We are open and are following the following safety protocols:
Hand sanitizer is being provided at the entrance to the store and at the counter- please use them.
We now have a designated entrance and exit to the store
Only one person at the counter at a time while checking out. While waiting for your turn, we ask that you stand behind the red tape on the floor.
Please respect other shopper’s personal spaces while shopping, and follow the 6 feet/ 2 meter social distancing rule
We have low foot traffic, but we will limit the number of customers to no more than 10 people in the store at a time. Only 1 family in the children’s room at a time. Only 1 person in the discount room at a time.
We offer curbside pick-up on advance purchases and have delivered within HRM. We also ship orders.
In following healthy social distancing practices, we will be delaying all our events until further notice.
*If you have traveled or been in contact with anyone who has traveled outside of Nova Scotia in the past 14 days please self-isolate
Thank-you for your cooperation in our efforts to keep our employees and customers safe.
Updated June 29th -2020
10 of the Best/Most Common Overheard Comments in our Store.
Seasoned customers regularly catch my eye with a smile when they overhear some of the comments made by new customers on their first visit to the store. We never tire of hearing these!
1- It’s much bigger than I expected from the outside!
2- Boy do they ever have a lot of books!
3- I could spend all day in here!
4- I can’t believe how organized it is!
5- Check it out, they have Blind Dates with Books! Fun!!
6- Wait, they have all their books on a database?
7- This has just become my happy place!
8- I can’t believe how good the conditions are of the books!
9- This is a real hidden treasure trove for book lovers!
10- I will definitely be back!
Now that several of our Canvas Tote Bags have found homes with our customers, we have started an album of places the Totes have visited. From the beach to the cottage, the grocery store to Cuba, we would like to see pictures of your Tote’s Adventures & we will share & add them to our album on Facebook #dbextoteadventures Canvas Totes are $10.00 plus tax each, No Book Credits
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Please Note: On Storm Days or Holidays, we may have reduced hours or not open at all.
The following Holidays we remain closed: New Years’ Day, Heritage Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Canada Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
The following Holidays we have reduced hours: Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Natal Day, Christmas Eve and the week between Christmas and New Year’s including New Year’s Eve. We post our hours for these days the week prior to the date.