Southern Gulf Islands Community Libraries

Pender, Mayne, Galiano, Saturna, Piers


Upcoming Events

Event Calendar 

Mayne Island Reads – 2018-2019
Jul 4 2018 – Jun 21 2019 all-day

Mayne Island Reads 2018-2019

The Mayne Island Reads title for 2018-2019 is In This Together:  Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation.

The 15 essays written by indigenous and non-indigenous Canadians grapple with Canada’s colonial past and present, and explore ways to move forward with reconciliation and healing. Ten copies of the book were handed out at the National Indigenous Peoples’ Day event at the Mayne Is. School on June 21st, and will begin to make their way through the community.

Reading challenge supplemental:

This year’s reading challenge has a second part to it! That second part is: if you have experienced an “aha” moment, you are encouraged to write that moment down to be included in our community’s own collection.  But, unlike the book we are reading, it does not need to be an essay. It could be: a poem, a song, a testimonial, a one line statement or if you like, an essay.

Anyone hoping to read a copy can leave their name on the wait-list at the Mayne Island Library. This year the reading challenge will run right through until the National Indigenous Peoples’ Day event next June 21st, 2019.

Builders Club – Galiano Is. Library
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Builders Club – Galiano Island Community Library

Sat. Jan. 26, 2019

11 am to noon.

Galiano Community Library invites you for a fun, creative afternoon of building!

Our Builders Club is appropriate for children of all ages. Our goal is to provide a space where children can express their creativity, and imagination, while growing a love for building and innovation.

No cost, all play!

Quick Links

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Library Hours

Pender Island Public Library
  • Tue, Thur, Fri, Sat: 10am - 4pm
  Mayne Island Community Library
  • Wed, Fri, Sat: 11am - 3pm
  Galiano Island Community Library
  • Wed - Sun: 11am - 2pm
  • extended hours Thur: 2pm-5pm
  Saturna Island Community Library
  • Wed & Sat: 10:30am - 3pm
  Piers Island Community Library
  • Library key is available at all times from the lock-box
  • contact Lynn or Pauline for code


Pender Island Public Library 4407 Bedwell Harbour Road, Box 12 Pender Island, BC V0N 2M0 Phone: 250-629-3722 Mayne Island Community Library 411 Naylor Road Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J2 Phone: 250-539-2597 Galiano Island Community Library #2 - 1290 Sturdies Bay Road Galiano Island, BC V0N 1P0 Phone: 250-539-2141 Saturna Island Community Library 140 East Point Road Saturna Island, BC V0N 2Y0 Phone: 250-539-5312 Piers Island Community Library c/o Box 2223 Sidney, BC V8L 3S8
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