Mary Ellen's Journal

The Old Town Books Story

The Old Town Books Story

Old Town Books (OTB) came about, as most independent bookstores do, as a labor of love-- love of BOOKS, love of bookstores, and love for the “book community,” those people who love EVERYTHING that books give to us, knowledge, understanding, insight, inspiration,...

About Mary Ellen

About Mary Ellen

Mary Ellen Hartje, owner of Old Town Books in San Angelo, TX, was born and raised in San Angelo.  She attended Baylor University (BA and PhD) and Angelo State University (MAT).  She taught secondary school for a couple of years; after receiving her graduate degrees,...