Galveston Bookshop store front.
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


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The Store

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


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


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.

The Store in 2012

Galveston Bookshop


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Saturday, March 21st

Maceo Family

by T. Nicole Boatman,
Scott Belshaw, and
Richard B. McCaslin
2:00-4:00 p.m.

Store Hours

Monday-Saturday 10-6
Sunday 10-4

(409) 750-8200

317 23rd Street
Galveston, TX 77550
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Gus is our resident shop cat and customer relations specialist.

With us since 2002.

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Vinyl LPs
  • Now playing in the store: Love Shack by B-52s. YOU'RE MISSING IT.,
  • Coming up at 2:00 - Book signing with Michael Lee Lanning and his biography of - 317 23rd St. Downtown Galveston.,
  • Meet attorney Tony Buzbee's biographer this Saturday at 2:00 Tony Buzbee: Defining Moments by Michael Lee Lanning,
  • Look back: had a theme-park opened in 1965 called Sea-Arama Marineworld. Photos of the ruins here: ,
  • If you visit our website we will not dim your screen and pop up a message begging you to like us or sign up for something. Kinda cool, huh?,