Category: Blog

Sep - 13

Happy Roald Dahl Day!!!

Happy Roald Dahl Day!!!Roald Dahl Day is a holiday that celebrates the birthday of Roald Dahl – probably one of the greatest storytellers of all time. It is celebrated on…

Aug - 12

Happy 60th Anniversary!!!

Happy 60th Anniversary!!! On this day in 1960, Dr. Seuss’ Book Green Eggs and Ham was released. Dr. Seuss’ Publisher bet him that he could not write a book using…

Jun - 29

Exciting News!!!

Exciting news!!! As of July 2nd, we will be resuming our regular pre-COVID hours which are: Monday to Friday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, Saturdays 10:00 am – 6:00 pm…

Jun - 17

Did you know…

Did you know that metro is under a heat advisory for the next 3 days??? Well, we are pleased to announce that we’ve had a second heat pump installed to…

May - 18

Exciting news

Good morning from the staff at Dartmouth Book Exchange. We are open today from 11am to 5pm.Exciting news, starting tomorrow, Tuesday, May 19th, we will be going back to opening…

Mar - 16

Congratulations Crystal McLeod-Moulton

Congratulations Crystal McLeod-Moulton- our latest Book Give-A-Way winner. She won signed copies of Ashlyn Chase’s ‘Hooked On A Phoenix’ and Janice Carter’s ‘For the Love of a Dog’ donated by…

Mar - 12

Happy 63rd 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 63rd Anniversary!!! #DrSeuss #CatAndTheHat

Mar - 02

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’s birthday—what better way to celebrate than to read? Did you know Dr. Seuss would be 116 this year? While he is no longer with us,…

Feb - 13

Valentine’s Day is Coming

Good morning from the staff at Dartmouth Book Exchange.Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day- have you gotten your sweetheart a gift yet??? #ALittleTreatForSomeoneSweet

Feb - 07

I Read Canadian Day

Local Author Melanie Mosher will be just 1 of 8 authors participating in our ‘I Read Canadian Reading Flash Mob’ here at the store on Wednesday, February 19th at 6:30pm.…

Feb - 01

World Read Aloud Day 2020

We had a wonderful time today with 2 local children’s authors for our #WorldReadAloudDay 2020 event Jan L. Coates and Alice Walsh joined us with their vast collection of wonderful…

Jan - 27

Happy Family Literacy Day!!!

Family Literacy Day takes place every January 27th to raise awareness about the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Take 20 minutes to make learning together…

Jan - 20

Facebook Book Give-A-Way

***Book Give-a-way***Welcome to Virgin River, a small rugged town deep in California’s redwood forests. Pull up a chair at Jack’s Bar, catch up on the local gossip, order Preacher’s meatloaf…

Dec - 14

Christmas With Sarah Sawler

We had a fun & tasty event with local Author @SarahSawler today. Thanks to all who braved the wet weather today to come for a visit. #SignedBooksMakeGreatGifts#Dbex

Dec - 12

Congratulations Raylene MacDonald

Congratulations Raylene MacDonald, winner of the collection of books written & donated by local Author Donna Alward. To get a ballot for a chance to win the collection of books she…

Dec - 06

Halifax Explosion Stories Night.

Marilyn Davidson Elliott, Author of ‘The Blind Mechanic’ and Professional Storyteller Cindy Campbell-Stone showing off our tote during our Halifax Explosion Stories Night- December 5th- 2019

Nov - 30

Our As I Wander Event

We had a great beach themed day at Dartmouth Book Exchange with Local Author Anita Johnston Gazzola & Illustrator Melissa Johanna Kelly Conrad & their newest book ‘As I Wander’.…

Nov - 26

Cookie Swaps

Have you been invited to participate in a cookie exchange this Holiday Season?  We have several cookie cookbooks in our store that would be perfect for you.

Nov - 14

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…