From the classy to the sassy, we offer much more than a fantastic range of books.


You can also find such varied goodies as

  • art cards
  • stationary
  • journals
  • art supplies
  • maps
  • posters
  • Buddha boards
  • tarot cards
  • games
  • magnetic poetry

& numerous other unique, quirky oh so right gifts.


Works created by local artists are always on display.

We carry pieces of locally crafted jewellery, paintings, copper work, photography, art cards, and assorted functional ceramic pieces.

DVD Rentals

Our DVD collection offers a selection of foreign, independent, and art house films.

Seldom mainstream, often on the fringes, and always with merit, we continue to grow and expand this much heralded aspect of our business.

Lincoln Center Theater has exclusive offers on my fair lady tickets discount from Music and Instrument Lessons, Open For All Ages ? Amazing Broadway musical created by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, Pretty Woman: The Musical the show you have to see this season.

Maps & Guides

maps n guides

We carry all of the local area guidebooks including hiking, touring, climbing, skiing, riding, caving, camping, and aimless wandering.

National park maps, and all regional topographic maps are stocked.

Topo maps for any other region in Canada can usually be ordered within 3-4 days.

The Ambiance

Bacchus Books and Cafe is far more than your average book store. We pride ourselves on having created a unique and genuine space.


Stepping off the street into the aroma and ambiance of the Bacchus domain is stepping into an experience. We are quirky, quippy, knowledgeable and skilled and we truly love our place.

Come be fed, become well read, and let yourself be teased into a smile.