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Monday - Saturday:                
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM 
Sundays & Holidays
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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address #111-1644 Hillside Ave.
Victoria, B.C.
V8T 2C5



February is Black History Month

In honour of Black History Month we're showcasing some of our favourite books by black authors. What better way to celebrate than with a book!

Show your support this month by reading black authors
Workout With Your Book Out

February 19 & 26, March 5 & 12 | 7:00AM-7:45AM @ Bolen Books | Free to attend 

Have you ever wished you could burn calories with words, that you could hit the gym with your literary crush, or that you could say you carry the weight of worlds to work out? Well, now you absolutely can with thanks to Core Personal Fitness!

This February through March,
 Core Personal Fitness trainer, Lindsay Zanette, will get us active with a morning workout involving exercises using only body weight and books! Bring a mat and some friends/family and start your day off with a free workout using your favourite book! To RSVP please email

This event will take place outside of regular business hours. For this reason, no purchases can be made until 8:30AM.


Canada Reads Shortlist
Read them all before the debates begin on March 25th!

This Week's Bestsellers
Bolen Books is pleased to offer 20% off these titles while they remain on this list.
Some exceptions may apply.

Books too amazing to be kept in the closet!
New On Our Shelves
Check out some of the most recent new titles in our store!
Coming Soon to Bolen Books
Pre order today by phone at 250-595-4232 or email
Read Before You Watch
Books that made it to the big screen