BEAN AROUND BOOKS was founded in 2011 by Maple Ridge’s Member of Parliament, Dan Ruimy. Dan had a vision to create a second-hand bookstore and café, focused on bringing his local community together to a destination where dialogue and conversation over books, coffee and tea would take place for people of all ages and walks of life.

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CURRENT Feature Drinks

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Bean Around Books invites you to come in and enjoy any one of our fresh roasted coffee drinks or specialty whole leaf teas accompanied by our fresh pastries and delicious panini sandwiches.

All of our coffee is single origin, direct traded coffee from East Africa and is locally roasted.

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Join us on the first Thursday of every month with author and coach Stephen Garrett for Death Cafe: A Meaning Of Life, a welcoming and positive place to talk about creating a life worth dying for – and a death worth living for. NOTE: Special Date for the next meeting: Thursday, March 12th 6:30 –Read story


Bean Around Books Employment Program

OverviewThis program helps youth build their self-confidence and self-esteem while gaining viable skills that could lead to full-time employment. Pathfinder Youth Centre Society currently has spots remaining for a 12-week paid employment experience program (Next program starts April 27th, 2020) at Bean Around Books designed to provide assistance to those who are struggling to findRead story

5 Ways to Read More Books This Year

By NEIL PASRICHA  How much time a day do you spend reading texts and alerts and notifications and emails and headline skims and flyby tickers and blog feeds and Twitter spews and Instagram comments? A lot? Me too. And that is truly garbage reading. Because what do you remember from it the next month or nextRead story

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