Recurring Events

Daily Happy Hour 

Mon-Fri 3-6pm
$2 off all wine and beer - 10% off all books

Saturday all day
Specialty beer or wine cocktail 

Sunday 10am-3pm
$15 bottomless mimosas

Happier Hour Storytime

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-5 pm


Happy Hour + Storytime = Happier Hour. Bar specials for grown-ups start at 4 pm. Stories and cookies for your little ones start at 4:30. Stay tuned for guest author storytellers.


Bilingual Storytime: Third Thursdays

Musical Storytime: Monthly Tuesdays with Bradley Weaver

Coffee Talk Storytime

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10:30 am

1/2 off any coffee drink 10-11 am. Storytime at 10:30 am

Mavis Mondays: Visit with Mavis the Magical BookMobile for a free book

Yoga Storytime: Yoga brought to you by Amaryllis Therapy Network. First Mondays

Real Baby Storytime: Third Friday storytime for babies. Coupons to Real Baby for attendees

A Little Literacy Learning: Enjoy learning stations before storytime

Sensory Storytime:

First Saturday 10:30 am

Gentle stories for special needs children. All ages welcome

Literary Game Night 

Third Tuesdays 7:30 pm

A book give away every round, drink specials for all participants, a free drink AND Nerd of the Week title for the winner!

Teacher Happy Hour:

Fridays 4-6 pm

1/2 off wine for educators plus additional 10% book discount (in addition to the everyday 10% educator discount)

BookWorm Literary Advisory Groups:

Second Sundays

8-10-year-olds: 3:30-4:30 pm

10+-year-olds: 4:30-5:30 pm

Contact for info and sign up

Silent Book Club

Second Sundays 4:30 pm

Read silently but socially and receive 1/2 off any drink! Sign up

First Friday Open Mic

6 pm sign ups,  6:30 pm Open Mic

Bring your storytelling, comedy, flash fiction, poetry; enjoy 1/2 off wine & beer for participants

First Saturday Poetry Series

4:30 pm Poet Happy Hour, 5:30 pm Readings

In collaboration with Colorado Poet Laureate, Joe Hutchison, we bring you a renowned poet every first Saturday of every month

BookBar BookClub

Last Wednesday of the Month 7pm

A monthly book club meeting open to all! Read every book selection or just a few. Facilitated by authors, community members, and BookBar staff. Sign up and get updates:

Books in Translation BookClub

Fourth Thursdays 7 pm

Monthly book club meeting open to all! Read and discuss translated literature. Facilitated by authors, community members, and BookBar staff. Sign up and get updates:

BookKid BookClub

Second Saturdays 10:30 am

Monthly book club discussions for kids ages 8-12 years old. Facilitated by BookBar staff and guest authors Sign up:

BookTeen BookClub

Fourth Sundays 4:30 pm

Teen book club for readers ages 13-18. Facilitated by authors, community members, and BookBar staff. Sign up:

Local Author Happy Hour

Second Saturdays 5-6 pm

Meet up to 3 local authors for a special happy hour. 1/2 off any drink on our menu for this casual book signing

Denver Writes Creative Writing Club

Mondays 4:30 pm

Free, drop-in creative writing sessions for kids ages 12-17. Contact for more information

Writing Meet-Up

First & Third Sundays 10:30 am

Uninterrupted writing time for writers and aspiring writers, co-hosted by Denver Writes. Fuel your creativity with bottomless mimosas or cofee