The Churchmouse Bookshop is back in business!

After a long hiatus during the most recent wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mice are back, with safety precautions in place: masks required indoors, and sadly no coffee until restrictions are lifted further. But our smiles are still there under our masks!

See you Saturdays, 10am-1pm

We're back!
Thousands of books, millions of smiles

Celebrating BC's Phase 3, we're back at work raising funds for local charities. Now accepting credit/debit cards as well as cash. Help us help our community!

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Messages in Glass
A new book documenting the art and symbolism of the stained-glass windows of St Mary's

Inspired by the beauty of the stained glass windows at St Mary's and the messaging conveyed through them, our own Elizabeth Laugharne has set out to document their artistry and symbolism for us all. The first run of books will be available at the Churchmouse Books Grand Re-opening Sale, July 10

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The Churchmouse Books Experience
Come in and relax

Escape the worries and cares of modern life; unwind with a relaxing visit to St. Mary’s Churchmouse bookshop. Set in the warm ambiance of St. Mary’s nave, Churchmouse Books offers the visitor opportunities to browse, read, join in conversation, and enjoy a hot cup of coffee or tea. If your preference is just to reflect and meditate, the soft light filtering through St. Mary’s celebrated stained glass windows contribute to a soothing atmosphere. 

The Churchmouse Books Selection
From best sellers to obscure treasures

Churchmouse Books offers thousands of pre-owned titles to let you pursue just about any interest. New titles are available weekly; popular categories include Mysteries, Thrillers, Romance, Science, History and Travel. If Art, Biography, Politics, Theatre and Poetry are your thing, Churchmouse will likely have title to suit. If Recipes, Cooking and Home Décor ideas are what you’re after, Churchmouse won’t disappoint. There are too many other categories to list from Animals, Business, and Canadiana to Religion and Reference. Come out and have a look.

Churchmouse Books Culture
The spirit of giving

Churchmouse Books is run entirely by a dedicated group of volunteers who will be happy to help you find the perfect volume for your next read. If you would like to help, please use the contact form on this page. All books are available in exchange for a donation; donations are used to benefit local charities:

Contact the Church Mice

Looking for something in particular? Interested in joining our dedicated team of volunteers? Use this form to drop us a line and we’ll get in touch!