33 Centre Street

Gimli, Manitoba


The largest selection of quality used books in the Interlake

We have huge selection of Just-Like-New books, categorized and ready to enjoy… Thousands of authors: general fiction, bestsellers, Canadiana, classic literature, local and Manitoba authors, thriller/mystery/crime/suspense, westerns, romances, philosophy, politics, world and natural history, travel, art and everything in-between.

Count on Lucky Stone Books to complete your series or introduce you to impressive and life-changing stories!  Stock rotates often, so pop in regularly. 

“You may have tangible wealth untold
 Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold.
 Richer than I you can never be. 
 I had a mother who read to me.”  ― Strickland Gillian.

Curbside Pickup

We offer curbside pickup for all of our in-stock books and other goods. Call Kristine at 204-642-9509 or email luckystonebooks@gmail.com with inquiries.

Art Supplies

Arts and crafts are a timeless, challenging and enjoyable way to entertain yourself and family members. We offer high-quality art materials for experts and beginners including acrylic and watercolour paints, mediums, a variety of papers, quality brushes and much more.

Check out our selection of colouring books and paint-by-number kits. The arts create wellness in our day-to-day lives by helping us process our lives individually and allowing us to communicate from afar, generating positivity, appreciation and hope. Visit or call Lucky Stone Books today for an ever-changing selection of art supplies, paint-by-number and DIY craft kits.


The Hartmont Candle Company offers hand painted, hand poured 100% soy candles. Hartmont Candles are hand-poured by Lana right here in Gimli! Lucky Stone Books carry two sizes, large for $30 (10 oz./80 hour burn) and medium for $25 (5 oz./45 hour burn).

Curl up with a good book and let these scents and glow help you relax: Beach Bum, Beachwood & Vetiver, Blue Hawaiian, Crackling Firewood (#1 seller), Roasted Coffee , Watermelon Iced Tea, Raspberry Lemonade, Ginger Lime, Fresh Rain, Sage Lemongrass, Lavender Mist , Satsuma Guava. Lucky Stone Books also offers Melt Packages (2 oz./6 for$6) in a variety of scents, as well as Tealights, 10 per package for $17.50.   Visit www.hartmont.com

Tea is the new wine! If you haven’t had loose tea for awhile, it’s time to indulge. Tea is an affordable and enjoyable ritual allowing you to unwind and decompress.

Hotcups Canada is a family owned tea and beverage company. We have 100s of premium teas procured from farmers across the world, with wide variety of black, fruit, herbal, floral, white and green tea. Lucky Stone Books will offer a variety of tea flavours along with Matcha and Messy Hot Chocolate. If you are new to loose tea, we have infusers and infuser tea pots ready for you! Hotcups Tea comes in sweet 50g tins ($10) and will make an affordable and appreciated gift!  Visit www.hotcups.ca


If you haven’t played a board game in awhile, this time of “staying at home” is the perfect opportunity to play! Board games just keep getting better, so discover a family favourite today. It’s also a chance for folks to unplug and generate some excitement and enjoyment off-screen.

Board games and puzzles fill your family time with challenging fun. No matter what the weather, this is the perfect time for “game on” with your household. Visit or call Lucky Stone Books today for an ever-changing selection of games and puzzles.

About Us

There has been a used bookstore on Centre Street in Gimli since 1996, first as Pages, then as Up a Stump and Man Cave, and now Lucky Stone Books. The stored is owned and operated by Kristine Dubois, one of Manitoba’s all-time book lovers!

“I’m a resident of Lake Forest and have been an Art, Media and English high school teacher in Gimli since 2013,” says Kristine. “You may have met me at Arnes Farmers’ Market, where I’ve been finding the perfect book for folks for the last four years.”

Lucky Stone Books has the largest selection of quality used books in the Interlake, all catalogued and ready to enjoy!  Additionally,  the store sells:

  • Art supplies:  sketch books, paints, mediums, Mod Podge, brushes, canvases; Craft supplies, Paint-By-Number and colouring books.
  • Gifts:  unique Made in Manitoba gifts items, like Hartmont candles, Hotcups tea, Morden’s chocolates and Hollow-Point Designs handcrafted crib boards. We also have a nice selection of local handmade greeting cards for every occasion.
  • Games:  many of your old favourites as well as the “new kids on the block”.  Lake time means puzzles and playing cards.
  • Comics: large selection of new comics: DC, Marvel, and Archies.

Payment information:
We accept cash, debit, Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

Order policy: We take orders through email and phone for curbside pickup

COVID disclaimer: Safety first! We will be following all Provincial Health Orders, Masks required, hand sanitizer available.

33 Centre Street, Gimli MB


UPS Access Point ®

Lucky Stone Books is pleased to announce our store will be a UPS Access Point®. We’re a secure, convenient location for pre-paid drop off and pick up of your UPS packages. This will save you a trip to Winnipeg for drop-off and is perfect for customers who prefer to pick up their packages at a convenient neighbourhood location with flexible hours rather than home delivery.

Life isn’t meant to be lived waiting for packages. Send yours to Lucky Stone Books, a UPS Access Point® location, and collect them when it suits your schedule. You’ll know that your package is secure and waiting to be picked up during weekends and early evening hours, so you won’t have to rush.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • UPS may redirect your packages to a nearby Access Point location if you’re not at home at the time of delivery.
  • You can use your UPS My Choice® membership to redirect packages to the Lucky Stone Books location before or after our first delivery attempt. Check the UPS website for additional information.
  • Please have your ID handy when you pickup.
  • Check the UPS website to find out which packages are eligible for delivery to and drop off at this UPS Access Point location.
  • Locations such as Lucky Stone Books are hand-selected based on reliability, locale and ease of experience. We’re centrally located in Gimli at 33 Centre Street. Check the website for map and hours. You may call 204-642-9509 or email luckystonebooks@gmail.com with inquiries.


Open 3 days a week

Sunday – Wednesday:  CLOSED
Thursday & Friday: 1 pm – 5 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm


Latest News


Open Saturday the 24th 10 am – 2 pm @luckystonebooks #shoplocal #gimlimanitoba #smallbookstore #puzzles @hartmontcandles @swaidesigns @hotcupscanada

We won’t have Russian Mints until December 15th! Please call or Email if you want to order @luckystonebooks #booksandchocolate #independentbookstore #shoplocal #gimlimanitoba