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Book/Bar Bundles

BookBar Thu, 10/29/2020 - 1:47pm

Introducing….Book/Bar Bundles! This holiday season, give the gift of books and booze with a curated, themed bundle from BookBar. 

My Dear White Friends,

BookBar Fri, 06/19/2020 - 9:41am

By guest blogger Rahem Mulatu

I want to come to you with my raw feelings of pain, anguish, tears, and a heavy heart. I want you to feel and see my vulnerability. I plead with you to not disregard or diminish my sorrow. I am grieving My Dear White Friends! You are My White Friends that welcomed me with an open heart when you saw me at the office, grocery store, library, school, park, church, movie theater, community center, gym, City Hall, and restaurants. Even though I could not show you my vulnerability because I did not want you to think

Black Booksellers Matter

BookBar Mon, 06/08/2020 - 2:55pm

by Nicole Sullivan

This is my fourth letter in three months. I hope you don't mind that this is turning into a personal blog series. Extraordinary times call for ever greater honesty and transparency.


BookBar Turns 7: Ch-Ch-Changes (Turn and Face the Strange)

BookBar Mon, 05/25/2020 - 10:10am

by Nicole Sullivan

Chapter 7:

Every person, business, and organization has handled this Covid situation differently. For me, roughly half-way through the shut-down and quarantine, I resolved to come out of this a better person and to make BookBar a better business.


Books for All

BookBar Mon, 05/04/2020 - 5:48pm

BookGive, our nonprofit organization, has been stocking Little Free Libraries each weekend in an effort to get more books to more communities. 9news tagged along with us last weekend. Check out the story HERE if you missed it.

Peeking Around the Corner

BookBar Mon, 04/27/2020 - 11:02am

It has been a month since my last post. So much and also nothing has happened since then. On March 27th, I had just come out of a couple of weeks of mourning for my business that I knew would never be the same, not to mention society itself. Whatever the stages of grief are during this time, I had reached my Optimism with a Healthy Does of Realism stage where I could hesitantly see some possibilities.

The Answer is Yes! Definitely Yes!

BookBar Tue, 03/31/2020 - 3:41pm

by Marilyn Robbins

Let me start by immediately answering the question I know you are already thinking.



BookBar in the Time of Covid

BookBar Fri, 03/27/2020 - 6:11pm

BookBar owner Nicole Sullivan shares her thoughts on her social distance, sudden free time, and the future of BookBar... READ MORE

Reading Help is Here for YOU: Parents & Your Kids

BookBar Thu, 03/26/2020 - 12:48pm

by Marilyn Robbins

BookBar has two books that are wonderful resources for parents and their children during the COVID-19 pandemic.  These can be ordered online from us with free shipping.  Both books offer extensive lists of books for your child to read and ideas to keep us all reading during our self-isolation.  Remember you can read to your children, read with your children, and read alongside your children.

December Cookbook Club Pick: Eat Joy edited by Natalie Eve Garrett & What’s Cooking at 10 Garden Street by Felicita Sala

BookBar Mon, 12/02/2019 - 12:29pm

We’re shaking things up and doing December a little different with the cookbook club. First, we’re recommending not one, but two books this month. Second, they’re a little different from our previous fare. But rest assured, both are amazing titles that we know you’re going to love! more

November Cookbook Club Pick: Half Baked Harvest Super Simple by Tieghan Gerard

BookBar Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:12am

Followers of Tieghan Gerard’s crazy popular Half Baked Harvest blog will be excited to see that she finally has a second cookbook out! If you haven’t heard of her, now is the time to introduce yourself to this fantastic Colorado cook’s amazing more




CO Sun Book Club: Mister Tender's Girl w/ Carter Wilson

BookBar Fri, 10/04/2019 - 10:09am

Guest post by Kevin Simpson from The Colorado Sun

Disruption in the media industry has claimed many casualties, including thousands of jobs nationally and hundreds in Colorado. Avid readers of literature probably have noticed something else in short supply: coverage of books and their authors.


October Cookbook Club Pick: Antoni in the Kitchen by Antoni Porowski

BookBar Wed, 10/02/2019 - 10:56am

Ted Allen may have left some big shoes to fill in Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, but Antoni Porowski has taken on the job and made the position of food and wine expert his own. It’s not surprising considering he came to the show on Allen’s own recommendation! And after four seasons, Porowski has debuted his very first cookbook, Antoni in the more 

8 Books the Cool Kids are Reading This Fall

BookBar Mon, 09/16/2019 - 4:11pm

The BookBar BookWorms present the 8 favorite new books of the fall for kids and teens. See what the cool kids are reading and stop by to pick up the best new read for the season!