Second Star to the Right is a new and gently-loved children’s and young adult bookstore.

We also offer parenting books, journals, and a selection of books in Spanish from infant to Young Adult.

Owned and operated by former teachers, we pride ourselves on assisting customers with knowledgeable and unique book choices. In this digital world, we help keep children with their arms around books and ears listening to the magic of stories.

In addition to our wide selection of books, we also offer a fun assortment of toys! Our Toy Room opened in May 2016 and has expanded over the past months to include educational and sustainable toys and dress up items that inspire imaginative play. We also offer tutoring services through high school. Be sure to stay up to date on all of our author visits, special events and themed Storytimes by viewing this month’s Event Calendar! Join us for Storytime every day at 10:30am. We look forward to seeing you very soon!

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open hours
  • Mon – Th: 10 am – 6 pm

  • Fri: 10 am – 7 pm

  • Sat: 9:30 am – 6 pm

  • Sun: 10 am – 5 pm


Independent Bookstore Day
Saturday, April 29 – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.  

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April.

Second Star will be celebrating with an all day Story Time read-a-thon, (featuring staff members dressed as their favorite characters,) face painting, book fairies, and more! The party lasts all day long so stop by and celebrate the joy of reading with us!

Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham In-store Visit 
Wednesday, May 3 – 1 p.m. – 1: 45 p.m. 

Newbery Honor author Shannon Hale and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham are traveling across the country in celebration of their new book “Real Friends” and they are making a stop here in Denver in conjunction with Second Star to the Right.

You can meet Shannon and LeUyen right here at Second Star on Wednesday, May 3 at 1 p.m. RSVP now for this special event free of charge and your reserve your book for Shannon and LeUyen to sign during their visit.

Click here to RSVP.

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Buffy Cummins
Buffy Cummins
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Aspen Coates
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This lovely bookstore is our second home. We love the staff! They adore our little one and always make the best recommendations for his age and current interests.
Molly F. , Denver, CO
Wow! What an awesome children's bookstore! My two boys absolutely love this place. We live in the Highlands-Berkeley Neighborhood & frequent Tennyson often on our bikes/scooters...
Mark C. , Denver, CO
Today we came for storytime with Belle. It was my first time and it certainly won't be the last. The staff were all amazing. Marc went above and beyond, though. He offered a ton of great suggestions and took my daughter out front to play with sidewalk chalk while I payed. I rarely leave reviews but this place was fantastic!
Melissa A. , Denver, CO
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