Bookstores
Where can you find homeschooling books, curricula, and supplies? Where can you get used books? Here is a list of bookstores around the state of Colorado, with a special emphasis on those that are especially helpful for homeschoolers.
Colorado Bookstores
Boulder Book Store
1107 Pearl Street
Boulder, Colorado 80302
Phone: 303-447-2074

Boulder Book Store is a locally owned community book store in Boulder, Colorado, located on the Pearl Street Mall with more than 100,000 books ready to ship, 20,000 square feet of space, on four floors. Thier Education Services department offers a large children's section, a 20% discount on instructional materials, special order options, online bookfairs, and more. 
Salt & Light Learning

907 N. Van Buren Ave., Suite 100
Loveland, CO 80537

Northwest corner of 8th Street and Van Buren Avenue
Phone: 970-278-0322

Salt & Light Learning carries Christ-based, hand-picked, used curriculum and resources focused on guiding homeschool families through the process of teaching their children at home. This used curriculum/Christian bookstore was started in July 2002 in order to meet the needs of the community, providing a place to buy curriculum at decent prices, trade in curriculum for the next level, research what curriculum is available, offering tried-and-true reading, experiments, crafts, music, videos, and other electives. They offer quality new and used home education materials at a discount, including an avenue for trade or consignment of curriculum, including teacher and student workbooks and textbooks, readers, teacher helps and aids, videos, science lab equipment, games and other materials. They also offer a refuge for families through fellowship, rejuvenation, and advice for getting started and continuing homeschool education. Over 14,000 discount new and used homeschool books, curriculum, resources and supplies. Used materials are sold on consignment.

Capitol Hill Books

300 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-837-0700

Capitol Hill Books has one of Denver's largest inventory of used books. 

Poor Richard's Books & Gifts

320-324 1/2 N Tejon St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 719-578-5549

This downtown Colorado Springs landmark specializes in good-condition, used books, including current books in 150 categories and classics in every field. They also stock a large variety of new books. Book collectors will find a selection of rare, first-edition and collectible titles. They also carry Colorado trail guides, local and state maps, wildlife/flora books and artistic, funny and quirky postcards.

Probasco's Christian Bookstore

344 N. Lincoln Ave.
Loveland, CO 80527
Phone: 970-667-8819
Email: probascos@myexcel.com

Probasco's is a family owned and operated, full service Christian bookstore. They are committed to giving you the best service to meet your needs, whether that be for books, music, gifts or homeschooling supplies. They carry homeschool curriculum, workbooks, living books, and resources for all styles and methods of homeschooling. Find the homeschool curriculum that will best fit your family educational goals.

The Hermitage Bookshop

290 Fillmore St
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: 303-388-6853

The Hermitage Bookshop is widely recognized for the quality and exceptional condition of its inventory and its expert staff. Offerings include Western Americana, children's, literary first editions, signed editions, military, illustrated, hunting and fishing, travels and voyages, sets and fine bindings.

Tattered Cover Book Store

Tattered Cover Historic LoDo, Book Store & Cafe
1628 16th Street
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-436-1070

Tattered Cover Colfax Avenue, Book Store & Cafe
2526 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: 303-322-7727

Tattered Cover Aspen Grove
7301 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80120
In the Aspen Grove Shopping Center
Phone: 303-470-7050

Tattered Cover Union Station
Across the corner from the Historic LoDo book store
1701 Wynkoop Street in Historic Lower Downtown Denver 

Tattered Cover is a large indie bookstore and cafe with the cozy feel and comfort of smaller bookshops, furnished with comfortable sofas and overstuffed chairs and and a world-class newsstand. They sell new and used books, in addition to crisp pre-discounted bargain editions. They are a Denver institution, a community gathering place, and an experience you can't download. Tattered Cover has a long history of hosting LIVE author events, averaging over 600 authors, illustrators, and public figures each year. They have a large children's section.

The Bookies

4315 E Mississippi Ave
Denver, CO 80246
Phone: 303-759-1117

The Bookies Bookstore is a community-focused and independently-owned heaven for book lovers of all ages. They're a major supplier of books, classroom sets, educational resources, and professional development materials. They also offer gifts for all ages, games, toys, crafts, and more. 

Mardel Christian & Educational Supply - Littleton, CO
4887 South Wadsworth Way, Ste. 150
Littleton, CO 80123
Phone: 303-904-6015

Mardel stores average 30,000 square feet of retail space and stock over 40,000 items. These items include: Bibles, books, music, gifts, children's, office supplies, and educational materials. Mardel stocks a large selection of homeschooling materials, workbooks, and supplies.
Printed Page Bookshop

1416 S Broadway
Denver, CO 80210
Phone: 303-377-7653

Printed Page Bookshop is a co-op composed of more than 10 different booksellers. This used bookstore specializes in rare and used books and purchases used books as well. 

Mardel Christian & Educational Supply
Mardel stores average 30,000 square feet of retail space and stock over 40,000 items. These items include: Bibles, books, music, gifts, children's, office supplies, and educational materials. Mardel stocks a large selection of homeschooling materials, workbooks, and supplies.
Mardel Christian & Educational Supply - Colorado Springs, CO

5964 Barnes Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80922
Phone: 719-573-0402

Mardel stores average 30,000 square feet of retail space and stock over 40,000 items. These items include: Bibles, books, music, gifts, children's, office supplies, and educational materials. Mardel stocks a large selection of homeschooling materials, workbooks, and supplies.

Colorado's Used Bookstore

3461 S Broadway
Englewood, CO 80113
Phone: 303-761-6474

This used bookstore carries hard-to-find, out-of-print, used, and rare books, with over 30 categories of books. 

Gallagher Books

1454 S Broadway
Denver, CO 80210
Phone: 303-756-5821

Gallagher Books offers an outstanding selection of books in many fields. Their open shop, on Denver's Historic Antique Row, is 10 minutes from downtown Denver and six blocks south of I-25. Enjoy perusing the wonderful antique cast iron bookshelves for that special book in a friendly comfortable setting.

Little Sages Books

504 Main St #B
Longmont, CO 80501
Phone: 954-536-1329

Little Sages Books offers rare books, manuscripts, photography, letters, archives, and art. They work intensively with letters, photographic archives, prints and ephemera (posters, broadsides, diaries, letters, journals, pamphlets, handmade items) in many languages relating to Women, Art, Culture, American and Social History.

Hooked On Books

Downtown Location:
10 East Bijou
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: (719) 419-7660

Northeast Location:
3918 Maizeland Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: (719) 596-1621

This used bookstore features more than 250,000 paperbacks and hardbound books plus over 1000 on tape, from fiction to non-fiction, history to children's books. They also offer rare and out-of-print books. 

Born Again Used Books
1529 N. Union Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO
Phone: 719-528-8622

Born Again Used Books offers 50,000+ new and used Christian and homeschool books and materials, Christian CDs, theology, classics, Colorado books, and gifts. 
Rosemarys Baby Bookstore

1430 S Wadsworth Blvd
Lakewood, CO 80232
Phone: 303-986-8799
Email: Roseymarysbooks@yahoo.com

Rosemary's Baby Bookstore is a fine used bookstore located in the heart of Lakewood, Colorado. They have been in business since December 1991. They offer a large selection of used books and audio books. Bring in your gently used books for store credit for future purchases. 

Old West Books

Phone: 719-260-6030
Email: info@oldwestbooks.com

Old West Books has been in business since 1997 and specializes in books on the American West, Custer, military, Civil War, Indian Wars, cowboys, cattle industry, fur trade, Lewis and Clark, travel and exploration. They stock a mix of rare out-of-print books and new titles. Books are shown by appointment only. Books may also be bought via the Internet, catalogs, and book shows. 

School Crossing: Quality Toys & Teaching Tools

4262 Royal Pine Drive 
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80920
Phone: 719-418-5939 

School Crossing is the home of over 20,000 top quality educational products and toys and is located in the heart of Colorado Springs. A favorite among teachers and parents, School Crossing has products that will support any educational program. Owned and operated by teachers, the School Crossing staff is the most friendly and helpful around. School Crossing supports the Colorado Springs Community by offering many free and family-friendly events and programs. They offer a superb mix of over 10,000 top-quality educational resources, from innovative educational toys to some of the finest teaching tools. School Crossing is proud to supply you with the newest and best learning materials for early childhood, elementary, middle and high school, as well as home and adult education.


West Side Books

3434 W 32nd Ave. Denver, CO 80211
Phone: 303-480-0220
Email: wsbdenver@gmail.com

West Side Books is an independent bookstore in the historic Highlands neighborhood of Northwest Denver, providing new and used books to the community since 1997. 

CHEC Products

19039 Plaza Dr, Ste 210
Parker, CO 80134
Phone: 720-842-4852

Browse their selection of homeschool curriculum materials, resources from Generations, Bible resources, creation information, modesty and purity books for all ages, worldview studies, family books, prayer cards, coloring books, and classic literature. Publishers they carry include BJU Press, Christian Liberty Press, Saxon, Apologia, Master Books, New Leaf Press, and Progeny Press. Keep them in mind not only for your homeschool curriculum needs, but also for educational books for birthdays, holidays, and stocking your family library at home.

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