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Our Book Clubs
Tracey's book club meets on the third Monday of the month, from September to May. They read books from a variety of genres and time periods. The next book is Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky. The meeting will be on Monday, September 16 at 7:30 pm at BookLore. There is no cost or registration, and drop-ins are welcome.

Tony's book club meets on the last Monday of the month, from September to May. This year's theme is French literature in translation. The next book is The Red and The Black by Stendhal. The meeting will be on Monday, September 30 at 7:00 pm at BookLore. There is a $20 fee for the year.

The Testaments
Margaret Atwood
Hardcover | Sep 2019
on order $35.00
(releases Sep 10 2019)
A Better Man
Louise Penny
Hardcover | Aug 2019
on order $37.99
(releases Aug 27 2019)
Raina Telgemeier
Paperback | Sep 2019
on order $16.99
(releases Sep 17 2019)
Emma Donoghue
Hardcover | Sep 2019
on order $32.99
(releases Sep 3 2019)

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We will be closed on Sundays for the summer.
We will re-open on Sundays on September 1.

We will be closed Monday, September 2 for Labour Day.

One Book One County Grand Finale

Join us for the Grand Finale of this year's One Book One County!
Ian Hamilton fills in the backstory of Uncle in his new book Fate, this year's One Book One County title. Hear Ian speak, get your questions answered, and have your books signed.
Refreshments will follow.

Sunday, September 15 at 1 pm
Grace Tipling Hall
203 Main St. East, Shelburne

Tickets are $10 per person
Available at BookLore and the Orangeville, Shelburne, and Grand Valley Public Libraries
Join BookLore and Theatre Orangeville for

Two evenings of conversation with 5 top Canadian authors!
Reception to follow in the Atrium

Authors on Stage Part 1: Wednesday, October 2 at 7 pm

Emma Donoghue, Akin
From the author of Academy-Award nominee Room comes a brilliant tale of love, loss, and family.

Linden Macintyre, The Wake
The acclaimed journalist and broadcaster returns with the story of the Burin Peninsula tsunami and its aftermath.

Charlotte Gray, Murdered Midas
The true story of gold mine millionaire Sir Harry Oakes' life and unsolved murder from a respected historian and biographer.

Authors on Stage Part 2: Tuesday, October 29 at 7 pm

Steven Price, Lampedusa
This beautiful novel from the bestselling author of By Gaslight explores life and art among the decadent Italian aristocracy in 1950's Sicily.

Guy Gavriel Kay, A Brightness Long Ago
A masterful novel set in a world evoking Renaissance Italy where the characters' lives intersect due to love, ambition, and destiny.

$30 for one evening or $50 for both.
Tickets will be available soon at BookLore and Theatre Orangeville.
Call BookLore at 519-942-3830 if you would like to be called when tickets arrive.
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Committed to Excellence

  • 2013 Canadian Bookseller of the Year
  • Chamber of Commerce Retail Excellence
  • Tourism Retail Award
  • Orangeville Banner Readers Choice
  • Chamber of Commerce, Woman of the Year - Nancy Frater
  • Tourism Ambassador



Celebrating 29 Years of Community Involvement

Orangeville's independent bookstore is truly a Mecca for readers whatever their interests - the latest in Canlit, a wide selection for children, enthralling "whodunits" and fine cooking and gardening books.

  • personal service
  • special orders
  • fine children's books
  • varied selection
  • unique greeting cards
Monday to Wednesday ... 9am-6pm
Thursday and Friday ... 9am-9pm
Saturday ... 9am-6pm
Sunday ... 12noon-5pm

Telephone: 519-942-3830



Find us at 121 First Street, Credit Creek Village, across from the mall