Book Sale


The GIANT Book Sale – 2017

Book Sale Dates

This year’s book and jewelry sale at the Farmers’ Institute is set for Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 17, 18 and 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with set-up on Wednesday-Thursday of that week and the preview event on Thursday evening. Mark your calendars now!

If you have books or jewelry to donate but cannot get to the drop-off day or our Ganges depots, please call Salt Spring Literacy at 250-537-9717 or email

As well, if you’d like to volunteer at the sale — with set-up, take-down or the actual sale days — and have not volunteered in the past, contact us at the above phone number or email address and we will get you on the list.


Jewels for Literacy

Following the dazzling success of the first and second Jewels for Literacy sale, we will of course be holding another one at the Giant Book Sale.

book drop off



Upcoming Events

12:00 pm Fall Picnic @ Armour's Beach
Fall Picnic @ Armour's Beach
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Fall Picnic @ Armour's Beach | British Columbia | Canada
Celebration time for all Literacy tutors, volunteers and learners. Stay tuned for more info.