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About Janus Books

A display table at Janus Books

We are OPEN.

Due to provincial health regulations, we are currently limited to 2 customers at time. We continue to require masks and physical distancing for in-store shoppers. 

We are not currently buying books, but we are preparing to be able to do so.

Updated: June 11th, 2021

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.