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Happy Canada Day

Last Updated 2014/07/01

Hello everyone! We’ve started off the week well! On June 30th, our online system, Sitka, was supposed to go down for updates, leaving libraries across BC unable to check books in, out, register patrons, or search their catalogues. But lo and behold! All systems are go and we are fully operational. On to activities! Even


Book Club Meeting and Writing Workshop

Last Updated 2014/06/24

Hello everyone! There are a few events at the library this week that everyone should come to! First of all, the book club is meeting this Thursday to discuss Cheryl Strayed’s Wild. If you have to miss this one, don’t worry. Next month will come soon enough and we will be discussing Crow Lake by


Tech Cafe and Summer Kids Programs

Last Updated 2014/06/17

As always, it’s a busy week at the library! This Thursday June 19th, we’ve got a Tech Café at noon for all of you who wish you knew more about Twitter. However, there are only twelve spaces, so you better sign up quickly if you want to learn all about tweets, retweets, and hashtags. If


GISS Art Show and Literary Evening

Last Updated 2014/06/11

We have an exciting week coming up at the library. First of all, we have a wonderful exhibit of art, courtesy of the students of GISS. Ceramic masks, manga, digital art and more, these pieces are not to be missed! They are at the library in the art display case and in the Program Room


Our New Website

Last Updated 2014/04/28

Welcome to the Salt Spring Island Public Library’s brand new blog! Come here to check out new developments at the library – programs, events, services, and more. The big announcement this week, of course, is the launch of our new website. That’s right – you’re on it right now. If you experience any trouble navigating


Steinem Documentary Closes Celebration

Last Updated 2014/03/27

The month of celebrating women draws to a close on Thursday, March 27 with the showing of a documentary of Gloria Steinem, at age 70. A feminist/activist, she began her groundbreaking work in the 1970’s. This film is a great combination of recent and archival interviews that showcase her compassion and sharp sense of humour.


Fire Training

Last Updated 2014/03/27

SSI Volunteer Librarian Conrad Koke practising his fire extinguishing techniques with the SSIFR Public Education team. March 13th 2014.