Maria's Bookshop in Durango celebrates 30 years of independent bookselling this week. Special offers and events will include:
Today's events includes "30 Years of Favorites", an extensive list of bestsellers at a 20-percent discount.
. 30th anniversary commemorative mugs will be given free all week with a $30 purchase
. Past and current employees with an artistic talent will have their work displayed within the store
. Today is a sidewalk celebration in front of the store. Refreshments will be served and free books from a special wide and varied selection will be given away with all purchases.
In May of 1998, the current owners, wife-and-husband team Andrea Avantaggio and Peter Schertz, purchased Maria's Bookshop. Avantaggio has worked at the bookshop since 1992.
For more information about this event and others coming up at Maria's Bookshop, call (970) 247-1438 or visit www.mariasbookshop.com.