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Black Sheep Books

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nice local bookstore

This bookstore offers a good selection of books and magazines. They also offer books by local... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
Seattle, Washington
Best Cozy Bookstore

I love visiting Black Sheep Books when I go to Salt Spring. It's friendly, filled with little nooks... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
Carol L
Victoria, Canada
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We are an independent, locally-owned shop dedicated to books and the people who love them. Here you will find two floors packed with volumes of enduring value, including familiar favourites, contemporary fiction, guides, books of local interest, and...more
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3101-115 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2T9, Canada
+1 250-538-0025
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

This bookstore offers a good selection of books and magazines. They also offer books by local authors. We found some interesting books with history of the area. Worth a stop.

1  Thank GoAlong2
Reviewed March 30, 2018

I love visiting Black Sheep Books when I go to Salt Spring. It's friendly, filled with little nooks and crannies of interesting titles and places to sit down and peruse your finds. As a working artist, I love their selection of art books and the...More

4  Thank Carol L
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

This hidden treasure loaded with thousands of titles is a real find on Salt Spring Island. I personally didn't buy any books simply because I was traveling, it would have been a different story if I was not. The store was well organised, clean and...More

Thank Paige S
Reviewed March 26, 2016

This is a great little book store located in the downtown Ganges, located near the harbour. This seem to be a new building with numerous books on a multi floors. Owner is friendly & you can also see local artists paintings available for purchase.

1  Thank sashakeena
Reviewed November 22, 2015

Well-organized mostly second-hand book shop with just the right amount of nooks and crannies. Carefully curated, with an impressive range and depth of offerings.

1  Thank MRE555
Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

The place is jam packed with all kinds of used and old books at reasonable prices. Loved the book smell when we walked in. Lots of variety and well organized for browsing.

2  Thank Foodiephill
Reviewed February 6, 2015

Lots of interesting titles and much diversity in what they carry. It's not a huge place and I love the quirky maze of stacks with dead ends. A great place to browse during a rain shower.

2  Thank Shelagh944
Reviewed October 10, 2014

A treat to visit a real book store with knowledgeable staff and folks that really know and love books. Antiquarian, slightly used and new books - some maps and lots of atmosphere. A must see for anyone who loves books - Across the street from...More

2  Thank RiccardoMontabalm
Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Found this gem when doing the market on salt spring. What an awesome find with an unbelievable selection of new and used books. They had everything and the people that run this shop were extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Picked up a few old books for...More

3  Thank Duncanjim
Reviewed July 19, 2014

I would recommend going to this store if you ever visit Salt Spring Island. You cannot get the completed feel for the local area until you spend time in the book store absorbing the smell, sight, and atmosphere. I bought plenty of books and can't...More

3  Thank furrysloth
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