Barbed Wire Books


504 Main Street   Longmont, Co 80501








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As of 7/27/18, we will be taking a brief break from updating our website and our Facebook page, so that we can focus on books


Having said that, we are always happy to help here at the store. Always feel free to call, email, or come over.


Thank you, as always, for your continued support!



Barbed Wire Books, located in the historic downtown district at 504 Main Street, is Longmont’s largest book store. We are an independently owned business, selling new and used books at prices substantially less than those found in chain book stores.


Our new book section is over a thousand square feet of current titles in fiction and nonfiction.  We carry bestsellers and have a wide array of local Colorado interest books.  There's even a special section devoted to Pop-Up books!


Our used book section is extensive, comprised of many out-of-print and unique titles.  We stock everything, from Art History to Western Americana, and everything in between.  Used books range in age from near new to 100+ years old.


See our products and services page for information about trading books, locating out-of-print books, special orders, and providing classroom books.


Barbed Wire Books also carries local artists' work, Leanin' Tree cards, and hosts booksignings and other events throughout the year.  See the calendar for more details.


See our contact and coupons page for a valuable used book coupon and special deals for teachers.







Welcome to

Barbed Wire Books


Regular Hours

Monday - Thursday  10:00am - 8:00pm

Friday - Saturday      10:00am - 9:00pm

Sunday                       11:00am - 5:00pm


Longmont's largest bookstore

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