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Tanners Books

2436 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X6, Canada
+1 250-656-2345
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NY Times in Canada

This place has been here forever and has just about anything you can imagine where books are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bill B
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Litchfield Park, Arizona
A Bit Of Everything For Everybody

A surprisingly comprehensive selection of books, magazines, and newspapers that will fill any... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
SueFromWinnipeg
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Local Bookstore where individuals can find books of there choice
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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2436 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X6, Canada
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+1 250-656-2345
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Reviewed yesterday

This place has been here forever and has just about anything you can imagine where books are concerned. I am here for the full month of July this year and my boss wanted to read something other than a local Canadian rag. Tanners DOES carry...More

Thank Bill B
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

A surprisingly comprehensive selection of books, magazines, and newspapers that will fill any literary wish, want, or need you might have. Service is a bit stilted but eventually effective. Haven't had the chance to attend any author's readings to this point but they seem to...More

Thank SueFromWinnipeg
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I was searching for a specific travel book and went 8nto Tanners Books in Sidney to see if they had it. The book was just published and they didn’t have it on their shelves yet, but the staff were extremely helpful with ordering me a...More

Thank Stephanie G
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Always nice to have a good book store close at hand. They carry an excellent selection of magazines and books, along with a few cards, wrapping paper etc. perfect for finding a last minute gift. The staff are generally good sources of information and friendly.

Thank KDSVictoria
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I popped into Tanners looking for last minute Christmas presents for the readers in my family and was pleasantly surprised to find such an amazing store so close to home. Tanners is like the Alladin's cave of bookstores - packed wall to wall with all...More

Thank Inga M
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Great selection of books, maps, games, magazines. They will also special order for you. There are travel guides to Vancouver Island, calendars with local photos. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Pat E
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Super location on the Main Street in Sidney. I wanted to buy a book that wasn't on the shelf. The staff was great to recommend an alternate book. Clean and well organized store.

Thank ancientmoods
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Walking into Tanners is a great all around experience. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the lay out is easy to find things in and the selection and focus on local writers is heart warming to say the least. If they don't have it...More

Thank A488PUstephaniem
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

My relationship with Tanner Books goes back many years. The staff are kind and efficient and they have a wonderful selection of books and magazines. I visit Tanner whenever I'm in Sidney.

Thank Roy Henry V
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We've been going to Tanner's for 30 years and can always count on a fabulous selection of current literature. A great selection of books about the local area, BC and Canada as well. There is a lovely Children's book section too. And if you want...More

Thank jtbirdie500
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