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Tara Books

Second Hand Books and Custom Picture Framing

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



In light of current events, our bookstore is temporarily closed to the public.  We are continuing to offer our custom framing service by appointment only.
Contact us at (250) 357-0022 or (250) 357-9622 or by email


It is our sincere hope that everyone stays safe and well during these unsettled times

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  • Historical Documents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
We are open Tuesday – Saturday
11:00 am – 4:00 pm