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Tara Books

Second Hand Books and Custom Picture Framing

Serving the communities of Salmo, Nelson, Castlegar, Trail and Rossland


but with a few changes…For safety during these Covid times, we have to limit it to one person in the store at a time, so we’ll serve framing customers in the mornings, and open the bookstore in the afternoons:

Bookstore hours: Tues-Sat 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Framing in the morning by appointment.

Contact us at (250) 357-0022 or (250) 357-9622 or by email


Contact Us



Custom Picture Framing

Call Today for a FREE Framing Quote
  • Original Fine Art
  • Prints and Giclee
  • Historical Documents
  • Photographs
  • Textiles
  • Canvas
  • Diplomas
  • Certificates
  • Wedding Invitations
  • 18 years framing experience


We offer a fine selection of gently used books

Trade Fiction

Children and Young Adult

Science Fiction and Fantasy



Local Interest

and much more…

We can help you find that rare or out of print book you’ve been looking for.

We are happy to support AZ Tekk  Food Services by carrying their line of handmade soaps and body products in our store.

We Support the

Kootenay Animal Assistance Program!

1/2 of the proceeds of donated books are given to KAAP to help them care for and re-home lost and stray pets.



Come and see us at 204 – 4th Street
Salmo, BC
give us a call at
Bookstore is now open Tuesday – Saturday
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Framing in the morning hours by appointment only