Tanner’s Books is a bookstore and more! It has grown into a large full-service bookstore with new releases, bestsellers, and new books in over 50 fiction and non-fiction categories. Come in and browse the largest newsstand on Vancouver Island – over 2000 magazines and 40 newspapers from Canada, The United States, and Great Britain. Enter the Travel and Nautical Room with over 500 maps and nautical charts, along with travel, and nautical reference and writing books. And don’t miss the games puzzles, calendars, souvenirs, greeting cards, and more!
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  • 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 knowledgeabl...  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • 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 s...  more »
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  • Great bookstore. Excellent selection of books. Knowledgeable staff. Also includes a large travel, charts and maps room.
  • Tanner's does a superb job of displaying not just new books, but GOOD new books. This is an important chore the big box book store can't manage.
  • Great selection and service. The location is great and a nice atmosphere in the store
  • Great website with a proper book search. Friendly employees, good selection. Go. Browse. Be merry.
  • A wonderful engrossing experience for anyone who ever loved going in to a book store.

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