Camas Books & Infoshop is a community run, all volunteer bookstore with new and used books, both fiction and non-fiction, on a variety of subjects. We also carry zines, patches, stickers, and a range of t-shirts and other artisan-produced items. Feel free to come by and hang out in our seating area with your laptop, or play in the kids' space.
In addition to being open EVERY DAY, there are also many extra-curricular happenings at the store. Be sure to check out our calendar for more information, and drop by for workshops, special guest speakers, and much more.
If you have questions about how to get involved, send us an email, or phone 250.381.0585. You can also sign up to our twice-monthly announcements list.
Special thanks to (A)Freeskool for co-ordinating many of the events in the space.
30% OFF ALL USED BOOKS AT CAMAS
Sale ends May 1st
“Every single time we speak publicly, or put ourselves out there we are always asked by other Indigenous Nations, settlers, and settlers of color: what can we do. We then go on to outline all the ways those who want to be potential allies can help us out in a tangible way, in a targeted way, and in a general way. Everyone takes notes, asks more questions, and seems really earnest. Then inevitably soon after something happens that we need to utilize these tools and reach out to our settler allies, guess what happens?! Not much. More understandably our indigenous friends and relatives who are resisting the forces of industrial occupation cannot usually leave their fight to join ours unless the situation is very dire. Yet settlers also seem to have problems with moving beyond the round dance rhetoric of the protest industry and organizing outside of that box…” READ MORE
Loqua: Chastity, Destiny, Colleen
Artists: Lindsay Delaronde (Mohawk Nation), Naomi Kennedy (Lesbian Nation)
Loqua: Chastity Destiny Colleen
“There is no division between our lives, our work, are art. Each of us chooses the way she will challenge the limits: That is our art, too. Beauty is whatever we create. Whatever we create is beauty. We cannot be contained.”
~ Barbara Starrett
SHOW ON NOW THROUGH TO APRIL 15, 2014 @ CAMAS
ARTIST TALK & TEA TIME
SUN APRIL 6, 2014 @ CAMAS
Come meet the artists and have a discussion with them about the show!Read more...