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Featured Rob Wood High Res Oct 24

FREE

Rob Wood Nature Book Launch

Wednesday, October 24, 7PM (Book Launch) Rob Wood’s book At Home In Nature: A Life of Unknown Mountains and Deep Wilderness is the compelling story […]

October 13, 2018
Spanish Conversation Group 2018

FREE

Spanish Conversation Group

Come out to the Salt Spring Library Sunday, October 14 and October 21 for a Spanish conversation meetup. This free event is a chance to […]

October 12, 2018
VLS

Free

Visiting Library Services wants you!

Share your love of books with those unable to visit the library! The Salt Spring Island Public Library is seeking volunteers to take library materials […]

October 12, 2018
Oct - Nov Fall session

FREE

How to Ebook Primer

Thursday, October 25, 10AM EBook primer: during this session, we will review the eBook concept, the different type/format of eBooks, capabilities, some of the eReaders […]

October 11, 2018
Featured October Sesssions

FREE

Using LaTeX for Easy Document Design

Tuesday, October 23, 7PM Using LaTeX: How to use LaTeX typesetting software to quickly and easily produce beautiful presentations, manuscripts, reports, memoirs, letters, poetry, recipe […]

October 11, 2018
Collis Poetry Nov 2018

Poetry Open Mic with Stephen Collis

Thursday, November 1, 7PM Stephen Collis’s books of poetry include Almost Islands (2018), a memoir of his friendship with poet and Salt Spring resident Phyllis […]

October 11, 2018
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Two Great Books, One Easy Location: Brett J...

Saturday, November 3, 3PM (Double Book Launch) Brett Josef Grubisic launches Oldness; or, the Last-Ditch Efforts of Marcus O, and Bill Stenson launches Ordinary Strangers, […]

October 10, 2018
Family Movie Matinee Fall 2018

Free

Family Movie Matinee at the Library

Family Movie Matinee at Salt Spring Library Library Community Program Room September 14 – November 9 Fridays 2:30PM (except when school is in session) SEPTEMBER […]

October 9, 2018
Art Show October 2018

Printmaker Art Demo at the Library

Saturday, October 27, 10-3PM. (Workshop) Printmaker demonstration. Impressions 3: An Exhibition of New Prints from the Salt Spring Painters Guild’s Printmaking Group. Community Program Room […]

October 6, 2018
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Bruce Logan: As the Lotus Blooms Launch

Saturday, October 27, 3:30PM (Book Launch) R. Bruce Logan launches As the Lotus Blooms, a sequel to Finding Lien, a suspenseful novel published in 2016 […]

October 6, 2018
storytime fall 2018

Free

Fall StoryTime at Salt Spring Library

Drop in Family Story Time at the Library Library Children’s Corner September 28 – November 30 Fridays 11:00am Everyone welcome, best for ages 3-6 and […]

September 29, 2018
HELP WANTED Information Desk

Library Information Desk Volunteer Wanted

The Library is currently looking for a volunteer to work on the information desk on Monday afternoons from 1-5. Duties include helping the public with […]

September 18, 2018
Youth Book Club Oct to Dec 2018

Free

Youth Book Club at the Library

Youth Book Club, ages 9-13 First, Third, and Fifth Mondays of the Month 3:30-5, October 1-December 17, Library Program Room Youth Book Club is an […]

September 17, 2018

Community News

  • Vote: Make Someone You Know a Salty Awar...

    by on 17 hours ago

    Presenting the  Salt Spring Community & Business Awards!  Winners will receive a Salty Award and 30 awards will be given out two areas – Business and Community.  You can also vote in new the “Fun and Games” category.  Salt Spring residents, visitors and fans are nominating and voting for the winners online. You can now vote for 1 […]

  • 2018 Elections – Candidates Perspectives...

    by on 19 hours ago

    In the lead up to Election Day on October 20th, 2018, the Community Alliance will post answers from candidates to crucial questions. Today, we focus on alternative housing options. Question: What would you do to bring the current Land Use Bylaws in line with the OCP’s support for alternative housing options to allow innovative projects […]

  • Dewy-eyed Unicorn Jockeys from Salt Spri...

    by on October 13, 2018

    Salt Spring Island, we’re in the news! Alberta Premier Rachel Notley recently referenced us in her defence of the Trans Mountain pipeline. “I would say to those who oppose our fight to build this pipeline, that they are being extremely foolish,” Notley said in a speech to a teachers convention. “Maybe on Salt Spring Island […]

  • We Need a Cohesive Housing Strategy Now

    by on October 13, 2018

    We have a housing crisis that is impacting everyone on this island either directly or indirectly. Working people – among them nurses, teachers, servers, chefs – struggle to find long-term homes. We are losing organizations and businesses that are integral to our island life. Enrolment in our school district is falling. This is a complex […]

  • 2018 Elections – Candidates Perspectives...

    by on October 13, 2018

    In the lead up to Election Day on October 20th, 2018, the Community Alliance will post answers from candidates to crucial questions. Today, we focus on health. Question: How would you support the proposed Salt Spring Community Health Centre so that it is completed in a timely and effective manner? Sabrina Ali (candidate for Islands […]

  • 2018 Elections – Candidates Perspectives...

    by on October 12, 2018

    In the lead up to Election Day on October 20th, 2018, the Community Alliance will post answers from candidates to crucial questions. Today, we focus on water. Question: How will you use the numerous reports and knowledge currently available on Salt Spring’s water stresses and vulnerabilities to resolve concerns and deliver safer, more sustainable, water […]

  • Sustain Our Vibrant Community and the En...

    by on October 12, 2018

    Our island environment is under stress from the impacts of climate change, a heated housing market, and increased tourism. I believe the Islands Trust can be a leading model of ecological-based land management. I know we can and MUST do better if we are to build a healthy, vibrant island community that is in harmony […]

  • 2018 Elections – Candidates Perspectives...

    by on October 11, 2018

    In the lead up to Election Day on October 20th, 2018, the Community Alliance will post answers from candidates to crucial questions. Today, we focus on Bylaw Enforcement. Question: Do you have interest in finding alternatives to complaint-driven enforcement of bylaws? If yes, what alternatives would you suggest? Sabrina Ali (candidate for Islands Trustee): Yes, […]

  • Shamana (Sabrina) Ali – 2018 General Ele...

    by on October 10, 2018

    It’s 2018 General Election time on Salt Spring Island, the Gulf Islands and over much of British Columbia. Our Election Profiles series on the Salt Spring Exchange features candidates who are running for local office. These short interviews are structured so that you can learn about each of the candidates and why you might consider […]

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