A Book Lover’s Guide to Visiting the Boulder Bookstore

As Boulder’s largest independent bookstore, the Boulder Book Store covers over 20,000 square feet and three floors. As a book lover, a visit to the Boulder Book Store is a must.

You can spend hours perusing the shelves, reading book summaries, and exploring new titles. In this guide, you’ll learn exactly what to expect and how to make the most out of your trip.

It began with only 10 bookcases and 5 employees. Since then, it has been named the Best of Boulder by local papers every year since 1987.

1. The history of the Boulder Book Store

Operating hours are Monday-Saturday from 10:30am to 8:30pm and Sunday from 11am-7pm.

2. Visiting the Boulder Bookstore

Truly the best way is to shop in-store. But for special orders, choose between direct shipping or curbside pickup service.

3. In-store shopping & special orders

They are very invested in local authors and do their part to feature events, book signings, and book launches to support the community.

4. Local author features

The local staff are highly knowledgeable and passionate about books, so you’ll be sure to find information on nearly every subject area.

5. Staff recommendations

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