cafe con libros
coffee. tea. books. art. community.


kalima desuze, owner & manager

mother. afro-latinx. womyn. daughter of immigrants. wife. niece. aunt. friend. sister. cousin. reader. writer. dreamer. believer. lover. feminist. social worker. activist. veteran. professor. human. favorite coffee: mocha latte with coconut milk. favorite book: the bluest eye, toni morrison.

ryan cameron, barista

jamaican. husband. father. brother.  musician. chef. introvert. perpetual laugher. athlete. explorer. foodie. uncle. gym rat. die hard manchester united fan. favorite coffee: drip coffee, creamer, & sugar. favorite book: the notebook, nicholas sparks.

brianna jackson, barista

woman. southern. daughter. sister. aunt. godmother. writer. feminist. dreamer. creator. student. joker. introverted extrovert. listener. advocate. adventurer. wild card. favorite coffee: caramel latte. favorite book: salt. by nayyirah waheed.

our partners

we couldn't have done it alone and the truth is, we would never want to.  eternal gratitude to our community who helped us bring a seedling to full bloom.

logo and all print media, chi nguyen

coffee, irving farm roasters

pastries, amy's bread & balthazar

milk, battenkill valley creamery

book suppliers, ingram books