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Black Sheep Books

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wonderful books shop on Saltspring

What a wonderful place, many great titles and an atmosphere of peaceful serenity centrally located... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
Ross A
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Salt Spring Island, Canada
I love Book Stores!....

Especially this little GEM. How lucky I am to live on this interesting Island and be able to drop... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
philippa606
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Salt Spring Island, 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
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

What a wonderful place, many great titles and an atmosphere of peaceful serenity centrally located in hip and happy down town SaltSpring. Service was excellent, staff was knowledgeable, friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Especially this little GEM. How lucky I am to live on this interesting Island and be able to drop in for a visit any time I am in Town. It is a welcome oasis from the work a day world, so to speak.There is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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.

Date of experience: March 2016
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.

Date of experience: July 2015
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.

Date of experience: February 2015
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

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank RiccardoMontabalm
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