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About Janus Books

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We are OPEN!

Updated: July 16, 2021

We are OPEN for in-store browsing. Masks, hand sanitizer and physical distancing are required for all visitors.

We continue to offer online shopping, with curbside or in-store pickup, FREE delivery in Guelph, and options for Canada-wide shipping. 

We are not currently buying books, but we will be soon: stay tuned for an announcement!

About Us

Established in 2012, Janus Books has a long tradition of buying and selling high quality second-hand books in beautiful downtown Guelph. We carry thousands of carefully curated books in excellent condition on a wide range of topics, from recent bestsellers to hard-to-find curiosities. 


We are open for browsing 11 am to 5 pm, 6 days a week, Tuesday to Sunday. We are currently closed Mondays.


We are located at 10 Paisley St. in Downtown Guelph, next to Market Fresh. Get directions from Google.

Contact Us

We can be reached by email at online@janusbooks.ca or by telephone at 226-486-1255. You may also contact us by filling out the form at the bottom of this page.

Delivery and Shipping

We sell online through our Catalogue with FREE delivery in Guelph or the option for curbside or in-store pickup. We have also recently added options for Canada-wide shipping. See our Shipping Policy for full information. 

Our Online Store

Our online store is powered by Shopify, an established Canadian company that provides e-commerce solutions to more than a million customers worldwide. Ordering online with us is easy, safe and secure. For more information on credit card security, see Shopify's website.


Still have questions? Contact us by filling out the form below.