—a 200-year-old stone bank barn filled with thousands of old books. A browser’s delight!

Our distinctive establishment offers better used, out-of-print, collected, distinctive and rare books in all fields. We have Central PA’s largest selection of antique maps, prints and views. Canaday’s Book Barn offers a diverse general selection with specialties, including:

Americana, Local & Pennsylvania History, American & Regional History; Travel & Exploration, Military History, Architecture, Decorative Arts, Antiques & Collectibles, Art, Gardening, Cookbooks, Music, Literature, Religion, Fine Bindings, Children’s and Illustrated Books, True Crime; Sporting, Transportation, Natural History, Science & Technology, etc.

You’ll also find within our walls vintage magazines, vinyl LP and 45 records, antique photographs, posters, postcards, bookends and a host of other interesting and unusual items. Tour this site and then visit us at the barn! We’re open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Canaday's Book Barn will be closed on Thursday, August 7th.. It was inevitable that after 12 years of lifting untold thousands of boxes of books I would get a hernia. Now I'm going under the knife to get patched up. Hope to have the store open on Friday morning. For all of you lucky enough to get paid sick leave, be thankful! ...

View on Facebook

Canaday's Book Barn will be closed on Tuesday, July 29th. and Wednesday, July 30th.. We will re-open for normal hours starting Thursday, July 31st at 10AM. ...

View on Facebook

The Stove is fired up!!! ...

View on Facebook

SPECIALIZING IN OLD AND RARE BOOKS, MAPS AND PRINTS