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We are currently open for browsing! We ask that you sanitize your hands or wear gloves (provided by us) upon entry. Capacity is limited to assist in social distancing. Contactless curbside pick-up and free local delivery remain ongoing.

We are on the #3 and #17 bus route, near the #90, and a 10 minute walk from the 4th Street SW train stop downtown. Street parking is free after 6pm. Our store is ground level, with no stairs or inclines. Our washrooms are non-gendered, one with wheelchair accessibility, though our doors do not open automatically. Please contact us at 403-265-1033 or with any questions or requests.

Shelf Life Books was founded in 2010 by JoAnn McCaig and William Lawrence with a love of books, reading and community.

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