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Indie Bookstores in Colorado

The best list of independent Colorado bookstores

 

  • City Title Alamosa
  • Address 1 602 Main St.
  • Phone (719) 589-6712
  • Type New books
  • City Title Boulder
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  • Address 1 1107 Pearl St.
  • Phone (303) 447-2074
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games
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.
  • Address 1 1200 Pearl St., #10
  • Phone (303) 443-8252
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Alternative/Political
  • Address 1 1201 Pearl St.
  • Phone (303) 939-8355
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Metaphysical/New Age
  • City Title Broomfield
  • Address 1 1480 Midway Blvd.
  • Phone (303) 438-1111
  • Type Used books
  • City Title Denver
  • Address 1 8909 E. Colorado Dr.
  • Phone (303) 733-5700
  • Type Used books
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  • Address 1 4280 Tennyson St.
  • Phone (720) 443-2227
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest, Children's, Literary, Regional
  • Sidelines Café/Food, Coffee/Tea, Curiosities, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games
  • Events Author Signings, Readings
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.
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  • Address 1 300 E. Colfax Ave.
  • Phone (303) 837-0700
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
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.
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  • Address 1 4900 W. 46th Ave.
  • Phone (303) 964-9339
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Metaphysical/New Age
  • Sidelines Greeting Cards/Postcards
  • Events Author Signings, Readings
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.
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  • Address 1 1628 16th St
  • Phone (303) 436-1070
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games
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.
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  • Address 1 2526 E Colfax Ave.
  • Phone (303) 322-7727
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games
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.
  • Address 1 4315 E. Mississippi Ave.
  • Phone (303) 759-1117
  • Type New books
  • City Title Durango
  • Address 1 960 Main Ave.
  • Phone (970) 247-1438
  • Type New books
  • City Title Edwards
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  • 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
  • Events Author Signings, Readings
The grand old lady of spiritually oriented stores, Isis Books and Gifts has been a Denver landmark for over 30 years.
  • City Title Evergreen
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  • 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
  • Events Author Signings, Readings
We are Evergreen's only full service bookstore and the locals' favorite place to have their "mind, spirit and imagination" sparked with great books and great writing.
  • City Title Fort Collins
  • Address 1 177 N. College Ave.
  • Phone (970) 482-9853
  • Type New books
  • Address 1 132 W. Troutman Pkwy.
  • Phone (970) 207-9453
  • Type Used books
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  • Address 1 232 Walnut St.
  • Phone (970) 484-7898
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty Children's, Literary, Mystery, Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games
  • Events Author Signings, Readings
Named after the historic building we call home, Old Firehouse Books is a local, independent bookstore in Fort Collins, Colorado. We sell both new books and used books, which helps us have the best selection of titles in town. On the chance we do not have the book you are looking for here in the store we also special order new books. We take pride in being a part of both the Fort Collins community, and the independent bookselling community. For that reason we are members of the Better Business Bureau, Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association, American Booksellers Association, Indie Bound, and Be Local Northern Colorado.
  • City Title Frisco
  • Address 1 409 Main St. #101
  • Phone (970) 668-9291
  • Type New books
  • City Title Glenwood Springs
  • Address 1 723 Grand Ave.
  • Phone (970) 945-7045
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • City Title Grand Junction
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  • Address 1 439 Main St.
  • Phone (970) 242-5181
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Metaphysical/New Age
  • Sidelines Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Toys/Games
Crystal Books & Gifts is a locally owned and operated store dedicated to helping the individual explore the physical universe that surrounds them as well as examining the intellectual, emotional and spiritual universes that reside within. Opened in 1987, we are known as the area's premier source for an eclectic mix of books ranging from quantum physics to metaphysics; from Native American studies to texts on religions from around the world. It is also known for having premium quality unique gifts, music, statuary, symbolic jewelry, aromatherapy and unusual greeting cards.
  • Address 1 533 Main St.
  • Phone (970) 986-8086
  • Type New books
  • City Title Greeley
  • Address 1 942 9th Ave.
  • Phone (970) 352-8117
  • Type New books
  • City Title Gunnison
  • Address 1 211 N. Main St.
  • Phone (970) 641-3693
  • Type New books
  • City Title Highlands Ranch
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  • Address 1 9315 Dorchester St.
  • Phone (303) 470-7050
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest
  • Sidelines Coffee/Tea, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines/Newspapers, Toys/Games
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.
  • City Title Holyoke
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  • Address 1 221 N. Interocean Ave.
  • Phone (970) 854-3153
  • Type New books
  • Specialty Children's, Regional
  • Sidelines Curiosities, Toys/Games
  • Events Author Signings
We are the best bookstore in northeastern Colorado. We are family owned and have been serving Phillips County and the surrounding area since 1995. We do our best to keep a well-stocked bookstore with a great variety to fit the needs of our customers including specials orders. There is no need to go to the impersonal stores in the city when you can shop right here in rural Colorado! At the Inklings Book Store you'll find more than just the latest best sellers with our unique selection of books, gifts and toys.
  • City Title Keystone
  • Address 1 0195 River Run Rd. #B9
  • Phone (970) 262-3707
  • Type New books
  • City Title Lake City
  • Address 1 131 Gunnison Ave.
  • Phone (970) 944-6277
  • Type New books
  • City Title Lakewood
  • Address 1 2060 Youngfield St.
  • Phone (303) 274-1911
  • Type Used books
  • City Title Leadville
  • Address 1 522 Harrison Ave.
  • Phone (719) 486-2866
  • Type New books
  • City Title Longmont
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  • Address 1 504 Main St.
  • Phone (303) 827-3620
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Regional
  • Sidelines Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards
Barbed Wire Books is Longmont's largest book store (5800 square feet!). Our award-winning store is a favorite of all ages. We carry both new and used books and our specialty is locating rare and out of print books for our clients. We can help appraise your collection, as well. We carry artisan works of local people, vintage jewelry, music and more. We host live music, book signings, intellectual groups and book clubs. Barbed Wire Books has something for everyone!
  • Address 1 346 Main St.
  • Phone (303) 776-6561
  • Type Used books
  • City Title Louisville
  • Address 1 724 Main St.
  • Phone (303) 604-2880
  • Type Used books
  • City Title Salida
  • Address 1 135 F St.
  • Phone (719) 539-9629
  • Type New books
  • City Title Steamboat Springs
  • Address 1 68 9th St.
  • Phone (970) 879-6830 or (800) 898-6830
  • Type New books
  • City Title Telluride
  • Address 1 224 W. Colorado Ave.
  • Phone (970) 728-4504
  • Type New books
  • City Title Wheat Ridge
  • Address 1 10840 W. 44th Ave.
  • Phone (303) 425-4960
  • Type Used books
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