Voyageur Bookstore proudly serves the students, faculty, and staff of Rainy River Community College. Our goal is to provide course materials to our students at reasonable prices. We stock new, used, and rental textbooks as well as Rainy River apparel and merchandise.

Voyageur Bookstore Hours

  • Academic Year: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The bookstore will be open the following hours the week of June 8 for book pick-up only:

  • Monday and Tuesday: 7:30am-3:00pm
  • Wednesday: 7:30am-10:30am

Please contact prior to coming to the bookstore so books and paperwork will be ready for you when you come in. Students may contact to have books shipped.

Summer Book Ordering

Summer books will be available beginning May 21

If you need books for your summer courses, please email with the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your student ID number
  • Which courses you will need books for
  • Your telephone number and mailing address

Once your email is received by Diane Raboin (Bookstore Manager), you will be contacted to process the transaction.

Bookstore Policies

  • We are unable to accept credit card payments over the telephone; credit card must be present for any sale or charge.


  • Returns are only allowed for classes that a student has dropped. Student must have an updated schedule or a drop slip and an original receipt.
  • Books must be in original condition. Books cannot be damaged or written in. Shrink-wrapped books must still be wrapped.

Book Rental

The textbook rental program allows students the opportunity to rent textbooks for selected courses.

Textbook Rental Policy

Book Buyback

Book buyback is held twice a year during final exams at the end of each semester. The bookstore will buy back a limited number of used books that will be used the following semester. A book wholesaler may purchase additional textbooks on a supply and demand basis at their rate. You may also sell your books online.

Bookstore Manager

Textbook Requirements

Summer 2020

NOTE: The information provided above is the best information we have available at this time. All items listed on the booklist are subject to change due to class cancellations and/or reassignment of instructors. Pricing is subject to change as we receive updates from publishers, faculty, and registration. Neither Rainy River Community College nor Voyageur Bookstore can be held responsible for any items not purchased from Voyageur Bookstore.