Upcoming Instore Events


In following healthy social distancing practices, we will be delaying all our events until further notice.

September– Dartmouth Book Exchange’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

September 19th, 1-4pm- We are hosting “Tales From The Dark Side’ a new collection of short stories by Dartmouth author Robert Schwarzmann.  This eight-story collection ranges from tales of psychological suspense to magical realism similar to The Twilight Zone.  Some verge on horror- but none of them are gory or violent.  The title of the book is a playful reference to Dartmouth, or the ‘dark side’ as people in Halifax like to say.

Saturday October 17th, 1-4pm We are jumping into the Halloween Spirit with Paul Carberry and his book series; Zombies on the Rock.  Book 1 Outbreak” is about  an evil pharmaceutical company that creates a virus that turns people into the walking dead. He will also have book 2, ‘The Viking Trail’, and Chillers From The Rock, a collection of twenty‐five short stories written by a diverse mix of some of the best suspense and horror authors in Atlantic Canada, and his other Anthologies including: Fantasy from the Rock and Flights from the Rock.

Saturday November 14th, 1-4pm- Cindy Tingly will be here with her 2nd book in her Children’s Bible Story Series: Lily’s Adventures: Lily’s Desert Adventure.  She will also have copies of her first book Lily’s Secret.  These stories are unique in that they are told from Lily, the Donkey’s point of view.

Young Adult Author Nicole Bea will be joining Cindy for the afternoon with her book ‘Forever Summer’. 

Saturday November 21st, 1-4pm- Andrea Miller author of the children’s books; My First Book Of Canadian Birds, Awakening My Heart and The Day The Buddha Woke Up will be joining us. #SignedBooksMakeGreatGifts


Wednesday January 27, Family Literacy Day TBA #FamilyLiteracyDay

Wednesday February 17th, I Read Canadian Day TBA #IReadCanadian

Saturday March 6th 1-4pm Ellen E. Sutherland will be here with her 3rd installment of her Jamie Poole Diary Series.

Thursday April 15th 6:30-8:30pm Titanic Stories Night

In the early morning hours of April 15th, the British passenger liner the RMS Titanic sunk after hitting an iceberg on her maiden Voyage from Southampton to New York City. Of the estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, more than 1,500 died. Join us on the 108th anniversary of this historic event for an evening of Titanic stories of tragedy and survival with local connections conducted by storyteller Cindy Campbell-Stone. Seating is limited.

April 24- 1-4pm David Wimsett will be here with his Fantasy series the Carandir Saga!  Book 1, out now, Dragons Unremembered: A man and a woman must work together as equals to prevent sorcerers from waking the evil dragon, Baras, from a 5,000 year sleep to bring a reign of terror while rival baronies, unaware of the common threat , prepare for civil war. The story takes place in a gender balanced world where women and men earn the same respect, opportunities and authority.

***If you are a Local Author interested in doing an event at our store, please contact us through our contact page. Thank-you