The Bookworm Beijing
A bookshop, library, bar, restaurant and events space, now with locations in three cities – Beijing, Suzhou and Chengdu. Learn more >
We’re open 9 am to midnight every day (until 1 am on weekends)
Our Upcoming Events
Saturday, June 18 19:30 In Beijing: A Dream of Home, Community and City
Japanese architect Shuhei Aoyama is bringing three design projects to share his thinking and practical attempts to build a real HOME and an active COMMUNITY in a CITY such as Beijing.
Tuesday, May 24 19:30 New Visual Geographies and experimental practices in art from the Caribbean (Talk and Video Presentation)
An Introduction to Multimedia artist David Gumbs's experimental video
Tuesday, May 24 20:30 Word of Mouth
The Bookworm's monthly poetry open mic night. Free verse, rhyming, spoken word: any subject, any theme, there are no limits!
MAY 14 from 11 am to 5 pm – FREE 5月14号早11点到晚5点 The Bookworm rooftop turns into a treasure trove once again with more than 30 independent labels, handmade goods, vintage, craft foods and drink specials. Come and post a photo on WeChat of your favorite vendor in the first hour of the event and get a free drink […]
Did you hear? The Bookworm has an exciting new food menu, featuring delectable new items as sauteed garlic shrimp, smoked salmon and cream cheese bagel, Sichuan-style Cobb salad, cheese platter, and more.
The Bookworm’s “Secret Garden” rooftop is back! Come along and read or chat a little and enjoy a bite or a cold Slowboat draft beer. Speaking of — here’s a special spring promotion: buy any two Slowboat drafts, get one free!
Hot New Books
China and The West
The Empire of The Sun
The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia
About The Bookworm
The Bookworm is a bookshop, library, bar, restaurant and events space, now with locations in three cities - Beijing, Suzhou and Chengdu.
The Bookworm is forever expanding its book offering - at the last count, we were able to boast 16,112 titles on our library shelves. Our bookshop offers a wide range of sometimes surprising tomes, and our talks continue to beguile our audiences. Find more details about us, including how to contact us, here.