Yule Day/Night

We will be open until 8:00 PM on Yule Night
Saturday Dec. 4, 2021.

Come by anytime that day and night to register for prizes.

We will also have the “Discount Christmas Tree” in which you can pick off an
ornament, open it, and see what discount you can receive on your total order that day.

Refreshments will be served all day.

Free Gift Wrap

We are happy to wrap your gifts for free!

Stocking Stuffers

We have lots of stocking stuffers for less than $10; many for less than $5. Look for the sparkly stocking stickers
throughout the shop to show you where they are.

Christmas Cards

It is never too early to think about Christmas Cards!
Come in to see our wide variety of boxed and single cards.


Covid made jigsaw puzzles popular again.

Come in and see our wide variety, from small wooden treasures
of 40 pieces to larger 1,000 piece puzzles.

We have versions with Ouray as a theme, as well as puzzles
featuring Christmas scenes.

Local Interest

Tomboy Bride, 50th Anniversary Edition: One Woman's Personal Account of Life in Mining Camps of the West Cover Image
Exploring the Historic San Juan Triangle Cover Image
Father Struck It Rich Cover Image
Ouray (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) Cover Image
Chipeta -- Queen of the Utes Cover Image

Indie Bestsellers

The Sentence Cover Image
The Lincoln Highway: A Novel Cover Image
Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel Cover Image
Oh William!: A Novel Cover Image
The Stranger in the Lifeboat: A Novel Cover Image
State of Terror: A Novel Cover Image

Books for Ouray Residents

I Never Knew That About OurayNew Book by P. David Smith

Former Ouray resident and bookseller, P. David Smith, has written a new book about Ouray, I Never Knew That About Ouray.

P. David and his wife, Jan, own Western Reflections Publishing in Lake City, CO. Ouray Bookshop carries many, many of their local and Colorado history titles.




Many people discovered how much they love putting together jigsaw puzzles during COVID stay-at-home orders. We have a wide variety of them from which to choose. We carry White Mountain Puzzles, Pomegranate Puzzles and small Wentworth Wooden Puzzles.



We carry beautiful Sandbottles that are made by Ouray long-time resident Robert Stoufer, aka “The Sandman.”

Robert collects the naturally colored sands from about 15 states. The sand must be fine, with a large percentage of clay, which is what causes the sands to “pack” when compressed so the designs will not shake up. Robert pours the sands into clear bottles, all the while making interesting designs. He learned the craft from his father, Woody, and has been making them since 1972—in Ouray since 1977. 

New! Word Cloud Classics

Come in and see our selection of Word Cloud Classics by Simon and Shuster. These classics are attractively bound in a “leather” cover, are in many beautiful colors, and have a wonderful texture, as the word clouds are cut into the material. 

What is especially terrific about these books is that they are very affordable. Almost all of the titles are $14.99 each, with a few of the larger books at $16.99 each. We have a wide variety of books right now and will always be adding new titles. These books will make great graduation gifts!

See the full list of books by clicking here.

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