Welcome to Hidden Gems Bookstore

"The Smallest Bookstore still contains More IDEAS OF WORTH than have been presented in the Entire History of Television"  Andrew Ross


        Hidden Gems Bookstore--'TREASURES FOR YOUR MIND'


We are selling tickets for the Shuswap Association of Writer's Fundraiser for 'Word on the Lake Festival' in May 2015. The event is called CELTIC CEILIDH and includes dance, great food and silent auction. The event takes place on Friday, March 27th at the Wicked Spoon with performances by Rough Pearl and Circle of Friends. The tickets are $35.00-come out and support our local SAOW.


UPCOMING EVENT IN MARCH:  On Saturday, March 28th, from 10-4pm, Bernie Spring from Antiquarius.com, will be at the store to offer a FREE BOOK & EPHEMERA APPRAISALOver the 6 years we have been opened we have invited Bernie twice a year for this fun and very informative event. Hope to see you and all your TREASURES.

 Ephemera: Any collectible paper product such as---old music sheets; old post cards; photographs; newspapers; posters, etc.


New Book:    Local Author, Joyce Burkitt Fetterley, has brought in a family memoir called 'One Cornishman's Children'--this is a story of just two children out of the thousands of them descended from the Cornish mining men who worked around the world, beginning in the 19th Century. Check out the book under the Non-Fiction section.


New to the Store: We have BOOK ENDS   made of Agate rock; as well as smaller Calcite Bookends and/or paper weights.


And, if you look up above the top shelf of the Book Shelves you will see unique books for sale on display.


We have 'Book themed' jewelery-keep on a key chain, or put on a necklace, earrings, and so on for an unique gift for book lovers. See under Local Artist section.

Purchase A Book   

*************You can order on line all our Local, BC and Other Canadian Authors Books that we carry in the store by clicking on the Book Button above.


For those readers interested in sharing their love of books  with others, we offer a Credit & Buy Options. Check it out under the SERVICES tab at the top of the page.


Our store also offers Gift Certificates




            SATURDAY   :  9 AM-5:00 PM


Closed Sundays and Holidays

We can be found at 331 (D) Alexander St NE,

Downtown Salmon Arm, Right Beside the Shuswap Pie Shop


We view the CUSTOMER as the most important person to our business and welcome all comments and suggestions. We take requests for books and call you when your book shows up in the store.

We also order in New and Used Books.

Hidden Gems Bookstore now has a Facebook Page and a Fan Base has already started. 

"Bookstores are my favorite places. They're like wonderland. Endless goodies. A Candy Shop for the mind."             Shannon McKenna



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