We hope to become a learning and sharing space where folx of all walks of life can exist and grow together. 

We hope to become a learning and sharing space where folx of all walks of life can exist and grow together. 

Barrio Logan is a place with a strong pulse that has been kept beating by generations of Chicanx & Indigenous people.

We are grateful to be part of a community that takes care of one another and values Art, storytelling and resistance as strongly as we do. Collectively we are invested in pouring in resource, love, guidance, time into our youth and the next generations.

Jesi

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Jesi grew up on punk, poetry & hip hop and rumor has it that they may or may not have been born in an actual library*

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Favorite Book

Love After the End

an anthology of two-spirit and indigiqueer speculative fiction 

Favorite Genre

Poetry, Afro-Futurism, & Indigineous Speculative Fiction
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she/hers

Celi

Takes her job as the cool aunt seriously. Dark humor drives her daily. Escapes to Baja any chance she gets for tacos and adventure. Loves finding rare items to resell. You can find Celi usually drinking specialty coffee and working on a project directed by Jesi at the shop. 

Favorite Book

Stone Butch Blues

Favorite Genre

True Crime

Kris

they/them

Hi! My name is Kris, I am a Chicanx non-binary queer artist. Born and raised in San Diego, CA. I enjoy re-working clothing, creating jewelry, writing poetry, and READING.

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Favorite Book

Fresh Banana Leaves & The Will to Change

Favorite Genre

Sociology with a focus on inter-generational healing

We can’t wait to meet you and talk about books with you

In the Press

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San Diego Magazine

Libélula Books & Co. Creates a Safe Space for Literacy and Arts Education

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The San Diego Tribune

New bookstore is providing a space for learning, community building in Barrio Logan

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SDVoyager

Exploring Life & Business with Jesi Gutierrez of Libelula Books

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kpbs

San Diego Book Crawl returns with newcomer Libélula Books

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Intentionalist

Libélula Books and Co.

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CBS8

Barrio Logan bookstore writes new chapter for local authors and artists

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Speaking with the passionate Jess Gutierrez, Owner of Libelula Books & Co!

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