Regular hours are currently Monday to Friday from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm and closed on Saturday and Sunday. 

Personal Shopping

We are also pleased to provide personal shopping experiences with an Anansi/Groundwood staff member who will offer personalized recommendations. Please contact us at to set up your appointment and discover some very good books.

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 Spaccio, Henderson Brewery and The Museum of Contemporary Art, the Anansi Bookshop is also home to children’s and young adult titles by Groundwood Books. 









Photography by Jeremie Warshafsky

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 and we will meet you to show you the way in.  

The Anansi Bookshop


128 Sterling Road, Lower Level
Toronto, Canada
(416) 363 - 4343 ex. 255

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