Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 - 5:30pm

Join us for the next meeting of the Read With Pride Book Club with Mountain Pride! The book club will discuss "All This Could Be Different," an electrifying novel of a young immigrant building a life for herself--a warm, dazzling, and profound saga of queer love, friendship, work, and precarity in twenty-first century America. As with all our book clubs, everyone is welcome even if you haven't finished the book, there will be plenty to talk about, and plenty of snacks!

Graduating into the long maw of an American recession, Sneha is one of the fortunate ones. She's moved to... Learn more.

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 5:30pm

Join us for our next board game club! This is your chance to hang out with other board game enthusiasts and try out the wildly popular game, Wavelength. Wavelength is a party game where two teams compete to read each other's minds. It's a thrilling experience of talking and thinking and high fiving that anyone can play—but it also has some of that deep word game sorcery, where your decisions feel tense, strategic, meaningful. This is a FREE event and snacks will be provided!

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 6:00pm

Everyone has a book inside them, when is it too late to write it? Come hear how local author Jenny Dandy faced her doubts and released her debut novel at 65! "The Brownstone on E. 83rd" follows FBI Special Agent Frank Jankowski as he goes undercover at Isabelle Anderson’s Brownstone on E. 83rd. He thinks he’s the one calling the shots. Isabelle knows she is. As Isabelle’s butler, Ronnie Charles is privy to all her schemes—knowledge that will take her in a direction she never anticipated. Jenny will share the book publishing process from start to finish and illustrate that there's never the... Learn more.

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 - 6:00pm

Calling all science fiction and fantasy readers, writers, and tabletop roleplaying game (TTRPG) game-masters! Learn how to create the most immersive and creative worlds in your writing and TTRPG games, or how your favorite authors do it in their work, from two expert worldbuilders: Olivia Chadha, author of The Mechanists Series, and Nick Dawson, TTRPG game-master with decades of experience. There will be a Q&A and book signing following the presentation, and light refreshments will be provided. 

Olivia writes science fiction, fantasy, comic books, and literary novels for... Learn more.

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 - 5:15pm

Join bookseller, Karin Barker, for a discussion of "Crow Talk," the latest novel from the author of "Music of Bees," Eileen Garvin, a moving story of hope, healing, and unexpected friendship set amidst the wild natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Karin and book club members will meet in-person at 5:15 for this discussion, then at 6:00, Eileen Garvin will Zoom into the book club for a Q&A session, so come with some great questions in mind!

RSVP by stopping by the store in person, or calling us at 970-926-7323. 

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Thursday, June 27, 2024 - 5:30pm

Calling all parents, grandparents, teachers, aunts, and anyone else with young people in their life, join us and Mountain Pride for a discussion of how to be a more supportive adult to young trans people, with help from the book "My Child is Trans, Now What A Joy-Centered Approach to Support." This book offers a judgement-free guide to people across generations, from millennial parents to members of older generations who may not have had previous positive exposure to the trans community. Everyone is welcome even if you haven't read the book yet, there will be plenty to talk about and... Learn more.

Saturday, June 29, 2024 - 10:00am

Get your little ones moving and join us for the Summer installment of our seasonal mindfulness movement storytime series with local yoga teacher, Rachel Glowacki that brings literacy to life through yoga shapes, breath exercises and mindfulness practices!

Rachel Glowacki is a yoga teacher, writer and thought leader in the kids yoga field. She's an award-winning author of the Kids Yogaverse storybook apps. Rachel hopes that one day mindful movement will be taught regularly in schools just like math and science! She believes that a calm brain is a learning brain and a healthy body... Learn more.

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 5:30pm

Led by Katie Geraci, a Foley Graduate Fellow with Walking Mountains Science Center, the Reading Mountains Book Club will read “Ways of Being," a brilliant, searching exploration of different kinds of intelligence--plant, animal, human, artificial--and how they transform our understanding of humans' place in the cosmos. Everyone is welcome even if you haven’t finished the book; there will be plenty to discuss and plenty of snacks!

What does it mean to be intelligent? Is it something unique to humans or shared with other beings--beings of flesh, wood, stone, and... Learn more.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2024 - 5:15pm

Join bookseller, Karin Barker, for a discussion of "The Frozen River," the latest novel from New York Times bestselling author Ariel Lawhon, inspired by the Pulitzer Prize winning diaries of Martha Ballard, a renowned 18th -century midwife who finds herself at the center of a shocking murder that unhinges her small community of Hallowell, Maine. Karin and book club members will meet in-person at 5:15 for this discussion, then at 6:00, Ariel Lawhon will Zoom into the book club for a Q&A session, so come with some great questions in mind!

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Wednesday, August 28, 2024 - 5:15pm

Join bookseller, Karin Barker, for a discussion of "The Turtle House," an emotionally engaging literary debut that moves between late 1990s small-town Texas to pre-World War II Japan and occupied Tokyo, and centers a grandmother and granddaughter who connect over a beloved lost place and the secrets they both carry. Karin and book club members will meet in-person at 5:15 for this discussion, then at 6:00, Amanda Churchill will Zoom into the book club for a Q&A session, so come with some great questions in mind!

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Thursday, August 29, 2024 - 6:00pm

Welcome Peter Heller back to our valley, and celebrate the release of his new book, "Burn," a novel about two men, friends since boyhood, who emerge from the woods of rural Maine to a dystopian country racked by bewildering violence. There will be a Q&A session and book signing following Heller's presentation. This event is at Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley (150 Miller Ranch Rd, Edwards, CO 81632), NOT at the Bookworm

Every year, Jess and Storey have made an annual... Learn more.