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

Shop Local!

  • 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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  • Gulliver’s Customer Appreciation Night! November 14th, 2014

    We will be having our Customer Appreciation Night Friday, November 14th from 7-9pm to say a big Thank You to all our amazing patrons! Get a sneak peek at all our new books, toys and other nifty stuff. We’ll be sampling some sweet treats from Sprucewood Brands Cookies, Turkey Hill Sugarbush and Newfoundland Gourmet Chocolates! […]

    Wednesday, November 5th, 11:12 am

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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 […]

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  • Book Signing with Ken Stange, Oct. 4th, 2014

    Local author Ken Stange will be here Saturday, Oct. 4th from 1:00-3:00pm to sign copies of his latest book Explaining Canada: A Primer for Yanks. This is a humorous and satirical contemporary guide to Canada intended for both American and Canadian readership. It deals with the cultural differences between Canada and America, including the arts, […]

    Tuesday, September 30th, 11:43 am

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