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It's time for summer reading!  You have read all the books you've bought so far in 2016, now it's time to add to your collection.  Have a look at what at what's in stock at Grand River, and take time to get caught reading this summer!
Thumbprint in the Clay
Luci Shaw
Paperback | Mar 2016
in store $23.99
Modern Spiritual Masters
Robert Ellsberg
Paperback | Aug 2008
not in store $20.50
(available for order)
The Soulmaking Room
Dee Dee Risher
Paperback | Apr 2016
in store $24.00
Insiders Guide to Praying World
Paperback | Jan 2016
not in store $18.49
(available for order)
Game Changers, the
Dr J Chamberlain Froese
in store $19.99
Vitamin N
Richard Louv
Paperback | Apr 2016
in store $23.95
Earth Acupuncture
Gail Reichstein Rex
Paperback | Feb 2016
in store $19.50
The Shark and the Albatross
John Aitchison
Paperback | May 2016
in store $22.95
Backroads of Ontario
Ron Brown
Paperback | Mar 2016
not in store $29.95
(available for order)
Lesser Blessed, The
Richard Van Camp
Paperback | Feb 2016
not in store $19.95
(available for order)

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Welcome to Grand River Bookstore

Grand River Spiritual and Educational resources is located at the Five Oaks Centre ( of the United Church of Canada. Programs are offered at Five Oaks for both lay and ministry personnel. Or, visit Five Oaks for your own personal retreat!

We specialize in books which support spiritual development, creative expression, personal development, leadership and change, therapeutic touch, congregational, clergy and worship resources, children’s literature, social justice, and special resources for most Five Oaks programs. We also have a variety of CDs, journals, greeting cards, fair trade products and much more! We serve as the United Church of Canada’s AVEL outlet – Audio Visual Educational Library – if you’re not already a member of this unique library service, ask us about joining or visit the AVEL website. (  We are proud to offer our AVEL Resource Catalogue and ordering system ONLINE! . Visit our new AVEL website today, set up your account and begin borrowing from the great selection of A/V titles! 

We celebrate that many of our customers tell us there are books available here they don’t find anywhere else. We welcome any feedback about your online shopping experience with us.

To Search for Books
Search for books of interest by keyword, title, author, ISBN, or publisher. You can tell what we have in stock, what we have on order, or what we can quickly obtain. Click on book covers for more information about a book.

To Order Online
To order books from our webstore simply create an account, select titles, and proceed to checkout. In-stock items will be reserved for purchase. Titles not currently stocked will be special ordered. We will send you an e-mail confirmation of your order, and will notify you when your books are ready for pick up. We will also ship your order directly to you for a small additional charge.

Thank you for visiting Grand River Bookstore online.

Visit us soon at Five Oaks Centre:

Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.