Levitt Philip Lake Phoebe Andrew
Phyllis Coleman Phyllis Wakelyn Premilla Pillay
Ralph and Caroline Grierson Regan Hunt Richard and Lynne York
Rita and Marc Archer Robbyn Scott Robert Biely
Robert Hoskin Robert Keates Roberta Ruckle
Roberta Starke Robyn Huntley Roger Mah Poy
Romy Chapman Ron Hawkins Ron Watts and Donna Hall
Ronald Wood Ronald Wright Rosalind Hope
Rosemary Mann Sabine Sweirenga Sandra DeAthe
SF Jones Sharon Bond Sharon Callahan
Sharon Farquharson Sharon Glover and Douglas Wilkins Sheila Stacey
Shelagh Bannister Sheryl Taylor-Munro Stanley Shapiro
Steuart Beattie Susan Brown Susan de Burgh
Susan Evans Susan MacLeod Susan Mouat
Susan Paynter Susan Wood Sylvia J Ommanney
Szakacs Zama Teresa and Thornton Cass Thi My Dung Nguyen
Toby Fouks Tracy Teeple Vera Algoet
Victoria Olchowecki W. Williams Walter Swing
Walter Walsh Wendy Judith Cutler Wendy Kaye
Wiebke Ortlepp William and Susan Earle William Griffiths
William Hogg Sally and Glen Rycroft Endowment Fund The estate of Willem Adriaan Blom
The estate of William James Page Crawford Vancouver Foundation – The Oliver Fund Vancity Community Foundation – Quart Family Fund

…and many anonymous donors!

Our Supporting Organizations

  • Capital Regional District
  • BC Ministry of Municipal Affairs
  • IslandLink Library Federation
  • Salt Spring Island Foundation
  • Philip and Muriel Berman Foundation
  • Deux Mille Foundation
  • Salt Spring Potters Guild
  • Times Colonist Literacy Society
  • Canadian Council of Archives – Young Canada Works
  • Government of Canada – Canada Summer Jobs
  • Service Canada –  New Horizons for Seniors
  • Courthouse Libraries of BC
  • Country Grocer
  • SEI Industries
  • Suncor
  • Windsor Plywood
  • The Wilding Foundation


A special thanks to all of our volunteers who serve in all areas of the Library operations and our Board of Trustees who serve in Library governance.  We wouldn’t be here without you!

Do you need information on how to donate or on how to volunteer?