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Southern Gulf Islands Community Libraries

Pender, Mayne, Galiano, Saturna, Piers

Our Collections

The Southern Gulf Islands libraries have extensive collections of titles including:

  • Fiction and non-fiction books for adults
  • Teen (YA) books (ages 13+ yrs)
  • Picture books for children (ages 1-12 yrs)
  • Learn-to-read books and short chapter books for elementary school students
  • Board books for toddlers (where available)
  • French language books (where available)
  • Audiobooks on CDs
  • Music CDs
  • DVDs (where available)
  • Magazines (where available)
  • Large print material
  • Local Reference material
  • Atlases
  • Electronic books and audiobooks (Library-to-Go)


Pender Island Library: 17,000 titles

Mayne Island Library: 8,250 titles

Galiano Island Library: 9,450 titles

Saturna Island Library: 4,450 titles

Piers Island Library: 585 titles


The Library Catalogue allows you to search for all library resources – for Adults, Young Adults, and Children.

If the title you are looking for is not in your library’s catalogue, try the Inter-Library Loan service to borrow from another BC library.