Salt Spring Island Public Library

129 McPhillips Ave.
Salt Spring Island BC  V8K 2T6

Phone: 250.537.4666

Salt Spring Island Public Library

A new public space for the Salt Spring library community.

A new public space for the Salt Spring Island community and library patrons.

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Mon: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Events

Library Book Club

Library Book Club
01:00 pm - 22 February 2018

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Thursday, February 22, 1-3pm (Book Club) The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng. The Salt Spring Island Public Library book club, open to all and free of charge,...

Libby Online Books

Libby Online Books
12:00 pm - 27 February 2018

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Tuesday, February 27, 12 -130PM (Tech Café) Libby Online Books with Conrad. Learn how to use the new app from Overdrive to download thousands of library eBooks...

Collaboration and Building Community Breakfast

Collaboration and Building Community Breakfast
08:30 pm - 28 February 2018

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Wednesday, February 28, 830-10AM (Community) Collaboration and Building Community Breakfast. Sponsored by the SS Chamber and Library. A networking breakfast featuring...

Poetry Open Mic featuring Kate Braid

Poetry Open Mic featuring Kate Braid
07:00 pm - 01 March 2018

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Thursday, March 1, 7PM (Poetry Open Mic) Join featured poet Kate Braid from Pender Island. Kate Braid has written, edited and co-edited 14 books and chapbooks of...

Past Events

Home Batteries

Home Batteries
07:00 pm - 20 February 2018

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Tuesday, February 20, 7pm Home Batteries. Join us for a half-hour film about the remarkable technology changing the way energy is generated, stored, and moved in...

Publishing Primer

Publishing Primer
12:00 pm - 20 February 2018

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Tuesday, February 20, 12 -130PM (Tech Café) Publishing Primer with Peter Freeman. Tech Café. Learn how to prepare your poetry, novel, short stories, children’s...

How to Buy a Computing Device with Peter Freeman

How to Buy a Computing Device with Peter Freeman
12:00 pm - 13 February 2018

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Tuesday, February 13, 12 -130PM (Tech Café) How to Buy a Computing Device with Peter Freeman. Learn how to decide on the best computing and communicating device...

Extended Wednesday Opening Hours

Extended Wednesday Opening Hours
05:00 pm - 07 February 2018

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

The library is open until 7 PM on Wednesdays from now until March 7. EXTENDED LIBRARY HOURS Monday 10:00 – 5:00 Tuesday 10:00 – 5:00 Wednesday 10:00 – 7:00* Thursday...

Christmas Story Time and Book Launch with Kim Thompson

Christmas Story Time and Book Launch with Kim Thompson
10:30 am - 22 December 2017

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Santa's Countdown to Christmas Christmas Story Time and Book Launch with Kim Thompson December 22 10:30am Library Program Room Join Kim in the library for a reading...

Poetry Open Mic with poet Daniel Scott

Poetry Open Mic with poet Daniel Scott
07:00 pm - 07 December 2017

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Thursday, December 7, 7PM (Poetry Open Mic) Join featured poet Daniel Scott, Artistic Director of the Planet Earth Poetry reading series in Victoria, has published...

Book Launch: Dive into Colours by Ann Donahue

Book Launch: Dive into Colours by Ann Donahue
01:00 pm - 21 November 2017

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Coral reefs are full of colours and interesting animals! Come and join Ann Donahue for the launch of her first book : DIVE INTO COLOURS, featuring amazing pictures...

Susan Musgrave and the Tipi Ten Workshop Poets

Susan Musgrave and the Tipi Ten Workshop Poets
07:00 pm - 04 November 2017

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Saturday, November 4, 7PM (Poetry reading) Susan Musgrave and the Tipi Ten Workshop Poets. Salt Spring Public Library & Theatre Alive present: An Evening of Poetry...

150 Years and Counting: Fighting for Justice on the Coast

150 Years and Counting: Fighting for Justice on the Coast
03:00 pm - 03 November 2017

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Friday, November 3, 3-4PM (Art Opening) 150 Years and Counting: Fighting for Justice on the Coast. For 150 years and more, Indigenous Peoples, Asian Canadians and...

Poetry Open Mic with poet D.S. Stymeist

Poetry Open Mic with poet D.S. Stymeist
07:00 pm - 02 November 2017

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Thursday, November 2, 7PM (Poetry Open Mic) Join featured poet D.S. (David Stymeist). Stymeist published his debut collection, The Bone Weir, which was shortlisted...

Dracula at the Library

Dracula at the Library
08:00 pm - 31 October 2017

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Tuesday, October 31, 8PM (Film and Reading) Dracula at the Library. Theodore Trout’s Dracula Lord of the Damned with Director in Attendance. Back From Transylvania...

Walking to Japan

Walking to Japan
03:00 pm - 07 October 2017

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Saturday, October 7, 3PM (Book Launch) Walking to Japan. Carolyn Affleck Youngs shares stories from Walking to Japan, her first book. Co-author Derek Youngs, born...

Theresa Kishkan & Sarah de Leeuw, Women Essayists Reading

Theresa Kishkan & Sarah de Leeuw, Women Essayists Reading
07:00 pm - 30 September 2017

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Theresa Kishkan and Sarah de Leeuw launch two new stunning books of essays. Come and listen. Books for sale. Refreshments. Euclid’s Orchard and Other Essays by...

Book Launch with Bill Deverell

Book Launch with Bill Deverell
07:00 pm - 28 September 2017

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Thursday, September 28, 7PM (Book Launch) Book Launch with Bill Deverell. William Deverell, award-winning and bestselling author who will be ferrying from Pender...

Youth Book Club

Youth Book Club
03:30 pm - 26 September 2017

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Youth Book Club is an opportunity for kids who love reading to get together to read and discuss books and enjoy snacks. September 26 Welcome Back Meeting October...

Book Launch: The Long Walk by Jan Zwicky

Book Launch: The Long Walk by Jan Zwicky
04:00 pm - 24 September 2017

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Sunday, September 24, 4PM (Book Launch) The Long Walk by Jan Zwicky. Jan Zwicky is one of Canada’s most distinguished poets. She has published over a dozen books...

Open Mic Poetry Chapbook Launch.

Open Mic Poetry Chapbook Launch.
07:00 pm - 21 September 2017

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Thursday, September 21, 7PM Poetry Chapbook Launch. Join in the celebration of the recently published chapbook featuring poets from the SS Library Open Mic. Refreshments...

North of Familiar by Terry Milos Book Launch

North of Familiar by Terry Milos Book Launch
04:00 pm - 12 September 2017

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

Book launch: North of Familiar: A Woman's Story of Homesteading and Adventure in the Canadian Wilderness by Terry Milos. In 1974, Terry moved to rural northern Canada...

Poetry Open Mic

Poetry Open Mic
07:00 pm - 07 September 2017

At Salt Spring Island Public Library

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