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Established in 1991, Galveston Bookshop is located in downtown Galveston’s historic Strand shopping district, and offers the area’s greatest selection of used and out-of-print books.

Galveston Bookshop

Books Used & New, Vinyl LPs, Comics
317 23rd Street – Galveston, TX 77550

409-750-8200

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Galveston Bibliography Database

The Store

More than 70,000 used books organized by category. Read more about our stock and services.

Map

Find the store on Google Maps. We are in the Strand shopping district, downtown Galveston, Texas.

Events

Check out our local author events. Keep abreast of new local books and come meet the authors.

School Books

Get the books your children need for school. Classics and books for the county school’s reading lists.

Hurricane Ike

See what 7 feet of water can do to a book store.

We Were on C-SPAN’s Book TV

Book TV visits Galveston and interviews the store’s owner.

The Store in 2012


train-to-crystal-cover-scan-300wGalveston Reads 2017

The Train To
Cyrstal City

by Jan Jarboe Russell

FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II

Visit GALVESTONREADS.ORG for program information and schedules.

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  • We're calling it a day. Will try for normal hours on Sunday. Keep safe driving!,
  • Looks like a total wash. A vendor told us they're trying to arrange a re-do next Saturday (unconfirmed) ,
  • It's actually snowing y'all, just that, you know, it's too warm and it melts.,
  • Tree's up. ,
  • We are open as usual during Dickens on the Strand this weekend. Enjoy the festivities!,