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Peterborough's New Indie Bookstore Welcomes You!

Please email with any questions:
You can also order books and gift cards through our website

Hunter Street Books, open since October 28, 2016, is owned and operated by author, Michelle Berry. Hunter Street Books has all kinds of books for every taste; we have literary fiction, non-fiction, Canadian writing, Indigineous writing, poetry, art books, graphic novels, historical writing, memoir and a large children's and YA section. Come in and browse. We can order most books and would be happy to help you. For more information about our start, check out the Globe and Mail article:



LOCAL AUTHORS whose books we can't get and self published authors: Please bring a display copy of your book to the store and we will place it on our "Local Authors Selling Privately" shelf. We will give out your contact information to customers who want to buy your book directly from you! We will keep your book for 6 months and then you can either pick it up or we can donate it to the library or give it away.

If you are from out of town but would like to give a gift card to someone in Peterborough you can order through the website. Click on Gift Cards and follow the directions.
Webstore and Email:
Inquiries from the webstore and Email will not be answered on the weekends. We will respond on Mondays. 

Hunter Street Books does the occasional event. Please check our instagram or facebook accounts for any listings and details. If you would like to talk about an event, please email the store,


Exchanges and refunds:

Exchange only within one week of purchase with receipt and sticker still on back of the book. No refunds. 

Trent students, however, may return or exchange course books within 10 days from the start of each term. Course packs cannot be exchanged or returned. In order to return books the student must have proof of dropping the course from Trent University. The books must be in the same condition they were sold (ie. no broken spine, no rips or tears, in any wrapping, from a non-smoking household, etc.). Hunter Street Books will reimburse the student by Visa/Master Card. We do not refund with cash.


We generally hang art for about 3 months. We are solidly booked for the next couple years (spring 2020) but if you are interested in showing your work please email photos or website address and bio. to We prefer abstract art for the store but will look at anything.  If your work sells, the store takes 10% commission OR a donated painting to Hunter Street Books. Your choice.
Book Clubs:
If you buy your book club books together we can give you a discount. Five books and up, ask for the discount! You need to buy them all at the same time, though, so appoint someone in your book club as the official buyer!
5 books 5% off
6 books 6% off
7 books 7% off
and up to 10 and over at 10% off.

Want to Be in a Book Club?
Email us your email address and we can put you in touch with others who want to start a private book club. We will take contact information and share it with others who have expressed interest and then rest is up to you.


Frequent Buyer Points:

Ask us about our Frequent Buyer Points Program!
Give us your name and phone number when you purchase a book (don't worry, we won't use it for anything! This is just so we can keep track of your points so you don't have to carry around a card!) and start collecting points. For every $200.00 you purchase, you will receive $10.00 towards your next book! (Points can not be used on sale books/discount books/book club discounts or school discounts. Points expire after 12 months.)