COVID-19 Guidelines

Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with some
new rules for the safety and comfort
of our staff and our shared Banyen community.


If you are feeling unwell or are experiencing any cold or flu like symptoms, please do not visit us at this time!
Have a friend come for you, or shop over the phone or on our website.


March 11, 2022 - mask mandate for indoor spaces was lifted as per Public Health Order.


  • We are following guidelines from the provincial government and WorkSafe BC.
  • Masks or face coverings are optional while browsing. Free disposable masks are available upon request.
  • During busy times, we may limit the number of customers in the store.
  • We ask you to be mindful of the length of your visit when there is a line-up.
  • Please use hand sanitizer upon entry to the store. You may use your own. We have dispensers placed thoughout the store with unscented, non-sticky alcohol-based hand sanitizer, made in Canada.
  • Most seating has been removed. Please keep the remaining chairs for those who physically need them.
  • Please handle books & merchandise as little as possible.
  • Keep physical distance of 2 metres between yourself and other customers--be kind and make space where you can!
  • Follow & respect the instructions of staff while you are visiting us.
  • Please don't consume food while in the store.
  • We encourage you to continue to shop online and use either mail delivery or pickup options.
  • Pickup orders can be placed over the phone or on our website.
  • All our books, decks and journals are on our website and many of our gift items, so please use the website to browse ahead of your visit.
  • Thank you so much for your love and patience during these challenging times. :)

Let's keep safe and at ease in "spacious solidarity."
We are deeply grateful for your support and understanding.

Updated April 10, 2022