Awards

Awards 2017-11-09T17:54:23+00:00

Professional Awards

Being recognized in the business community for our commitment to promoting literacy, running an environmentally sustainable business, and treating our staff with the respect and care that they deserve makes our hearts sing.  We will always lead with our hearts, stay committed to our values, and be involved in our community.  We firmly believe that each corporate citizen has a responsibility to grow, evolve and contribute selflessly to the world around them.

2017

  • Best Bookstore in Abbotsford – awarded by The Abbotsford Times Reader’s Choice.
  • Customer Service Excellence – nominated through The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce.
  • Retail Excellence – nominated through The Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce.
  • Business of the Year – nominated through The Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce.

2016

  • Best Established Business – awarded by The Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce.
  • Best Bookstore in Chilliwack – awarded in the A-List Reader’s Choice by The Chilliwack Progress.
  • Retail Excellence – nomination through The Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce.
  • Employee of the Year – nomination through The Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce.

2011

  • Best Bookstore in Chilliwack – awarded in the Best Of Awards by local newspaper The Chilliwack Progress.
  • Best Bookstore – awarded by The Agassiz Observer
  • Plaque is given recognizing our fundraising efforts for Safe Haven Animal Shelter in 2011
  • Recognition from Chilliwack Learning Community Society for spearheading and co-producing a series of videos with Shaw Cable to promote community literacy programming available at no cost in Chilliwack.

2010

  • Retail Excellence – awarded by the local Chamber of Commerce.
  • Best Used Bookstore in Chilliwack – awarded in the Best Of Awards by local newspaper The Chilliwack Progress.
  • Favorite Used Bookstore in Chilliwack – awarded in the Readers Choice Awards by local newspaper The Chilliwack Times in 2010.
  • Nietzsche our bookstore cat gains recognition as the Poster Cat for Advanced Book Exchanges bookcat competition.

2009

  • Community Environmental Hero award – Awarded by Livesmart BC, an environmental initiative.
  • Established Business of the Year, Small – awarded by the local Chamber of Commerce
  • Green Excellence, Retail – awarded by the local Chamber of Commerce & City of Chilliwack in 2009.
  • First runner-up for BC BIAs Environmental Achievement award in 2009.
  • Favorite Used Bookstore in Chilliwack – awarded in the Readers Choice Awards, The Chilliwack Times in 2009

2008

  • Community Champ award – awarded for involvement in local literacy initiatives.
  • Favorite Used Bookstore in Chilliwack – awarded in the Readers Choice Awards by local newspaper The Chilliwack Times.

2003

  • Employer of the Year – awarded by the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce for outstanding employment standards.
  • Established Business of the Year – awarded by the local Chamber of Commerce.