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

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.

Gulliver's staff

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!

North Bay for North Bay!

To save or print a copy of our Co-op Letter,
please click here.

To view our latest Books For Everybody Gift Guide, please click here

To view our latest Books For Everybody Gift Guide – Young Readers Edition, please click here

  • Storytime: Saturday, April 26

    We are having a Llama Llama Red Pajama Party Saturday, April 26th! Come in your favourite pj’s for Storytime at 1:00pm and other fun activities. Give us a call & let us know your coming! Read more about author Anne Dewdney and Llama at

    Thursday, April 17th, 11:20 am

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  • Eric Carle Storytime! March 29, 2014

    We are having an Eric Carle Storytime and craft day Saturday, March 29, storytime at 1:00pm and crafts all day! Please get in touch and let us know if you’ll be coming!

    Tuesday, March 18th, 1:17 pm

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  • Meet the Author: Kate Hilton Feb. 27, 2014

    Kate will be here to sign copies of her new book The Hole in the Middle, Thursday, Feb. 27, from 5-6:30pm. The Hole in the Middle is a heartbreaking love story, a laugh-out loud portrayal of the twin demands of work and family and a fresh take on the hot debate about having it all. Sophie […]

    Friday, February 21st, 4:50 pm

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  • Great for Game Night!

    Looking for a new game to liven up your Game Night?  Check out About Us: Grown Up Girls edition and About Us: Boomer+ edition. About Us Our Company We absolutely believe in laughter….and not just the polite, subdued kind. We think the tears-streaming-down-your-face -oh-my-gosh-hand-me-a-tissue-kind of laughter should be experienced on a regular basis!  Watch the […]

    Friday, January 31st, 11:46 am

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  • Meet the Author: Ken Stange, Feb. 6, 2014

    Ken will be here Thurs., Feb. 6, from 7:30-9:00pm signing copies of his new book Going Home: Cycling Through the Heart of America. This book is about the trip that he and his son took in 1992 cycling from New Orleans back up to Canada and all the adventures they had and characters they met […]

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