Gulliver's Quality Books and Toys - Independent voices from independent publishers found at your local independent bookstore

Gulliver’s welcomes it’s new owner Marianne Seaton.

We invite you to visit our store in Downtown North Bay.

Gulliver’s is an independent bookstore that has served North Bay and beyond for over 25 years.  We specialize in local books, Canadian fiction and history, children’s books, First Nations and French titles, as well as puzzles, games, and toys for the whole family.  We also carry a range of beautiful greeting cards by local artists and photographers.  We hold many author events and book signings in store as well as out of store displays and events.


If you do not see what you are looking for on our shelves or on our website, please give us a call and we’ll do our best to obtain it for you.  We have also shipped books to many countries around the world.

We take pride in serving our customers well.  Our knowledgeable staff will ensure that you get exactly what you need either from our shelves or ordered in for you at no extra cost.

We look forward to meeting you!

Mon-Sat 9:30 to 5:30

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  • Author Event: Andy Sinclair, July 4th, 2015

     Andy Sinclair will be here Saturday, July 4th from 1-3pm to sign copies of his new novel Breathing Lessons. Breathing Lessons A bold and explicit debut novel by one of the most visceral new voices in gay fiction. Breathing Lessons is the story of Henry Moss, a homosexual everyman whose life knows none of the […]

    Monday, June 22nd, 11:23 am

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  • Author Event: Francoise Noel, May 2 -2015

    Author and History Professor, Francoise Noel, will be here Saturday, May 2nd from 1-3pm to sign copies of her new book Nipissing: Historic Waterway, Wilderness Playground. Nipissing explores the history of the Nipissing Passageway, from Mattawa to Georgian Bay, beginning with Champlain’s voyage in 1615. The efforts to build the Georgian Bay Ship Canal and the mid-19th-century […]

    Wednesday, April 8th, 10:10 am

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  • Downtown Christmas Walk events: November 28th, 2014

    Heather Stemp will be here during the Christmas Walk, from 6-9pm to sign copies of her book Amelia and Me. Heather Stemp’s research into her family tree by chance sheds light on a historical figure at the centre of one of aviation’s greatest unsolved mysteries. Stemp moonlighted during many of her 30 years teaching English […]

    Thursday, November 27th, 11:22 am

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  • Author Event: Gloria Banks, November 29th, 2014

    Truth may be stranger than fiction but there’s something strangely comforting about not having to tell the difference. Gloria Banks Redner knows life has its grooves that become ruts and choices lead to new choices. It also has its bursts of laughter, bursts of tears, bursts of energy and bursts of change. Somewhere in the […]

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  • Author Event: Nanditta Colbear: Saturday, November 15th 2014

     Nanditta Colbear will be here Saturday, November 15th, from 1-3pm to sign copies of her new book It’s OK to Cry in the Garden: From Bankruptcy to Paradise. Nanditta is a freelance writer and a literacy advocate. Her weekly gardening column, Northern Vegetables, published in the Community Voices has a steady following. She is a […]

    Wednesday, November 5th, 10:45 am

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