Author Event: George Elliott Clarke


George Elliott Clarke Reading
WHEN Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 7 – 9pm
WHERE Owens Art Gallery Foyer
EVENT TYPE Lecture / Seminar

George Elliott Clarke has published as a poet, a playwright, a novelist, a librettist, and a literary critic, with award-winning works such as ‘Execution Poems’ (2001), which won the Governor General’s Award for Poetry, and stage productions such as ‘Beatrice Chancy’ (1999). His work explores Black Canadian/Africadian history. Earlier this year, Clarke was named Canada’s new parliamentary poet laureate and, in 2012, he was named Toronto’s fourth Poet Laureate. A new fiction work and collection of poetry are scheduled for 2016.

Author Event with Naomi Klein


WHEN Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 7 – 10pm
WHERE Convocation Hall Gold Room,Convocation Hall Foyer
EVENT TYPE Lecture / Seminar

Naomi Klein
“This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate”
Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 7 p.m. – Convocation Hall

Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, columnist, and international bestselling author. Her books include This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate (2014), The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (2007) and No Logo (2000). She is a columnist for The Nation magazine and the Guardian newspaper and is a contributing editor at Harper’s magazine. Klein is a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute and also sits on the board of directors for

Supported by the Wilford B. Jonah Lecture Fund

January Sale at Tidewater Books


January Sale at Tidewater Books

 20 % off Adult Colouring Books

20 % off Cook Books

30 % off Puzzles

30 % off Calendars & Agendas

50 % off Gift Wrap

Melissa & Doug- Buy 2, Choose a 3rd item for Free

(free item of equal or lessor value)

Pre-inventory Sale Dec 28-31


We don’t want to count it, so let’s sell it down!

20% off Everything in the store

Plus these super deals:

30% off Christmas Books

30% off Calendars & Planners

30% off Melissa & Doug

30% off Puzzles

50% off Christmas Cards & Wrap

We’re Extending Our Hours for Holiday Shopping.


Thank you so much for your patronage.

We will be open extended hours for your Christmas shopping convenience:
Sundays 12-5
Weekday evenings until 8pm from Dec 16-23
Christmas Eve 9-4

Author Reading With Crafts, Games and Prizes


Please join us at the Sackville Public Library

Sat, Dec. 12th at 10:30am – open to all

Join Nancy Rose, author and photographer of THE SECRET LIFE OF SQUIRRELS and MERRY CHRISTMAS, SQUIRRELS! for a special storytime and craft!  Nancy will give children a behind the scenes glimpse into the world of Mr. Peanuts, as well as lead them (and their mom / dad) in a craft project, making a little pomSquirrels 1 Squirrels 2pom squirrel.

Annual Customer Appreciation Sale, Thurs. Nov. 26th from 5:30-8pm


Tidewater Books and The Crofter Gifts & Toys wish to thank you for your continued support.

Please join us Thurdsay, November 26th between 5:30pm-8pm for our Annual Customer Appreciation Sale.

Shop in a relaxed atmosphere with friends and family, and join us for some Christmas Cheer.

Draw to win your savings of 20-30% off everything in-store, plus enter to win $100 worth of gift certificates!

Happy Holidays from us to you!

Author Event: Tzeporah Berman at Mount Allison University

Announcements | Social & Political

The President’s Speaker Series presents Tzeporah Berman on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at Crabtree Auditorium from 7:30-9pm.  Everyone is welcome.

Tzeporah Berman is a Canadian environmental activist and writer. She has been co-director of Greenpeace International’s Global Climate and Energy Program, Executive Director and Co-founder of PowerUp Canada and Co-founder and Campaign Director of ForestEthics. Described as “a modern environmental hero,” and named one of “50 Visionaries Changing the World” in Utne Reader and as “Canada’s Queen of Green” in a cover story by Readers Digest, she was also one of the organizers of the logging blockades in Clayoquot Sound, one of the largest acts of civil disobedience in Canadian history

Midnight Madness, Friday Nov. 13th


It’s Midnight Madness in Sackville on Friday, November 13th and Tidewater Books will be open until midnight with great sales! From 9am to midnight everything in the store is 20% off!

Drop by for this fun and festive community event!

Join us as we celebrate 20 years!


We’re thrilled to celebrate 20 years in business- and it’s thanks to you, our loyal customers.

Please join us Thursday, Oct. 1st from 6-8 pm.  We’ll have cake, giveaways, and 20% off store-wide.

If you are unable to attend the party, the sale will continue on Friday and Saturday.