The Bookies

Located two blocks east of Colorado Boulevard on Mississippi Avenue, the Bookies is an independent bookstore in Denver with a thirty-five-year history. They have a friendly, knowledgeable staff and nearly 100,000 book titles for everyone's tastes and interests. Authors occasionally drop by for an informal book signing or short presentation. Signed copies may be available after an event but cannot be guaranteed unless purchased in advance.

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Open Books: West Loop

Open Books at the Literacenter features more than fifty thousand books in dozens of genres, a dedicated youth section, comfy lounges, and more, all to support their literacy programs in Chicago. With a full calendar of literary events, Open Books hosts poetry readings, talks, and book signings.

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Avenue 50 Studio

Avenue 50 Studio is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts presentation organization grounded in Latina/o culture, visual arts, and the Northeast Los Angeles Community, that seeks to bridge cultures through artistic expression, using content-driven art to educate and to stimulate intercultural understanding. They host two monthly readings, one offsite semi-monthly reading, and various workshops, talks, lectures, panel discussions, poetry series, and book launches.

Jackson County Public Library

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Tracy Fitzmaurice

Open six days a week, Sylva's Jackson County Public Library serves the area's full-time and seasonal residents with:

  • Latest best-sellers
  • Movies, music, & CDs
  • Free internet access
  • Comfortable reading areas
  • Interactive children's space
  • Unique area for teens
  • Information center, wireless internet
  • Magazines & newspapers
  • Author readings & book presentations
  • Children's storytime & writing groups
  • Bookmaking projects
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Brews serves craft beers brewed in Arkansas, Arsaga's coffee, a small wine selection, and locally made small fare selections. On the first Wednesday of every month, Brews hosts an open mic night called "The Human Experience," that welcomes all poets and writers to read and perform their work.

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The Fountainhead Bookstore

We carry an eclectic mix of books including, but not limited to: quality local and regional authors in both fiction and nonfiction, outdoor sports particular to our area, general fiction and nonfiction, mysteries, short stories, science, history, tweens, children, note cards, gifts, and more. We host a variety of literary events.

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