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Storified

Last Updated 2015/09/15

This week, instead of a traditional blog post, we’ve built a “Storify”. You can see it in our facebook and twitter streams, and also on the web at: https://storify.com/ssilibrary/quoth-1


Art, Prose, Poetry and Film

Last Updated 2016/06/07

Art Event: Bill Brownridge | Wed @ 5pm September’s exhibition features the art of Bill Brownridge. A selection of his art works can be viewed in the Program Room throughout the month Bill is author of four Canadian classic children’s books including “The Moccasin Goalie” and “Tracking the Iron Horse”. He is giving a reading


Still Life in the Book Club

Last Updated 2015/08/25

This month’s Book Club is very timely. The book being discussed is Still Life, Louise Penny’s first novel, in which she introduced us to Inspector Gamache. Today her latest novel, The Nature of the Beast, is released giving the club a wonderful opportunity to discuss the entire series. Here Louise describes her writing history and


Dawning Graduation

Last Updated 2015/08/19

This week we have two featured events. The launch of the Dawning by Robert C. Fitzgerald and the Graduation of our Summer Reading Club. Book Launch | Robin C. Fitzgerald (Sat 19:00) Join us on Saturday for the launch of The Dawning by Robin C. Fitzgerald. “The Dawning, our inward passage to the Cosmos” is


True Crimes … and Fictional

Last Updated 2015/08/12

On Thursday the 13th of August a frequent summer visitor to the island, Caitlin Rother, will be talking about her true crime non-fiction works, and her novel Naked Addiction. You can get a flavor of Caitln’s writing in this video from the San Diego Writing Women Launch Party 2/19/2011 where she reads from Dead Reckoning.


Images | Moving and Poetic

Last Updated 2015/08/04

This week's featured events center on three distinct media that give us brief but stirring experiences: paintings by Stefanie Denz, animated shorts from the National Film Board and poems by Deanna Young. Art Talk: Stefanie Denz | Aug 5 @ 18:00 Hear Stefanie Denz’ talk on “Women in my paintings; narratives of discovery within covert


Mac Basics and BC Day

Last Updated 2015/07/28

Tech Cafe | Mac Basics Salt Spring Island Public Library is pleased to announce a brand new installment of the Tech Café, a free public series of programs that offer instruction, information, and advice on a wide range of technology-based topics. This month’s Tech Café, Mac Basics, will be conducted in two sessions on Wednesday,


Democracy, Literature and Fun

Last Updated 2015/07/20

Libraries are versatile. This week you can see our diversity and versatility in three areas. We are supporting local democracy by acting as a venue for the Ganges Wastewater Referendum. Our literature events survey the classics and focus on latest releases. Finally on Friday, if you’re young and energetic you can spend the entire day


Ganges Wastewater Referendum

Last Updated 2015/07/14

On Wednesday from 8am to 8pm in the Library Program Room you have an opportunity to vote in the Ganges Wastewater Referendum. More information about this and other voting opportunities  can be found on the library calendar. Details of the ballot question, background information and voting eligibility can be found on the CRD website.


Summer Events

Last Updated 2015/07/06

Our program of summer events had a wonderful start last Friday when Patrick Taylor, author of the Irish Country Doctor series, read from his recently re-released Only Wounded: Stories of the Irish Troubles. Following on from that very good beginning we have a broad range of programs to keep you entertained and inspired over the