Aurora’s Best Bookstores:
The top rated Bookstores in Aurora, CO are:
- Barnes & Noble – is the world’s largest bookseller & a retailer of educational products
- Scholastic Book Fairs – provides books, planning tools, and display cases for events
- Tattered Cover – the first-ever children-focused concept at Aurora’s Marketplace
- Cobalt Comics & Collectibles – a family-friendly comic book store in Aurora
- The Book Outlet – sells used books with proceeds directly benefiting the Library
Barnes & Noble
Barnes & Noble is a leading retailer of content, digital media, and educational products, as well as the world’s largest bookseller. Barnes & Noble.com takes advantage of the Barnes & Noble name to provide online customers with the Web’s most comprehensive collection of books, eBooks, periodicals, toys, games, music, DVDs, Blu-ray, and related items and services.
With so many titles, it’s critical to provide clients with a simple way to locate the books they’re looking for. Customers can find books by title, author, or keyword in a matter of seconds using the search engine. Customers who have a broad concept of what they’re looking for can utilize the Browse pages to search through hundreds of categories to locate the perfect book.
“I love this place, great people are super helpful. I really appreciate the workers here. They were great and helped me find most of the books I was looking for.” – Alexis S.
Scholastic Book Fairs
Scholastic Book Fairs have introduced more children to the joy of reading than anyone else for more than 30 years and counting. These long events, which have the aesthetic appeal of a bustling bookstore, feature mobile cases full of affordable books featuring characters and subjects that children enjoy reading about. Every book is hand-picked by Scholastic experts and selected from the world’s leading publishers, from recently released novels and bestsellers to award-winning titles and perennial favorites.
Scholastic provides the books, planning materials, and display cases for the events, which are organized by volunteers, including parents, teachers, and librarians.
“If you love books you will love Scholastic book Warehouse sales. Most kids to young adult books but there are some adult books as well as gift items. Some days buy one get one free. What could be better.” – Mary B.
Tattered Cover is committed to giving the voiceless a platform. The stores, personnel, books, and activities will all be representative of the community they serve. Tattered Cover’s books can represent an idea, although not all ideas are accepted by Tattered Cover. Tattered Cover is proud of its hometown, its unique history, distinct personality, rugged independence, boundless potential, and lovely people-plus they adore the sun and the mountains.
They will value and respect the cultural institutions, people, and aspects of each place where they do business. Its mission is to provide unforgettable, community-based experiences for the intellectually curious, passionately creative, and socially involved by utilizing all of literature’s gifts.
“Cute children’s book store inside of the Stanley Marketplace. They currently have storytime on Wednesday mornings and Sunday afternoons.” – Christian V.
Cobalt Comics & Collectibles
Cobalt Comics & Collectibles is a family-friendly comic book shop. They believe that comics and games are for everyone and should be. From 1 to 100, there is always something on the geek side that you can relate to, and they want to make it even easier for anybody to come to participate in the fun. Brandon Fullmer, the founder, has spent the last ten years building his comic portfolio.
He began his career at a small collectible shop, where he worked his way up to management and solidified his passion for comic books. He spent the rest of his years growing and learning, preparing for his chance to start Cobalt Comics and Collectibles, his passion.
“I love coming here. If you are looking for vintage comics and figures this is one place I would stop at first. Brandon the owner is very friendly and very helpful. If there is something particular you are looking for he will see if he can get it if not point you in the right direction. If you are nearby I would stop on by you be surprised what you find.” – Joseph K.
The Book Outlet
The Book Outlet sells used books with all sales going to the Aurora Public Library’s Friends. The library is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the Aurora Public Library’s services and programs. Friends raise money through staffing and running the Book Outlet, which sells used books with all sales going to the library. Thousands of books will be available for less, as well as a variety of discounted products. Weekly, books for all ages and special-priced collectible books arrive. At the Book Outlet or any Aurora Public Library, tax-deductible contributions of good used books are enthusiastically appreciated.
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