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Address: 945 2nd Ave E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2H5, Canada
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+1 519-372-9760

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Good selection of books. Go there often for gifts and personal books.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 September 2011
Owen Sound, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2012

I was in Owen Sound last week and tried to go to the Downtown Bookstore, however it has closed down and is no longer in business. Too bad, it sounded like a neat place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2011

Good selection of books. Go there often for gifts and personal books.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2009

If books are your interest, new books of almost any type, then you must visit The Downtown Bookstore when you come to Owen Sound. Having taught English for 30 years in a local high school, I can tell you that this is a superb place to browse everything from brilliant literature from many lands to camp vampire teenage fiction from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2008

When we were in Owen Sound we went to the most amazing bookstore / cafe. The Downtown Bookstore (on the main downtown street) had a great selection of books and a very specialized selection of folk, jazz and blues CDs. They also have a little café there and serve outstanding coffee. Definitely one of my favorite places in Owen Sound!

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