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The Book Barn on 86

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Book lovers treasure

Amazed by the range of books the quality and the reasonable prices friendly and helpful folks would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David C
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Kitchener, Canada
A Hidden Gem for Book Lovers!

My friend had driven by this location last year, intrigued but with no time to stop. We planned a... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
LeisureLe
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New Hamburg, Canada
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Originally began as a storage warehouse for Condor Fine Books, it has since grown and now features 700' of fiction as well as rooms dedicated to history, science, and the arts We would love to have you visit soon. 42,000 titles on 1.20 km of...more
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86457 Norman Line, Wingham, Ontario N0G 2W0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazed by the range of books the quality and the reasonable prices friendly and helpful folks would highly recommend.

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TimW4301, Owner at The Book Barn on 86, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for coming to visit us. I am glad you had a great time! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 7 May 2018

My friend had driven by this location last year, intrigued but with no time to stop. We planned a road trip with The Book Barn as a stop and what a great find it was! The location at the end of a country road near...More

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Tim W, Owner at The Book Barn on 86, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Thank you for coming. Now that spring might actually be here we will be able to have the main door open. Please feel free to bring us your good used books for cash or trade...you can never have too many!

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Saw the sign on my way towards Lucknow and I couldn't resist turning around to stop in, and I am so glad that I did. Spent the better part of two hours wandering the shelves and chatting with Tim. Everything is well organized, easy to...More

3  Thank mackhelbig
Tim W, Owner at The Book Barn on 86, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thanks Mack. Not quite the Highway Bookshop but maybe one day will live up to the same legend it had.

Reviewed 8 July 2017

A Great book haunt. Fun to explore. We arrived late in the afternoon and were allowed to explore at our leisure.

3  Thank LucilleC182
Management response:Responded 10 July 2017

We are glad you came. If you see the OPEN sign on the highway we are here...no matter what time.

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We were headed to the beach when we cane across the Book Barn. It's one of the best finds I can say we have come across. There was a large selection of books and metalwork! I ended up going home with seven books. The owners...More

3  Thank Alice C
Management response:Responded 14 June 2017

Glad you had a good time, and hope you made it to see the sunset. We will have more 'Ironwood' on display next time!

Reviewed 7 May 2017

This place is amazing! I could have easily spent a few more hours browsing through all the selection. I'm always on the lookout for a good bookstore and I was so happy to find the Book Barn! Tim is very nice and super knowledgeable! Everything...More

3  Thank Photohef
Management response:Responded 8 May 2017

What a busy day! It was great to see the whole family looking for literary treasure. We are glad you came and look foreword to you're next visit...on a sunnier day for sure.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Tim has and incredible selection of books, all situated in the most lovely location. I can spend the whole afternoon in the barn searching for great books missing from my collection and I always find them. My most favorite books were recommended by him personally.

3  Thank artemisartsupplies
Management response:Responded 5 May 2017

We were glad you came. The new fiction room was just about finished so there was lots more to look at. A great afternoon.

Reviewed 19 April 2017

We loved browsing in this used bookstore in a barn. The books were shelved wonderfully...no musty smell, neat, tidy, well defined categories. Reasonable prices. Also selling rustic art - loved a handmade bookshelf with live edge. We will be telling our family/friends about this little...More

3  Thank Debra M
Management response:Responded 2 May 2017

Thank you for coming to visit us. We are glad you enjoyed you're time here.

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