The Anansi Bookshop is closed, to lessen the potential impact of COVID-19 on our staff, visitors, and readers.

The virtual doors to our online store are open should you like a very good book to keep you company at this time. 📖💛


Named one of Toronto’s Best New Bookstores by Toronto Life & BlogTO


Located in the heart of the Junction Triangle, the Anansi Bookshop is home to award-winning fiction, non-fiction, and poetry published by one of Canada’s oldest independent publishers, House of Anansi.

Located right next to the Drake Commissary and Henderson Brewery, the Anansi Bookshop is also home to children’s and young adult titles by Groundwood Books. 


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Photography by Lauren Kolyn

The Anansi bookstore is wheelchair accessible via a separate entrance. Please call ahead for assistance.

We accept cash, debit, and credit. We also have gift certificates available for sale. Pets are enthusiastically welcomed and photographed for Instagram.


Accessibility Information: 

The front door to the Anansi Bookshop is at 128 Sterling Road, with access down two steps from the sidewalk. There is an accessible entrance to our office and bookshop through the front door of 128A Sterling Road, the adjoining building, which is west of us through the parking lot, on the other side of Henderson’s Brewery. If you will use the accessible entrance please contact us at 416 363-4343 x 0 and we will meet you to show you the way in.  

The Anansi Bookshop


128 Sterling Road
Toronto, Canada (416) 363 - 4343 ext. 255 

Tuesday: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

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