Visit Haven to shop academic textbooks and fiction/non-fiction books, dine on house-made and local cafe offerings, attend events by artists and student performers, and gaze at art for sale by consignment. There’s so much to discover at Haven!

Photo of Haven cafe as seen from the Sunnyside St window. Pictured is several wood tables with vintage black leather chairs, a large tan leather couch and the coffee bar with emerald green tiling and thrift shop mugs.

At Haven, we’re known for:

  • Textbook for Less – Our prices undercut our competitors. Shop online or in-store to purchase new and used textbooks and e-books.
  • Consignment – Our program still pays you 75% of the used price when your book sells, plus we’ve made a few improvements. We now post your book with your price on our website so it can be sold to anyone.
  • Cafe Offerings – Try our local and artisanal food and beverage offerings; we partner with community gems like the French Baker, Fluid solar coffee roasters, Nat’s Bread Co, and much more to bring you the freshest and tastiest treats. Try our rotating drink specials which are the created by our lovely student staff
  • Events Venue – Host your private or public event with Haven! Check out our cozy, light-filled space to visualize your event in our venue. We offer tech and event support on-site and can provide food and non-alcoholic beverages. We can accommodate groups of up to 40 people on our main level. Fill out our inquiry form to get started.

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Photo of bright yellow and orange tulip mural in the entry area of Haven painted by Carleton Alumni Mya Duguay
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