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December 1, 2023

Our Hours are Monday to Saturday 10:30am to 4:00pm

To check our inventory please go to the bottom of this page where you will find Book Lookup and can ask for author or title.

If you would like to phone 250-478-0914 or email us dragonflybooks@shaw.ca we will pick out the books for you to pickup.

If you would like to see photos of some of the books go to https://www.abebooks.com/ under sellers and look up Dragonfly Books.

We sell good quality used books, new books from Heritage Group Distribution and local authors.

Adventure, Antiques & Collectibles, Biography, Business, Canadiana, Children, Christian, Colouring Books, Craft Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Gardening, Health & Diet, Historical, Literature, Mystery, New Age, Non-Fiction, Paranormal, Religion, Romance, Self-help, Science Fiction, Text Books, Travel, True Crime, War, Westerns, Youth. There is something for everyone.

Dragonfly Books is Victoria’s (Westshore) hidden gem where you will find a great selection of quality used books, local authors and best sellers. Browse through over 14,000 quality used books of all types. We also carry a few new books and local author books.

If we can’t find what you are looking for we will add you to our request list and let you know when the book comes in!

When ordering books from our web site payment must be made via bank e-transfer or in person as we only accept cash or Interact.

If you wish to use a credit card to purchase books from us, please see the link below to take you to our inventory listed with AbeBooks.com.


We now have local author Jacqueline Paul’s new book Nuhquim,

The Little Red Puppy: A Star And Bumblebee Book.

($30.00 HC, $21.00 SC)

We now have It’s All Because Of The Virgin: Twisted Tales From The East. ($24.49)

Retired empty nesters Raccoon and his wife Trixie became late in life converts to the joys of independent travel. Over the course of several trips taken during the twenty-teens these wanderers take us on strange adventures to off the beaten path destinations in Asia.

They would find out as much about themselves as the peoples and backwaters that they would visit. Wherever they went they found friendliness, resourcefulness, shared values, spontaneity, that renewed their faith in the goodness of people. Oh yes and they found humour, there was humour everywhere.









We now have local author Randi-Anne Dey’s new book The King’s Mystic. ($22.00)


Joanne made a few pillow cases to sell. Most are $12.00, one is 15.00.

We now have local author Paula Carter’s new book Magical Nature Friends. ($12.99 for softcover and $21.00 for hard cover)

Perry went mushroom picking before coming in to the store and getting a couple of great old books on BC.


Marie Powell’s new fantasy books Last of the Gifted Spirit Sight and Water Sight. ($20.00 each)


We now have Lilian Grace Myles new poetry book The Vulnerable Truths of an Anxious Mind. ($18.95)

It was nice to meet Brooke today, she got lots of great books for her son, including some great Dr. Seuss books.

Riley got some great old books and a new book. Happy reading.

Thank you so much to Diane for buying the book Weird Things Customers Say In Bookstores for me. I can’t wait to read it and compare it to what some of our customers have said!

It was so nice for Auntie Joan to come visit and for her to be here for our 15th Anniversary Sale. Always happy to see Auntie Dianne as well.

Thank you everyone that came out to our 15 Anniversary Sale. What a great day we had!

We now have local author Richard Ogilvie’s new book Necessary Measures ($22.95).

We now have local author D. Wilson’s book Learn How to Play Chess by Reading the Comic Book ($19.95).


We would like to thank Jennifer from HMCS Vancouver for once again purchasing books from our store for the ships crew. Happy reading everyone.

It was so nice to meet Laura who grew up in Metchosin and now lives in Australia. Laura purchased bags created by our Auntie Dianne for herself and her sister.

Come check local author Thomas Reed’s new book – Everything I wish I Could Tell You. ($20.00)

We now have local author Rud Verhagen’s new youth book The Last Green Dragon ($15.00)

The Last Green Dragon has been accepted in the Canadian Children’s Book Club as an audio book. It is one of three finalists in the Fed of BC writers guild’s contest. Local company Marmalade – a book club ran by Pat Aldryd — bought 50 copies for their mail out book club program.  

We now have local author Xavier Langford’s new book Go Northwest – A Journal Off the Grid ($20.00)

Always nice to have a visit from Joanne’s daughter Jenny.


Figurative Art $100.00
This genre of art involves a realistic depiction of living as well as inanimate objects. Artists like Jean Michel Basquiat, Norman Rockwell, and Banksy are renowned for giving a platform to cultural commentary and human experiences through their art.

The Print
This art print displays sharp, vivid images with a high degree of color accuracy. A member of the versatile family of art prints, this high-quality reproduction represents the best of both worlds: quality and affordability. Art prints are created using a digital or offset lithography press.
T.E. Breitenbach 1980

Doug got some great poetry books and The History of Leechtown by Bart Van den Berk. Doug’s Great Uncle was Walt Whitman.

Come check out all the great non-fiction supernatural/paranormal/ghost books we have. 

Local Author Robert Belyk brought us five boxes of wonderful ghost stories.

It was so nice to meet Shanon Sinn, author of The Haunting of Vancouver Island book. His book is one of our best sellers of new books that we carry and Shanon signed copies of his book for us.