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Vote Yes for Our SJ Library

This November, San Juan Island Library District will ask voters to approve a $12 million bond proposal to build a new library on the site at 660 Spring Street.



  • Voting YES means:

    • Ample, flexible spaces for children, teens, and adults
    • Improved and expanded parking
    • Well-equipped, multiple sized meeting spaces for a variety of uses
    • Convenient location in town for schools, senior services, and many community partners
    • New, abundant green spaces for outdoor programs, events, and social activities
    • Increased space for existing and new materials for lending
    • Opportunities to implement renewable energy and energy efficient features, including electric vehicle charging
    • Increased space for large group programs and special exhibits
    • Room to grow with changing community needs


  • Voting NO will mean:

    • Increased maintenance burden on an aging facility that is no longer adequate for our community's needs
    • Library budget pressure caused by ongoing maintenance may lead to decreases in programs and services
    • No way to improve existing parking
    • No way to increase meeting, collection, or program spaces
    • Infrastructure deficiencies for technology needs
    • Noisy library with no designated quiet areas



Can We Answer Your Questions?

  • Why is the new Library necessary? 
  • How much will it cost? 
  • How will it affect my taxes?
  • How can I volunteer and help?


Visit "FAQ" on the top menu to answer these and more!



Who Are We?

Visit "Join Us > Endorsements and Supporters" and see friends and neighbors who have already pledged their support!

Join Us!

Join us and make a new Library on Spring Street a reality!

  • Receive email updates about the campaign.

  • Stay informed about volunteer opportunities, new information, and events.

  • Use our social media tools to help spread the word and reach your friends and neighbors.

  • Help shape the future of your Library!


Will you sign up?
I'm voting YES for the SJ Library this November. Let's build the new library on Spring Street together!
Vote Yes for Our SJ Library
I'm voting YES for the SJ Library this November. Let's build the new library on Spring Street together!