for the all customers of Arbutus Books Masks are mandatory when shopping at our store.Do,not Enter Our store if you are sick Please Stay Home.We ask that you use the hand sanitizer inside the front door and social distance around other shoppers.Only four customers in the store at a time.To keep e...

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Arbutus Books Now has gift certficates for someone special that you don,t what to get them.available now.They feature the Arbutus Books Mural from the side of my Business.

Due to the new B.C Health Guidelines Brought down by Bonnie Henry recently Wearing Masks must be Manditory for all people entering Arbutus Books to shop.If you don,t have a mask i have them.There is hand sanitizer inside the front door.Social Distancing is another way to be safe.We are all in thi...

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a month ago
Neil was great and the shop is chock full of wonderful finds.
- Jennifer R
5 months ago
A bookstore with character, just like the owner! Just watch where you step
- raven g
8 months ago
Fantastic little used bookstore...have lots of the classics and is actively trying to save the old books. Thanks friendo!

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87 Nicol street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 4S7

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Mon:1:00 – 4:00 PM
Tue:1:00 – 4:00 PM
Wed:1:00 – 4:00 PM
Thu:1:00 – 4:00 PM
Fri:1:00 – 4:00 PM
Sat:1:00 – 4:00 PM
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