seasonal imageKimber Fountain will be here to sign books on Saturday, December 22nd, 1-3pm.

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.

We Were on C-SPAN’s Book TV

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

The Store in 2012

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Vinyl LPs
  • We are in Wortham Auditorium at Rosenberg Library with Molly Idle, author and illustrator of many children's books.… ,
  • Jo is here for the signing! Winds of Change is a novel set in Galveston at the time of the 1900 Storm. Until 2 toda… ,
  • Quick question: How can the first printing of the first edition of an author's debut novel say "international bestseller" on the front?,
  • We have it in stock! ,
  • Coming up Saturday: Houston author Jo Adams McAuley joins us at Noon with her new historical novel. A young woman w… ,