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Drop-in storytime! The first Saturday of every month, starting at 10:30 am!

Lots of parking in back of Monkeyshines

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Welcome to Calgary's ONLY bookstore just for KIDS!
Monkeyshines has great selection of classic and new-release kids' books
We also carry
toys & games
multilingual books and resources


Welcome to our online full-service bookstore!

Search & Browse Millions of titles are at your fingertips to browse at your convenience! Anything that you purchase via our online store may be picked up at Monkeyshines, or shipped directly to you.

With the click of a button, you can instantly see what's currently on our shelves, what's on order, and browse for other titles you'd like ordered in for you. To see what a book's about, click on book covers to read more!

Ordering Online To order books from our website, you just need to create an account, select your books and proceed to checkout. Once we receive your order, we will e-mail confirmation and notify you when books are ready for pick up. We don't require pre-payment for books picked up at the store.

Delivery We can arrange delivery. Please contact us for details.

Special Educational Orders Monkeyshines Books is happy to work with Calgary schools, and will research and special order in quantity titles required for a school. Contact Monkeyshines' store manager to discuss your needs, and to hear about our discount for schools and teachers.  

Buyer Rewards We value your business! As a thank-you to our customers we offer a Frequent Buyer Program that gives you cash credit for each dollar spent in the bookstore. There are no membership fees or fine print-- just continual savings for you. You will automatically be gaining rewards points with each purchase online as well as in store. Your point balance is printed on your receipt and we will alert you when you have cash credit to spend.

Come & See Us! While our web store has a wide selection of books, our Calgary location has much more to offer! When you visit, you will be able to browse through our large selection of books, music, toys, and gifts. We're located in vibrant Marda Loop, one of Calgary's finest shopping districts!

Thank you for supporting your locally owned, independent bookstore!

#113 - 2215 - 33rd Ave SW, Calgary, AB


phone: 403-240-1723

Twitter @monkeyshinesbks
Facebook Monkeyshines Calgary


Store Hours:
Tuesday to Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Closed Mondays (to catch up on our reading...)