Celebrate Independents!

Canmore's most extensive and eclectic bookstore, Cafe Books has a wide range of titles including new releases in fiction, current affairs, local guidebooks and a large children and young adult section. Cafe Books is proud to host regular author events by both local and international writers. In our warm and relaxing atmosphere, you will also find a selection of jewelry, pottery and artwork by Canadian artists. We sell antiques and architectural salvage. Thank you for supporting your locally owned independent bookstore! Joy, Jocey, Nina, Jenni, and Amelyn.

Open Everyday 

We are open 9:30- 8pm



Tearoom and used books

Our Cozy Cafe and Reading Room
Open 9:30- 8pm every day

Discover our world of adventure and imagination ! Browse our large selection of used books ,...Read more

Book Signing with Kevin Van Tighem

Saturday May 6, 1:30-3:30
Cafe Books


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Unbound with Steph Jagger

Monday May 8, 7 pm
Chapter Two, Cafe Books

Five continents ,four million verical feet, and one woman in search of herself.

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The Baker's Daughter - Sarah McCoy

cafe Books Tea room

We will meet Sarah McCoy via Sykpe

author of The MapMaker's Children,The Baker's daughter...Read more

Letters to the Lost - Iona Grey

to be arranged
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Sykpe event agreed date to be announced !




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Finding Hope - Colleen Nelson

1st April 2-4pm
cafe Books - book signing

We are pleasede to welcome Colleen Nelson to the store to sign her latest book Finding Hope....Read more

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