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Last day of sales will be April 23rd

The sale of our retail condo has just gone through so our last day of operation will be Sunday April 23rd. We now have 30% off all the stock while it lasts! In addition to Good Friday and Easter Sunday we will also be closed on Tuesday April 18th and Wednesday April 19th. Thanks so… Read More

Still open!

Hi Everyone, We are still open until the sale of our retail condo closes so don’t be shy to come on by. We will post our closing date as soon as it is confirmed. Thanks so much to everyone who has come in to let us know that we’ll be missed. We will definitely miss… Read More

Teacher Gift Ideas

If you’re looking for a teacher gift we have a couple of ideas! A gift certificate lets teachers choose materials that will compliment the curriculum and add to their library. Or, teachers can visit our Books for Grown-Ups section and choose a book to read over the summer and recharge their batteries! Our Teacher GiftBook… Read More

Check out our events page

We have upcoming book launches: Tuesday March 22nd we’ll be celebrating the launch of Alan Cumyn’s new book: Hot Pterodactyl Boyfriend at 7pm at the Georgetown Pub on Bank St. Thursday March 24th we’ll be at TD McGee’s on Centrum in Orleans at 7pm to help Lucy Briand celebrate the launch of her book Magnetic… Read More

Teen Author Fest-Ottawa Public Library

The Ottawa Public Library’s Teen Author Fest is starting out Thursday October 29th at the Sunnyside Branch at 7pm.  You can meet Holly Bodger, Kelley Powell and Allan Stratton and talk about books and writing with them.  We’ll be there too-selling their books! Here’s the link: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/content/teen-author-fest        

Authors for Indies Day is May 2nd 2015

There are 113 book stores across Canada hosting 547 authors on May 2nd-Authors for Indies Day and Kaleidoscope is one of them! We have 11 fantastic local authors coming to the store in different shifts: 10am-noon meet Caroline Pignat, Don Cummer ,  Kathy Clark and Alan Neal noon-2pm meet Frances Itani, Rachel Eugster and Eleanor… Read More

Lockwood & Co. – The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud

The Screaming Staircase is a perfect first installment to a series about ghost-hunting teens. London has been ghost-ridden for over fifty years! No one knows what caused the “Problem” but kids and teens are the only ones with the psychic powers to see all those spirits and specters, and they are hired in droves to solve cold cases and mysterious… Read More

Ottawa Kids’ Bookstore – holiday hours

Ottawa, December 2013:  Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books will have extended hours on Thursday and Friday nights in December.  Join us from 9:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. We’re looking forward to chatting about books with you, and helping you check some items off of your shopping list!

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