Amazing Book Store



Stephen King must have been thinking about Beacon Books when he said books are “a uniquely portable magic".

  • Step through the famous Red Dutch Door on Beacon Avenue into a book store lover’s paradise of 4,000 square feet of second hand, rare, out-of-print titles,  and collectible books, including modern Signed and First Edition books. 
  • Visitors find an exciting cache of Canadiana, literature, general fiction, fantasy and science fiction, mystery, and historical fiction as well as contemporary  best-sellers in hardcover and paperback.  The store also offers a deep and varied  of used books including non-fiction collection of history, military, nautical, travel, arts & crafts, nature  and biography. 
  • Plus a large  selection of children's books.
  • Not sure where to find it? Our friendly knowledgeable staff will guide you through the shelves. 
  • Search our listings and order  books at
  • Gift Certificates can be purchased by contacting the store or on our website.
  • Beacon accepts Visa, MasterCard, Debit and PayPal. 
  • Beacon Books was established in 1996. It is owned and operated by Christine & Clive Tanner, longtime booksellers and community  business  leaders.
  • See our second hand book  sampler on the Browse the Shelves page.
  • For the record, Stephen King has never been to Beacon Books, but his stories are here all the time . 
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