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Maria's Bookshop, on historic Main Avenue in Durango, Colorado, features regional titles, bestsellers, local authors, guidebooks, cards, journals, toys, games and more. We are staffed by 15 well-read, friendly booksellers and we look forward to helping you find just the right book for you, whether you're shopping online or with us in person.



Get ready for the 2015 Lit Fest!


Maria's Bookshop Supports the 2015 - 2016 FLC Common Reading Experience


This year's selection is Thinking in Pictures: My Life With Autism, by Temple Grandin.

The goal of the Common Reading Experience is to provide an avenue of discussion among students, faculty, administration and members of the Durango community.


Common Reading Experience Events  

September 10th  7 PM - Life-Long Learning: Answering Your Questions About Autism  130 Noble Hall at Fort Lewis College

Mid- September through Mid - November  Wednesdays 5:30 - 6:30 PM -  Each Wednesday on KDUR Community Radio 91.9/93.9 FM  Making a Difference Hosts: Erik Juergensmeyer and others

September 16th 7 PM - A First-Hand Look at Autism Panel of people affected by autism  Durango Public Library

September 22nd 6 PM - Film, Temple Grandin, starring Claire Danes  Pine River Library

September 29th 7 PM - Film, Temple Grandin, starring Claire Danes  Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango

September 30th  7-9 PM - Public Talk & Book Signing with Dr, Temple Grandin  Helping Different Types of Minds Solve Problems  Whalen Gymnasium at Fort Lewis College

October 7th  7-9 PM - Panel & Discussion: Animal Sentience and Human Interactions  Student Union Ballroom at Fort Lewis College

October 14th 4 & 7 PM - Film, Temple Grandin, starring Claire Danes  Vallecito Room, Student Union at Fort Lewis College


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