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Library Help Desk – all libraries
Mar 16 2020 – Mar 16 2022 all-day

Get help with library services!

Need help accessing online library resources?

Assistance over the telephone or by email is available with our friendly staff.


10 am to 3 pm

Email: helpdesk@crd.bc.ca

Call: 250-629-3722

Open to all residents of Pender, Mayne, Galiano, Saturna, and Piers islands.


Get help with free online library resources:

  • E-books
  • Audiobooks
  • Online magazines
  • Self-guided music or language lessons
  • Educational materials for youth
  • Get a library card
  • Inter-library loans
  • and more!

Help with getting started on:

  • Email
  • Social Media (Facebook, etc.)
  • video chats and meetings (Zoom, FaceTime, etc.)

Get answers to hardware troubleshooting:

  • How can I get e-books?
  • Can my phone do … ?

For more information, call 250-629-3722 or email: helpdesk@crd.bc.ca


Art in the Library: Diane MacDonald Photography – Pender Is. Library
Oct 15 – Dec 31 all-day

Art in the Pender Island Public Library

Diane MacDonald Photography

Oct / Nov / Dec 2021

Diane MacDonald is a well loved and recognized Pender Island Photographer. Her works grace the covers of gift cards, galleries, and now we are pleased to be able to display a collection of her works in the library. Warm, etheral, exotic, and playful, this display is a visual treat, and is sure to transport you on  glimpses into her creative gift. On display for the months of October, November, and December (2021) the Pender library is open Tues / Fri / Sat 10-3.

Art in the Library: Francine Renaud – Galiano Is. Library
Nov 1 – Dec 31 all-day

Art in the Galiano Island Library

Francine Renaud – Paintings and prints

Nov / Dec 2021

I am a visual artist living in Vancouver and the Southern Gulf Islands. I celebrate and make art about coastal life on the Salish Sea.

I was an art student from L’Ecole des Beaux Arts de Montreal when I discovered beautiful  Galiano Island in 1970. It became my focal point and center as my daughters were born here and strong friendships were established amidst a village of musicians, printmakers, poets, musical instruments makers and boat builders…