Event Options

Please read over event options carefully before contacting Old Firehouse Books.

***DO NOT deliver any books or promotional material to Old Firehouse Books without first contacting the Events or Consignment Coordinator.*** 


 Event Options:

OUT OF STATE AUTHORS: If you are an author living outside of Northern Colorado or Southern Wyoming, your book must be available for standard distribution (40% discount and returnable) from Ingram to be considered for an event at our store.

LOCAL AUTHORS: If your book is not available for standard distribution (40% discount and returnable) from Ingram, it must first be accepted for consignment in our store before you can schedule an event.

Book Signing: $60

Author will be provided with a small table at the front of the store where they can display their books and other promotional materials as well as sign books for customers. They will be expected to interact with customers as they enter the store. Space at the front of the store is limited, so this is not the ideal event for those looking to chat and catch up with friends. Payment must be received at least two weeks before the event date.

  • The time and date of the event will be based on availability and preference of the Old Firehouse Books Event Coordinator. Each event will last one hour. Please arrive no earlier than 15 minutes prior to the event start time to set up.
  • Signings are scheduled between 12 and 3pm on weekends only.
  • Recommended for first time authors in the broader Northern Colorado or Southern Wyoming area.
  • Promoted in e-newsletter (approx. 3,000 subscribers), on Facebook and store website, and in store with an original poster designed by Old Firehouse staff.
  • Author is expected to take responsibility for majority of promotion. (see Helpful Author Tips)

Book Talk/Release Party: $150

Author will have use of the store’s back room for an event that can include a reading, book talk, presentation, etc. Event format must be approved by Old Firehouse Books Event Coordinator. Payment must be received at least two weeks before the event date.

  • Date and time will be scheduled by author and Old Firehouse Books Event Coordinator. Please arrive no earlier than 30 minutes prior to the event start time to set up.  
  • Scheduled on weekdays only. Additional fee may be included for a weekend event.
  • Usually takes place in our store event space (max. capacity 35-40 seated), but other locations can be negotiated. Any fees associated with an off-site venue must be paid for by the author.
  • Authors can make use of the store’s projector, screen, and sound system if requested. Authors are also welcome to provide food and drink to be served. Please advise the Event Coordinator of any needs in advance.
  • Promoted in e-newsletter (approx. 3,000 subscribers), on store social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, blog) and store website, front of store display with an original poster designed by Old Firehouse Books staff.
  • Author is expected to assist in promotion. (see Helpful author Tips)

Email Renee at events@oldfirehousebooks.com for any event inquiries. 

 


Old Firehouse Books

232 Walnut Street Old Town Fort Collins, CO 80524 

(970)484-7898, info@oldfirehousebooks.com


Store Hours

Monday - Thursday 9:00am to 8:00pm, Friday & Saturday 9:00am to 9:00pm & Sunday 9:00am to 6:00pm 


Trade Desk Hours 

Monday - Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm & Sunday - 12:00pm to 4:00pm