Category: Blog

Jun - 26
2018

Teacher Gifts

A valued customer just put 3 Canvas Totes on hold to pick up later. She is using them as teacher gifts!!! What a GREAT idea!!!

Jun - 21
2018

Welcome Summer

Good morning from the staff at Dartmouth Book Exchange.  Welcome Summer-  Our Seasonal Table has been updated to all things summer.  It is also sharing it’s space with a display…

Jun - 04
2018

Christmas In July

We are happy to announce that we will be celebrating Christmas in July on Saturday, July 7th from 1pm to 4pm, with Children’s Author T.M. Ramsay, author of “The Magic…

May - 24
2018

Tote Adventures

Now that several of our Canvas Tote Bags have found homes with our customers we are starting an album of places the Totes have visited. From the beach, to the…

Apr - 27
2018

Themed Romance Gift Baskets

We are now selling a selection of themed romance gift baskets put together by “Designs by Still Moments”.  The themes include: The Gardener, Beach Day, Lazy Day Sunday & I…

Mar - 12
2018

Happy 61th 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 61th Anniversary!!!  Today, after reading…

Mar - 01
2018

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

One more sleep until Dr. Seuss’ birthday- March 2nd.  Did you know he would have been 114 this year?  While he is no longer with us, his legacy lives on…

Mar - 01
2018

True Crime Novels

True crime is a non-fiction literary genre in which the author examines an actual crime and details the actions of real people. If you like True Crime novels come check…

Feb - 08
2018

Charm Bookmarks

Several new Charm Bookmarks, by Still Moment Designs, were dropped off at our store this morning including this one.  Remember Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.

Jan - 14
2018

Happy Birthday Michael Bond

Happy Birthday Michael Bond, creator of Paddington Bear.  He would have been 92 years old yesterday. January 13th, 1926- June 27th, 2017.  Help celebrate his birthday with your child(ren) by…

Dec - 21
2017

Happy 80th Anniversary!!!

December 21, 1937, Dr. Seuss had his first book published “I Saw It On Mulberry Street”. It was 23 years later, 1960, that “Green Eggs & Ham”, my personal favourite…

Dec - 14
2017

Charm Bookmarks

We now have a selection of charm bookmarks for sale, in 2 different styles, made by Still Moments Designs. Perfect to go with that Gift Certificate or book for Christmas.

Dec - 08
2017

Winter Table

Our Seasonal table has now been changed over to “Winter”.   It showcases Winter books for the Preschooler to the Adult Reader.

Oct - 25
2017

Happy 65th Anniversary

On October 15th, 1952 Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White was first published.  My son’s class read it last year.  I remember reading it for the first time in Grade 2. …

Sep - 07
2017

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…

Sep - 01
2017

Cowboy in a Basket

It’s the first day of September and Still Moments Magazine has given us another basket of books to draw for at the end of the month. The theme of this…

Aug - 26
2017

Romance In A Basket

5 days until the draw for the “Romance In A Basket” from Still Moments Magazine.  Have you come in & filled out a ballot for it yet???  Lots of goodies…

Aug - 12
2017

Happy 57th Anniversary

Dr. Seuss’ Publisher bet him that he could not write a book using 50 or fewer different words.  The result: Green Eggs and Ham which was released on August 12th-1960.

Jul - 27
2017

Romance in a Basket

Romance in a Basket Still Moments Magazine has brought us a Gift Basket. We are pleased to say that Dartmouth Book Exchange is being Spotlighted in their very first monthly…

Jul - 13
2017

Canada Reads

I have added some new Canada Reads to our Canada Reads Table including Birdie by Tracey Lindberg (2016), Bone & Bread by Saleema Nawaz (2016) The Break by Katherena Vermette…

Jun - 15
2017

Summer Table

We just changed over our Seasonal Table to Summer.  Here you’ll find your Beach, Deck or Cottage reads.  Just click on the Summer Table’s picture on our Home Page to…

Mar - 12
2017

Happy 60th 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 60th Anniversary!!!

Feb - 23
2017

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’ birthday is March 2nd.  Did you know he would have been 113 this year?  While he is no longer with us, his legacy lives on in the pages…

Feb - 19
2017

Heritage Day/Family Day

Please note we will be closed on Monday February 20, 2017 for Nova Scotia’s 3rd Annual Heritage Day. We will resume normal hours Tuesday February 21, 2017.

Jan - 31
2017

Happy Birthday Judy Blume

Judy Blume Celebrates her 78th Birthday Feb 12th. Some of her best known works are Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret , Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing ,…

Jan - 25
2017

Have an Orange Marmalade Day

On January 13- Michael Bond, Author of the children’s series Paddington Bear, turned 91.  To celebrate read some of his books, watch the movie & have an Orange Marmalade Day…

Jan - 19
2017

Berkley Crime/ Cozy Mysteries

We have a large, growing section of Cozy Mysteries/Berkley Crimes in our store. The crime-solver in a cozy mystery is usually a woman who is an amateur sleuth. The occupations…

Dec - 29
2016

Theme Table

Our “Themed Table” has changed again.  Can you guess what the theme is now???  As always if you have any suggestions for upcoming themes just let us know.

Dec - 18
2016

Happy Birthday Jeff Brown

Jeff Brown, Author of the Flat Stanley series, would have turned 91 on January 1st, 2017  (Jan 1st 1926-Dec 3rd 2003)   The Flat Stanley books are quite popular in…

Dec - 01
2016

Other Holiday Traditions

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.

Dec - 01
2016

December Book Tradition

Welcome December.  Does your family have a favourite December book tradition?  A book a day is a fun way to countdown to Christmas.  Just wrap 24 books, they can be…

Nov - 20
2016

The Halifax Explosion

On December 6th, it will have been 99 years since the SS Mont-Blanc, a French cargo ship laden with high explosives, collided with the Norwegian vessel SS Imo in the…

Oct - 28
2016

A Helpful New Basket

A helpful new basket now sits on the counter for our customers.  It says:  Did you forget your glasses. Feel free to borrow a pair of ours.

Oct - 16
2016

Happy Birthday Gordan Korman

Canadian Author, Gordon Korman turns 53 on October 23rd.  He is the Author of more than 80 Children’s & Young Adult Fiction books.  A number 1 New York Times Bestselling…

Sep - 15
2016

New shelves

It’s coming along. The new shelves are looking great, wouldn’t you agree? They hold a lot more then our old shelves did & they will also hold oversized books. So,…

Sep - 13
2016

Happy 100th Birthday Roald Dahl

September 13th would have been Roald Dahl’s 100th Birthday, the author who entertained children (and adults) with classics like Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach, while Dahl died in 1990,…

Sep - 12
2016

Excuse Our Mess

Good morning from the staff at Dartmouth Book Exchange. You may have noticed, if you have been in recently, that there are a lot of boxes of books stacked around…

Sep - 08
2016

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 their lunches & backpacks stuffed full…

Jul - 25
2016

Canada Reads Table

We have added a brand new table in our store.  This table is full of books that have been selected as winners of CBC’s Canada Reads.  Here you’ll find books…

Jun - 16
2016

Summer Seasonal Table

In hopes that our weather will improve I changed over our Seasonal table from Spring to Summer early. The table now contains a great selection of books for your summer…

May - 24
2016

Happy Birthday Margaret Wise Brown!

Happy Birthday Margaret Wise Brown, Author of the popular children’s book: Goodnight Moon.  Her Birthday was yesterday, May 23rd- she would have been 106 years old. Celebrate by reading one…

May - 12
2016

Brand New Theme Table

We have a brand new theme table in our store. The table’s content will completely change every few months to a new theme. Have an idea for an upcoming theme-…

May - 04
2016

May the Fourth Be With You

May the Fourth be with you!!! We have more than 30 different Star Wars books in our Science Fiction room, plus several sets. We also have a shelf of Children’s…

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