Indie BookStore & Wine Bar

A bookshop for wine lovers. A wine bar for book shoppers. And a fabulous cafe, too. BookBar is an independent bookstore in the Tennyson Street arts district of Denver, Colorado.

Literary Events + Meeting Space

BookBar is the perfect place to read and sip or meet and discuss. Join us for our unique literary events and let us host your book club or community meetings.

Stay with Us

BookBed opened in Fall 2015. This one bedroom apartment above BookBar is the perfect location for authors and book lovers. With book themed decor throughout, full kitchen, laundry, private balcony and entrance, this is the perfect get away for the literary minded. Visit family nearby, write your book, or take a break from your book tour—right above Denver's favorite bookstore wine bar.

Daily Happy Hour 

Mon-Fri 3-6pm
$2 off all wine, beer and pizzettas

Tuesdays & Thursday 4-5pm
1/2 all wines and kids meals for Happier Hour Story Time participants

Friday 3pm-10pm
Specialty beer or wine cocktail 

Saturday all day
Specialty beer or wine cocktail 

Sunday 10am-3pm
$15 bottomless mimosas

ReadTribe Book Club Extravaganza

Celebrate with us as we launch our new sister company -a website that connects readers to book clubs and their favorite indpendent bookstore. Learn about the site tonight while having some book club fun, hors d'oeuvres, and drinks. Bring your club or your best reading pals.

Event date: 
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 7:00pm

Teen Happy Hour: Donna Cooner

Calling all teens! Award winning young adult author Donna Cooner will be discussing her latest book, Screenshot, a "zeitgeisty" and socially relevant novel about social media and cyberbullying in high school today. Bring your questions! Also, just for you, we're taking 1/2 off all cafe drinks for the event.

About the Book:

Event date: 
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 5:00pm
Screenshot (Point Paperbacks) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545903998
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Point - May 29th, 2018

Denver Writes Comic Book Creation Workshop Series

Want to create your own comic book? Kids 10-14 can sign up for Denver Writes Comic Book Creation Workshop!

Explore the process and creation of making your own comic book! This four week workshop will be every Saturday in July, from 10 AM – 1 PM!

Because of the structure of this workshop, it will have a $100 cost per student and we ask you attend all four weeks, If you cannot attend all four weeks please email us in advance and we can make arrangements. 

Event date: 
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:00am

Find Waldo on Tennyson Street!

Where’s Waldo? On Tennyson Street of course! The iconic children’s book character in the red-and-white-striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five local businesses throughout our community this July. Find Waldo Local is a great summer vacation activity and a wonderful way to support local businesses and the Shop Local movement in our community.

Event date: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 10:00am

Summer Reading Superheroes for Kids!

Kicking off our Summer Reading program!


Event date: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 10:00am