Talisman Books and Gallery

Hours of Operations

We are a new and used bookstore located in the Driftwood Centre on Pender Island. We carry a wide selection of fiction, non-fiction, and biography, and our fantastic children’s section includes classics as well as new favourites.

Along with books, you’ll find a great selection of gifts and greeting cards, as well as local artist cards, sketchbooks, and some art supplies. We also carry toys by Melissa & Doug, puppets by Folkmanis, journals by Paperblanks, and candy and chocolate by Harlans on Salt Spring Island.

Open Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM & Sundays  11:00 AM – 4:00P M

  • We will continue to take your orders online (www.talismanbooks.ca), by phone (250-629-6944), or by email (admin@talismanbooks.ca). 
  • Payment by card or e-transfer is preferred.
  • In-store or curbside pickup will be facilitated. We are also happy to deliver on-island.
  • We are now allowing in-store browsing again, with a maximum of 4 customers.

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