Book shipping at Capitol Hill Books

“Brown paper packages tied up with string, these are a few of my favorite things.” Julie Andrews was onto something when she sang that snippet. Who doesn’t get an anticipatory thrill when they discover that a package has arrived at their doorstep? We at Capitol Hill Books savor providing people with their favorite things no[…]

Goodbye Wolfe’s Barbeque

Our good friend and neighbor Wolfe’s Barbeque is closing after 25 years in business. Owner Louis Wolfe has been serving up delicious and affordable BBQ for more than a quarter century. He has decided that now is the time to “reinvent” himself and close his wonderful restaurant after Christmas, the day when Wolfe opens up[…]

Support small businesses this holiday season

After you gorge yourself on the black Friday sales at the big boxes, remember your local small businesses during the holiday season. Small businesses like Capitol Hill Books often offer a more eclectic selection, better customer service and even better discounts than the mall. And best of all, small businesses keep our community active and[…]

Movies and Books: Peanut Butter and Jelly for Intellectuals

We love movies at Capitol Hill Books. I for one am an opposite reader. I’ll watch a movie and immediately want to read the book it’s adapted from. “Wow!” I said after watching Jurassic Park. “I’ve got the Cliff Notes version of dinosaur DNA from this movie, now I want Michael Crichton to describe it[…]

Hold history in your hands.

Capitol Hill Books is a proud member of the Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Booksellers Association or RMABA. Members of this group are among the highest quality sellers of rare and antiquarian books in the country. On August 6th and 7th, RMABA is putting on its annual Rocky Mountain Book and Paper Fair at the Denver Merchandise[…]

Top of the Town with Capitol Hill Books

For the second year in a row, the reader’s of 5280 Magazine have voted Capitol Hill Books as the best used bookstore in Denver. We’re proud to continue receiving awards after 30 years at our wonderful location, which as 5280 noted is “situated between a gritty stretch of Colfax and the more polished veneer of[…]