The Shoebox

Sample issue of the shoebox

The LSC official journal, The Shoebox, is published up to six times annually and contains a variety of articles on philatelic topics. In addition, on-going details of club activities and social events are listed in each issue. Printed or e-versions are available to members. The electronic versions include full colour images of stamps that complement the articles. The last issues of The Shoebox are available by clicking on:

Past ShoeBoxes


The Shoebox has received numerous awards over the years including:
Gold – APS chapter newsletter 2011 and
Gold – APS chapter newsletter 2010.


The LSC maintains current subscriptions to several major philatelic publications in both English and French. Members may sign out older issues or read current ones in the reading room.

  • American Philatelist
  • Canadian Philatelist
  • Canadian Stamp News
  • Gibbons Stamp Monthly
  • Linns Stamp News
  • Philatelic Exhibitor
  • Timbres Magazine (francais)
  • Topical Times


The LSC maintains two series of recent issues of the SCOTT catalog. A series of specialized catalogs are available as are catalogs of France, Great Britain and Germany of fairly recent vintage.
The Bourse Manager controls the lending out of these catalogs.

Virtual Library

Many of our members are willing to loan out philatelic books and articles they may own to other members of the club.

The Bourse manager controls the Virtual Library

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