Mary Ellen's Journal

New selections this week at Old Town Books!

New selections this week at Old Town Books!

New Selections this Week at Old Town Books! Good news for book lovers! Beginning Wednesday, July 1st, we will be sending out a list of new selections in the store on a weekly basis. Every Wednesday we will send out a list of all new books that have entered the store...

Front Shelf Hardcover Fiction Flash Sale!!!

Front Shelf Hardcover Fiction Flash Sale!!!

Front Shelf Hardcover Fiction Flash Sale!!! Feeling stir crazy?Too hot to enjoy the outside? Come find a great piece of hardcover fiction from our front shelf for 25% off!We thought this would be a great opportunity to catch a new read you might have missed over the...

New selections this week at Old Town Books!

New selections this week at Old Town Books!

New selections this week at Old Town Books! Good news for book lovers!Beginning Wednesday, July 1st, we will be sending out a list of new selections in the store on a weekly basis. Every Wednesday we will send out a list of all new books that have entered the store...

New at Old Town Books | Psalm of the Wild

New at Old Town Books | Psalm of the Wild

NEW AT OLD TOWN BOOKS! Old Town Books now has lovely baskets for your shopping pleasure. We feature baskets in the store, made by hand in Uganda, with 25% off all basket sales going to disadvantaged women and grassroots wildlife conservation efforts in the...

June: Children’s Summer Book Giveaway

June: Children’s Summer Book Giveaway

NEW AT OLD TOWN BOOKS! Old Town Books now has lovely baskets for your shopping pleasure. We feature baskets in the store, made by hand in Uganda, with 25% off all basket sales going to disadvantaged women and grassroots wildlife conservation efforts in the...

Historical Fiction Flash Sale

Historical Fiction Flash Sale

Historical Fiction Flash Sale! With everything going on in the world in our current state, we thought it would be a great escape for our customers to dive into some historical fiction. Lose yourself in another time-period in one of these great selections. This flash...

Open for Browsing

Open for Browsing

Open for Browsing BOOK LOVERS ARE IN LUCK!In accordance with Texas COVID-19 plans for retailers, Old Town Books will be OPEN FOR BOOK BROWSING on Friday, May 1, with the following criteria. No more than 10 customers at a time will be allowed in the store. Please...

Social Distancing Done Right

Old Town Books continues to work toward adapting to the COVID-19 quarantine days of Spring 2020. Like all of you, we have established a new normal, but everyday we long for the “old normal” when we got to see all of you happily browsing books and children playing...

Shopping Online at Old Town Books!

Shopping Online at Old Town Books!

Shopping Online at Old Town Books! A LETTER TO OUR OTB CUSTOMERS: UPDATE MARCH 25, 2020 Dear Friends, We hope you are managing to carve out your "new normal" in this time of COVID-19. That's exactly what we are doing here at Old Town Books. Grab your book bag and let...

Children’s Story Time and a COVID-19 Update

Children’s Story Time and a COVID-19 Update

We hope all of you are staying healthy through these difficult days of COVID-19. Old Town Books remains open, with complimentary coffee and hand sanitizer! We practice shoulder bumping and social distancing, and we are working hard to keep our beautiful store clean...