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4.5 stars 17 reviews

Seekers Books

509 Bloor St W
Toronto, ON  M5S 1Y2

(416) 925-1982

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June 07, 2015


A local hidden treasure, Seekers has been the exact same in the Annex for 30 years. Specializing in Eastern Philosophy and Occult (with many other popular sections like Literature, Philosophy, Politics, etc.) and open 12-12 to jive with the neighbourhood, you are assured you will meet the most interesting characters and have the most interesting discussions here. If the book is in... more

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December 14, 2011

The focus is New Age, with new and used books on Eastern religion, mysticism, meditation, and the occult, but you'll find general-interest fiction and nonfiction, too.

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4.5 star rating
November 17, 2010

Located in the Annex underneath Kilgour's Bar, Seekers speciality is New Age books, including those on mysticism, meditation, Eastern philosophy and the Occult. For those who identify as thoroughly Western, not to worry: there are also sections devoted to canonical literature (including Canadian), psychology, and history.First Nations scholars will also appreciate the stock of often... more

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4.5 star rating
November 27, 2015

Seekers Books is definitely a gem within the Annex. It's got less presentation than the nearby BMV, of course, but as an 'old school' bookshop, that's part of it's charm.

While BMV is a great place for finding deals on oversells and current popular items, Seekers Books offers something different. For one, it often has a number of rare, out-of-print, and hard-to-find items. And while BMV's used... more

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4.5 star rating
November 14, 2015

I'm so happy to discover this store is still open -- it was a staple for me when I lived in the area in the 90s, and I was hoping to pop in on a future visit to Toronto. This place always had amazing books, great second hand CDs, and it was *the place* to pick up fliers for trance parties ;) I'm pretty sure the last bit is no longer relevant, but this place is still awesome :)

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4.5 star rating
March 29, 2015

I brought a selected number of books downtown, hoping to be able to sell them to BMV. I made sure to bring all my classics and the newer fiction in excellent condition. Unfortunately, I was unable to sell any of them. The classics were not brand new, but were in great condition having been read once and only yellowed due to time. I left, slightly annoyed that I had to probably carry this heavy... more

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July 24, 2013

Seekers Books offers these services: bookstore, used, rare.

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