Backbeat Books and Music Posts

September 14, 2018 / Music
September 11, 2018 / Books

I had the great opportunity to see Miriam Toews read and speak last night as part of the Ottawa International Writers Festival. If you know me at all, you know…

September 6, 2018 / Stationery

If you appreciate pattern, you’ll love this vivid stationery we’ve just brought in from Marimekko. With a worldwide following, the Finnish design house is famous for their bold use of…

September 4, 2018 / Stationery

I have a feeling that today will mark the beginning of quite a few special friendships… Why don’t you send your favourite friend an Animal Friendship notecard to let them…

September 2, 2018 / Books

Just a heads up that we will be closed tomorrow Monday September 3rd, 2018. Sorry for any inconvenience. We hope you are having an amazing long weekend!

August 29, 2018 / Music
August 22, 2018 / Books

We love sourcing the very best used books for you here at Backbeat and we just brought in another huge load today that we’re currently getting onto the shelves. Here…

August 14, 2018 / Books

We love seeing all of those Backbeat t-shirts out there! Haven’t got yours yet? Show your love…just $9.95 + tax!

August 8, 2018 / Music
August 3, 2018 / Books

Just a heads up that we will be closed this Monday August 6th, 2018. Sorry for any inconvenience. Have an amazing long weekend!  

July 31, 2018 / Books

The Perth & District Union Library is pleased to be hosting author and poet Julie Paul for a reading and book signing on Friday, August 10th, 2018, at 2 p.m.…

July 25, 2018 / Books

Since it’s raining cats and dogs, today we’ve compiled a reading list of books about animals’ perspectives. While children’s books are great at showing us the world from an animal’s…

July 19, 2018 / Books

We all seem to have at least one person in our lives whose favourite sound is a tired sigh, whose favourite look is crestfallen and whose favourite pastime is sitting…

July 18, 2018 / Books

Ah, summer camp – some kids love it, some kids hate it, some kids’ opinions about it change on an hourly basis – but it’s a rite of passage for…

July 12, 2018 / Books

Do you switch things up and read beach reads during the warmer months? Whether or not you match your reading to the weather, these beach-ready covers help you escape the…

July 6, 2018 / Music
July 4, 2018 / Stationery
June 30, 2018 / Books

We will be closed tomorrow July 1st for Canada Day. Have a great day. See you Monday!

June 29, 2018 / Music
June 27, 2018 / Books

Okay, parents. Deep breaths and repeat after me, “We can do this!” Also, these two things will surely help us along:

June 24, 2018 / Books