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129 McPhillips Ave.
Salt Spring Island, BC
Canada  V8K 2T6

(250) 537-4666
Open: 10-5 Mon-Sat

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  • Easter Weekend Hours
  • The library will be closed on Good Friday, April 18, and Easter Monday, April 21.

  • Now Hiring: Full-Time Summer Student
  • Summer Library Assistant needed. Full time position for high school or university student.

  • Library Book Club
  • Fourth Thursday of every month, 1 – 3 pm, join us for a book discussion open to all.

  • New! TumbleBooks
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    Animated, talking kids’ books now available.

  • Salt Spring Conjuring Club
  • Every Friday at 3:30, come to learn magic tricks and sleight-of-hand. All ages and skills invited.

  • StoryTime and ToddlerTime at the Library
  • StoryTime takes place every Friday morning at 10:30 am and ToddlerTime on Mondays at 10:30 am.

  • Weekly Young Programs: Teen Writing Group and Book Club
  • Join local author Kim Thompson for a weekly Writing Group, Mondays and Fridays, and Book Club every other Thursday at 3:30, discuss fun books. Ages 10-14.

  • Library Radio Show "Word on the Rock"
  • Listen to the library radio show "Word on the Rock" to hear live interviews with local writers on Fridays, from 9-9:30am at Salt Spring's community radio station Green FM at 107.9 FM, or listen online at Check out the current schedule.

  • Booking of Program and Meeting Rooms
  • The new library has two 8-seat meeting rooms which are available for the public to use. Please contact or 250-537-4666 for more information or to book a room.  Click here to download our policy on third party use of the meeting or presentation rooms, and a booking form.

  • Download free eBooks
  • Find out how to download free eBooks from Overdrive and audiobooks on our eBook page.


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