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Marvel at the wide selection of Downtown's Perfect Books known to carry the finest collection of both local as well international bestsellers. Opened in April 1994, this independent book store has always been an active participant in fostering the community spirit. Ideally nestled amidst great cafes and restaurants, this charming bookstore is frequented by passersby looking for intellectual thrills. With knowledgeable and helpful staff always on call, this unique bookstore welcomes curious minds.
Located in the Byward Market neighborhood, Vertigo Records is a record store with a variety of more than 15,000 LP's, as well as a selection of a little more than 7000 CD's and DVD's available. If you think that this store is of no use to you as you do not own a turn table, do not worry as you can buy one here as well! Not only do they sell records but they also purchase from from patrons as well. If you are looking for a particular record, feel free to ask them for it, as they will be happy to custom order it for you. Drop in and pick up your favorite LP to listen to it in the original unspoiled sound quality.
Ottawa's premium destination for classical and choral print music, The Leading Note showcases a large collection of standard as well as rare repertoire. A musicians paradise, this store caters to all kinds of artists, choirs, teachers and orchestras. Widely offering its services through an online website, the store provides prompt delivery of even the most obscure products from all over the world. A proud participant of community welfare, this specialty store also sells concerts tickets of local talents.
Located in Centretown Ottawa, the Book Bazaar is a secondhand bookstore that every ardent reader absolutely must head to. Offering an exhaustive range of used books, many of which are no longer in print and are extremely rare, this shop is a paradise for bookworms. No matter what the subject is, be it agriculture, Canadian literature, medicine, law, history, food, mathematics, aviation, Aboriginal people, economics, mythology, politics, religion, travel, science or even women's studies, there are books on it available at the Book Bazaar! Besides books, there is also a large section of sheet music to be found here.
Head to the vibrant Books on Beechwood where fully stacked shelves house the latest bestsellers and classics known to the reading world. A locally owned and independent store, this store accommodates everything from literary fiction, romance, thrillers, biography to children's books and cookbooks. With two active book clubs, the store also organizes special events such as book signings and school trips. At Books on Beechwood, fun and knowledgeable staff are always around the corner for some friendly advise and assistance.