Welcome! A true treasure in the city of Denver, The Bookies is a bookstore like no other! We're a community focused, independently owned store with a 40-year history.
Home to over 100,000 titles, we carry something for everyone: great children's books, craft and science kits, board games, a carefully curated adult section, and gifts for all ages. The Bookies also has a great selection of educational and teacher materials for preschool to high school levels.
At this time, we do not accept online payment. Payments are accepted in the store along with pick-up of your order or we can collect your payment over the phone and ship your order anywhere in the U.S.
Everyday Book Savings
Shop with us and save on every book purchase you make.
30% off American Booksellers Association weekly regional best sellers
15% off cash and check purchases
10% off credit card purchases
(Discount applied during in-store or phone payment.)
Come in and let our friendly, knowledgeable staff help you select the perfect book!
Denver’s Best Bookstores for Kids
. Denver Metro Moms Blog. "The Bookies is a must-see. You and your crew could spend hours perusing their aisles. The staff knows their stuff, and they are SUPER helpful. This bookstore makes me so happy." ~Allie R.
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The Denver Post | Vickie Heath | 7/21/2014
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Buzz Feed Community | 7/7/2014
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CBS Denver | Deborah Flomberg | 6/22/2014
More adults than youths are reading young adult fiction
The Denver Post | Sean Fitz-Gerald | 6/22/2014
Sue Lubeck and The Bookies: 40 years of serving young readers
The Denver Post | William Porter | 3/06/2014
James Patterson Begins Distributing $1 Million to Indie Bookstores
American Bookseller Association | Sydney Jarrard | 2/20/2014