Indie BookStore & Wine Bar

A bookshop for wine lovers. A wine bar for book shoppers. BookBar is an independent bookstore in the Tennyson Street arts district of Denver, Colorado. 10% of all book sales are donated to our non-profit organization, BookGive. By shopping with us, you are helping us get more books into more hands.

Another way to support Bookbar and BookGive is by becoming a BookBar Valuable Indie Patron Member! Your annual $50 membership is a donation to BookGive, a portion of which is tax-deductible. Member perks include 100 bonus Loyalty Points, Members-only events, sales, newsletter, and an invitation to our private VIP Member Facebook group. The first 100 members get a BookBar t-shirt. Purchase or gift a membership HERE

Colorado Book Awards - Juvenile/YA Lit Finalist Reading

The 2021 Colorado Book Awards online finalist readings begin Friday, April 9 at 7pm MT when finalists in the Juvenile and Young Adult Literature categories read and answer questions at a Facebook and YouTube Live event hosted by Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book. Attendees can pose questions and comments. All books available for purchase through this page!

Register here:

Event date: 
Friday, April 9, 2021 - 7:00pm
Born Curious: 20 Girls Who Grew Up to Be Awesome Scientists Cover Image
By Martha Freeman, Katy Wu (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534421530
Availability: Backordered
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - February 18th, 2020

When You Know What I Know Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316535427
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 23rd, 2021

Midnight at the Barclay Hotel Cover Image
By Fleur Bradley, Xavier Bonet (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593202906
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2020

10 Things I Hate about Pinky Cover Image
ISBN: 9781534416819
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 21st, 2020

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Turtle under Ice Cover Image
ISBN: 9781534442962
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowbB>
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 13th, 2021

BookGive-Away: How to Resist Amazon and Why by Danny Caine

BookBar's non-profit organization, BookGive is hosting another book giveaway, kicking off at 4 pm on First Friday, April 2nd, leading up to Independent Bookstore Day on April 24th. Please come by and grab your copy (while supplies last) and read about why it is so important to support our indie businesses. Now more than ever. 

Please see our notes on this book in the attached PDF

Event date: 
Friday, April 2, 2021 - 4:00pm

BookBar Reopens for Browsing

We cannot wait to invite you back in! We'll be open for browsing (at limited capacity) starting April 5th for VIP Members and April 6th for all.

Every Monday is now Member Monday. Your $50 annual dues are a tax-deductible donation to BookGive!   

Event date: 
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 10:00am

Morning Glory Storytime (Virtual)

Join Ms. Marilyn, Ms. Candela and special guests for virtual storytime!

To sign up or for more info, please email

* Special Guests will be announced separately! Special storytimes will include Ms Kendra's yoga storytime, drag queen storytime with Miss Shirley, French and Spanish storytimes, and more! *

Event date: 
Friday, April 9, 2021 - 10:30am