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  • Member Since: June 19, 2012



White iPhone found

White iPhone found at the Library on July 19. Do you recognize these people? if so, please let them know that their phone is at […]

2 hours ago


Summer Reading Club Aug 16th!

Come out and be a part of the BC Summer Reading Club on August 2nd! This is a drop-in program! Join us to play games, […]

16 hours ago
Movie Matinee Summer 2018


Summer Movie Matinee

Fridays, August 17-August 24, 2:30 pm, Library Program Room Ages 5+ Come to the Library for a movie matinee featuring your favourite movies based on […]

20 hours ago
StoryTime in the Park 2018


StoryTime at the Saturday Market

Library StoryTime is moving outside! Family StoryTime in the Park Centennial Park Gazebo Saturdays June 16 to August 25 1:00pm There will be no StoryTime […]

July 30, 2018
Art Show August 2018


Island Textile Artists present: Out of the ...

Island Textile Artists present: Out of the Blue Indigo, Rust, and Cyanoprints This Art Display will be presented from August 1st-August 30th from 10am-5pm on […]

July 25, 2018
Songs and Stories Summer 2018


Songs and Stories with Nomi

Join Nomi for songs and stories on Wednesdays 10:30am-noon! This program is best suited to children under 4. Caregivers and older siblings are welcome. Snacks […]

July 18, 2018
Tech Tutoring Poster 2018.06


Tech Tutoring

Every Monday 12:00 until 3:00 pm (3 – 50 minute sessions) Every Thursday 11:00 until 2:00 pm (3 – 50 minute sessions) Tech Tutors is […]

July 14, 2018

Community News

  • Alert: Fulford Harbour Boat Fire

    by on August 10, 2018

    It probably started around 12:15 and was out with the boat totally destroyed by about 12:45. Coast Guard and lots of other vessels on hand. Didn’t see the initial fire so don’t know if there was an explosion or not. Of course, have no idea if the occupants got to safety but likely they did […]

  • Salt Spring Chamber – Green Touris...

    by on August 9, 2018

    The Salt Spring Chamber of Commerce has again been recognized and re-accredited by Green Tourism Canada. We become Canada’s first Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre to become accredited members of Green Tourism Canada in 2016. Our “silver” re-accreditation was made official on August 3rd, 2018. We are proud to be working within this program […]

  • Sow Spinach and Greens; Pests and Proble...

    by on August 9, 2018

    Yesterday should have been “Spinach Day” in my garden, but it is far too hot to attempt to sow anything right now. I have had good results sowing spinach as late as the middle of August so will wait to until it cools down in a couple of days to plant seeds. The forecast for […]

  • Temporary Wastewater Bypass for Ganges W...

    by on August 9, 2018

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) is currently upgrading the wastewater treatment plant in Ganges Village on Salt Spring Island and in order to complete the work a wastewater bypass is required between August 16 and August 28, 2018. During this time, wastewater will receive preliminary treatment only (solids screening) and then bypass the normal treatment process […]

  • Indefatigable Old Boys Awards Ceremony

    by on August 8, 2018

    The Old Boys celebrated their 2017/2018 season with the Annual Awards Ceremony at the Tweedle residence on August 4th. This years Awards Ceremony had been held back due to the absence of stalwart Head Statistician, Columnist, and Sausage Roll connoisseur Fraser Hope while on his sojourns back to bonnie Scotland. Quite what Hope was up […]

  • Salt Spring Makes the Cover of the Vanco...

    by on August 8, 2018

    Salt Spring makes the cover of the Vancouver Sun – but not for a good reason The severity of Salt Spring’s housing crisis is well known by the many hundreds who are directly affected, and by a few hundred more like me who know people who are. But as of yesterday, tens of thousands across […]

  • Fire News: Close Call, On Alert, Lessons...

    by on August 8, 2018

    (Humanity) is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in (us) can be wrought by crisis – once that crisis can be recognized and understood. Norman Cousins Glimpsing backwards to discover patterns of adaption For those of us who have gone through hardships in the past, this week we woke up once again to the need […]

  • Video and Photos: New Bike Park Opens to...

    by on August 6, 2018

    After years of consultation, planning, design and community engagement The Salt Spring Lions Commemorative Bike Park opened today with a big turn out from the community. Dozens of families, bikes in tow, joined the project sponsors, managers and supporters in the opening of the island’s first bike park. The family bike park is a dirt […]

  • Fire News: Chief’s Response Report – 201...

    by on August 3, 2018

    Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue responded to 60 Incidents in June 2018. These were: Twenty (20) medical emergencies, One (1) structure fire, Five (5) motor vehicle incidents (MVIs), Eight (8) calls for assistance, Two (2) BC Hydro incidents – one fire and one tree on lines, Thirteen (13) open burns, One (1) animal rescue, Two […]

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