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 Sunday-Thursday 9:30-7pm, Fridays & Saturdays 9:30-8pm 



Tearoom and used books

Our Cozy Cafe and Reading Room
Open 9:30- 7pm every day

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

2nd Annual Symposium- Wilderness, wildlife and Human Interaction "Finding Common Ground"

March 11
Cochrane Ranche House


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The Decent Proposal - Kemper Donovan

October 22nd 6pm
Skype event at Cafe Books

Kemper is a lawyer turned author.

Kemper will join our tearoom  for LA . Lawyer turned...Read more

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
Cafe Books

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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