We'll be at local markets through the summer.
Please look for us at the Port Coquitlam Farmer's Market and the Market at Brewer's Row in Port Moody at Rocky Point (at the train museum - take the Port Moody Shoreline Shuttle!) We loved bringing books to their readers last summer and we can't wait to hang out with you all at these grassroots and community based events, where shopping local in fun and festive!
Please check out our events page for our updated event listings this summer too! Local Artist/Painter Martin Sollanych is in the gallery, Tri-City Poetry Slam/Open Mic continues, and there will be more author readings too! Check back often for updates!
Thank you Port Coquitlam!
Did you know that our very first day to sell books was at last year’s Biz Alley at the weekend May Day events? We have come a long way since our little table with our small selection of gathered books.
To celebrate and offer a big Thank You to our Port Coquitlam (and Tri-Cities, of course!) customers, all used books are 10% off this weekend, Saturday May 12th and Sunday May 13th.
Come on in before or after the parade & picnic and other fabulous Port Coquitlam May Day festivities.
We changed our hours slightly, in order to be responsive to your requests and also to do a bit of book seller self-care. We are still open 7 days a week, so come on in to find your next book love!
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday 10am-6pm
Thursday, Friday 10am-7pm
Sunday, Monday 11am-4pm
Also, we extended our Sunday/Monday Buy-One-Get-One 50%/25% through the month of May! Yay cheap books!
Please join us Saturday, April 28th for Canadian Independent Bookstore Day!
Writers Linda Clement and K.A. Thompson visit the store to help out from 1pm on, (so come in and chat with them about their books!) and tea will be on. Local writer Jason Lee‘s reading starts at 2pm.
And here is a fun contest, sponsored by Penguin Randon House: Independent Bookstore Bingo!
We have several events coming up, including Colin Craig's Poetry Reading and Art Show, Friday March 16th, 7-9pm. Please check our event listings so you can plan to attend a gathering with local writers & book lovers.
The Canada Reads 2018 short list books are all in the store, as well as several books from the long list and previous years' Canada Reads picks.
Western Sky Books had our our very first BOOK SALE!
If a book is in a box, bin, or bag, it is on sale. We took the boxes off the floor but we're hauling them back out so you can sort and sift through the stacks. We have hundreds of books of every genre, on all subjects, for you to choose from.
Prices range from $0.25 -$3.00 /book.
Bring your own bag: fill it up for $15.00.
Bring your own box: fill it up for $20.00.
All sale books are sold for CASH ONLY.
We've got new book cases which are filling up with all the books folks are bringing by the store as donations and for credit. There was a full house here Janaury 11th, for Farida Somjee's reading. The Canada Reads 2018 Long List books are on order, and we are searching for used copies so we will have a variety available price points for you.
We were in the Tri-City News !!
And here is the link to our Crowdfunding Campaign
for the store. It is ongoing, so please head on over for updates, and also pass the link along through your social networks. We re very thankful for the donations so far!
And don't forget to check out our events pages (on this site, the main website
or on facebook
)for all the literary events coming up. Plus local writers are welcom to drop in for writing sessions on Thursday afternoons from 2-5pm!