Category: Blog

Nov - 14
2019

Children’s Book Advent Calendar

Whether you are a young family just starting your traditions or you are looking for a new holiday tradition to start, what could be better than a ‘Book Advent Calendar’ for Christmas?  Wrap…

Sep - 13
2019

Happy Roald Dahl Day

Happy Roald Dahl Day from the staff at Dartmouth Book Exchange. Roald Dahl Day is a holiday which celebrates the birthday of Roald Dahl – probably one of the greatest…

Sep - 05
2019

First day of school has arrived!!!

First day of school has arrived!!! Good morning from the staff at Dartmouth Book Exchange. For those of you with school-aged kids… congratulations for getting them out the door with…

Aug - 19
2019

1st Annual Bookstore Romance Day

We had a great time hosting the very first annual Bookstore Romance Day!!! Global News & Dartmouth Snap’d were both here to cover the event!! There were lots of books signed…

Aug - 04
2019

#SantaNeverBringsMeABanjo

Our Tote was seen today with Singer & Author David Myles at Mabel Murple’s Book Shoppe and Dreamery in River John. #SantaNeverBringsMeABanjo#dbextoteadventures#MyWeekendIsAllBooked#Ilovereading#Dbex

Jul - 08
2019

Tote Adventures

Author Sheree Fitch with her new tote at Wordplay today at Mabel Murple’s Bookshoppe and Dreamery in River John.  #dbextoteadventures#MyWeekendIsAllBooked#Ilovereading#Dbex 

Jul - 07
2019

Attention Customers:

Now that we are in our busy season we ask that when you bring in books for credit- please limit the amount you bring in to what you can carry…

Jun - 25
2019

Canada Day Weekend

Carolyn j. Morris, the author of the picture book ‘Happy Birthday Canada’, just one in a series of books, starring Chick & Duckling. Each book engages the audience with rhyme,…

Jun - 15
2019

A Successful & Fun Book Launch

We had a successful & fun book launch here this afternoon with local Fantasy Author, Diane Lynn McGyver’s & her book ‘Revelation Stones’. Thanks to all those who came in…

May - 11
2019

#dbextoteadventures

Our tote was down at the Alderney Landing’s Farmer’s Market this morning visiting this famous Weather Gal and her book ‘Grandma Says’. Thanks, Cindy Day for being a great sport!!! #dbextoteadventures…

May - 10
2019

Congratulations Heather Creighton

Congratulations Heather Creighton on winning the ‘Spring Break Basket’ presented by Still Moments Magazine. Heather was rather excited when she picked up her basket today, she says she has never…

Apr - 22
2019

Happy Earth Day

“I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.” Happy Earth Day

Apr - 13
2019

A Successful Event Today

We had a successful event today with Local Author Cathy MacKenzie and her book ”Wolves Don’t Knock’. Lots of new faces in the store, lots of great conversation and even…

Mar - 31
2019

Book Event Favours

I made up a bunch of mini book chocolates to give out during our event with C.A. Mackenzie and her book ‘Wolves Don’t Knock’ Saturday, April 13th 1-4pm. #Dbex #books…

Mar - 23
2019

A Used Book Boutique

A customer came in Monday and said to me that she loved all the changes we’ve made in recent years to the store. She said it was moving away from…

Mar - 12
2019

Happy 62nd Anniversary!!!

On March 12, 1957, Dr.Seuss unleashed The Cat In The Hat onto an unsuspecting & innocent world and we haven’t been the same since. Happy 62nd Anniversary!!! Today, after reading…

Mar - 04
2019

As I Walk Picture Book Event

We are counting down the days until Saturday when we host Local Children’s Author Anita Johnston Gazzola & Illustrator, Melissa J.K. Conrad, and their picture book ‘As I Walk’ from…

Feb - 28
2019

We were video snapd

snapd Dartmouth’s March issue just arrived at our store!!! They video snapd our Purple Frog event with Local Children’s Author Angela Jeffreys. Their new Augmented Reality is so awesome. Very…

Feb - 02
2019

The Purple Frog Event

Our World Read Aloud Event with Local Children’s Author Angela Jeffreys and her picture book ‘The Purple Frog’ was a big success. Thanks to all who took time out of…

Feb - 01
2019

1 More Sleep

1 more sleep until our ‘World Read Aloud’ event with Local Children’s Author Angela Jeffreys and her picture book ‘The Purple Frog’. Just for fun! Come to our ‘Purple Frog”…

Jan - 29
2019

A New Table

Introducing our New Hello Sunshine, Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club Table Every month Reese chooses a book she loves, as part of Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine, which focuses on celebrating…

Jan - 27
2019

I love Big Books

Our Tote was seen visiting Woozles this weekend, Canada’s Oldest Children’s Bookstore. #dbextoteadventures#Ilovebigbooks#Ilovereading#Dbex

Jan - 23
2019

‘World Read Aloud Day’

Come celebrate ‘World Read Aloud Day’ with us!! We are celebrating, the day after, on Saturday, February 2nd, with local Children’s Author Angela Jeffreys’ and her picture book The Purple…

Jan - 06
2019

#dbextoteadventures

Dartmouth Book Exchange’s customers picked Memory Lane Heritage Village as their favourite Tote Adventure of 2018. I wonder what mischief our tote will get into in 2019??? #dbextoteadventures #Dbex#Ilovebigbooks#bookstore#supportlocal

Dec - 30
2018

Local Author Jane Doucet

Our event with Local Author Jane Doucet and her book The Pregnant Pause is in January’s issue of snapd Dartmouth. Jane Doucet’s debut novel, shortlisted for a 2018 Whistler Independent…

Dec - 30
2018

snapd Dartmouth

Our Event with Local Author Cindy Tingley & her book Lily’s Secret was snapd. Lily’s Secret is the first in a series of children’s books told from the perspective of…

Dec - 21
2018

Congratulations

The winner of the Autographed copy of Lily’s Secret by Cindy Tingley and a stuffed Lily, donated by OC Publishing, was Pierce & his sister Calah.

Dec - 21
2018

In Memoriam Audrey Geisel

81 years ago today, December 21-1937, Dr. Seuss had his first book published “I Saw It On Mulberry Street”. This past Tuesday, December 19th Dr. Seuss’ wife, Audrey Geisel passed…

Dec - 16
2018

A successful final event of 2018

Our book event with local author Jane Doucet, author of ‘The Pregnant Pause’, Saturday was a successful & super fun day.  Highlights of the event included visits with Local Author…

Oct - 30
2018

Tote Adventures

Now that several of our Canvas Tote Bags have found homes with our customers we have started an album on Facebook of their adventures and all the places they have…

Oct - 16
2018

A Magical Event

Our event this past Saturday with Local Author Megan Allen Rose was magical.  With faeries creating mischief with Meghan’s newly released book Enid Strange.

Oct - 09
2018

4 More Sleeps

This Saturday come see Maritime Author, Meghan Rose Allen between 1pm and 4pm. She will be at the store with her recently published book Enid Strange. Enid Strange is an…

Oct - 04
2018

‘Book Giveaway’

‘Book Giveaway’ Swing over to our Facebook Page to enter to win a copy of Goth Girl by Local Author, Melanie Mosher. Get extra ballots for 1- tagging a friend…

Oct - 01
2018

Happy 30th Birthday Matilda!!!

Happy 30th Birthday to Roald Dahl’s Matilda!!! On October 1st, 1988 a little book loving girl called Matilda brightened up our lives – 30 years later, what do you think…

Sep - 20
2018

Our Autumn/ Fall Seasonal Table

Our Seasonal Table has changed over to all things Autumn .  Some titles you may enjoy include: Autumn Blue by Karen Harter, Everything We Ever Wanted by, Sara Shepard, When…

Sep - 19
2018

“Spooky Books” Displays

Our store is getting a wee bit Spooky.  Check out our new Adult’s and our new Children & Young Adult’s “Spooky Books” displays. Click on picture to see more.

Sep - 13
2018

Happy Roald Dahl Day

Roald Dahl Day is a holiday which celebrates the birthday of Roald Dahl – probably one of the greatest storytellers of all time. It is celebrated on September 13 every…

Sep - 06
2018

Still Moments Magazine

Still Moments Magazine is doing a new promotion in our store. Next time you are in the store, enter your name in for a draw for a basket of books…

Sep - 05
2018

First day of school has arrived!!!

First day of school has arrived!!! Good morning from the staff at Dartmouth Book Exchange. For those of you with school-aged kids… congratulations for getting them out the door with…

Aug - 31
2018

Check It Out

Check it out!!! Our Book Signing Event with Brenda Pearson is in the September issue of snapd Dartmouth

Aug - 15
2018

Congratulations Yvonne!!!

And the winner of the Brenda Pearson Billionaire’s Love & Forgiveness Goody Basket was Yvonne Higney. She was quite pleased to get this news upon returning from her vacation. Congratulations…

Aug - 14
2018

Attention Teachers

Attention Teachers.  Looking for books for fill out your classroom’s library???  We give teachers 10% off their classroom purchases of over $50, before taxes and after credits and 20% off…

Aug - 11
2018

Our Event with Brenda Pearson

We had a successful event with Brenda this afternoon.  Several of our customers will definitely be reading about Max & Megan this week.  The winner of the draw for the…

Jul - 16
2018

Our first ever “Giveaway”

We are drawing for 2 chapter books, uncorrected proofs/advance reader’s copies. The first is by Canadian Author Anna Humphrey: “Megabat” ages 7-10. The second is by Ellen Potter: “Big Foot…

Jul - 03
2018

Our Christmas In July Event

Counting down to our Christmas in July event this Saturday, July 7th from 1pm to 4pm, with Children’s Author T.M. Ramsay, author of “The Magic Of Shimmar”.  The star of…

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