NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Colorado
The best list of independent Colorado bookstores
We are a community-run book cooperative, growing a culture of literacy by offering a diverse selection of new and used books and community workshops & events.
Looking for books, music, games, movies, posters . . . ? Drop by and check us out! Half of the store is filled with vinyl, CDs, tapes, patches, T-shirts and more. The other side houses a large variety of books, games, and movies.
More than a book store, Explore is an intellectual gathering place, where books, ideas, and the free-flowing conversation they initiate are part of the environment. Where you’ll find not only classic literature and nonfiction, but obscure delights on a vast array of subjects. Where customers stay on the leading edge with quality new fiction, landmark biographies, political expose’ and social commentary. Where each book-lined room offers the excitement of finding something important, engaging, enriching...a place to Explore.
Bookbinders Basalt is a small, independent bookstore in Basalt, Colorado. We are located in the busy Willits Town Center development, right off Highway 82.
Boulder Book Store is Boulder's largest independent bookstore with 20,000 sq. feet, more than 100,000 titles, and three floors. We host more than 200 events in the store and in the community every year. Boulder Book Store has been named "Best of Boulder" by local papers every year since 1987. As a founding member of the Boulder Independent Business Alliance (one of the first of its kind in the country), David Bolduc, owner of the Boulder Book Store, has been at the forefront of the "Shop Local" movement for over a decade.
As one of three exclusively-poetry bookstores in the United States, Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe creates and fosters a daily, living space for lovers of poetry, of all ages. The store allows poets and lovers of poetry to gather formally and informally in order to promote the discovery that writing and reading poetry brings forth. The Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe has poetry books for readers of all ages. The store also proudly carries Conscious Coffees, the award winning Boulder-based coffee roaster dedicated to the pursuit of Fair Trade and Organic coffee all over the world.
Best bookstore in Colorado! Nestled in downtown Breckenridge, Old Man Berkin’s Bookstore is a long-time favorite for locals and visitors. Books old and new.
Established in 1982, we are now the largest independent bookstore in Colorado Springs with over a quarter million books in stock, a huge sci fi and fantasy section, school-required reading, and rare, vintage, and collectible books.
The Poor Richard’s Complex is located in downtown Colorado Springs and features four unique businesses under one roof (the only of its kind in the country). Our restaurant, café, toystore, and bookstore have been locally voted “Best of” in multiple categories like Salads, Soups, Pizza, Café, Wine Bar, Toystore, Cards, Restaurant for Kids, Restaurant for People Watching and Local Bookstore.
We are a bookstore with a side of coffee that likes to be known as the place you can meet to chat. Stop by to browse our collection of used, new, vintage, and collectible books.
We are a independent paperback bookstore. Our used books are generally half the list price and if you bring books in to trade you can use credit for half off that. You are welcome to bring books in to trade any time we are open; we accept them based on condition and our current stock. Any titles we do not need can be either returned to you or donated to charity.
A book shop for wine lovers. A wine bar for book shoppers. Now open in the Tennyson Street arts district in Denver, BookBar is the perfect place to read and sip or meet and discuss.
Community-focused and independently-owned, The Bookies Bookstore is heaven for book lovers of all ages. We have books for adults and children, including Colorado's widest selection of children's books. Every member of our staff is a walking library and we're always ready to share our book recommendations and knowledge. We also host events and carry toys, board games and gifts and act as a major supplier to schools, with educational resources, books, classroom sets and professional development materials.
Denver's largest searchable database of used books features every subject from American History to Zen. Capitol Hill Book has been serving the Denver community at Colfax and Grant for 33 years.
Denver's premiere new age metaphysical gift and bookstore provides a self-help healing center for mind, body, and spirit. Meaningful books, inspirational gifts, classes, energy work, daily psychic readings, and space for meetings – all under one roof.
- City Title Englewood
- Title Link Goddess Isis Books & Gifts
- Address 1 2775 S. Broadway
- Phone (303) 761-8627
- Type New books
- Specialty General Interest, Feminist, Metaphysical/New Age
- Sidelines Café/Food, Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers
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The grand old lady of spiritually oriented stores, Isis Books and Gifts has been a Denver landmark for over 30 years.
Macdonald Book Shop is an independent, historic bookstore in the heart of downtown Estes Park, Colorado. In business since 1928, we carry a wide variety of general fiction, nonfiction, newspapers, magazines, maps, hiking and nature guides, and much more!
- City Title Evergreen
- Title Link HearthFire Books and Treats
- Address 1 Bergen Village Shopping Ctr - 1254 Bergen Pkwy, Ste. D118
- Phone (303) 670-4549
- Type New books
- Specialty General Interest, Children's, Regional, Science Fiction/Fantasy
- Sidelines Artwork, Coffee/Tea, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games
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We are Evergreen's only full service bookstore and the locals' favorite place to attend events, and to have their "mind, spirit and imagination" sparked with great books and great writing.
The Next Page Bookstore is located in beautiful Frisco, Colorado on “The Main Street of the Rockies.” At The Next Page, we strive to keep our focus on the traditional strengths of an independent bookseller—a great selection of books, personalized and friendly service, a knowledgeable staff, and a deep commitment to the community that we serve.
Lithic Bookstore & Gallery. Poetry. Art. Bookmakers. We regularly host literary readings, theater, lectures, workshops and live music.
Established in 2010 as a sister store to Twice Upon A Time Bookshop, Grand Valley Books offers a curated collection of vintage and modern titles, with a focus on regional and western history, and Native American topics. We carry both new and gently used books. Stop in and find the perfect book, or discover a new interest.
Inklings and More is a small independent bookstore in Northeastern Colorado that boasts old book charm with a fresh, clean atmosphere that is also cozy and inviting. We believe that books are magical and we love what we do! Thank you for your support and for you business!
New, used, and rare books, unique toys and accouterments for all ages, Leanin' Tree cards, Colorado gifts and postcards, journals and office supplies. We offer appraisals on antiquarian books.
For Heaven’s Sake is stocked with a wide range of new age and metaphysical books, gifts and supplies to meet all your spiritual needs.
Rosemary's Baby is a fine used bookstore located at 1430 S. Wadsworth Blvd Lakewood, Co. since 1991. We have a large selection of used books and audio books.
A locally owned business with an unwavering commitment to the customer and the community, the Tattered Cover is a bookstore and much more. Our three unique locations each offer personal service, an extraordinary selection of books, coffee shops serving breakfast and lunch, extensive newsstands, and author appearances nearly every day. Visit www.tatteredcover.com for locations, information, and convenient on-line shopping for books and e-books.
We are a local, family owned business. We sell new and used books and host author events. We have been in business for over seven years serving the Loveland area.
Covered Treasures Bookstore, one of the only area independents carrying primarily new books, is a great place to sip a cup of coffee and take in the charm of downtown Monument. It carries a satisfying selection that encompasses hiking guides and regional favorites, current and classic fiction and nonfiction, as well as children's books, greeting cards and journals, and also hosts events throughout the year.
Inkberry Books is a small, independent community-based bookstore in Niwot, Colorado. We feature art by Boulder County artists each month with a reception on First Friday, and often host live music. Our collection features first edition fine literary fiction and much more.
Ouray Bookshop is in the beautiful Beaumont Hotel in Ouray, Colorado. We carry a wide variety of books, from popular fiction to local interest and history.
Books Are Awesome is a locally-owned general bookstore offering Douglas County readers a great place to find their next amazing book. We offer new books for kids and adults. Something for everyone. Come experience our great space and kids corner.
Books, Magazines, Newspapers. Maps, Cards, Journals, Gifts, Events. Cozy cafe in back with Wi-Fi. Website sells eBooks. Floors creak like a lonesome violin.